Coordinator Employee Relations
Coordinate and oversee the assigned area and ensure legally sound and effective human resources management programs, policies, and practices.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
- Master’s Degree in Human Resources or Educational Administration, preferred
- Human Resources Certification: pHCLE, SPHR, or PHR, preferred
- Knowledge of administration of assigned programs and applicable laws
- Ability to implement policy and procedures
- Ability to use software to develop spreadsheets, perform data analysis, and do word processing
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and to small and large groups of employees
- Excellent public relations, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively
- Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management or public school administration
- Assist with identifying and responding to employee issues; work in collaboration with district leadership to ensure preemptive and effective employee communications.
- Assist with the administration of the employee grievance procedure adopted by the board. Assist director of human resources with investigation, analysis, and decision-making process regarding personnel problems and/or other related policy issues.
- Support directors, officers, employees, and other government agencies on employment, record keeping, retirement, grievance, and other personnel matters and procedures.
- Assist with annual research regarding employee satisfaction, morale, and communications. Monitor employee retention and turnover through analysis of data and exit interviews. Coordinate effective districtwide employee recognition programs.
- Assist with employee handbook and personnel directory updates annually. Inform employees of personnel policies, procedures, and programs that affect them.
- Ensure district compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
- Interpret policies and procedures and ensure support of directors, officers, employees, and other government agencies on employment, record keeping, retirement, grievance, and other personnel matters and procedures.
- Ensure procedures are followed to inform employees of personnel policies, procedures, and programs that affect them.
- Stay abreast of current research and best practices in human resources management and development in educational and non-education-related settings, and adjust plans, policies, and procedures accordingly.
- Partner with district leaders to develop, recommend and/or amend policies, regulations, processes, and tools.
- Advise supervisors of district policies and procedures to support employee performance management and corrective actions, including discipline and dismissal actions and complaints management.
- Recognized functional expert who regularly facilitates employee relations processes and projects critical to the organization in support of a high performance workplace, including administrative leaves, grievances, and disciplinary actions.
- Analyzes diverse and complex employee relations matters to determine the best course of action by district policies and consider organizational impact.
- Advises employees on the employee grievance process.
- Interprets, implements, and administers organization-wide human resource policies and processes.
- Drafts clear and concise written communications to address employee concerns and accurately relay information regarding district policies.
- Develops internal and external contacts about organization-wide functions.
- Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
- Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned.
Directly supervises assigned staff
Standard office equipment, including personal computer and peripherals.
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Repetitive hand motions, including frequent keyboarding and use of a mouse; occasional reaching
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
May work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel and out-of-state travel
Work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress