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Director, Human Resources / Saint Helens, OR
TO QUALIFY: Equivalent to a four year university education in business, public administration, human resources or closely related field. At least six years' experience working in the Human Resources field. Experience must include significant labor relations responsibility with either private or public bargaining units. Any satisfactory combination of experience and education may be accepted.
Columbia County has a population of approximately 50,000 and is bordered on the east by the Columbia River, on the south by Multnomah County and Washington County, and on the west by Clatsop County. The southern County line is approximately 30 minutes from Portland, the largest metropolitan area in Oregon. The western County line is approximately 30 minutes from the Pacific coast. The County seat is located in St. Helens. The Human Resources Department is located in the County’s Courthouse.
POSITION: HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR. This position is a full-time management position, Civil Service exempt, FLSA exempt and not represented by a bargaining unit. The position reports directly to the elected three member governing Board of County Commissioners. Anticipated Start Date – mid February 2021.
ANNOUNCEMENT: 20-510 DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
SALARY: $8,088-$10,280 monthly. Appointment in range at hire will be negotiable. Excellent benefits, including paid PERS contribution and family health insurance plus generous leave benefits. See Benefits Offered section for details.
CLOSING: NOVEMBER 20, 2020. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via online submission.
DUTIES: Responsible for all aspects of the professional performance and administration of the Human Resources Department. The complete job description for the position is located on the County’s website.
TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form and a resume.
To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. A thorough background check, including criminal history will be conducted of final candidates. Email completed application, resume, and any other requested document(s) in PDF format, before 5:00pm on the closing date to HR.Jobs@columbiacountyor.gov.
Benefits Offered by Columbia County for Human Resources Director position.
Salary: Listed in the announcement.
Full time work week: 40.0 hours
Medical/dental insurance*: Currently 100% paid for HMO through the family level by the County. Low copays and deductibles.
Life insurance: $40,000
PERS/OSPRP: 6% of gross monthly salary paid by County into employee account, plus additional portion paid for eventual retirement pension.
Holidays: 10.5 holidays per year plus 2 additional floating holidays
Sick Leave: One day accrued each month; maximum accrual of 2080 hours. Half of accrued sick leave paid at retirement.
Years 1-5 12 days accrued each year
Years 6-10 15 days accrued each year
Years 11-15 19 days accrued each year
Years 16-20 21 days accrued each year
20+ Years 24 days accrued each year
Maximum accrual of 400 hours
Other Leaves: Paid bereavement leave, personal leave, jury/witness duty leave
VEBA: County contributes each year to a medical savings account to reimburse employee for deductibles, copays, non-covered medical expenses
Other: Employee Assistance Program, flexible spending accounts, AFLAC supplemental insurance, discounted health club membership, etc.
Note: Benefits may vary from those listed above subject to employment status and may change over time.
Director and above
Program Manager – Labor and Employee Relations / Portland, OR
Experience and education:
Six years of directly related and progressive experience in Human Resources; 3 years of which include experience working in a unionized environment AND
A Bachelor's degree in human resources or a related field; AND either, a related advanced degree or professional certification; OR
Any combination of experience and education that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and ability to perform assigned tasks
3+ years of direct experience developing, recommending and implementing labor relations policies and strategies
3 + years managing/leading labor negotiations and employee investigations in a multi-union public sector/governmental environment
To apply please visit our website www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs
We want your application to count, so be sure it's complete and that you provide/attach all the required materials.
1) Resume or Application 2) Answer supplemental questions.
Hello, we're Metro
Across greater Portland in 24 cities and three counties, there's one local government that brings us all together. Led by an elected council, Metro helps Oregonians shape the future and provides services that make life better today. Metro's work spans parks and nature, land and transportation, garbage and recycling, and arts and events. We help make greater Portland a great place to call home. To find this listing and apply, please go to our website www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs
You are a strategic, solutions-oriented expert on policy and contract interpretation in a union environment. Your ability to lead with emotional intelligence allows you to adeptly work to understand multiple, varying interests and stakeholders while developing trust along the way.
As a senior member of the Human Resources Labor and Employee Relations team, you will be one of three highly knowledgeable and experienced program managers serving as a solutions focused guide. Working independently and as part of this team, you will be relied upon as a contract manager and negotiator, consultant/influencer and trusted subject matter expert in Labor and Employee Relations.
What you will do:
In this role, you'll be responsible for working with departmental directors, managers and the greater Human Resources team to ensure Metro's labor and employee relations practices are consistent, equitable and align with our core organizational values and departmental objectives. Leading with a solutions based approach, collaborative spirit, and mutual respect, you will be responsible for working primarily with specific assigned unions of Metro's eight union partners.
