The University of Virginia is searching for a collaborative and dynamic candidate for an Employee Relations (ER) Consultant position. An ER Consultant is a strategic, consultative partner for client areas across the Academic Division and Health System.
An integral member of the Employee Relations Team, the ER Consultant reports directly to the Manager of Employee Relations and works with assigned business areas across the University. This role serves as a subject matter expert in the area of employee relations and the primary focus of this position is to: handle ER investigations; provide advice and counsel to HR professionals and managers on workplace issues regarding policy interpretation and application; and handle the progressive disciplinary process that includes informal levels of counseling, formal discipline and the grievance procedure process.
The ability to work effectively and autonomously with all levels within the organization, and maintain flexibility and adaptability is essential. The incumbent must be able to manage multiple projects and tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. The ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, time management, and facilitation skills are a must. A knowledge of relevant state and federal employment laws and governmental compliance requirements related to HR management and employment functions is essential. Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
To apply, visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Requisition R0003712 and complete an application online, be sure to attach each of the following: a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. For questions regarding the position or application process contact Michele Jarman, Academic Recruiter, email@example.com. The anticipated hiring range for this position is $60,000-70,000, commensurate with education and experience.
Internal Number: R0003712
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.