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    Summary

    The Human Resources Manager reports to the Administrative Officer and is responsible for leading all EAC human resources functions including recruitment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, training, as well as the administration of human resources policies, procedures, and programs.

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    Responsibilities

    As a key advisor to division directors on human resources matters, this manager assists to ensure that the EAC is resourced to effectively meet current and future workforce demands. Working collaboratively with Administrative Services staff and all divisions, the Human Resources Manager recommends and implements strategies and programs to meet and advance a variety of agency-wide needs.

    The incumbent will assume an integral and critical role in making recommendations on planning and decision-making processes in addition to assuring that merit system principles are observed in executing human resources management actions. The incumbent will mentor and advise management of the tools necessary to properly plan, develop, organize, manage, and evaluate mission-oriented programs. This requires:

    • Significant sensitivity to the mission and goals of the agency;
    • knowledge to identify human resources management issues, problems, and opportunities potentially affecting the accomplishment of these goals; and expertise with a wide spectrum of functional specializations and their interrelationships.
    Major Duties

    The incumbent provides expertise for EAC on matters related to human resources, including, but not limited to:
    • Performing staffing and recruitment and placement activities for a variety of positions in the excepted service.
    • Developing recruitment strategies to address specific resource or program needs. Assists managers in conducting job analysis by analyzing the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required to perform stated work requirements.
    • Verifying applicant eligibility, qualifications, and ratings. Guides managers in developing and selecting appropriate criteria for evaluating job candidates; explains determinations to supervisors, managers, and job applicants; informs applicants of hiring decisions; and coordinates release dates or other required staffing actions.
    • Advising management on performance management, awards, training and employee development, and compliance.
    • Providing policy and technical advice or consultation and assistance on all payroll and personnel systems to divisions at all levels of management on the full range of products and services for both internal systems and shared service systems hosted by the General Services Administration (GSA).
    • Preparing and tracks personnel actions for employees such as accessions, promotions, pay adjustments, reassignments, etc., ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines. Develops various tracking databases to compare and monitor personnel actions and payroll activities.
    • Reviewing job descriptions for accuracy, making modifications as needed. Assesses the qualifications of applicants and works with managers throughout the interview process, arranging panels and documenting processes.
    • Researching and gathering personnel information from various credible resources to support decisions that are compliant and that leverage best practices in the field.
    • Serving as liaison between various entities (GSA, Office of Personnel Management, WMATA, etc.) in order to provide general advice and guidance to supervisors, managers, and employees in areas related to human capital management, performance management, employee relations, training and development, and benefits.
    • Evaluating position management within delegated authority to assist hiring managers on ways to improve structure, work distribution, and the use of employee skills.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - There is minimal travel expected for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13 - (GS-13 equivalent with promotion potential).

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608372000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.