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TEMP-Human Resources Operation (Employee Relations Consultant)

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
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Jun 20, 2021

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Job Title: TEMP-Human Resources Operation (Employee Relations Consultant)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228984
Job Summary

Serve as subject matter expert in the area of employee relations. Drive consistent policy interpretation and application of workplace policies and provide other support as necessary for championing and driving a culture of accountability, inclusivity, and fairness. Work with employees and management to resolve work-related issues, handle investigations, and consult with department leadership regarding policies and procedures. This position will interact on a regular basis with: Institute and departmental leadership and managers at all levels of authority, other areas of Human Resources, Legal Affairs and Risk Management, and Institute Diversity. This position typically will advise and counsel: Institute Leadership, managers, other areas of Human Resources, Legal Affairs and Risk Management, and Institute Diversity. This position will supervise: N/A.

  • Job Duty 1 Conduct thorough investigations of complaints, including interviewing complainants, witnesses and respondents; gather evidence as necessary; prepare investigative reports with analysis, findings and recommendations
  • Job Duty 2 Liaise between management, employees, and Human Resources, answering questions and helping resolve work-related problems
  • Job Duty 3 Provide advice and consultation to managers on organizational policy matters such as progressive discipline, equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend changes
  • Job Duty 4 Interpret and counsel on human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations
  • Job Duty 5 Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Job Duty 6 Conduct training sessions on employment related matters, including discipline, personnel policies, mandated work rules, EEO and Title IX, and compliance with collective bargaining agreements
  • Job Duty 7 Prepare new or amended policies and procedures in response to legislation changes and ensure continued compliance with applicable laws, policies, and regulations
  • Job Duty 8 Develop ad hoc management surveys or reports related to metrics or analytics; Complete special projects as assigned
  • Job Duty 9 Perform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Five to six years of job related experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • PHR or SPHR (or similar SHRM certification)
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Four years of experience in Employee Relations
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Solid experience in Employee Relations (ER). Demonstrated experience with handling of complex ER cases and matters; Ability to operate with discretion, integrity and maintaining confidences; Ability to deliver services with a realistic/pragmatic approach based on sound judgment - balancing the needs of the business with the values, ER policies and laws under which we operate (knows how to operate in the gray); Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team; Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, time management, and consultation skills; Ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees within the organization, work autonomously, and maintain flexibility and adaptability; Knowledge of relevant state and federal employment laws and governmental compliance requirements related to HR management and employment functions; Effectively managing multiple projects and tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail; A Page 3 of 3 Content Item ID Description relevant work history and experience that demonstrates a strong work ethic, initiative and selfmotivation, dedication to the completion of work projects, ability to collaborate and work in a team, and a passion for driving a culture of diversity and inclusion, including fairness and accountability in HR process and procedure.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests

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