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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Human Resources Manager B-Compensation and Staffing Unit Manager in United States

Human Resources Manager B-Compensation and Staffing Unit Manager



Human Resources Manager B-Compensation and Staffing Unit Manager


$4,630.00 - $9,110.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

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6/6/2020 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Section 16-Human Resources


Please visit our DOTD Career Center for more information about our agency:

This position offers $1.00/hour premium pay for hours actually worked.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Michelle Sanders

Human Resources Director D

DOTD- Human Resources

1201 Capitol Access Rd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70802


"The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. DOTD does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type."



A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional level human resources experience.


a. Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience tosubstitute for the baccalaureate degree.

b. A Master's in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources/Personnel, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or Organizational Behavior will substitute for one year of the required experience. (The college transcript must indicate the major as business administration, public administration, human resources/personnel, etc. Master's degrees in fields such as marketing, economics, etc. are not acceptable.)

c. Possession of a Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Advanced degrees with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

d. A Ph.D. in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources/Personnel, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or Organizational Behavior will substitute for two years of the required experience.

All advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

e. Certification by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a Certified Professional (CP) or a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.


In order to receive credit, your certification must be current (i.e., issued within the last three years). If you have been certified and your certification expires, you must apply for and be re-certified before you can get credit again. Information regarding certification may be obtained from the Human Resource Certification Institute, 1800 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314. Phone: 866-898-4724 or Fax: 703-535-6474.


Human resources experience is that experience gained in an office whose sole responsibility is the administration of a comprehensive personnel program including many if not all of the following programs: recruitment, selection and placement; training; equal employment opportunity; disciplinary and grievance proceedings; classification and wage; payroll; and employee relations OR experience gained in an office whose sole responsibility is the administration of one aspect of a comprehensive personnel program, such as training, payroll, or equal employment opportunity.


Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To manage all aspects of a human resources program; or to serve as an assistant to a Human Resources Director; or to serve as the chief human resources advisor at a small agency or satellite entity.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Direct from a Human Resources Director or higher level administrative official.

Supervision Exercised:

Direct over lower level Human Resources Managers, Human Resources Supervisors and/or Human Resources Specialists and Human Resources Analysts.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Human Resources Supervisor by the presence of management responsibility of a human resources program.

Differs from Human Resources Manager A by serving as manager of multiple complex human resources programs.

Differs from Human Resources Director by the absence of final authority over a human resources program.

Please refer to the approved DSCS Allocation Criteria Memorandum for specific allocation requirements.

Examples of Work

Duties & Responsibilities:

50% Staff Supervision

Directly supervises one HR Manager A (over the Staffing Unit), one HR Supervisor (over the Compensation Unit), one HR Specialist (over Data Quality Management), and an Administrative Program Specialist A responsible for Records Management. Plans and directs activities for the C&S Unit, to include development of goals, assignment of duties, establishment of work standards, monitoring of work flow, evaluation of effectiveness and efficiencies, audit of work products and continuous improvement of work processes. Interviews, selects, trains, and counsels staff; approves leave requests and time sheets; prepares and conducts performance evaluations. Manages all functions of subordinate staff, which include the following:

• Classification and Compensation (Position/Job Classification, Special Pay, Job Assessments, Organizational Consulting, Span of Control, and Salary Surveys)

• Data Quality Management (Internal Audits of HCM entries and NeoGov postings, Post Audit Reporting)

• Recruiting (On-site Recruiting, Job Advertising, Career Counseling, and Student Employment)

• Records Management (Records Retention Schedule, Maintenance and Storage of Records, Employment Verification, and Public Record Requests)

• Staffing (Personnel Actions, Onboarding, Management assistance, Exit Interview Program, and Immigration Compliance)

• Selection (Structured Interview Assistance, Engineer Promotions, and Selection Training/Development)

35% Program Administration

Performs long- and short-range planning for tasks and projects; establishes unit objectives and annual work plans and determines methodology for performing tasks and meeting agency objectives; measures results achieved; develops improved procedures for more efficient processing and reconciliation and ensures that these processes reflect clear audit trails and withstand audit standards. Evaluates the performance and effectiveness of the various program areas, ensuring goals and objectives are met; monitors accuracy rates of entries; routinely generates LaGOV HCM reports to review activities/entries; provides reports to the HR Director and/or other entities regarding program performance and accomplishments.

Develops, revises, and interprets DOTD policies and procedures for programmatic areas of the Compensation and Staffing Unit. Assists Appointing Authorities and supervisors by interpreting CS Rules governing personnel and pay actions; plans programs, develops materials and conducts on-going training of Field and HQ HR staff to ensure that each maintains a thorough understanding of current regulations, policies and procedures for personnel action processing. Provides regular and routine assistance to same on LaGOV HCM requirements. Develops personnel related instructional information/materials for the purpose of staff.

10% Agency T.O. Maintenance/Reporting

Coordinates with Appointing Authorities to update the Department's official table of organization (T.O.) listing on the DOTD intranet. Reviews requests to add over-hire positions and changes in T.O. in response to organizational changes, budget requests, and executive orders. Works closely with the HR Director to ensure T.O. numbers are updated and accurate at the beginning of each Fiscal Year as well as during the year as needed. Oversees the reporting of vacancy activity by the Staffing Unit Manager; sets guidelines for position reporting and ensures timely and accurate reporting to the HR Director and Executive staff. Works with Compensation Unit staff to ensure that all funded vacancies are identified as needed and upon request from the Budget Section. Incumbent is expected to develop strategies to improve the funded vacancy process on a continual basis and to work closely with Office Heads to ensure that all T.O. issues are addressed in a proactive manner. Generates reports as needed on funded positions, numbers of FTE's, and other associated information. Works closely with staff to generate position and T.O. reports during the Legislative Session and at the request of DOTD Executive Staff.

5% Miscellaneous Duties

May be required to perform additional duties as necessary including, but not limited to, emergency and disaster

support activities.


Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at

Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (, Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (, Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (, among others. LASERS has provided this video to give you more detailed information about their system.


Are you a permanent LADOTD employee?

  • Yes

  • No


Are you a probational LADOTD employee?

  • Yes

  • No


Are you a current or former employee of the State of Louisiana?

  • Yes

  • No


If so, for which state agency(ies) do you/did you work and during what time period(s)? If not, indicate "N/A".


Are you related by kinship to anyone currently employed with the LADOTD?

  • Yes

  • No


If so, please list the name of your relative and relationship. If no, please type "N/A".


How did you hear about this DOTD job opportunity?


What are your career interests?


Please select the major city nearest your permanent residence.

  • Baton Rouge

  • Lake Charles

  • Alexandria

  • Shreveport

  • New Orleans

  • Monroe

  • Lafayette


Do you possess experience managing HR professionals?

  • Yes

  • No


If yes, please indicate the number of years and the describe the HR managerial experience? If not, indicate "N/A".


Do you possess experience managing Staffing, Compensation, Classification, Recruitment, and/or Records Management HR programs?

  • Yes

  • No


If so, describe the program and your years of experience? If not, indicate "N/A".

Required Question


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462