This position will provide pro-active counsel and apply advanced knowledge to employee relations activities; model critical thinking for complex problems and serve as a lead consultant in developing creative solutions for departments, managers and employees in all E&MR related issues; and demonstrate a high level of integrity and in-depth knowledge to ensure compliance with university, state and federal laws. This position is expected to demonstrate a high degree of independent decision-making, judgement and accountability.
This position also serves as the Grievance Officer (GO) for SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty employees and Workplace Violence Officer for the University, and provides consultation, guidance and advice to employees and all levels of management on a wide-range of employee relations topics affecting SHRA (staff) and EHRA Non-Faculty employees for assigned departments including:
Disciplinary actions and involuntary separations
Mediation and conflict/resolution
Employee conduct issues
Leave related issues (i.e. FMLA and Disability) in partnership
Absenteeism and work schedule issues
Administrative. leave programs (adverse weather, pandemic, and administrative absence).
Consultation on complex workplace issues and work environment concerns
Investigations into employee misconduct
Workplace violence process and policy management
Harassment, discrimination and disability accommodation (in conjunction with University's EO/ADA Officer)
Navigating the grievance process
This position analyzes client issues and provides guidance based on interpretation of University policies and applicable State and Federal laws. This position is responsible for ensuring clients are given
Internal Number: 157961
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