Job opening: Supervisory Human Resources Specialist
Salary: $98 496 - 128 043 per year
Published at: Jul 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has adopted the HR Modernization and Shared Services Implementation, which is a new model of organizing and consolidating essential Human Resource (HR) functions and services to the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) level.
** Recruitment and relocation incentives are authorized for highly qualified candidates***
The VA Midwest Health Care Network advocates for a Whole Health System of care in each of the Medical Centers. This is an approach to healthcare that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their lives to the fullest. As an employee operating in a Whole Health System of care, you will operate in a model with three core elements, seeking to create a personalized health plan for each Veteran. This is done in the context of healing relationships and healing environments and a connection back to the Veteran's community. This aligns with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Mission Statement to Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
This occupational series is eligible for the Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP). Participants must sign a service agreement and maintain an acceptable level of performance to remain eligible for this program.
The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following.
-Will serve as a key member in various VISN committees and activities working directly with leadership to develop an HR strategy that closely supports and facilitates meeting local organizational goals.
-As a member of the facility-level Strategic Planning Committee, examines the forecasting data to project managerial strategies, organizational processes, competencies, and human resources interventions necessary to create the required cultures to support new and establish VHA initiatives.
-Will be embedded in the local governance structure further supporting leadership and organizational goals, which includes, but is not limited to: Resource Management Committee; Succession Planning; Emergency Management; Diversity and Inclusion; Activations Planning; Quality Management; Joint Commission Planning; Workforce Planning; and any others as applicable.
-Advises leadership and provides responses to proposed legislation, policies, and standards of higher authority regarding human resources issues. These include requests from members of Congress, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Ensure that the impacts of proposals are thoroughly considered by management officials and that VA views and needs are adequately represented.
-Assists with the development of the comprehensive workforce analyses and strategies that drive a cohesive and focused HR organization.
-Advises, communicates, and supports the execution of Human Capital Management (HCM) programs, products and services into the organization.
-Assists with developing, communicating and coordinating HR strategies, policies and initiatives with the units and corporate organization.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
Telework: This position is in Fargo, ND. ADHOC-May be authorized (Employees who Telework on an occasional, episodic, or short-term, and have completed required telework training and telework agreement).
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Remote: This is not a remote position.
Position Description/PD#: Supervisory Human Resources Specialist/PD99888S
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): May be authorized
Critical Skills Incentive: This occupation is currently approved for a Critical Skills Incentive (CSI) through October 7, 2023. Candidate may be eligible for a pro-rated CSI amount if onboard prior to the CSI expiration date.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Physical Requirements: The work required does not inherently include any physical requirements essential for successful job performance that could not otherwise be performed with accommodation or workplace adjustment. A pre-placement physical examination is not required.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/21/2023.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-13 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-12. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
The BASIC REQUIREMENT for the HR Specialist GS-0201 series is presumed met if found qualified at the GS-0201-7 level and above.
To qualify for this position at the GS-13 level, you must meet one of the following listed Criteria:
Criteria 1- Graduate Degree and Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a graduate level degree or higher and three years of progressive specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level. Such experience may be gained in administrative, professional, technical or other responsible work positions in the public (i.e., Government or military) or private sector. Qualifying specialized experience includes: Providing technical guidance and consultation regarding rules and regulations, laws, policies, and procedures pertaining to ER/LR, Staffing, Benefits, Compensation, etc. in order to advise management; analyzing issues or problems and recommending possible approaches, alternatives, and solutions. ~OR~
Criteria 2- Specialized Experience: You must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in federal service that demonstrates HR management knowledge, concepts and principles and the performance of work in one or more of the HR specialty areas. Such experience may be gained in administrative, professional, technical or other responsible work positions in the public (i.e., Government or military) or private sector. Qualifying specialized experience includes: Reviews HR actions for subordinates or peers including ER/LR, Staffing, Benefits, Compensation, etc.; Interprets the national human capital workforce plan and leads the development and implementation of the healthcare system workforce plan; Assists with local strategic direction and coordinates the delivery of HCM services in the areas of talent sustainment, talent development, and performance enhancement to specific needs; and provides expert management consultative service involving the full spectrum of HR functions on highly complex VISN-wide or equivalent issues.
Qualifying education for the GS-0201 series includes courses and programs in HR, HR development, HR management, business, business management/administration, industrial relations, labor relations, industrial psychology, organizational psychology, organizational development, management, organizational behavior, pre-law/law, legal studies, health care management/administration, public administration, public policy, human services, leadership and/or humanities.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix F1; Human Resources Specialist Qualification Standards GS-0201. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
- Address VISN 23 VA Midwest Health Care Network
2805 DODD ROAD
EAGAN, MN 55121-2123
- Name: Nola Mattson
- Phone: 320-252-1670 X6621
- Email: [email protected]