Employee & Labor Relations Administrator

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Employee & Labor Relations Administrator

Stanford University

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Are you interested in a great opportunity in Employee & Labor Relations? Stanford University Human Resources (UHR) is seeking an Employee & Labor Relations Administrator to assist the Employee & Labor Relations team in all facets of employee and labor relations. The Employee & Labor Relations Administrator will act as the first point of contact for most employee and labor relations inquiries and serve as a resource on policies, procedures, and practices. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to work with a team as well as independently, and manage the details of employee and labor relations administrative processes (e.g., unemployment claims, terminations, grievances, information requests, meeting coordination, and website updates). This position is in our Porter Drive office and will move to our new Redwood City campus in 2019.


  • Serve as a resource on employee and labor relations issues, effectively communicate and explain policies, procedures, and practices. Resolve issues as appropriate and/or coordinate with Employee & Labor Relations team member or school/business unit.
  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate all details of employee relations activities (transactions and documentation) in collaboration with the Employee & Labor Relations team, including unemployment claims, terminations, information requests, and grievances. Act as key contact.
  • Collect and analyze HRIS data, create reports, review and explain trends for compliance, audit, and metrics purposes; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Analyze and interpret policies; develop, revise and implement procedures for employee and labor relations activities.
  • Compose, maintain, modify, and/or ensure accuracy of content in various documents, reports, and/or websites.
  • Organize and/or participate in conferences, seminars, events, and negotiations. Perform associated duties including arranging services with vendors, producing and distributing materials, administering logistics, and managing event within budget. May monitor and approve expenditures.
  • Provide administrative support for Employee & Labor Relations staff, such as meeting logistics, union support work, website updates, document preparation, and recordkeeping. Maintain Employee & Labor Relations electronic filing system, including filing and scanning. Manage the Associate Vice President of Employee & Labor Relations' calendar and coordinate meetings on behalf of the ELR team.
    * - Other duties may also be assigned Education & Experience:
    Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and FileMaker. Familiarity with human resource management systems, such as PeopleSoft and time/leave systems.
    Certifications and Licenses:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Travel on campus to schools/units, out of town.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job: Human Resources

    Location: Human Resources Services
    Schedule: Full-time
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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    Posted: 3/12/2018
    Application Due: 4/9/2018
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