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Job Openings at UDC >> Director of Employee and Labor Relations
Director of Employee and Labor Relations
Summary
Title:Director of Employee and Labor Relations
ID:209
Department:Office of Human Resources
Location:All Locations
Description

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: full-time, regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: 0058, AD-200, Grade 4

Salary Range:  $68,936.00 - $92,714.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

  • Serves as the University’s lead faculty and staff employee relations’ counselor.
  • Plans, implements and supervises the employee relations program at the University.
  • Provides employee relations support to faculty and staff.   
  • Advises supervisors and employees on employee relations policies and procedures.
  • Tracks complaints and grievances to ensure compliance with applicable procedural requirements.
  • Manages grievance hearing process and represents University as requested.
  • Collaborates with Office of General Counsel in reviewing District/Federal policies, recommends changes to policies and, develops draft of University’s Employee Handbook.
  • Manages the performance evaluation program of the University.
  • Works with management and employees to resolve disputes.
  • Responsible for setting and enhancing high standards of customer service in the department.
  • Insures the University is in compliance with Federal and State laws and statutes.
  • Collaborates with all areas of HR to identify, analyze and develop approach to attract, retain and motivate employees.
  • Collects and analyzes information regarding other organizations/institutions employee relations’ programs for comparative analysis. 
  • Assist the Vice President of Human Resources Officer in providing leadership and direction for the HR team to develop and refine Human Resources policies and procedures. Helps direct UDC’s strategies for overall team improvement.  Works with all level of management including executive officers. Inform senior management of trends and developments.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Industrial relations, Human Resources, Business or related area. Considerable experience in labor and employee relations, preferably in the public sector. Law degree, Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification desired.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.  

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intra family offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intra family offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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