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Human Resources Business Partner (Field Based)- Dept Of Child Services

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State Of Indiana Seymour , IN 47274

Posted 3 months ago

Salary for this position is commensurate with education and job experience.

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About Indiana State Personnel Department

As an agency operating a shared services model with embedded HR teams, it's up to us to provide all executive branch agencies with top-notch HR solutions. As a full service HR provider, INSPD has opportunities in every discipline along each step of your career path.

About the Job

The Indiana State Personnel Department is seeking a dedicated and qualified professional to join our team as a Senior Human Resources Generalist for the Department of Child Services. This professional serves as a Regional Human Resources Consultant responsible for providing day-to-day consultation in and facilitation of the development, implementation, monitoring and coordination of human resources programs for an assigned Super-Region. This professional serves a strategic partner providing guidance and consultation to Agency executives within DCS Field Operations, including Assistant Deputy Directors, Regional Managers, Local Office Directors, and local office administrative staff. Reports to the Agency Human Resource Director.

In this position, the professional will be responsible for Regions TBD (

A Day in the Life

Provides day-to-day consultation and guidance to agency managers and local office staff regarding human resource functions/issues (e.g. employee relations, performance management, FML and disability, agency policy and procedures, employee benefits, compensation and classification).

  • Generalist Duties

  • Serves as a liaison between agency central human resources office and agency managers within assigned Super-Region for the purpose of consistent coordination of human resources and facilitating communication and referrals as necessary.

  • Makes recommendations to agency managers regarding decisions in those areas where interpretations of rules, pay plan, retirement benefits is a consistent application of a standard method (e.g. amount of salary increase, method of appointment to vacancies, job posting and interviews, appraisals).

  • Assists managers and makes recommendations to agency managers regarding decisions in those areas requiring consistent application of a non-standard method (e.g. performance management goal-setting, classification issues).

  • Assists in the development of curriculum and/or conducts training on various human resources/management issues/topics (e.g. performance management).

  • May coordinate and/or conduct agency new employee orientation, ensuring consistency of the process and information as well as the successful completion of all required paperwork (payroll, policies, PERF, etc.).

  • Serves as a resource person and provides coordination to local office administrative staff in completing payroll/personnel forms and documents.

  • Utilizes PeopleSoft to maintain staffing reports for assigned areas and to generate reports as needed, including required Affirmative Action plans/reports.

  • Recruiting

  • Posts job openings for assigned area and evaluates candidates for minimum qualifications.

  • Advises managers and local office staff throughout hiring process on the usage of the E-recruit process and ensures that appropriate reference and background checks are being conducted.

  • Participates in the development of human resource processes throughout the agency, including (but not limited to): the processing, approval and flow of HR documents and the development and implementation of interview questions/processes.

  • Conducts investigations when required on alleged employee misconduct and makes recommendations to State Personnel Department and agency managers on discipline as needed, consistent with State policy.

  • Processes and approves all FML, military leave, STD and worker's compensation requests for assigned area.

  • Employee Relations

  • Performs research as requested by supervisor or field managers.

  • Engagement and 'Side' Coaching, including Culture and Climate

  • Data Analysis and Tailored Recommendations (short- and long-term)

  • Retention Action Planning

  • Investigation and Recommendations Based on Findings

  • Performance Management Consultation (Ability and Behavior)

  • WIP Review and Recommendations (focused 'approach' or competency coaching and development)

  • Review of Disciplinary Justification Form

  • Provide Options and Risks Associated with Each

  • Tool and Resource Development and/or Coaching

  • Unemployment Initial Protest and Hearings

  • Talent Management and Education

  • Training/Education:

  • Identifying Talent

  • Coaching for Success: Employee Lifecycle

  • LOD and RM Onboarding

  • Performance Management Overview

  • Assess and Provide Education, Tool, and Resource Needs

What we're looking for:

Six (6) years' work experience in human resources management including: compensation; benefits; employee relations;, employment law, affirmative action, recruiting, or human resource development and/or retail management; plant management; field supervisory experience; or accredited college training in a related field.

  • Broad knowledge of the principles, laws, regulations, theories and practices of human resources management and administration.

  • Broad knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations and policies as defined by the State Personnel Department, State Personnel Act, , Civil Rights legislation and the overall mechanics of the merit and non-merit systems.

  • Advanced knowledge of the agency's mission and vision, as well as the statewide HR mission, vision and goals is required.

  • Thorough knowledge of the agency's administrative policies and procedures.

  • Specialized knowledge of specific human resources programs such as FML, disability and worker's compensation programs, ADA, performance management and employee relations.

  • Specialized knowledge of agency programs, structure and staffing.

  • Working knowledge of computer and software programs (including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office applications and PeopleSoft HRMS) and the ability to utilize these skills in the completion of job duties.

  • Ability to research and document findings; excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of staff within agency.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize a wide variety of projects/functions and maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to successfully negotiate resolution of complex problems or situations; organize thoughts and ideas in a logical manner; work independently; and plan and organize the work of other employees


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental

  • Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan

  • Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions

  • Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector's 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans

  • Group life insurance

  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits

  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off

  • The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs

  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years

  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Free downtown parking

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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