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    This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC (INFORMATION SYSTEMS), Position Description Number D2190000and is part of theMI HRO, National Guard.

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    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    Serves as a senior Human Resources (HR) Information Systems Specialist in the Human Resources Office (HRO). The HRO is responsible for operational HR effectiveness of the State Army and Air National Guard Full-Time Support Technician Program to include establishing and maintaining standards and measurements, recruitment and placement, employee development and training, classification and position management, labor/management and employee relations, organizational development and workforce utilization for the National Guard's delivery of technician personnel administrative services. Organizational assignments encompass problems of more than average difficulty, combined with limited management advisory service functions or assignments are of average difficulty and are combined with full responsibility for management advisory service functions. Independently resolves difficult issues/problems requiring consideration of the total human resources management program. Applies a comprehensive knowledge of human resources management to advise on the full range of life cycle functions and assist management in accomplishing their human resources management responsibilities. Provides technical services on assigned portions of position management, classification, staffing, and human resources development programs; and provides the full range of technical support regarding management-employee relations. State point of contact for the HR Information Systems program. Ensures program goals are in compliance with NGB, DA, DAF, DoD, OPM and other governing legislation or agencies. Within the breadth and complexity described above, performs the following assignments.

    1. INFORMATION SERVICES: Serves as the senior specialist in the implementation, maintenance and/or operation of HRO automated HR information system(s) for the State. Develops plans of action or project plans/specifications necessary to carry out requirements for assigned HR information systems based on understanding the limitations and capabilities of the infrastructure and how it can support a particular modification or enhancement. Identifies areas where automation can effectively eliminate labor-intensive HR manual systems or enhance current automation techniques. May develop plans to resource, design, develop, test, integrate, implement, and maintain locally developed HR systems.

    2. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: As a senior HR Specialist working in a HRO, exercises an expert level of knowledge and skill in applying the full range of HR methods, principles, practices, and evaluative methodologies sufficient to advise on and/or resolve the full range of operational problems which range from recurring through complex and unprecedented. Utilizes a wide range of HR practices, laws, regulations, policies, and precedents sufficient to provide expert HR management advisory and technical services on complex and wide-impacting customer functions and work practices. Uses detailed analytical methods to identify, evaluate, and recommend in-depth alternatives with impact analyses to management to find appropriate HR solutions; uses non-standard operating practices or highly modified HR work procedures for delivering effective HR services to Army and Air National Guard customers; and provides written and oral communication techniques sufficient to develop and deliver briefings, project papers, status/staff reports, and correspondence to managers to foster understanding and acceptance of HRO findings and recommendations.

    3. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    U.S. Citizens. Area 1 - Open to current, permanent technicians of the Michigan National Guard.

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