HR Consultant

Job Summary

The HR Consultant is responsible for performing advanced, specialized and administrative duties in a designated human resource program or area.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position may plan, assign or supervise the work of others. This position may also function as an assistant to the section manager or as a team leader.


  • Advises management on the formulation and administration of plans and policies for human resource activities.
  • Acts as an internal consultant by analyzing and recommending solutions to human resource issues relating to the assigned program or section area.
  • Develops, revises and implements HR policies and procedures.
  • Ensures program or section area is in compliance with established policies and procedures and with any relevant federal, state or local legislation.
  • Prepares and maintains special internal and external reports as requested by the immediate supervisor.
  • Answers non routine requests for information on policy interpretation.
  • Assists with developing, coordinating and recommending changes for the improvement of workflow in the program or section area.
  • Develops methods and procedures for compiling and analyzing data for reports and special projects.
  • Conducts periodic audits of human resource activities to ensure compliance with laws, policies and procedures.
  • Participates in professional development sessions or seminars.
  • Works on special projects.
  • Leads special and cross-functional project teams.
  • Presents training sessions related to the assigned program or section area.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods.
  • Ability to design and implement effective training and development.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field.
  • Three years of professional-level experience in human resources.