Manager, Employee Relations
William Rainey Harper College - Palatine, IL

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Responsible for the human resources functions of employee and labor relations and performance management.

Duties of Position

Responsible for labor contract administration including the processing of grievances and/or arbitrations for all employee groups. Advises and assists in disciplinary matters, supervisory problems and formal grievance procedures. Handles employee investigations of personnel issues including, but not limited to, Affirmative Action, ADA and sexual harassment investigations. Responsible for counseling of supervisors and employees regarding employment/discipline issues. Serves as co-coordinator for Title IX and as the HR representative for HEAT- Harper Early Alert Team. Assists the Chief Human Resources Officer with drafting proposals for labor contract negotiations and assists in formulating negotiation strategies. Assists the Chief Human Resources Officer in the planning of labor relations issues including, but not limited to, salary and fringe benefit negotiations with represented groups. Interprets policies, procedures, and handbook guidelines for all staff. Facilitates employee understanding of College policies and procedures. Recommends appropriate development and training support for institutional practices and priorities. Writes recommended changes to and maintains the Classified, Administrator's and Supervisor's Manuals. Assists employees in developing personal/professional growth and development plans. Develops, conducts and evaluates findings from the exit interview process. Participates on various institutional committees as assigned to represent Human Resources function on service related issues. Recommends personnel policy additions or changes as needed, and communicates revisions or additions to procedures as they occur. Assures that all written office procedures are current and maintained. Responsible for other duties as designated by the Chief Human Resources Officer .

Education Requirements

Master's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor's degree required. PHR or SPHR certification preferred.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible human resources experience in an administrative, supervisory or union leadership capacity. Three years of this experience must have been in an administrative or leadership position responsible for employee/ labor relations. Experience in a College or University setting is preferred.

Special Requirements

A file is not complete until the following materials are submitted directly to the online application: * Cover letter * CV/Resume (does not substitute for online application) * Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from regionally accredited institution(s). Please attach all documents directly to your application. If you have difficulty attaching documents, you may send documents via email to or hard-copy to the HR/Recruitment Office , Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067 *** Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before March 15, 2013. * Official transcripts required upon hire. * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. Employment Sponsorship is not available

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Full-time - 37.5

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Available Insurance: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense

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