Requisition Number: 03024806 Final Filing Date: 09-25-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: LABOR REL REPR 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $6,150.00-$12,991.67/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Fixed; Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES - 062110 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Employee & Labor Relations Manager, supervise and coordinate daily operations of Labor Relations staff. Lead and administer the employee complaint process, including facilitating management's response and presiding over grievance meetings. Act as a technical leader in contract interpretation, leading the labor relations team and providing advice to campus departments, ensuring consistency. Represent campus in collective bargaining negotiations and at meetings with unions on local matters. Assist ELR Manager and Executive Director with the development and oversight of programs and goals for collective bargaining, policy and advocacy. May lead the Labor Relations team in the development and presentation of training programs for the UC Davis campus in areas of Employee and Labor Relations. Lead the unit in issue spotting in cases to provide risk management in collaboration with UCDH ELR Manager, Campus Counsel, Disability Management Services, Risk Management and Compliance on a variety of complex personnel matters. Keep abreast of changing state and federally mandated employment and labor laws/policies that govern the employment of staff & students.
Work Environment: UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: JD or equivalent combination of education & experience. Demonstrated experience in the areas of human resources, employee relations, employment law, labor relations, or collective bargaining principles & practices.
Experience in labor arbitration, advocacy, practicing law in a trial setting, representing clients at administrative hearings or related field or activity such as unfair labor practice charges, meet & discuss/confer sessions, preparing witnesses, performing examination & cross-examination, oral opening, closing, & motions.
Working knowledge of labor & employment laws, including other public sector labor laws, National Labor Relations Act, Labor Code, Fair Labor Standards Act, etc., including recent developments & practices, applicability to the public sector, desirability to implement through contracts, & probable impact on arbitration decisions.
Experience analyzing complex problems or information in an objective manner, derive logical conclusions, & use original & innovative approaches & techniques to solve difficult problems with multiple variables.
Experience maintaining a high degree of discretion, integrity, & sensitivity to confidentiality & privacy.
Experience in the principles & practices of business management to effectively & ethically manage & oversee operational resources.
Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills to clearly & effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals to secure &/or provide information to clarify situations & resolve problems.
Skills to work effectively & sensitively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds & perspectives to build mutual respect, fairness, & equity.
Highly effective decision-making, problem solving, critical thinking, project & initiative management & organizational leadership skills. Demonstrated skills in handling extremely difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in supervision and /or leadership.
Political acumen & ability to demonstrate tact & diplomacy among Executive Leadership & in adversarial situations.
Demonstrated written analyses & oral presentations experience with all level of management.
Knowledge of the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) or other public sector labor laws, including scope of bargaining, contract compliance, standards of unilateral changes, union notice requirements, & public sector labor union behavior.
Knowledge of Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) administrative procedures for unfair labor practice charges, unit modifications, & unit requests for recognition.
Knowledge of the Information Practices Act, Public Records Act, & HEERA requirements for information release, including release of personnel type records, creation of data for bargaining.
Skills functioning in a demanding environment to resolve conflict/confrontation situations among emotionally distressed & frequently uncooperative parties.
Skills analyzing labor relations information, data, problems, practices, or procedures to define problems & objectives, consider alternative solutions & consequences, & propose solutions.
Computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook.
Knowledge of UCD Staff Personnel Policies (PSS & MSP) & existing union contracts including thorough knowledge of the various grievance processes & the standards for decision making in each process.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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