10 days old
2018-07-092018-08-08

Coordinator, Labor Relations

Prince George's Community College
Largo, Maryland 20774
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.  We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.


JOB SUMMARY:

The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure the successful implementation and compliance of the collective bargaining agreement by union members and College management. Reporting directly to the manager of employee/labor relations, the coordinator, labor relations monitors and administers the policies of the AFSCME 1646 Collective Bargaining Agreement at Prince George’s Community College. This position includes providing guidance and recommendations for problem resolution and collaborative work efforts between union members and College management to ensure a harmonious work environment. This position will focus on the resolution of employee issues, complaints, grievances, and support of related employee relations training programs and initiatives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology and/or Public Administration.
  2. Two years full-time or equated experience in employee/labor relations to include heavy emphasis in union contract interpretation and bargaining agreement administration and investigations; demonstrated ability to successfully communicate in person, by telephone and in writing with internal staff and management.
  3. Two years of supervisory experience preferred.

CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

  1. Minimum of two years’ work experience in labor Relations and the application of employment/labor law in a union and non-union environment.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations in related areas.
  3. Evidence of ability to objectively investigate employee relations issues and grievances, and the ability to synthesize and summarize findings, and recommend resolutions.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communications and strong interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Evidence of ability to interpret policies and procedures, and to mediate and resolve day-to-day conflicts or issues.
  6. Evidence of ability to analyze and execute, monitor and interpret union contacts, College policies and procedures, and The College Code.
  7. Extensive understanding of EEO, ADA and FMLA regulations and application.
  8. Evidence of ability to participate in the collective bargaining process.
  9. Excellent administrative skills.
  10. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated experience coordinating annual events/celebrations.
  11. Evidence of working effectively with individuals of various cultural backgrounds, ages, levels of education and experience.

Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday – Friday during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. A signed Authorization for Release of Personal Information Form will be required if selected for an interview.

To review posting and apply for this position: 
http://pgcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/7206


Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Prince George's Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.

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