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State of Montana Human Resources Generalist (Senior) (06112) in Helena, Montana

Why live in Helena, Montana? * Helena is surrounded by rolling hills and lofty mountains and is tucked below the Continental Divide. * It is a relatively quiet place to call home where small-town living collides with outdoor adventure. * Helena has a rich history and was originally founded as a gold camp during the Montana gold rush. Why should you keep reading and consider working here? We know you have other work options, but we ask you to consider working with us at the State of Montana Department of Administration. Our foundation of success is having effective working relationships, built on mutual trust and respect. We will challenge you to be the best you can be and will work hard to provide a work environment that allows you to succeed. What is this career opportunity? The State Human Resources Division is seeking a Senior Human Resources Generalist. This position provides support and guidance to agency human resources staff through the development and deployment of forward-looking, enterprise-wide solutions associated with, but not limited to: talent management, performance and development, classification and compensation, recruitment and selection methodologies, and labor relations and collective bargaining support. As a member of the HR Programs and Policy Bureau, this individual builds and maintains effective working partnerships with the State’s human resources community; provides guidance on state and federal policies and regulations; recommends policy changes based on emerging trends and changes in law; and works closely with human resources information systems staff to support system initiatives. What are we looking for? Education and Experience: * Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, public administration, or another related field. * Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in a senior human resources role. Experience developing and administering both tactical and strategic HR programs within a larger organization. * Demonstrated knowledge of principles, procedures, and best practices for talent recruitment and selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor law, and HR information systems. Alternative combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by case basis. Competencies: * /Ability to:/ * be innovative to creatively solve a variety of HR-related challenges; * exercise good judgment and discretion to establish and maintain strong working relationships using strong collaboration and facilitation skills; * communicate effectively with a diverse group of state employees, managers, and stakeholders on a wide range of topics; * identify problems, emerging issues and trends, and support enterprise-wide strategies to address them; * provide direction and education regarding compensation and position classification strategies; * participate with the development of policies, administrative rules, standards, and guidelines; * effectively prioritize work regarding multiple projects and competing priorities; and * demonstrate a high level of integrity and discretion and maintain confidentiality. *Does this sound like you? * Please tell us how and why by submitting your resume and Cover Letter. (Please Note: You do not need to complete the “work experience” or the “education & certifications” portion of the application process in our recruiting system. You only need to upload the requested documentation.) *What can you expect from us in return for your work with our agency? * Work/life Balance * Health Coverage * Retirement plans * Paid Vacation and Sick Leave and Holidays * And more… Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF. Other important information to be aware of. * This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check. * Only online applications are accepted. By applying online, you are able to receive updates and monitor the status of your application. Title: Human Resources Generalist (Senior) (06112) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23142464