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Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Phone: 307.766.2377
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Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
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This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming not a job opening announcement. Look for current job openings at the following link: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Manager, Human Resources

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3726

UW Job Family: 31

SOC Code: 11-3049

Pay Grade: 26

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Manages the operations of a designated major functional unit; interprets and applies university, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures; hires, trains, supervises and evaluates designated support staff; develops and coordinates statistical data; assists Director with special projects, as required.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


5 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Designated major Human Resource unit.
  • Basic, routine, advance and expert mathematical principles and procedures.
  • University, state, and federal employment policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert level of understanding, communicating and applying applicable laws, regulations, methods, and techniques in the area of specialty.
  • Basic, routine and advanced computerized human resource information systems.
  • Basic, routine and advanced computer applications and software in use in the assigned area.
  • Basic, and routine and advanced professional principles, practices and procedures for the assigned area (benefits, employment, and compensation).
  • University rules, procedures, budget management and planning.
  • Organization structure, staffing patterns, and job design.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert human resources management concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert statistical sampling and survey methodology.
  • Basic, routine, advanced and expert customer service standards and procedures.
  • Budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures.
  • Employee development and performance management.
  • Project and time management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Ability to interpret applicable University, state and federal policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Perform basic, routine, advanced and expert mathematical calculations.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of individuals and constituencies.
  • Analyze and develop creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Develop basic, routine and advanced recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Use a personal computer and associated software in use in the department or area.
  • Perform advanced research.
  • Resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Understand and process complex paperwork.
  • Gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Develop and present basic, routine, and advanced educational programs, orientations and/or workshops.
  • Work with exceptions to policies which complicate work of designated unit.
  • Maintain confidential or highly sensitive information.
  • Develop and revise goals and objectives for designated major unit.
  • Analyze and interpret strategic issues for the unit within the broader human resources context and provide integrated solutions.
  • Provide consultation on a wide array of human resources related topics.
  • Plan and evaluate programs.
  • Analyze work flow and processes and make adjustments.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Make administrative/ procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Manages the operations of a major designated Human Resources Unit.

Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates designated support staff.

Develops operational goals and objectives for designated major functional unit; assists in establishing policies and procedures to improve processes within unit and department; maintains records and statistical data; analyzes and utilizes sensitive and confidential information for designated major functional unit.

Monitors compliance with University, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures for designated major functional unit; provides appropriate interpretations to laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Assists the Director of Human Resources with special projects such as writing or modifying proposed policies, procedures and guidelines.

Supplemental Functions:

Assists in developing biennial budget and provides input to the Director on departmental expenditures.

Develops and conducts associated training workshops.

May serve on committees.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment; regular exposure to video terminal displays. 

Occasional travel required.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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