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Administrative Specialist I
Working Title Human Resources Administrative Specialist I
Department/Division Library - Directors Office
Job Type Full Time
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Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Library - Administration
Pay Range:
G.19, $39,769.60 - $58,281.60
Starting Salary:
Minimum of the Pay Range
Work Schedule:
Varies; Days, Nights, Weekends,(may include Sat, Sundays, Holidays)
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:

Virginia Beach is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the 39th largest city in the U.S., Virginia Beach is recognized worldwide as one of the best places to live, work and do business. We are located on the beautiful Atlantic Ocean in the southeastern part of Virginia.

We are seeking a dynamic Administrative Specialist I to work with a team of professionals in the Human Resources Unit for the Library Dept.


  • Provide Human Resource support to the Library Department
  • Coordinate job audits, reclassifications and career progressions for library positions
  • Provide guidance to supervisors on disciplinary issues; maintain confidential material and information
  • Coordinate related City policies and procedures within the department
  • Coordinate the hiring and recruiting process, conducts training
  •  Support staff training with developments efforts
  • Develop close working relationships with others both inside and outside the department and City
  • Respond to local and regional inquiries and surveys
  • Conduct research analysis, prepare and present informational and comprehensive reports
  • Develop successful working relationships with City’s HR, assist with development and coordination of the department’s workforce planning and development efforts
  • Serve on City and department teams

Perform other related work as assigned, requiring skills and knowledge as demanded by duties described or less based on the current workloads and department needs.

Working Conditions:

There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to five (5) years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, such as business or public administration.

All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript:  Not Required
CDL:  Not Required                                       
DOT History:  
Not Required                                                 
CPS Check:  Not Required
Physical:  Not Required    
Respirator:  Not Required
Polygraph Review:  
Not Required
Psychological Screening:  Not Required

Attachments Required:  RESUME


A degree in Human Resource and/or related field
Certified HR professional; experience with human resource administration;
Experience working with InSITE or other integrated HRIS systems,
Evidence of experience in multiple priorities and project management; ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion;
Experience working in a fast paced environment
Experience setting up and running virtual meetings
Experience working with diverse groups
Experience managing projects
Evidence of informational/comprehensive report writing
Proficient Microsoft Suites experience (Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Teams, Outlook)
Classifications experience
Evidence of staffing and hiring experience

Special Instructions:

  • Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete. 
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  • ​Your responses to any "Supplemental Questions", if attached to this requisition, must be supported by the information you give us in the work experience section of this application. Be sure you are thorough in describing your skills and duties as you complete the work experience section. If the information cannot be verified you will not receive credit. 
  • Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.


VRS Contribution:   All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.  

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