Additionally, this role will:
Develop, recommend and implement a labor relations policy and strategy that advances Metro's overall objectives.
Participate in labor contract negotiations as chief negotiator for your designated union contracts, including development and implementation of negotiation strategy; identify relevant operational issues, conduct analysis, prepare policy briefing documents, and maintain a communication strategy for obtaining input and direction.
Collaborate and coach management on investigation, grievance and arbitration processes. Develop and implement workshops and other tools and materials for executives, managers and others.
Provide advisement on policy and contract interpretation, developing strategies to proactively address issues that impact team or individual performance and assisting with workplace conflict resolution.
Conduct investigations regarding possible violations of union contracts and Metro policies and procedures, including claims of harassment; assist in implementation of recommended actions.
Represent Metro in arbitrations and mediations.
Analyze highly complex issues related to contract or policy interpretation in situations for which there may be no precedent.
Partner with internal employment attorneys and other internal investigative bodies as necessary.
Monitor and analyze current laws and regulations and ensure policies, benefit plans and agreements comply.
Drive change efforts and workforce planning strategies by building collaborative, trusting and credible relationships with senior leaders and key partners. Most importantly, you will model these behaviors every day.
Traits for success:
Expert knowledge and experience in leading contract negotiations in a public sector/governmental environment
Leadership in promoting an environment that supports equity, where staff of all backgrounds can come to work and thrive in a safe and welcoming workplace.
Advanced knowledge of regulations and laws applicable to human resources and labor relations.
Ability to listen and communicate clearly and persuasively with Metro leadership and managers, employees, community members and various community and business groups.
Ability to provide planning, and technical oversight in developing goals and objectives.
Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to quickly gain trust working across organizational lines.
Employee & Labor Relations Program Manager / Hillsboro, OR
What you need to be successful in the job!
Cultural competency, exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills, and the ability to effectively communicate and build trusting, productive relationships with stakeholders of a variety of diversity dimensions will be essential to success in this role. Experience developing workplace culture centered around equitable and inclusive outcomes, self-awareness, willingness to receive feedback, and a high degree of emotional intelligence are essential. Proven and extensive experience in contract negotiations and administration, EEO investigations, performance management, corrective action, workplace conflict resolution, mediation/arbitration, and policy interpretation is a must.
• Conduct research, organize, and analyze information from a variety of sources and form sound recommendations based on review and findings, strategically weighing benefits and risks of proposed actions;
• Distill complex information into a concise and understandable manner;
• Assist Citywide efforts in identifying structural and cultural racism at organizational and departmental levels;
• Utilize an equity lens to center employee needs and experiences;
• Manage by servant leadership principles - foster a team environment of delegated authority (where appropriate), growth & development, support, collaboration, and accountability.
• Be an ally to members of continually marginalized racial, gender, and ability groups;
• Actively listen and communicate clearly and thoughtfully with all stakeholders;
• Provide high-quality, timely, thoughtful guidance on complex, sensitive issues consistent with City policy and values, collective bargaining agreements, and relevant employment laws;
• Utilize interpersonal skills to effectively influence at all levels of management;
• Flexibly maintain emotions and project a calm demeanor in stressful situations;
• Prioritize and complete tasks with optimum efficiency; prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and demonstrate flexibility;
• Exercise confidentiality and discretion; effectively establish and maintain credibility at all levels within the organization;
• Utilize sound judgement, demonstrate professionalism, remain objective, and consider the big picture, assessing all dimensions of an issue for fiscal, legal and people impact.
Advanced knowledge of:
• HR principles and best practices of Employee and Labor Relations including investigation protocols, contract and policy administration, facilitated discussions, employee engagement strategies, performance planning – goal setting,, coaching, feedback, corrective action;
• Applicable state, federal and labor law regulations related to HR and Employee and Labor Relations – PECBA, EEO, FMLA/OFLA, ADA, etc.;
• Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion principles and practices;
• Operationalizing equity in the employee and labor relations program to contribute towards a culture where all staff can bring their full selves and have a safe, welcoming workplace to thrive.
Acceptable Experience and Training
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Psychology, Human Resources, Public Administration or closely related field; and 5 years or more related professional experience in Human Resources including 3 years of supervisory experience. An emphasis on Employee and Labor Relations is required as is experience in one or more of the other HR functions such as recruitment and retention, classification and compensation, learning and development or Generalist, or any combination of education and experience that gives the applicants the skills/knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the job.
• Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record.
Employee & Labor Relations Program Manager
Human Resources Department
Salary Range: $82,467 – $108,522 annually.
