Employee Relations Analyst

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Santa Cruz, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!
Employee Relations Analyst  
Business and Administrative Services [314]  
Staff Human Resources  
Employee and Labor Relations  
Career [2]  
Immediate Opening
Full time  
PLEASE NOTE: Applications continue to be accepted after initial review date (IRD).
Current work-site is UCSC Scotts Valley Center at 100 Enterprise Way, Scotts Valley, CA.  
$4,258-$5,833/monthly (equates to $51,100-$70,000/annually). Salary commensurate with experience.  
This position is eligible for Full benefits  
Employee Relations Rep 3 [7744]  
Professional Support Staff (PSS)  
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.  
Under the direction of the ELR Assistant Manager or designee, the Employee Relations Analyst independently provides high level professional analysis, consultation, coaching and training to campus clients on organizational development, strategic planning, policy and regulatory compliance, interpretation and application of labor contracts, and resolution of workplace problems. Works collaboratively and establishes highly effective working relationships with clients, campus constituents, and union representatives. Provide campus advocacy and representation on employee and/or labor relations matters with a focus on employee relations.  
Bachelors degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Advanced skills to coach management through conflict resolution, performance management, corrective action, progressive discipline, and just cause in public employment
Demonstrated experience with conflict resolution with the ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations / individuals effectively
Demonstrated experience with applying employee relations specific concepts and knowledge of employee relations practices and programs
Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work impacts other areas
Extensive experience in researching and summarizing information from a wide variety of policies, regulations, and other sources to clearly present alternatives and risks
Experience interpreting and analyzing policies, procedures, collective bargaining agreements, state and federal laws, and applicable court decisions
Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills or ability to conduct analysis and develop innovative, effective solutions and/or recommendations
Strong organizational skills
Experience in project management
Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to listen, understand, interpret, consistently apply and effectively explain a wide variety of complex and detailed policies and procedures
Organizational skills to prioritize work and function effectively under time pressure of deadlines with frequent interruptions
Thorough knowledge of confidentially requirements regarding personnel, payroll, and other employment matters, with the ability to exercise judgement and discretion in sensitive and/or confidential issues
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with people from diverse ethnic, socio-economic, professional and educational backgrounds
Ability to prepare concise, persuasive, and grammatically correct written material
Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy
Ability to work cooperatively and productively within a strong team environment
Ability to complete assignments independently
Strong command of current desktop technology to create professional documents, spreadsheets, and reports  
Knowledge of public labor laws and regulations in a unionized environment with exclusive and non-exclusive representation
Knowledge of union / labor contracts
Knowledge of other areas of HR
SHRM, IPMA, CALPELRA certifications, and/or certificate in alternative dispute resolution
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Experience in higher education  
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check
Must have the ability to work occasional nights and weekends
Work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation
Ability to travel to multiple locations on and off campus to attend meetings, functions, and training
Per the Child Abuse Neglect and Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here:
Criminal History Review  
No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.  
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