Labor Relations Representative 4

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Labor Relations Representative 4 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201910017023 Full Time 8AM - 5PM Commensurate with Experience Position Information Under the direction of the Labor Relations Director, the Labor Relations Representative 4 provides high level professional and analytical support to the campus in the areas of labor relations, contract administration, and other areas as assigned. The incumbent represents campus management in formal adversarial dispute resolution processes, coordinates the representation of campus management by University attorneys in the employment/labor relations related court cases, represents campus management in collective bargaining negotiations, advises campus management on compliance with the employment/labor relations laws and the University's collective bargaining agreements and advises campus management about labor unions and communicates with labor unions. This includes participating in system-wide bargaining teams, developing implementation procedures and training for new contracts and providing ongoing guidance and interpretation of contract language. **Please note: This position is designated as a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. Therefore, this position is currently posted as Labor Relations Representative 3 (201910017022) and Labor Relations Representative 4 (201910017023). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for your skills. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the recruitment for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure, please apply for both positions. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required JD or Master's degree in related area Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Labor Relations Academy Masters Certification (CLRM) Preferred Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) Preferred Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification (SPHR) Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Professional experience performing labor relations activities in higher education and/or public sector. Preferred 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Valid driver license will be required if operating a personal or university vehicle for university related business. Required Must possess or obtain a valid California Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles Required Must provide own transportation to offsite events / meetings. Required
Minimum Requirements Demonstrates skills necessary to bargain and represent the organization's interests effectively.
Demonstrates ability to lead and mentor other labor relations professionals.
Demonstrated ability to handle extremely difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Possesses advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; advanced knowledge of functional area and understands how work impacts other areas in Human Resources and the organization.
Possesses specialized knowledge within labor relations field.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the principles of advocacy in order to represent the organization in complex and sensitive dispute forums.
Has advanced knowledge of labor/employment law and the principles and techniques of labor negotiations.
Has advanced knowledge of other areas in human resources; capable of developing, interpreting, implementing and administering organization-wide human resources policies and processes
Has advanced knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and court decisions regarding employment related matters.
Strong skill to communicate information in an effective manner so as to be persuasive during cases involving a hearing, investigation or meeting related to a union contract grievance, University policy complaint, PERB unfair labor practice charge, or during settlement negotiations to resolve cases.
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated skill to do effective public speaking to small and large groups.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 10/12/2019
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