Job Description: HR Manager
BUS303: Human Resources Management
Dr. Marvee Marr
November 23, 2014
Job Description: HR Manager
I will discuss the primary function of my prospective job position I hope to have within the next five years. I will describe an HR Manager Job position in detail. The HR Manager directs, plans, and coordinates activities for the faculty and staff of an organization. I will give the necessary requirements that are needed to obtain the HR manager position. I will explore the tasks, tools and technology, knowledge, skills and abilities, educational requirements in detail to help me obtain my prospective job position of the HR Manager. HR Manager: Tasks
There are many tasks that involve the HR Manager. Some tasks include: Helping to resolve work related problems between management and employees; explain and administer contracts to employees. Review and modify benefits policies and compensation programs. They need to make sure the policies are in compliance with legal requirements. Inform managers to have policies in place for equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment. Organize and direct new hire orientations, staff trainings, labor relations activities of an organization. Perform difficult duties such as firing, refereeing disputes, and administering disciplinary procedures. Recruits new staff, interview applicants, post job vacancies for the organization Distributes compensation and benefits packages.
HR Managers represents organizations at investigations and personal related court hearings. HR Manager: Tools & Technology
There are many tools used by the HR Manger. Technology is advancing at a fast pace today, the tools and technologies are constantly changing to stay up to date in this profession. Some tools used by the HR Manager are: desktop computers, personal computers, scanners, notebook computers, surveillance video and audio recording equipment. Technology used by HR Managers include: Human resources software (Ceridian, HRIS, UniFocus Watson Human Resources Manager, WhizLabs); Enterprise resource planning ERP software (Deltek Vision, Oracle PeopleSoft, SAP, Tyler Technologies MUNIS); Time accounting software (ADP Pay eXpert, Kronos Workwofce TimeKeeper, Soft Trac Microix Timesheet, Stromberg Enterprise); Document management software (Atlas Busines Solutions Staff Files, PDF readers; WinOcular); Accounting software (AccountantsWorld Payroll Relief; Quickbooks; New World Systems Logos.NET; Sage Peachtree). HR Manager: Knowledge
HR Managers must have the necessary knowledge to handle many situations. They must have knowledge of the English language, customer and personal service, education and training, mathematics, psychology, laws and government, personal and human resources, administration and management. Knowledge of the English language involves knowing the meaning and spelling of words, grammar and rules of composition. Knowledge of customer and personal service involves meeting quality standards for services, evaluation of customer satisfaction and customer needs assessments. Knowledge of education and training involves being able to teach individual employees and groups and the measurement of training effects. Knowledge of mathematics involves knowing algebra, geometry, calculus and arithmetic. Knowledge of psychology involves human behaviour and performance, dealing with different personalities, psychological research methods and assessments/treatments of behavioral and affective disorders. Knowledge of laws and government involve knowing the legal codes, precedents, court procedures, executive orders, government regulations, democratic political process and agency rules. Knowledge of personal and human resources involves knowing the procedures for personnel recruitment, training, selection, compensation and benefits, personnel information systems, labor relations and negotiations. Knowledge of administration and management involves...
References: Youssef, Carolyn (2012). Human Resources Management; San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
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