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HR SPECIALIST

Recruitment #13-006914-001

Introduction

 Division of Rehabilitation Services

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD  21218

Main Purpose of Job

Provides a wide variety of complex professional personnel functions associated with operations and administration of the Personnel and Pensions Articles, Code of Maryland Regulations and the Maryland State Department of Education's Policies and Procedures. This position is also responsible for the oversight, planning and executing of processes and procedures for the recruitment and selection of professional and para-professional positions for the Division of Rehabilitation Services.

POSITION DUTIES

Independently, facilitate and lead initial recruitment using Job Aps for vacant Delegated and Non Delegated positions by using a consultant approach to develop job descriptions, design position announcements, determine advertising strategies, and complete the initial screening of applications and resumes.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of professional HR experience involving recruitment and employment services, classification and compensation, employee relations, test development and validation, job analysis, job evaluation, salary administration, HR program evaluation, or HR policy formulation.

Notes: 1. Professional HR management work in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, employee relations, test development and validation or as a generalist may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

 

 2. Paraprofessional personnel work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education. Paraprofessional personnel work is defined as work involving the application of public sector personnel procedures, policies, rules and regulations to specific employment actions. Appropriate paraprofessional personnel experience includes responsibility for activities such as: preparing and maintaining employment records, calculating salaries, applying personnel-related rules and policies, preparing personnel related reports, conducting employee orientation and counseling employees regarding benefits and obligations and responding to inquiries concerning employment procedures.

 

 3. Thirty graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the fields of HR/personnel administration, business administration, public administration, statistics, tests and measurements, psychology or a related field may be substituted for the required experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices associated with human resource management; knowledge of recruitment methods and employment laws; knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; skill in resolving human resources issues by applying various methodologies and deciding among several solutions; skill in communicating clearly and effectively; skill in maintaining harmonious and effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, officials, and the general public; ability to learn program content areas; ability to design and conduct orientation and training programs.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience using Job Aps for the State of Maryland preferred.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the State of Maryland online application for Employment. The Application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position. TDD (410) 554-9399, or visit our website www.marylandpublicschools.org or visit www.dors.state.md.us. Inquiries must be directed to:

Denise Metzger, DORS Personnel
Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218.

All applications will be acknowledged and must be received by the Closing Date.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.