Full Job Description
Manager Employee Relations and Policy Administration - (440354)
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field and at least seven (7) years of professional experience in one or more areas of human resource management, including at least three (3) years in assigned area, and three (3) years supervisory experience required.
Counsels, advises, and works with managers and supervisors to identify and resolve personnel issues and improve workforce performance and effectiveness.
Supervises and evaluates Employee Relations Representatives and administrative support staff in Employee Relations division of the Office of Human Resources.
Reviews, edits, approves, and/or denies any disciplinary actions to be issued to department managers and supervisors from the Employee Relations division.
Drafts disciplinary letters that accurately communicate in a manner clearly understandable by the disciplined employee that provides factual information which forms the basis for the disciplinary action.
When requested, counsels employees on their roles and responsibilities as employees and other job-related matters; the the classified employee grievance and discipline policies and employee rights and responsibilities. Be accessible to employees requesting to review their official personnel files.
Serves as the University's representative in classified employee disciplinary appeal and unemployment compensation appeal hearings by preparing the case for defense of the University's position, including preparation of witnesses and written documents, and examining and cross-examining witnesses to ensure pertinent information is accurately and honestly presented to the hearing officials.
Manages HR policy development and revision processes to ensure all are relevant, up to date, and in line with Federal and State of Texas legislation, Regents Rules, UT System policy and procedure, and the UT Southwestern Handbook of Operating Procedures.
Consults with departmental administrators regarding performance management issues.
Develops, revises and presents training programs in cooperation with the Organizational Development and Training division of the Office of Human Resources.
Ensures training manuals are up to date.
Directs project management duties for new compliance initiatives. Coordinates various projects and programs within the department ensuring all tasks are completed by established deadlines and quality standards.
Maintains required information in the Employee Relations Oracle database by entering required information on a daily basis. Ensures narrative information entered into the database conveys sufficient information so a reader can grasp a clear understanding of the facts of the action without having to resort to other documentation.
Serves in a supervisory capacity in absence of the Director of Human Resources. Attends university meetings/functions as determined by the Director of Human Resources. Performs other duties as assigned.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Primary Location: Texas-Dallas-5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Work Locations: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd 5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas 75390
Job: Professional & Executive
Organization: 513003 - Employee Relations
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Posting: Feb 16, 2020, 8:43:37 PM