Paid Time Off: 24 days vacation. 14 holidays. 12 illness days.
Under general policy direction of the Personnel Commission of the Los Angeles County Office of Education, administers the Merit System of equal opportunity employment as prescribed by statutes of the California Education Code. The functions of the office include job classification and compensation, recruitment and assessment, and adjudication of disciplinary and examination appeals.
The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following
Principles, practices and techniques of human resources administration, including professional principles for the development and validation of employee selection procedures, job analysis, job classification, job design, organizational structure, job evaluation, salary administration, performance evaluation, collective bargaining, and administrative judicial proceedings
Principles for the Validation and Use of Personnel Selection Procedures
Applied research methodologies and quantitative and qualitative analysis methods, data presentation techniques, and related software applications
Applicable federal, state and local laws, propositions, regulations, guidelines, standards, and related case law with emphasis on the Education Code, Government Code, Equal Employment Opportunity Act, Equal Pay Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Fair Employment and Housing Act, Educational Employment Relations (Rodda) Act, and the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures
Critical Thinking – Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
Decision Making – Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner
Fact Finding – Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question
Legal & Regulatory Navigation – Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
Innovation – Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things
Presentation Skill – Formally delivering information to groups
Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectation of customers
Relationship Building – Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships
Developing Others – Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities
Leadership – Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal
Managing Performance – Ensuring superior individual and group performance
Teamwork – Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
Valuing Diversity – Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace
Business Process Analysis – Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow
Organization Design & Structure – Establishing organizational structure and clarifying roles and responsibilities
Political & Organizational Savvy – Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries
Project Management – Planning and tracking projects to ensure they are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communication and interaction that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions and cultures.
Required Education and Experience
Education: A bachelor's degree in business or public administration, human resources, industrial/organizational psychology, or other field related to the knowledge and competencies of the job from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. A master's degree in one of the areas listed above is preferred. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Experience: Seven years of professional experience in public personnel administration, including three years in a supervisory management position in a Merit System or Civil Service regulatory environment. Management experience in a California Merit System environment is preferred.
Additional Requirements: A valid California driver's license and the ability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites is required.
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above, will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of any combination of T&E, performance exam, and oral exam.
LACOE Personnel Commission, 9300 Imperial Hwy, EC-Annex, Downey, CA 90242
Minimum qualifications must be met by the close of filing date. For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/PersonnelCommission.aspx . For additional information on our selection procedures, please visit Exam Preparation on our website. Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are ranked according to overall exam score and placed on an eligibility (hiring) list. Vacant positions are filled from the top three ranks. Eligibility lasts for 12 months; however, additional recruitment may occur under a separate bulletin with additional candidates being merged onto the eligibility list. Some positions that involve public contact may require bilingual proficiency for which selective certification may apply (Education Code 45277.5). In addition, the eligibility list resulting from this examination may be used to fill vacancies in related job classifications for which no eligibility list exists (Education Code 45272). Veterans’ Credit may be awarded for entry jobs.
Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing are available to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request an accommodation, please call 562.803.8360 as early as possible.
This examination is authorized as Open to the Public.
Recruitment ID: 5848
This announcement does not constitute an implied contract. Any part of this announcement is subject to change.
Internal Number: 19-240
About Los Angeles County Office of Education
Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is the nation's largest regional education agency. Under the leadership of Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo, LACOE supports 80 public school districts and numerous other agencies in ensuring educational excellence for the region's two million preschool and school-age children.