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Employee Relations Manager
Summary
Title:Employee Relations Manager
ID:939
Department:Human Resources
Division:President
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: President

Department: Human Resources

Job title: Employee Relations Manager

Reports to: Chief Human Resources Officer

Position type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Purpose: The employee relations manager reports to the chief human resources officer for oversight of building and sustaining positive work relationships at KCKCC

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal discrimination and employment regulations.
  • Lead internal investigations in compliance and employee-related matters, recommend solutions and assist with facilitation of resolution.
  • Assist with Title IX investigation involving employees. 
  • Monitor complaint and grievance process and adherence to timelines.
  • Provides advice and counsel to managers regarding personnel practices, policies and employment laws.
  • Coach employees and managers on work-related issues and make recommendations to help resolve complex and unique employment issues.
  • Maintain records of grievance actions, formal investigations and complaints.
  • Conduct & monitor exit interviews to determine trends; make recommendations based on outcomes.
  • Develop and manage programs for employee recognition and appreciation.
  • Assist the Chief Human Resources Officer with reviewing existing policies and procedures and recommend new &/or revised policies & procedures, as necessary.
  • Implement, develop and manage compliance training programs.
  • Gather information on employees’ perceptions that affect employee morale, motivation, & efficiency.
  • Ensure performance evaluations are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Manage the unemployment claim process and represent the college at unemployment hearings as necessary.
  • Develop & conduct supervisor training with chief human resources officer and staff development specialist to foster positive attitudes towards college goal/mission and to foster effective employee relations.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations, especially to employment, employee relations and Title IX.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and establish credibility with all levels of employee in the organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to effectively present data analyzes to a designated target audience.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate and resolve conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate successfully with ambiguity, multiple priorities and a changing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to successfully initiate and carry projects to completion.
  • Ability to anticipate and assess potential risk and problems
  • Ability to solve complex problems by using best practices and alternative methods. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business administration, industrial organizational psychology or closely related field required.
  • Three (3) or more years of professional level Human Resource experience including employee/labor relations. 
  • Two years of supervisory experience preferred
  • SPHR/PHR or SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP preferred  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.


SALARY:                 $55,500 – $67,500


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.  IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS/AND OR/ DEGREE CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

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