1. The Director of Personnel is appointed by the President and is directly responsible to the President.
2. The duties and functions of this office include:
a. Supervising the personnel staff by establishing procedures, assigning priorities, reviewing work performance, providing training and hiring/firing/disciplining as needed;
b. Maintaining the compensation plan by performing job analysis and job evaluation, completing job descriptions and salary surveys, and presenting and justifying changes to the compensation plan;
c. Reviewing and monitoring the benefit package, developing benefit bid packages and benefit education and wellness programs and deciding on changes to the benefit program to meet employee needs;
d. Developing and implementing employment procedures including application forms, procedures and policies, recruitment, and reviewing requisitions, reports and applications for compliance with policies and procedures;
e. Preparing and updating policies and procedures for personnel services to state university policy and to comply with state and federal laws; providing training to employees regarding policies and compliance;
f. Monitoring the use of the performance review system by reviewing forms submitted and conducting training courses and following up on reviews requiring justification;
g. Monitoring the use of the Discipline policy;
h. Reviewing and approving payroll changes to ensure accuracy and compliance with university policies;
i. Preparing the annual budget for the personnel area and monitoring and approving expenditures;
j. Preparing the university budget for faculty and staff salaries and benefits based on the Budget Committee's recommended salary pool and preparing salary agreements;
k. Evaluating and expanding the automated personnel management system by updating or creating data files, tables, screens and reports;
l. Mediating among employees to resolve issues and conflicts;
m. Assisting departments in human resource planning; and
n. Completing special projects, including report preparation, research, analysis, training meetings, etc., as assigned by the President.