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Employee Relations Consultant

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
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Employee Relations Consultant
UCLA Campus Human Resources
Req 31090

Under the general direction of the Manager of Employee Relations, provide high-level employee relations consultation to all levels of University management, including managers, departmental human resources representatives, Chief Administrative Officers, Assistant Deans, Associate or Assistant Vice Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Department Chairs, and Deans, as well as employees. Advise and counsel campus clients on a wide range of complex employment matters, including analysis and interpretation of University policies and procedures, collective-bargaining agreements, and applicable employment laws; progressive discipline to address employee performance and misconduct; regulatory compliance, including Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), California Family Rights Act ("CFRA"), Pregnancy Disability Leave ("PDL"), and American Disabilities Act ("ADA"); strategic planning; layoffs and reorganizations; organizational development; and conflict resolution

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  • Strong knowledge of human resources administration in a large, complex organization, preferably a public institution or university

  • Strong knowledge of sound employee relations practices and relevant employment laws, including performance management, progressive discipline, termination of employment, etc

  • Working knowledge of labor relations laws, practices, and procedures in a collective bargaining environment

  • General knowledge of workers' compensation laws and practices

  • Working knowledge of the American Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation, and interactive process

  • Expertise in Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and Pregnancy Disability Leave

  • Demonstrated ability to train individuals and small and large groups for the purpose of enhancing organizational effectiveness

  • Demonstrated skill at negotiating, and at exchanging ideas, information and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, and/or solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to make oral presentations to individuals or groups in order to persuade others to accept or understand new or established ideas, policies, and procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and effectively explain complex policies, procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and relevant employment laws to all levels of management, as well as to employees

  • Demonstrated ability to mediate effectively between and among all levels of management and employees

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or a related field and a minimum of 6 years of professional-level human resources experience, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training

  • Advanced degree (e.g., Master's Degree or Juris Doctor) is preferred

  • Experience working in a unionized environment is preferred.

    Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting.

    To Apply:

    Apply using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu and search for Requisition 31090. Alternatively, you may copy/paste the link below into your browser's address bar:

    The University of California offers a competitive salary and benefits program:

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

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    Posted: 2019-08-27 Expires: 2019-09-25

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