Santa Clara VTA
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Santa Clara VTA
Job Description
Job Description

Join our team as we innovate the Silicon Valley!  We are anticipating vacancies in several areas of Human Resources, including OD&T, Recruitment & Selection, Benefits, and Health & Welfare units. We are seeking to hire several Human Resources Analyst(s) at either the associate or journey level based on current work experience. We are seeking analytical, innovative, and passionate team members.

Our new team members will enable us to implement our VTA Forward Plan and help us support our workforce to take on future opportunities and challenges by elevating our people and our services.  For more information about our VTA Forward Plan, visit: https://www.vta.org/VTAForward.

Salary: Human Resources Analyst -$95,170.50 - $125,624.96

Salary: Associate Human Resources Analyst - $82,219.31 - $108,529.43

Position Highlights

- Associate Human Resources Analyst is the first working professional level in the Human Resources Analyst series. This level is characterized by duties that are primarily analytical in nature and include gathering and maintaining information, preparing reports, and making presentations. Incumbents may administer a sub-program or function.

- Human Resources Analyst is the journey level in the Human Resources Analyst series. This level is characterized by assignments that are complex and sensitive in nature and require a high level of competence and understanding of a functional area(s). Incumbents in this class carry out work assignments with independence. This position may be required to provide lead functional or technical direction of paraprofessional or clerical employees. 

What to Expect

Initial application screening will take place on February 8th, 2023, and interviews will follow shortly after, so please plan accordingly. Applicants may receive several invites to interview depending on related experience. Upon hiring, new employees will conduct a background check and physical. 

New team members will join a specialized unit comprised of 4–6 employees responsible for performing work in a training capacity and, as their knowledge and skill increases, carrying out work assignments with some degree of independence. Positions may be assigned to one activity or may be assigned responsibility for a wide variety of activities. Incumbents perform continuing projects of a routine and limited scope.

Classification Bargaining Unit: Non-Represented

Essential Job Functions
Typical Tasks

Not all positions perform all duties and not all duties performed are listed. Duties performed vary depending on the area of assignment and within working level assigned.
Assists in the administration of various human resources programs;
Reviews and analyzes existing or proposed policies, procedures, systems, management and personnel activities, advises on their impact and makes recommendations for change;
Develops and analyzes quantitative data for management control and evaluation purposes;
Prepares and presents factual and statistical data and makes recommendations in written, graphic and oral form;
Prepares reports, correspondence and a variety of written materials;
Maintains accurate records, files and databases;
Prepares job postings, advertisements and other recruitment materials;
Screens applications for qualifications;
Coordinates, designs and administers job-related selection procedures;
Conducts a wide variety of analytical studies and surveys; makes recommendations and prepares reports on the findings of such studies and surveys;
Prepares new or modified job analysis documents and class descriptions;
Collects compensation and benefits data and prepares analyses and reports;
Provides human resources information to employees and other organizations;
Interprets and implements applicable rules, regulations, and procedures;
Processes benefits claims and enrollments and assists employees in understanding benefits programs;
Works with higher-level staff to compile material for grievances and arbitration;
Represents VTA at job fairs and other public events;
Assists in performing wellness related activities;
Assists in performing outreach to encourage participation by underrepresented groups;
Assists in conducting investigations for grievances or challenges regarding employment accessibility and ADA programs;
Assists in conducting analysis of employee work force in compliance with FTA affirmative action guidelines;
Assists in working with benefits carriers to ensure proper administration of benefits contracts, correct payment of premiums and resolution of any service delivery issues;
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Employment Standards

Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Associate Human Resources Analyst
Development of the required skills, knowledge, and abilities is typically obtained through a combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree.

Human Resources Analyst
Development of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically obtained through a combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree; and two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience performing human resources management and analysis and/or training for a public or private sector organization.

Attainment of experience in a large public agency is preferred.

Supplemental Information
Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of human resources administration, management analysis, organization, and communication;
Standard office practices and procedures, including automated human resource and word/data processing systems;
Filing and record keeping principles and procedures;
Practices involved in effective office administration and management;
Work processes necessary to obtain desired results in the assigned program of work;
Methods and techniques of administrative research, analytical principles and techniques, report preparation and presentation.

Ability to:

Follow oral and written directions;
Use initiative and judgment within established guidelines;
Maintain accurate records, files, and databases;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work;
Meet deadlines;
Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;
Consistently apply concepts, laws, methods, techniques, approaches and other guidelines of professional work in the human resources management field;
Persuade, justify and project the consequences of decisions and/or recommendations;
Take initiative, reason logically, and be creative in developing and introducing new ideas;
Gather, analyze and present data;
Analyze information, develop and evaluate alternatives and reach valid conclusions;
Prepare reports and supporting recommendations;
Operate a computer and perform standard word-processing, spreadsheet, database and human resources applications;
May act as a "super user" for specialized computer applications.

 If you have questions regarding your status as an applicant for this position, please call the Human Resources Department at (408) 321-5575 or email at Personnel@vta.org.

VTA is an equal employment opportunity employer. VTA does not and will not tolerate discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, ancestry, color, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, national origin, immigration status, political affiliation, race, religion, creed, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, medical condition, disabled veteran or veteran status, etc.