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Classification Analyst

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID351614
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyHuman Resources
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code8182HR
Employee ClassCivil Service
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Primary Function:
Administers job classification program at the University of Minnesota to retain a world-class workforce. Ensures the reclassification process complies with all appropriate laws and regulations, labor practices, and collective bargaining agreements.

Classification (90%):

  • Review job descriptions to determine proper classification using a variety of classification tools, including point factor and whole-job position analysis methods
  • Ensure classification decisions are made as specified in service-level agreements and/or labor contracts
  • Interview employees, managers, and HR staff to ensure work is accurately reflected in documentation as needed
  • Review job descriptions and determine appropriate FLSA status.
  • Respond to classification questions from managers and employees
  • Interpret contract language and employment policies related to classification for managers, employees and human resources partners
  • Prepare, process and represent the University of Minnesota in appeals of classification decisions
  • Collaborate with college and unit HR teams to provide information, training, and expert guidance to ensure consistency and proper classification across the university
  • Maintain records of classification determinations and related information
    Process Improvement (10%):
    • Participates in team projects related to effectiveness and efficiency of department procedures and processes, and documentation of standard instructions and operating procedures.
    • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement to ensure the classification system supports the overall recruiting and retention strategy

      • BA/BS degree and two years of experience or a combination of related education and/or relevant human resources experience to total at least six years.Preferred:
        • Experience with job analysis/evaluation of exempt and non-exempt positions; writing job descriptions, advising/interpreting human resources policies and procedures.
        • Customer service, negotiation, critical thinking, and independent problem-solving skills.
        • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

          Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
          • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
          • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
          • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
          • University HSA contributions
          • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
          • Employee wellbeing program
          • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
          • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
          • Financial counseling services
          • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
            How To Apply

            Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

            The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
            Employment Requirements

            Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

            Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
            About the U of M

            The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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