Employee Relations Specialist

SW Atlanta, GA, US
Aug 13, 2019
Employee Relations Specialist
HR Services

Support Staff - Position - Other - Other

Job Number: 4600185943

Start Date:

Open Date: 08/12/2019

Closing Date: 09/27/2019

The Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for coordinating employee relations services, including handling of employee grievances/complaints, conducting investigations of alleged employee misconduct, managing the termination and/or nonrenewal of employment, and interpreting/administering personnel policies of the District.
  • Explains and provides advice to employees about district policies, regulations, and procedures, and need for compliance.
  • Conducts investigations related to employee misconduct--collects information, interviews involved individuals, analyzes evidence and facts, and makes recommendations for corrective/disciplinary action that adheres to school district policies and associated employment law. Develops clearly written investigative summaries after investigation is concluded.
  • Researches relevant laws, regulations, policies, and precedent decisions to prepare for and advise management regarding employee relations and general human resources issues.
  • Facilitates the District's grievance process.
  • Assists managers with employee performance management.
  • Assists with EEOC complaints.
  • Works constructively with employee organization representatives.
  • Oversees the termination/nonrenewal process.
  • Under TKES, LKES, and EPAT: Provides support to staff and administrators to ensure that evaluation deadlines are met in a timely manner.
  • Develops clearly written investigative summaries after investigation is concluded.
  • Updates messages on the TKES and LKES Website and Electronic Platform to provide current and accurate information.
  • Participates and attends necessary trainings or webinars required by the GADOE to stay abreast of current training techniques, policies and procedure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
  • Required to at tend sc heduled shift during regular/ business hours as mandated.

Requirements: EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor?s Degree required; Master?s Degree preferred
  • Must hold or be eligible to hold a Georgia PSC Clearance certificate.
  • Three years of related experience in human resources/employee relations issues is required
  • This position requires knowledge of and experience in conducting employee relations investigations and developing recommendations for addressing employee relations issues that adhere to employment policies and associated employment law.
  • This position requires knowledge and skill in the use of personal computers and their software.
  • Incumbent must have a thorough working knowledge of employment-related issues and policies.
  • Incumbent must have excellent skills in verbal, written, and interpersonal communications, excellent analytical and problem solving abilities, and excellent skills in organizing and conducting events.

Compensation: Salary Grade: 129
Salary Range: FY'20 APS Salary Schedule (All Positions)
Work Year: Annual

FLSA Status: Exempt

Employment Category: At Will

Reports to: Executive Director of Employee Relations

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