Employee Relations Consultant

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-13
Req: R0023501
The University of Virginia is searching for collaborative and dynamic candidates for an Employee Relations (ER) Consultant position. The ER Consultant is a strategic, consultative partner supporting UVA’s Health System.

As an integral member of the Employee Relations Team, the ER Consultant reports directly to the Manager of Employee Relations and works with assigned business areas across the University Health System. This role serves as a subject matter expert in the area of employee relations and the primary focus of this position is to:

  • Investigate employee matters and concerns
  • Conduct formal investigations into allegations of employee misconducts
  • Oversee the grievance process
  • Partner with key stakeholders to deliver appropriate employee resources
  • Provide advice and counsel to HR professionals and managers on workplace issues regarding policy interpretation and application
  • Conduct and oversee the progressive disciplinary process that includes informal levels of counseling, formal discipline and the grievance procedure process.

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 applications received by April 30, 2021. A Bachelor's degree and at least four years of relevant HR experience is required or a Master's degree with one year of relevant HR experience. 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. The anticipated hiring range for this role is $60,000-$70,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and a health screen. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘Employee Relations Consultant.‘ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Requisition R0023501, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the "Resume" box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at emj2us@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 7/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time