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Recruiting Alert: Human Resources Manager II needed in Cheyenne, WY (State of Wyoming)

    March 12, 2014

    The State of Wyoming is currently recruiting for a Human Resources Manager II for the Director's Office - Administration & Information



    Provide strategic leadership of consolidated human resources services for 9 state agencies that includes approximately 600 employees.   Provide oversight and coordination of sensitive, complex, and critical human resource issues by providing leadership of HR programs and policies as they apply to payroll, employee relations, compensation, benefits, performance, staffing levels, training and employee discipline.  Consult with senior management on strategic planning; and serve as a link between the agency’s management and its employees.  Manage a staff of HR professionals that provide technical human resources and payroll services to state agencies.

    This position reports to the Director of the Department of Administration & Information and provides consolidated human resource services to the following state agencies:  the Department of Administration & Information, the Governor's Office, the Governor's Residence, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Office of the State Public Defender, the Wyoming Livestock Board, the School Facilities Department, the Professional Teaching Standards Board, the Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust.


    • Manage and oversee disciplinary actions, ensuring legal compliance and consistent interpretation of State personnel rules and procedures, agency policy and procedures, and federal and state labor laws.
    • Represent served entities at hearings and in matters dealing with the State Employees' Association.
    • Conduct investigations of employee performance or behavior issues, complaints or grievance facts.
    • Collaborate with management in the development of systems, policies, and procedures to foster more effective human resource management; identify agency structure and development needs and design appropriate strategies.
    • Provide advice, interpretation, and cousel to clients regarding applicable human resource rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Supervise staff including interviewing and hiring, conducting training, assigning and scheduling work and conducting performance evaluations.
    • Assist in the expansion of Statewide agency HR consolidation.
    • Develop and conduct presentations, training programs, and workshops regarding human resource functions, management practices, rules or procedures.
    • Maintain management guidelines by preparing, updating and recommending human resource policies and procedures.


    PREFERENCES:  (This section is used for recruitment purposes.)
    • Knowledge of personnel and government management.
    • Knowledge of state and federal laws, State Personnel Rules and agency policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of comprehensive principles and practices of human resource management.
    • Knowledge of management concepts, principles, methods, and practices.
    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and production methods.
    • Knowledge of human behavior and performance.
    • Ability to build trust relationships.
    • Ability to approach the human resource program responsibilities with a broad/objective perspective.
    • Ability to recognize and implement change.
    • Ability to express ideas and exchange information clearly and persuasively.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to create and present new approaches outside the context of current policies when warranted by mission needs.
    Bachelor’s Degree (typically in Human Resources)
    3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Human Resources) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Human Resource Manager I
    Education & Experience Substitution:
    6-8 years of progressive work experience (typically in Human Resources) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Human Resource Manager I
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

     Necessary Special Requirements:


    This position may require occasional travel to field offices within Wyoming.

    • FLSA:  Exempt 
    • Open Until Filled

    $5,816.00 - $6,842.00 (Monthly)


    Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


    006 - Dept. of Administration & Information

    Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.