Employee Relations Specialist
Responsible for the effective administration of the Health System s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Programs (AAP), and serves as the System s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator.
Manages investigations of discrimination claims, harassment and sexual harassment complaints and insures the System s compliance with all applicable federal and state laws pertaining to non-discrimination. Prepares System s case in response to litigation arising with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) and state and federal courts.
Coordinates the efforts of the System s outside employment law counsel.Coordinates step four of the System s Dispute Resolution procedures and counsels employees on their issues of disparate treatment. Assists in maintaining a positive employee relations environment including the administration of the System s employee opinion survey process.
Serves as the content expert resource, advisor and trainer to Human Resource Consultants throughout the System on matters related to the responsibilities of this position.
Direct EEO, ADA, AAP and labor relations experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience with a minimum of at least 3 years recent experience working hands-on by providing Employee Relations consultation in a high volume and fast paced environment. Bachelor s degree. SHRM certification a plus