Job Details

Washington State University
  • Position Number: 3641469
  • Location: Pullman, WA
  • Position Type: Human Resources


HR Consultant - Labor Relations


Title:
1463-NN - Human Resource Consultant 1

Business Title:
HR Consultant - Labor Relations

Additional Titles:

Location:
WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS

Employee Type:
Admin. Professional

Job Family:
Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Labor Relations Consultant performs professional level labor relations functions for the University and serves consultant to administrators, management and human resources staff on labor relations matters. Responsible for providing information, interpretation, advice and counsel regarding collective bargaining agreements; workplace problems and disagreements; performance management; workplace climate; supervising and working in a union environment; and compliance with state and federal laws and rules. Investigates and prepares information for and represents departments and/or the University in grievance meetings, meditations, arbitrations, demands to bargain, fact-findings, unfair labor practices, representation, and other administrative hearings.

Responsible for resolving complex or difficult human resource issues. Plans and carries out work independently and with minimum supervision, utilizing knowledge of laws, policies and regulations. Responsible for prioritizing and managing issues within designated area of responsibility.

Depending on your level of experience, you may begin as a Human Resource Consultant 1 (HRC1), Human Resource Consultant 2 (HRC2), or Human Resource Consultant 3 (HRC3).

Required Qualifications:

HRC1:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, or related area and three (3) years of professional experience in human resource functions in a formal human resource setting. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.


HRC2:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, or related area and four (4) years of professional experience in human resource functions in a formal human resource setting. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.


HRC3:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, or related area and five (5) years of professional experience in human resource functions in a formal human resource setting. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.


For All Applicants:
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying laws, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with large groups and individuals at all work levels.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and desire to promote diversity;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and software applications.
  • A record showing commitment to customer service and the application of appropriate flexibility in response to issues and opposing points of view is required.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with multiple human resource functions, including but not limited to the following areas: employee relations, recruitment, classification, compensation, labor relations, training and development, Reasonable Accommodation, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully prepare and present policy interpretations and investigation findings and conclusions.
  • Interpreting or applying labor laws, collective bargaining agreements, and contracts.
  • Professional certification from a recognized human resource/personnel association.
  • Human Resource experience in a higher education setting.


To support WSU's ability to attract talent in a competitive job market, this recruitment has been approved for a hiring incentive payment of up to $5,000. More information regarding the hiring incentive payment program can be located on the HRS website: Hiring Incentive - Human Resource Services, Washington State University (wsu.edu)

Additional Information:

Area/College: Presidential Units
Department Name: Human Resource Services- Labor Relations
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164/ Remote/Hybrid options available
Department Link: hrs.wsu.edu/labor-relations
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent
Posting Close Date: Screening for this position will begin Thursday December 1, 2022 and will remain ongoing until the vacancy has been filled.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements
Required Documents:
1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

Time Type:
Full time

Position Term:
12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

To apply, visit https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Pullman-WA/HR-Consultant---Labor-Relations_R-8032-1

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.







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