New Mexico State University
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Director, Employee & Labor Relations
at New Mexico State University
The Director, Employee & Labor Relations (ELR) provides leadership, direction and strategic management for the office of ELR. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Human Resource Services (AVP-HRS) and serves on the AVP-HRS leadership team. The Director provides accurate, responsive and efficient HR consultation on employee matters to the university departments. Serves as consultant on the following areas, which include but are not limited to, dispute resolution/mediation communication, bargaining unit contract negotiation/interpretation, and policy development/interpretation. Position is also responsible for providing oversight of university disciplinary process including performance management and provide ongoing development and training for New Mexico State University managers, supervisors and employees.
Offer of employment will be contingent upon verification of individuals eligibility for employment in the US and upon completion of applicable background review. For complete job description and to apply visit https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/34732. Please attach your letter of interest and resume to your online application. Deadline date: May 31, 2019. Requisition Number: 1901573S. For questions, contact Elyssa Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its programs and activities as required by equal opportunity/affirmative action regulations and laws and university policy and rules.
Skill / Requirements
Knowledge and understanding of federal and state employment and labor laws, regulations, procedures, and standards. Knowledge of administrative and adversarial hearing procedures and processes. Knowledge of formal and informal dispute resolution methodology, procedures, and techniques.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Program planning and implementation skills. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Excellent communication and professional leadership skills. Investigative and problem solving skills. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to design and implement systems necessary to collect, maintain, and analyze data. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
Requires a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
The electronic application is the *official* document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.