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Manager, Labor and Employee Relations

Manager, Labor and Employee Relations

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US-NY-New York
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Band 53
Human Resources (WS1538)
Employee Relations

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Employee Relations, and in close partnership with the Directors of Labor and Employee Relations (“Directors”), manage a variety of employee and labor relations activities and initiatives, including, but not limited to, contract administration; contract negotiations; grievance and arbitration issues; interpretative guidance and support on multiple collective bargaining agreements; policy and procedure compliance; reporting, information requests, and metrics; and adherence to local, state, and federal laws governing employment practices.



Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Required Experience
5-7 years of progressively responsible labor management and employee relations experience in both union and non-union environments. Must include prior experience managing related projects and initiatives in similar environments.
Required Knowledge, Skills, 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 conflict resolution, facilitation, and consultation skills. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Exceptional analytical skills, including the demonstrated ability to conduct rigorous fact-finding, problem-solving, and developing and recommending effective solutions that best address stakeholder concerns while mitigating organizational risk. Outstanding judgment, including the ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality at all times. Strong leadership, influence, and relationship-building skills, including the ability to work with stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both individually and collaboratively in a team environment.
Preferred Education
Master’s degree in a related field or Juris Doctor degree
Preferred Experience
Experience working in a college or university setting or large, complex not for profit organization.

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