Position: Director of Employee and Labor Relations
Salem-Keizer Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Employee and Labor Relations. Click here to view the job announcement flyer.
The Employee and Labor Relations Director, in support of the district Superintendent and Executive Director of Human Resources, develops and implements employee and labor management practices which contribute to a fair, respectful, diverse, and performance-focused organizational culture.
Employee and Labor Relations Director
Salem-Keizer Public Schools Human Resources (HR) is committed to advancing the department’s position as the best-led, best-managed, and best customer service oriented provider of any school district HR department. We support the district’s mission by creating and sustaining a culture of excellence and outstanding customer service, fostering innovation and growth, promoting diversity and respect, and encouraging balance of work and life responsibilities. The Employee and Labor Relations Director, an integral part of the HR department, manages employee and labor-management relations that contribute to a fair, respectful, diverse, and high-performance culture.
We are seeking an Employee and Labor Relations Director with a focus on the district’s labor relations program and ability to lead HR staff. Reporting to the Executive Director of Human Resources, the Employee and Labor Relations Director is one of three HR director positions, working closely with the Director of Staffing and Strategic Initiatives, the Director of Recruitment and Staffing, and the Executive Director. This position is responsible for developing and implementing a collective bargaining strategy and managing all activities associated with negotiations, including the design, implementation, administration, and application of the collective bargaining agreements, policies, and procedures. This position serves as the lead negotiator and the primary point of contact for the district’s day-to-day technical expertise regarding such agreements. Additionally, this position provides advice, counsel, and training to HR managers, school and district managers, employees, and other members of the Salem-Keizer community in employee and labor relation matters.
Why Salem-Keizer School District is for YOU
We have a strong district mission and serve over 7,000 dedicated staff, two labor unions, and over 42,000 students in a dynamic and progressive work environment. We seek individuals driven to impact the future of our community and improve outcomes for staff and students. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we support a lifestyle of recreation, culture, and commitment to elevating the educational outcomes for all the students we serve.
Bachelor's degree in human resources management, labor law, organizational behavior or other related field and seven years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Start Date: June 1, 2019
$104,400 - $132,100 (Salary based on the 2018-19 salary schedule)
HOW TO APPLY: Click here to apply. CLOSING DATE: March 20, 2019
Opening Date: February 19, 2019
Closing Date: March 20, 2019
Salem-Keizer School District is an equal opportunity employer.