Senior Director, Enterprise Workforce Relations (Labor/Employee Relations) - 5938
Company: University of California - Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2020
Reports To: Associate Chancellor & Chief HR Executive
Working Title: Senior Director, Enterprise Workforce Relations
(Labor and Employee Relations)
Cost Center: PARTNERSHIP HUMAN RESOURCES
Bargaining Unit: 99
Job Code: 000260 *Please note the level of this position has been
upgraded as of 3.23.20.
Job Location: UCI Campus - Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
The HR enterprise is comprised of three unique business units:
medical center, health sciences, and main campus. The Partnership
serves as a strategic center responsible for planning and
implementing strategic initiatives across the entire UCI HR
enterprise. Members of the Partnership work in close collaboration
with all three business units to leverage expertise across the
As a member of the UCI HR Partnership for Strategy and Innovation
(Partnership), the Senior Director, Enterprise Workforce Relations
is responsible for providing vision, leadership, planning, project
coordination, and strategic direction and guidance to the following
functions: employee relations, labor relations, investigations, and
policy and procedures, while fostering a culture that promotes a
stable and productive relationship between UCI, its employees and
This position establishes objectives and work plans, and delegates
assignments to subordinate consultants. Responsible for managing,
preparing, and administering workforce (labor and employee
relations) resources across three unique HR business units: medical
center, heatlh sciences and main campus. Reviews and approves
recommendations for workforce (labor and employee relations)
programs that have impact on all three business units. Involved in
developing, modifying and executing policies that affect immediate
operation(s) and also has organization-wide effect. Under general
direction of the chief of human resources, represents organization
at systemwide labor relations negotiations. Responsible for making
decisions that have significant effect to the organizational
operations and that are legally enforceable. Erroneous decisions or
failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel,
and serious delays in overall schedules. May respressent the
Associate Chancellor/Chief HR Executive at local, regional and
systemwide meetings and serve as the delegated back-up for approval
and other actions.
Commensurate with experience.
Ten years of progressively broad and functionally diverse HR
Five years experience as an HR Manager or Director
Experience with public sector collective bargaining. Knowledge of
HEERA, PERB, NLRB, labor and employment laws
Bachelor s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field or
an equivalent combination of education and experience
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the
successful performance of assigned duties.
Ability to develop strategic, innovative, and mutually beneficial
recommendations and solutions that align with strategic
Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective
working relationships including: collaboration, negotiating,
influencing, consensus building and conflict management to interact
effectively with executives, administrators, faculty, staff, and
members of the public from a wide range of functional areas,
backgrounds, and organizational levels.
Demonstrated coaching and consultative skills with all levels of
staff, including senior leadership.
Demonstrated expertise in assessing organizational trends and
Mastery in oral communication to make group presentations,
facilitate meetings, persuade and gain acceptance of decisions,
advise others, and motivate broad and diverse audiences.
Demonstrated writing skills to produce effective communications,
documents, proposals, and reports adjusting to target audience
level and needs.
Ability to prioritize responsibilities using strong organizational
and project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects with
diverse groups. Ability to effectively lead work groups, maintain
focus of objectives, and successfully deliver results
Master s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field
Current PHR, SPHR, SHRM-C or SHRM-SCP Certification
Professional experience working in a higher education
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal
contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the
work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work
under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive
excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age,
protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by
the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental,
and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable
state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for
applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information,
please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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