Starting salary is $82,467 – $100,334 (depending upon qualifications).
Full-time, exempt position plus full benefits package.
The closing date for this position is 11:59 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2020.
Hiring a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve is essential to delivering exceptional City services and programs. The City of Hillsboro is committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees to thrive. We value, respect, and empower employees as unique individuals with authentic voices and diverse ideas.
At the City of Hillsboro we believe that people are the single most important asset to any organization. People share the stories, communicate the passion, and deliver the services that impact entire communities. The City of Hillsboro’s Human Resources department is thrilled to announce a new search for an HR leader whose focus will be on supporting our organization through taking care of its most important asset – our employees! If you are a helper at heart, and you are committed to pursuing equitable, creative, thoughtful solutions for employees and our City, then we want you on our team!
The Employee & Labor Relations Program Manager is an integral member of a talented, dedicated full-service HR department. This position provides leadership over a program that prioritizes collaborative solutions for all parties. The ultimate goal is cultivating an inclusive culture and equitable outcomes for employees to provide exceptional services to our community.
We are looking for an HR Expert to champion a work culture where all voices, especially underrepresented employees, are heard and supported. Expertise and past success in labor and employee relations will be essential to assisting, guiding, and supporting the organization and its stakeholders. This position requires you to lead with expert knowledge, and balance a strategic eye with empathy as a policy and contract manager, negotiator, consultant and trusted advisor in Employee and Labor Relations matters.
About the Job
A day in the life of the Employee & Labor Relations Program Manager is fun, busy, and rewarding! Here are some things you will find yourself accomplishing…
• Leading and/or co-leading management’s negotiation team in mid-term and/or successor agreement negotiations with our Police and Fire labor partners, including development and implementation of negotiation strategy; identification of relevant operational issues, conducting analysis, preparing policy briefing documents, maintaining a communication strategy for obtaining input and direction and building trust and maintaining a respectful, positive, productive relationship;
• Developing and implementing a proactive employee and labor relations outreach program to engage and build positive relationships with all employees and supervisors recognizing that historically underrepresented staff utilize HR much less, and building an engagement strategy to specifically engage underrepresented staff;
• Providing program oversight and making recommendations to the Risk Manager and HR Director related to continuous program improvements and implementing actions;
• Analysis of highly complex issues related to contract or policy interpretation in situations for which there may be no precedent;
• Taking an active leadership role to operationalize equity in the employee and labor relations program and services; examples include working collaboratively with the City’s equity consultant with the goal of reducing/removing unintentional negative impacts and disparate outcomes for employees of color and other diverse backgrounds;
• Conducting investigations regarding harassment, discrimination, retaliation, ethics, EEO complaints, and other possible policy violations, assisting in implementing recommended actions; and partnering with the City employment attorney, department director, manager/supervisor during workplace investigations;
• Supervising, sharing knowledge and mentoring direct report(s) while serving as a resource to managers and employees;
• Supporting the City’s culture of innovation and continuous improvement by collaborating with other HR team members and City partners to create more efficient and better outcomes for our diverse community;
• Coaching management on investigation, corrective action, grievance, conflict resolution and arbitration processes and collaborating with the Learning & Development team to implement workshops and other training tools, resources and materials;
• Drafting a variety of critical documents related to performance and conduct management, investigations, policies, etc.;
• Interpreting and administering City of Hillsboro policies, federal/state/local employment laws, and collective bargaining agreements.
Deputy Executive Officer / Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer / Diamond Bar, CA
See job description.
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
Diamond Bar, CA
Deputy Executive Officer / Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Annual salary: $186,205
The District offers an excellent benefits package.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Monday, November 23, 2020
Reporting to the Executive Officer, and working in collaboration with Executive Management, the South Coast AQMD Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Advisory (IDEA) Panel, and other stakeholders, the DEIO will develop strategies which integrate diversity and inclusion into South Coast AQMD initiatives and programs, will review and evaluate organization policies and procedures to ensure the acknowledgement and implementation of diversity and inclusion issues and needs are met, and oversee equal employment opportunity.
This position will also coordinate with, and provide support to, other South Coast AQMD departments and external organizations involved in Environmental Justice and other related diversity and inclusion initiatives. The DEIO will be designated as South Coast AQMD’s key representative/liaison to the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) project, a national network of jurisdictions at the forefront of local and regional government’s work to advance racial equity.
South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated environmental regulatory agencies in the nation. The South Coast AQMD is dedicated to protecting and improving air quality in the many diverse communities and neighborhoods in the South Coast Air Basin and addressing environmental justice impacts of air pollution. We serve a four-county region that includes all of Orange County, and parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, home to more than 17 million people.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1707
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 263-1401
To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
South Coast Air Quality Management District website: www.aqmd.gov
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is an equal opportunity employer.
Director and above
Employee Relations & Compensation Manager / Lacey, WA
Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources Management/Administration, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, or related field, AND six years’ progressively responsible human resources experience, to include compensation programs and lead labor negotiations experience as well as two years’ of supervisory experience. A combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirement.
Experience in municipal or county government is preferred.
CCP and other HR certifications such as SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEBS, CMS, IPMA-HR, or CLRP preferred. Must be willing and able to obtain the CLRP or SPHR HR certification within two years from date of hire.
This position assists the Human Resources Director in developing, implementing, and administering the Department’s strategies, initiatives, and City-wide policies. The Employee Relations & Compensation Manager serves as a subject matter expert for a variety of programs, including but not limited to: employee/labor relations, compensation, diversity/inclusion, training and organizational development, and other personnel areas. They may also serve as lead negotiator for the City in labor negotiations and grievances; conduct investigations, as directed; provide personnel law and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) expertise/interpretation to various City departments, administrators, and governing bodies. Serves as the organization’s Equity & Inclusion Coordinator. The incumbent may assume responsibility of the Director in their absence.
To view the full job announcement, the recruitment flyer, and/or to apply, please visit:
Director of Employee and Labor Relations / Los Angeles, CA
Principles of labor contract negotiation and administration
Public section labor relations laws and precedents
Sections of the Education and Penal Codes and rules, regulations, and policies of the District related to the employment and retention of personnel
Principles and techniques of arbitration advocacy
Fact-finding methods and procedures
Collective bargaining agreements covering District employees
District Board of Trustees rules and administrative policies related to employee relations
Personnel Commission laws and rules
Principles and techniques of employee counseling and guidance
Principles and techniques of supervision, training, and human relations
Current developments in the field of human resource management
Principles of organization and management
Functions, policies, organization, and personnel of organizational units of the Los Angeles Community College District
Principles and techniques of budgeting and financial management
Capabilities of computer applications, systems, and hardware used in human resource management
Plan, organize, and direct a complex employee and labor relations program in conformance with law and professional standards
Develop and implement strategic plans consistent with the goals and objectives of the organization and prevailing human resources trends and practices
Effectively present and argue management’s position in negotiations and arbitration
Develop and execute policies, rules regulations, and procedures
Recognize the critical elements of problems, develop and evaluate data, determine solutions, and make sound recommendations
Interpret, apply, and explain principles and legal provisions pertinent to an employee and labor relations program
Develop and support a culture of collaboration that values employees and a commitment to the District’s mission
Act independently, responsibly, and promptly to situations and events
Maintain a fair and impartial attitude
Exercise sound judgement and maintain poise in stressful and/or sensitive situations
Conduct in-service training for managers and supervisors on contact provisions
Anticipate conditions, plan ahead, establish priorities, and meet schedules
Stimulate teamwork and promote cohesiveness toward the achievement of goals
Effectively utilize computer equipment and software, including MS Office and HRIS
Train, supervise, and motivate employees
Integrate technology into business decisions and operations
Prepare effective written and oral communications, reports, and presentations
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of administration, employee representatives, employees, and representatives of other agencies and organizations
Allocate and effectively utilize the human, fiscal and physical resources of the assigned unit
A Director of Employee and Labor Relations plans, organizes, evaluates, and directs all programs and activities of the District’s employee and labor relations unit
MONTHLY SALARY: $13,405.55 - $16,607.13 ($160,866 to $199,285 annually)
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position
A vacancy currently exists at the Educational Services Center (District Office), 770 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017
• District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents.
• $50,000 District-paid life insurance policy.
• 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
• A minimum of 15 paid holidays per year.
• Up to 24 days of vacation annually depending on years of service
• Public Employees Retirement System.
• Employee Assistance Program.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPLICATION:
A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in labor or industrial relations, human resource management, public administration, industrial or organizational psychology, or a related field. An advanced degree in one of the aforementioned majors is desirable.
Five years of recent, full-time, paid, professional-level experience in a senior human resources management position with responsibilities for managing a multi-faceted agency/corporate-wide employee and labor relations program for an organization employing 500 or more employees. Public agency personnel management experience is desirable.
A valid Class “C” California driver’s license must be obtained within 10 days of establishing residency in the State of California. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.
The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test, and/or oral interview.
HOW TO APPLY
Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system – https://jobapscloud.com/LACCD/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=20&R2=1004&R3=002. Please see the aforementioned link for more information on the job and the filing deadline.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM
The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.
Director and above