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Army Enlisted Job Descriptions and Qualification Factors

42F - Human Resource Information System Management Specialist


This MOS no longer exists. Information kept for historical purposes only.

Basic Job Description

The Human Resources Information System Management Specialist operates and manages the information systems for field personnel, as well as trains and assists all system users.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

Receives, reviews, analyzes, processes, distributes, and maintains personnel information files and supporting documentation, Prepares update cycle control documents and input, and transmits to servicing data processing facility. Maintains authorized strength levels, organizational, and systems control files, Exe cutes and monitors automated interface with other automated systems. Monitors status of unresolved errors and initiates required corrective action. Monitors processing of feedback from HQDA and takes necessary corrective action. Monitors performance of systems users, Identifies problems and discrepancies. Provides assistance or refers resolution to superiors. Prepares correspondence and forms in draft and final copy. Posts changes to Army regulations and other publications.

Determines personnel requirements, establishes work priorities, or ganizes work schedules, assigns duties, and instructs subordinates in work techniques and procedures. Reviews cyclic and other reports to assess systems performance. Maintains liaison with servicing data processing facility and field managers of interfuced systems. Prepares and monitors plans for supporting mobilization.

Training Information

8 weeks, 0 days at at Fort Jackson, SC

ASVAB Score Required:

Security Clearance: Secret

Strength Requirement: moderately heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 323222

Other Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Similar Civilian Occupations

  • Computer Operators
  • Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

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