Director of Employee Relations (497686)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 01, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Human Resources and Personnel

Job Description

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that he or she belongs to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place. Learn more:

Major Duties

Under general direction of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, the Director of Employee Relations provides vision, leadership, planning, project coordination, and management for the functions of: Employee Relations, Employee Development and Communications, and Benefits Administration and Workers Compensation and ensures these programs maintain relevance in a changing environment to meet the needs of our employees.

The incumbent is responsible for developing, interpreting, and recommending program goals and objectives, practices, procedures, and courses of action related to contract administration, grievance processing, training and development programs for employees and managers, recognition programming and provision of programming and services within Benefits Administration and wellness programming.
This position will play an integral role in overseeing employee communications and the implementation of executive orders, technical letters, and collective bargaining agreements, issued by the Chancellor's office regarding human resource policy.
Provides leadership and direction in the utilization, accuracy, and effectiveness of the assigned units by motivating, developing, mentoring, and managing their respective activities and responsibilities, including the implementation and maintenance of processes, procedures, and systems, to support Employee Relations, Employee Development and Communications, and Benefits Administration.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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A Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or Industrial Relations, and eight years of progressively responsible human resources experience with five years at a managerial level.
This experience should include labor relations and contract administration; developing, delivering and evaluating training and development programs and managing benefits administration, workers compensation, and leave of absence programs.
Ideal candidate has experience in human resources in the public sector; experience administering multiple bargaining contracts/agreements; experience in adult learning program design/development; and facilitation experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational management and the principles and practices of human resource management
Advanced knowledge of management-labor relations and collective bargaining contract administration. Ability to interpret and analyze Collective Bargaining Agreements and solve complex problems arising within the context of those Agreements
Demonstrated ability to apply laws and regulations related to benefits administration, workers/compensation, and leave of absences in a large and complex organization
Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct the work of subordinate staff engaged in various professional, technical, and clerical functions

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience.

General Information

Applications received through October 12, 2020, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 91330 United States View Map