Senior HR Analyst/Principal HR Analyst

  • San Francisco, California
  • Jun 17, 2021
Administrative Analysis and Research Human Resources and Personnel Planning and Development

Job Description

Job Description

Office of Human Resources
Annual Salary Range for Senior Human Resources Analyst: $91,783 - $122,377

Annual Salary Range for Principal Human Resources Analyst: $111,064 - $148,068

Exempt / Non-Union Represented


The State Bar of California's Office of Human Resources seeks an experienced Senior Human Resources Analyst/Principal Human Resources Analyst for its Employee and Labor Relations team. The role is responsible for complex analytical work that impacts the strategy and direction of the State Bar's employee and labor relations, disability and leaves management, workers' compensation, general personnel administration, and special projects. The position exercises independent judgment in providing advice to operating departments; participates in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, and informal and formal grievance proceedings; conducts workplace investigations and drafts detailed investigative reports and corrective actions; monitors, tracks, and analyzes disability and leaves management processes; providing training; and, performs other employee and labor relations duties as required.

Position placement in the senior or principal role will depend on the applicant's qualifications, relevant experience, and assigned responsibilities and can be based in either our San Francisco or Los Angeles office.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provide advice and consultation to managers and supervisors on issues of employee performance, conduct and attendance. Assist managers and supervisors in all aspects of the performance management process, including counseling, performance evaluations, notices of discipline and grievance processing.
  • Conduct and coordinate internal factual investigations into State Bar workplace issues and produce investigation reports. Types of investigations include, but are not limited to, complaints of illegal harassment or discrimination; whistleblower complaints; workplace violence; employee misconduct; and employee performance issues.
  • Evaluate complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; draft investigative reports; and mange the complaint resolution process.
  • Act as a State Bar representative in contacts with the union on meet and confer processes, grievances, disciplinary actions and other employee and labor relations activities.
  • Provide advice and consultation to managers, supervisors and employees in the interpretation of human resources policies, procedures and contract application.
  • Evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation and engage in the interactive process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); coordinate with supervisors and managers to explore effective accommodations; draft correspondence regarding accommodations and the interactive process; and, track and maintain confidential medical information.
  • Develop and implement training programs for managers and supervisors on all aspects of employee and labor relations.
  • Conduct analytical and organizational studies regarding departmental and program activities; evaluate alternatives, make recommendations, and assist with the implementation of procedural, administrative, and/or operational changes after approval.
  • May supervise, train and develop staff.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of employer-employee relations, organizational analysis and human resources administrationl
  • Disciplinary principles, practices and procedures.
  • Current disability and leave laws and best practices including but not limited to: ADA, FEHA, FMLA, CFRA, PDL, Workers' Compensations, and Military Leave.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity rules, laws, and best practices;
  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation,development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of public administration as applied to operational unit and program administration.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures.
  • Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:

  • Conduct investigative interviews.
  • Conduct complex research, including evaluation of alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing effective reports and presentation.
  • Plans and conduct effective management, administrative, and operational review and analysis.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with employee organizations representative county employees
  • Develop and administer employer-employee relations policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Supervise, evaluate and train assigned personnel

Minimum Qualifications

Senior Human Resources Analyst:
  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, human resources, or related field, and three (3) years of progressively responsible human resources experience in the assigned area or closely related area.

Principal Human Resources Analyst:
  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administrative, human resources, or a related field, and four (4) years of professional level human resources experience which must include two years of labor/employee relations and negotiations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in a government/public sector environment.

Job Address

San Francisco, California United States View Map