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Labor And Industrial Relations Manager

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Band Class Number Annual Salary Range Twice-a-Month Salary Range
1 8137 $39,984.00 – $64,716.00 $1,666.00 – $2,696.50
2 8138 $47,088.00 – $76,416.00 $1,962.00 – $3,184.00
3 8139 $56,520.00 – $92,160.00 $2,355.00 – $3,840.00
Areas of Interest: 
Business Services
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Selective Certification: 
Certification of eligibles from the LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS MANAGER register may be based on specialized background/criterion associated with the following: general labor & industrial rel, unemployment insurance claims, unemployment insurance contrib. Applicants should describe their related qualifications in detail on their merit application and may be requested to provide proof of their credentials.
Definition

This is administrative and managerial work directing, planning, analyzing, and coordinating programs and/or services in the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Positions have program management and decision-making authority, and usually have policy, planning, budget, and/or supervisory responsibilities.

(This classification is part of the broad-banded management service. The Division of Personnel may assign positions on any of three bands or managerial levels based on duties and/or responsibilities.)

This description may not include all of the duties, knowledge, skills, or abilities associated with this classification.
Examples of Work

Directs or assists in the overall planning, development, and administration of the assigned labor and industrial relations programs or services; assists in directing the development and implementation of departmental planning issues.

Directs or assists administrative personnel in general management aspects of policy development, program planning, and coordination; assists in the evaluation of the effect of policy and/or organizational changes and new programs.

Reviews and/or revises programs to ensure compliance of operations with laws, regulations, policies, plans, and procedures.

Selects, trains, directs, and evaluates staff.

Participates in the development, implementation, or interpretation of new or revised program, departmental, or legislative initiatives.

Participates in conferences, training sessions, and meetings.

Participates in the development of budget requests and monitoring of expenditures according to budget allocations/appropriations; recommends and/or initiates cost saving measures.

Conducts investigations, institutes special studies, and prepares and/or reviews reports and related information to evaluate existing organizations, policies, procedures, and practices.

Represents and/or serves as liaison for the assigned area of responsibility maintains contact, cooperates with, and addresses federal, state ,local, and community organizations and other interested groups pertaining to issues involving unemployment insurance, state and federal labor laws, workers' compensation, and/or civil rights issues pertaining to employment, housing, or public accommodations.

Negotiates or administers contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements with federal, state, local, and community organizations.

Exercises considerable initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assignments; receives direction from a designated administrative supervisor who reviews work through conferences, reports, and evaluation of operational results.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws and their application to civil rights, state and federal labor laws, employment and workplace safety, workers' compensation, and/or unemployment insurance issues.

Comprehensive knowledge of governmental budgeting, fiscal management, grants, and contract management.

Comprehensive knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices .

Ability to review, analyze, interpret, and/or prepare federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as related to the assigned program.

Ability to testify as an expert witness.

Ability to develop, implement, and administer program goals and objectives.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental officials, legislators, staff associates, the general public, and others.

Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations, and formulate recommendations.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to provide leadership and supervision to professional, technical, and related program staff.

Ability to manage change, provide program management, and achieve results.

Ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives, and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.

Experience and Education

(The following requirements will determine merit system eligibility, experience and education ratings, and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers. When practical and possible, the Division of Personnel will accept substitution of experience and education on a year-for-year basis. The specific qualifications for a position allocated to this class may vary due to the spectrum of jobs included in this broad classification band. Depending on the duties of the specific job assignment, a position may require specialized and/or additional education, experience, and/or licensure/certification not included in the stated requirements.)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Business or Public Administration, Personnel, Law, Education, Industrial Safety, or a closely related field; and,

Four or more years of professional, technical, and/or supervisory experience with the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations at or above the level of Appeals Referee I, Claims Technician II, Contributions Technician II, Executive II, Management Analyst I (Employment Security), Mine Inspector, Mine Safety Instructor, Occupational Safety and Health Consultant I, Unemployment Insurance Auditor I, Wage and Hour Investigator II, Workers' Compensation Safety Consultant I, or Workers' Compensation Technician Supervisor.

(Earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required experience at a rate of 24 earned graduate credit hours for one year of experience.)

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

OR

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Business or Public Administration, Personnel, Law, Education, Industrial Safety, or a closely related field; and,

Four or more years of professional experience in unemployment insurance, employment services, workers' compensation, industrial/occupational health and safety, human rights pertaining to employment/housing/public accommodations, governmental wage and hour investigations, crime victims' compensation, certified mediation in labor and industrial relations, and/or disability programs.

(Earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required experience at a rate of 24 earned graduate credit hours for one year of experience.)

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

(Revised 10/1/07)