Senior Labor & Employee Relations Specialist

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Title: Senior Labor & Employee Relations Specialist

Employee Classification: Professional 52 Wks Non-Unit

Department: Human Resources Office

Salary Range: 65,921.00

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Performs duties necessary to support effective labor and employee relations within the District.
Provides day-to-day guidance to the College administrators and managers on labor and employee
relations matters. Consults Administrative Procedures, Board Policies and Joint Resolutions as
references. Assists with intake, investigations and handling of Title IX matters.

What you'll do:
  • Investigate and address employee grievances and complaints; provides advice and guidance to
    the College administrators and managers/supervisors regarding labor and employee relations
    issues and opportunities.
    • Serve as Designee for the Director, Labor & Employee Relations, as needed.
    • In conjunction with Training Specialist, provides ongoing in-service training related to College
    policies, administrative procedures, and state and federal mandates and improves College
    effectiveness by providing training in supervisory/management skills to include coaching,
    performance management, discipline and grievance handling.
    • Prepare and recommend Human Resource policies, procedures and guidelines; monitors and
    coordinates the implementation of federal, state, and Board compliance requirements related
    to Labor & Employee Relations.
    • Support Labor & Employee Relations related negotiations/bargaining by providing guidance and
    advising on union/agency issues. Review agreements and case law to provide recommendations.
    Compile notes for review and dissemination. May serve in Lead Negotiator role. Provide wide ranging administrative support for Labor & Employee Relations related to negotiations/ bargaining, case intake and management, and reporting. • Serve as a Title IX investigator for employee involved matters. Conduct impartial, fact-based investigations. Assist with managing Title IX and other employee equity processes. • Serve as a Title IX investigator for employee involved matters. Conduct impartial, fact-based investigations. Assist with managing Title IX and other employee equity processes. • • Provide advice and assistance on Labor & Employee Relations matters to employees and managers related to grievances, appeals, conduct, performance, attendance, and dispute resolution. • Investigate employee incidents and prepare and present investigation reports and disciplinary actions for review and decision. • Create and manage Labor & Employee Relations case files, logs and documentation. • Investigate and conduct training sessions related to Title IX. • Facilitates the resolution of conflict situations between employees or between employees and supervisors. • Reviews job classifications, grades and placement in consideration of Joint Resolutions. • Participate in all required and relevant college training and development opportunities. • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Education, experience, and other requirements:

Bachelor's Degree required with 5 to 7 years of relevant experience, preferably in labor relations, human
resources, industrial relations, business, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Company

Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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