The Role:

Under the supervision of the Chief Talent Officer (CTO), the Manager of Employee and Labor Relations represents the Human Resources Department in dealing with matters of employee and labor relations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as an expert advisor to CTO and other personnel on labor and employee relations matters.
  • Advises and assists the CTO regarding employee grievance, negotiations and implementation of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Identifies district needs, designs, plans and implements future labor relations strategic programing that is responsive to dynamic changes within the workforce in collaboration with CTO.
  • Provides hands-on technical assistance, including the preparation of notices of proposed adverse actions and decisions, and develops and leads training sessions for various employee groups.
  • Conducts investigations, as assigned by the CTO.
  • Reviews contract proposals in light of laws and federal regulations.
  • Develops and conducts professional development for employees regarding current policies and procedures within the district.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and developments in the labor management field.
  • Advises departmental offices on courses of action concerning disciplinary matters in collaboration with the CTO and legal counsel.
  • Develops program budgets and prepares reports and correspondence.
  • May serve as one of the district’s Title IX Coordinators.
  • Supports the employee accommodation process and implementation of accommodations, in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Researches issues related to FMLA, ADA, FLSA, ACA, workers’ compensation and related employment law issues.
  • Participates in the development, review and update of HR policies and procedures.
  • May serve as CTO’s designee in their absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (master’s degree preferred) from an accredited college or university.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of five years of professional level human resources experience.
  • Three to five years specializing in employee and labor relations.
  • Prior Title IX certification and/or training preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Massachusetts equal opportunity laws, rules and regulations.
  • Mastery knowledge of labor-management relation theories.
  • Highly skilled in verbal and written communication to convey a wide variety of information to diverse audiences in an understandable and acceptable manner, using a variety of methods.

Terms of Employment: This position is a 40-hour, 12-month position. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

Salary: $114,404.21-$132,091.55

How to Join Our Team:

Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity. Please visit our website at Position is available until filled.