|Overview:||Personnel administrators implement and monitor for organizations all personnel programs and management practices dealing with recruitment, employee selection, performance appraisal, compensation, training, promotion, transfer, retirement and equal opportunity activities.|
|Duties:||They train branch office management how to administer the organization's human resource management and personnel programs. They monitor branch office implementation of these programs.
They review employee grievances and advise branch office managers on methods to resolve grievances.
They administer "Quality of Work Life" surveys to organization employees, summarize findings, and hold meetings to give employees feedback on results.
They audit employee career development activities and management compliance with the organization's equal opportunity and affirmative action goals.
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment of personnel administrators is expected to grow faster than average through 2018 led by legislation and court rulings revising standards in various areas. Rising healthcare costs spur demand for specialists to develop creative compensation and benefits packages that companies can offer prospective employees.|
|Salary Range (National Average):||$32,000 to $36,000|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
|Additional Training/Education:||Personnel Administrators or Human Resource Managers usually require a bachelor's or often a Master's degree in either human resource management, industrial relations, business or psychology. Actually, a mix of courses from all these study areas is desirable. Additional courses in computer applications and statistics are becoming increasingly important.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.