Classification Description

TITLE: Human Resources Analyst

CATEGORY: Confidential

FLSA: Exempt



Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager or Systems Administrator provides expert level program planning for an assigned functional area within human resources. Typical responsibilities include: analyzing data and information and making recommendations based on findings; coordinating reviewing, and administering activities; conducting research and analyzing findings; participating in special projects; and/or, performing other related activities.


The Human Resources Analyst is distinguished from other human resource positions by its responsibility for providing professional level expertise in an assigned functional area within human resources.


  1. Coordinates, reviews and administers assigned program within the human resources function which includes monitoring and evaluating program policies and standards.
  2. Serves as a liaison between Human Resources and other departments. Provides information and advice on human resources issues, ensuring compliance with applicable policies and procedures; investigates, mediates, and resolves employee complaints.
  3. Represents the department District-wide; participates in/on a variety of committees, teams, and meetings; serves as a liaison to external agencies.
  4. Performs confidential research related to human resources issues; compiles and evaluates data and makes recommendations to appropriate individual(s).
  5. Conducts special projects such as preparing reports, conducting job analyses/audits, coordinating the installation of software packages, and conducting special studies.
  6. Prepares and presents reports related to projects and area of responsibility.
  7. Reviews and revises District and human resources policies and procedures; conducts research on changing trends in human resources programs.
  8. Participates in the development of services and/or programs in assigned area of responsibility; conducts needs assessments; makes recommendations based on findings.
  9. Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above and all positions perform other related duties as assigned.



Positions assigned to HRIS may also be responsible for:

  • Initiates the review and analysis of information and makes recommendations on system and process changes.
  • Sets up and runs complex processes.
  • Performs data extracts, generates reports, and compiles information for collective bargaining purposes in support of management.
  • Maintains HR system security.

Positions assigned to Compensation may also be responsible for:

  • Prepares job classification reports and recommends appropriate grade level for positions within the organization.
  • Evaluates new jobs and job classification requests, which includes conducting market studies.
  • Responds to requests for salary surveys.


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Two year of professional level experience in applicable human resources area.


Knowledge of:

  • Human resources principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
  • Research methodologies;
  • Statistical computations;
  • Employee relations principles and practices;
  • Customer service principles.

Demonstrated Skill in:

  • Conducting studies and preparing sound recommendations;
  • Analyzing and interpreting policies, practices, and procedures;
  • Preparing written reports and business correspondence;
  • Maintaining confidentiality;
  • Speaking in public;
  • Conducting research, analyzing information and data, and presenting findings in a concise format;
  • Resolving conflict;
  • Mediating difficult situations;
  • Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;
  • Utilizing computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting;
  • Communicating effectively through oral and written mediums.


Work is generally performed in an office environment, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Frequent reaching, sitting, walking, and standing may be required. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job.

REV: 04/07

REPLACES: Classification/Compensation Analyst, HRIS Analyst