Employee Relations Consultant

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Posting Number: 0624417 Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff Employment Posting Category: University Staff Type of Application:
(required to apply for this posting) Staff Application Organization (Position Organization): 10080 CO-Chief HR Officer Department: University Human Resources Location: Charlottesville Working Title: Employee Relations Consultant Anticipated Hiring Range: Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No End Date of Position: Posting Date: 11-07-2018 Posting Summary:
Click here for an example. The University of Virginia is searching for collaborative and dynamic candidates for Employee Relations (ER) Consultant positions. An ER Consultant is a strategic, consultative partner for client areas across the Academic Division and Health System.

As integral members of the Employee Relations Team, the ER Consultants report directly to the Manager of Employee Relations and work with assigned business areas across the University. This role serves as a subject matter expert in the area of employee relations and the primary focus of this position is to: handle ER investigations; provide advice and counsel to HR professionals and managers on workplace issues regarding policy interpretation and application; and handle the progressive disciplinary process that includes informal levels of counseling, formal discipline and the grievance procedure process.

A Bachelor's degree and at least four years of relevant experience is required. The successful candidates have experience handling complex ER cases and demonstrated work ethic, initiative, dedication to project completion, and passion for human resource management. Good judgment and conflict resolution and decision making skills are necessary, as is the ability to resolve complex problems and effectively communicate rationale to key stakeholders. A sensitivity to employee concerns and the ability to adapt to different, sometimes conflicting stakeholder needs is a must. The incumbent has a realistic/pragmatic approach to delivering services based on sound judgment - balancing the values, ER policies and laws under which we operate. Discretion, integrity and confidentiality are a must.

The ability to work effectively and autonomously with all levels within the organization, and maintain flexibility and adaptability is essential. The incumbent must be able to manage multiple projects and tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. The ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, time management, and facilitation skills are a must. A knowledge of relevant state and federal employment laws and governmental compliance requirements related to HR management and employment functions is essential. Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.

Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in a related field and over seven years of experience in an employee relations role and/or with the University. Priority will also be given to applications received by November 22, 2018.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624417. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. For questions regarding the position or application process contact Michele Jarman, [email protected]

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. Closing Date: Open Until Filled Required Applicant Documents: CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=85953 function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive

Tenure Status: Rank: Appointment Type: Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015) Employment Conditions for Faculty function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Univ.Staff - Operational & Administrative (O&A), Managerial & Professional (M&P)

Area of Interest: Human Resources FLSA Exemption Status:
Click here for a definition. Exempt Posting for UVA Employees Only: No Shift: Day Number of Work Hours Per Week:
(format: xx.xxxx) 40 Number of Months/Year: 12 EO/AA Statement: The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Optional Applicant Documents: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION Required Education

What is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.
Degree Requirements Analysis *Degree Required If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:
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Degree Requirements Analysis Bachelor's degree and four years of relevant experience. Preferred Education

What level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. *Degree Preferred If degree or equivalent experience preferred, please specify:
(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.) Degree in a related field EXPERIENCE Required Experience

What is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. Considerable - 4 to 7 years If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience: Experience handling complex ER cases and demonstrated work ethic, initiative, dedication to project completion, and passion for human resource management. Preferred Experience

What is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. Extensive - 7 years plus If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience: Previous experience in an employee relations role and with the University. LICENSE or CERTIFICATION If yes, what is the required License or Certification. If yes, what is the preferred License or Certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Good judgment and conflict resolution and decision-making skills
-Ability to resolve complex problems and effectively communicate rationale to key stakeholders
-Sensitivity to employee concerns and the ability to adapt to different, sometimes conflicting stakeholders
-A realistic/pragmatic approach to delivering services based on sound judgment - balancing the values, ER policies and laws under which we operate
-Discretion, integrity and confidentiality
-Ability to work effectively and autonomously with all levels within the organization, and maintain flexibility and adaptability
-Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, time management, and facilitation skills
-Knowledge of relevant state and federal employment laws and governmental compliance requirements related to HR management and employment functions. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Required Computer Applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint Preferred Computer Applications: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

Employment Conditions: Criminal History
Sexual Offender Registry
Degree Validation Drug Testing Required?

(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included) No Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? No Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? Yes function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;}

 

 

 

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