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Senior Human Resources Analyst (1244 - TEX)

Recruitment: RTF0126622-01148088

Published: October 04, 2022


Meiyi Ouyang -

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Department: Public Library
Job class: 1244-Senior Human Resources Analyst
Salary range: $122,642.00 - $148,980.00
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent learning and the joys of reading for our diverse communities. The library system includes the architecturally significant Main Library in the city’s Civic Center, 27 neighborhood branch libraries, two administrative buildings and four bookmobiles. With a collection of more than 3.7 million items, and circulation exceeding 11 million each year, SFPL serves more than 6 million visitors annually. The library system has extraordinary political and fiscal support that mandates an annual funding allocation from the city’s property tax revenues, resulting in a budget of $185 million in FY 23. With a strong budget, SFPL has approximately 900 employees committed to outstanding public service.

San Francisco Public Library must build a culture, space, and workplace that is accessible and welcoming to all current and future employees, and to actively build an environment in which all people, regardless of background, identity, or ability, can be equal participants. In this way, our staff at all organizational levels can reflect the communities we serve. A safe, equitable workplace is an actively anti-racist workplace. Creating an inclusive workplace means aligning with the lived realities of people of color. Learn more about SFPL Racial Equity Commitment.

Role description

About the Position

Under the direction of the Library Human Resources Director, the Senior Human Resources Analyst – Talent Acquisition performs advanced journey level professional duties focusing on recruitment and selection. As the Library re-opens for in-person services, hiring plans and recruitment and selection processes need to be developed to support hiring activities. This position also will partner with staff engaged in the Library’s Racial Equity Action Plan (REAP) work to develop diversity recruitment outreach implementation plans for Library recruitments. This position will develop outreach strategies for each recruitment aimed at diversity, equity and inclusion. .

Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

·         Partners with library HR staff to develop a robust diversity outreach recruitment plan for library system-wide classifications; identifies targeted recruitment strategies to meet REAP implementation plan goals;

·         Provides consultation and advice to hiring managers to ensure an equitable recruitment practices to attract diverse and inclusive talent pool; develops effective sourcing strategies to meet the hiring goals and timelines;   

·         Facilitates recruitment and selection activities such as preparing job announcements, conducting job analyses with Subject Matter Experts; administering examinations, preparing job announcements, communicating with applicants, reviewing employment applications to determine applicants’ eligibility based on minimum qualifications; facilitating the administration of examination scoring; and establishing eligible lists;

·         Consults with and advises hiring managers on developing selection devices, interview questions and rating guidelines; coordinates hiring and selection processes;

·         Drafts and prepares correspondence, reports, and memoranda;

·         Gathers, prepares, compiles, reviews, analyzes, maintains, and tracks personnel-related information, records, and reports;

·         Performs related duties as assigned.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND

Three (3) years of verifiable professional human resources experience, similar to 1241 Human Resources Analyst, in one or more of the following areas of activity: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations.


Education Substitution - Additional qualifying work experience as a professional human resources analyst may be substituted for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester/ 45 quarter units equals one year).

Experience Substitution - Completion of a 12 month human resources trainee program equivalent to the City and County of San Francisco's 1249 Human Resources Training Program may substitute for one (1) year of required professional experience.

Experience Substitution - Possession of a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Master's degree in Personnel Administration, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or Clinical/School/Industrial-Organizational Psychology may substitute for one (1) year of the required professional experience.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Desirable Qualifications:

The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring:

·         Demonstrated experience developing and implementing recruitment and selection processes

·         Creating and implementing diversity recruitment strategies including community partnership, and outreach.

·         Experience developing recruitment tools and guidelines to meet diversity hiring goals.

·         Knowledge and understanding of best practices in public sector recruitment and selection activities.

What else should I know?

Application opening date: Monday, October 3, 2022

Application closing date: Monday, October 17, 2022

Recruitment ID:

Appointment Type
Temporary Exempt (TEX) Appointment. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 10.104 and shall serve (at will) at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. The duration of this temporary exempt appointment is up to 12-months.

Compensation and Benefits: The normal annual salary range is $122,642 to $148,980.

To learn more about the benefits, click here.

Verification of Education and Experience: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. For more information on how to verify your experience or education please click here.

Selection Procedure:
 The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates. San Francisco Public Library may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decision for this position. Only those candidates whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the department will continue in the departmental selection process, which may consist of an oral interview, and/or performance exercise. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.  

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:

Recruitment Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Meiyi Ouyang at

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.