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Director, Labor & Employee Relations

Director, Labor & Employee Relations

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US-NY-New York
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Band 54
Human Resources (WS1538)
Employee Relations

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Labor and Employee Relation in University Human Resources, the Director, Labor and Employee Relations performs a wide variety of duties related to contract administration; contract negotiations; grievance and arbitration issues; and employee relations concerns including, but not limited to, providing definitive direction, interpretative guidance and support to schools and administrative units on multiple collective bargaining agreements; policy and procedure compliance; and adherence to local, state and federal laws governing employment practices.


Required Education:  Masters Degree in Related Field

Preferred Education:  Juris Doctor Degree

Required Experience:  10+ years significant labor management and employee relations experience in both union and non-union environments.

Preferred Experience:  Experience in working in a college or university setting or large complex not for profit organization.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  Thorough knowledge, technical mastery, skill and judgment in the application of relevant federal, state and local employment and labor laws and regulations. Effective consulting to identify problems and recommend solutions. Excellent written verbal and presentation considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships across the University. Strong leadership skills. A team player with superior ability to work independently. Familiarity with the uses of databases, data analysis and modeling as management tools. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  Creating, developing and implementing training programs on full range of human resource and employee relations topics to diverse management teams.

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EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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