We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
In accordance with the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
Responsible for creating policies and procedures for labor relations within Massasoit Community College. Represents Massasoit Community College on negotiation committees, conducts grievance hearings and labor relations policies. The Senior Employee/Labor Relations Specialist provides guidance to management and staff and administers the interpretation and enforcing of human resource policies, collective bargaining unit agreements, and state and federal laws; reviews and counsels on corrective action; investigates employee grievances and EEO/DLR. Perform other duties such as responding to unemployment claims, analyzing data and tracking trends, etc.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Assists in processing eligible requests for arbitration; makes necessary arrangements for hearing, attends and assists as necessary.
Assists in the investigating complaints filed with State and Federal agencies such as the EEOC and DLR.
Provides guidance and assistance to employees concerning problems that are affecting their employment and job performance. Advises them of internal and external resources for professional support, when appropriate.
Provides guidance and assistance to supervisors/managers regarding the interpretation, compliance, and enforcement of human resource policies and procedures, collective bargaining unit agreements, and State and Federal laws including ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation.
Provides guidance to management on corrective action, grievance, and arbitration procedures. Investigates, prepares reports, and makes recommendations to management concerning resolution.
Recommends and assists in the development and implementation of human resource policies and procedures which are consistent with Federal and State laws and sound principles of management.
Manage projects and events.
Focuses on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university or any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.
Experience multitasking and working with strict time frames and deadlines.
Ability to conduct and maintain objectivity in EEO/legal/third-party investigations.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader.
Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility and HR.
Knowledge of principles and practices of Employee and Labor Relations and collective bargaining.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Position Status: Non-Unit Professional, full-time state-funded with benefits.
Hours: 37.5 hours/week
Salary: $65,031 - $84,540 (annually), commensurate with education and experience.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.
Deadline to Apply: July 29, 2021
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note:Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor, and in person. Failure to comply may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, email@example.com, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, firstname.lastname@example.org, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.