Job Class: State Program Administrator or State Program Administrator IntermediateWorking Title: SEMA4 HR Specialist
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 03/11/2019
Closing Date: 04/01/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Management & Budget
Division/Unit: HR Business Systems
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range for SPA : $19.46 - $28.15 / hourly; $40,632 - $58,777 /annually
Salary Range for SPA Intermediate: $20.83 - $30.25 /hourly; $43,493 - $63.162 / annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
NOTE: This position will be filled at either the State Program Administator or State Program Administrator Intermediate level depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate.
This position provides professional advisory and consultation services to state agency SEMA4 HR users regarding state contracts/plans, HR practices, administrative procedures and statutes as they relate to employee job records, pay rates and insurance coverage. This position partners with transactions officers and state agency staffing representatives at multiple levels of expertise.
Provides technical and functional expertise to promote understanding and consistency in processing transactions to ensure data integrity within the SEMA4 system. The position will work to identify agency needs, training needs, system and procedural discrepancies, and develops a plan to resolve.
SEMA4 transaction subject matter expert to multiple stakeholders in monitoring, auditing and training to maintain accuracy/integrity of HR data.
Respond to insurance issues and problems as the SEMA4 HR and coding expert so that HR transactions and benefits administration processing generates appropriate levels of insurance eligibility for employees
Verify and approve grievances, arbitration and worker's compensation settlement award payments.
Participate in salary mass update projects for salary administration of approved contracts/plans.
Provide transactional guidance to state agency HR staff
State Program Administrator:
A minimum of two years of experience in an administrative support/technical position in Human Resources. Qualifying experience must include the entry of employee and/or position transactions in a PeopleSoft human resources information system (preferably SEMA4) and the interpretation of collective bargaining agreement provisions.
State Program Administrator, Intermediate:
Two years of professional level Human Resources experience in an HR Generalist role. (Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field may substitute for one year of experience)
Experience with bargaining agreement/plan provisions affecting personnel transactions and salary plans.
Applicants who meet the above education/experience requirements will be further evaluated based on the following:
Presentation skills sufficient to effectively develop and deliver human resources related information to supervisors, managers, and employees.
Proven analytical and problem solving skills sufficient to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems reported by HRIS system users.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; organizational skills; customer service and computer skills; and the ability to handle sensitive information with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality.
Ability to counsel or direct managers/supervisors in the handling of human resource issues without having direct authority over these individuals.
Ability to provide effective guidance to other professional and technical HRM staff.
Ability to identify training needs sufficient to recommend and provide training to maintain and improve understanding of the State of Minnesota human resources policies, procedures and systems.
Keyboarding skills and skills in using word processing and spreadsheet software (preferably Microsoft Word and Excel) sufficient to create and edit correspondence and develop and maintain spreadsheets to track data.
Public sector/State of Minnesota human resources experience
Experience with SEMA4
Knowledge of the State of Minnesota's HR system, including HR-related laws, M.S. Chapter 43A, personnel rules, administrative procedures, and collective bargaining agreement provisions sufficient to ensure compliance and appropriate application.
Minnesota Management and Budget will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and a criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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