Reporting to and supporting the Director of Employee Relations and Training, assists with the administration and development of organization-wide employee relations, equal employment opportunity and training programs. Assists with assessment of organizational employment practice risks and issues, and helps develop and implement programs and initiatives that address the identified concerns. In support of the Director, works closely with managers and employees on employee relations related issues and concerns
Provides advice and counsel to museum and SAIC management and staff on all AIC policies and procedures, including discipline, as well as legislative requirements as they apply to ADA, FMLA and other regulatory requirements that govern employer/employee relationships.
Confers with managerial personnel, human resources staff, legal counsel and employees to investigate, document and resolve alleged violations of law and charges of discrimination or harassment; prepares report of findings and recommends corrective action.
Works in concert with management and employees to ensure a respectful, collegial environment and investigates and assists with the equitable resolution of internal employee complaints.
Work with legal counsel to facilitate acquisition of work visas or permanent residency status for alien workers the organization desires to sponsor.
Working with management develops and implements an employee attitude assessment process to gather employee opinions on work-related issues. Uses collected data to determine or identify opportunities for improving the work environment.
Works with management to identify and recommend activities aimed at increasing employee engagement.
Assists with development and implementation of policies, training programs, procedures and plans to ensure compliance with AIC polices, state and federal laws and regulations, equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination and maintenance of a harassment free workplace.
Collects and analyzes data such as hires, terminations, promotions, salaries, training, transfers, investigations, accommodation requests and complaints for required government reporting and internal monitoring purposes.
Consults with facilities management and other staff to create and maintain physical work environment that provides reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably with concentration in human resources administration, business administration or related fields (such as psychology or sociology).
5 – 7 years of experience as a human resources generalist, business partner or specialization in Employee Relations
Sound working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations.
Ability to learn and apply knowledge of policies, procedures and regulations applicable to employees.
Ability to interact effectively across diverse backgrounds, personalities, temperaments and personal attitudes.
Ability to develop training material and conduct group presentations as needed.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Experience with diversity and inclusion initiatives and/or experience facilitating D&I coursework is preferred
Advanced certification in Human Resources is highly preferred (i.e. PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM- SCP)