The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers diversified personnel service programs to all state departments and institutions of higher education to assist in the achievement of human resource management goals and objectives. OPM provides for the efficient utilization of state resources and the effective management of Classification and Compensation, Payroll, Training, and Human Resources. OPM is also responsible for preparing, drafting and reviewing legislation. OPM’s goal is to ensure fairness, equity and uniformity in the application and administration of all personnel policies, rules and regulations and the optimal utilization of the state’s human resources.
OPM has the statutory responsibility of administering the State’s Personnel System and establishing personnel policies, procedures and regulations to ensure system uniformity across state government in accordance with state and federal law.
OPM Training provides state employees a catalog of training courses designed to meet the continuing need for employee development and improved job performance and satisfaction. Classes are designed to assist agencies with practical training solutions for efficient and effective public service. The course catalog may be viewed on this website or on the Learning Tile through Empowering Arkansas State Employees (EASE).