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Office of Human Resources
Employee Relations Manager
Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Human Capital
Management, the Employee Relations Manager (Managing Assistant
Director 2) has management responsibility for performance
management and employee relations initiatives overseen by the
Office of Human Resources including, but not limited to:
performance assessment/reappointment, grievances and discipline;
and also performs miscellaneous generalist responsibilities. The
Employee Relations Manager develops and implements
personnel-related policies and procedures in connection with
assigned areas of responsibility and oversees a full-time staff
member who is assigned to support activities in connection with
these responsibilities. This position requires travel and a
flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a
Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience working
with Human Resources management and compliance issues is required.
Master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must have demonstrated
working knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations
applicable to human resources; solid consultative and coaching
skills, relationship building and problem solving skills; and
excellent presentation, communication and project management
skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and HRIS is
essential. Mediation experience is a plus.
Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment
is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact
information for three professional references.
transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date
Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011,
Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be
required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence
in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish
such residence, from the effective date of hire.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if
you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in
order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of
our Reasonable Accommodations Policy &
Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a
diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal
opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to
prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a
diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity
institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a
community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of
all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative