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The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) Senior State Personnel Analyst is responsible for analyzing state positions, writing or revising class specifications, recommending classifications,

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Analyzes positions in state agencies/institutions by interviewing incumbents, reviewing questionnaires and organizational information, and writing classification specifications deriving knowledges, abilities, and skills. Analyzes a variety of personnel actions and prepares recommendations for actions, such as reclassification of positions, classification of supplemental or additional positions, title changes, addition of new titles, deletion of titles, or combining of titles. Provides assistance and interpretations of laws, policies, or procedures to state agency/institution personnel managers in such subjects as Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Employment Opportunity, disciplinary actions, use of performance evaluation systems, budgetary processes and procedures, and a variety of other personnel related requests. Reviews a variety of personnel reports for accuracy, such as agency budget requests, class code listings, mismatch reports, and a variety of other computer generated reports, and enters corrections or contacts agency personnel to obtain corrections. Acts as project leader for such projects as salary surveys and leading a group of analysts in reviewing the organizational restructuring of an agency/institution or a part thereof, or other special projects as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management. Knowledge of state and federal personnel laws, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of classification and compensation techniques and procedures. Knowledge of state personnel budget preparation. Ability to interview and extract information. Ability to analyze information and recommend appropriate action. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to interpret and apply personnel laws, policies, and procedures. Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of co-workers.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, personnel management, English, public administration, or a related area; plus four years of experience in public administration, personnel management, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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