Employee Relations Advisor-OTM

Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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Responsible for managing the Employee Relations function of a business unit. Ensures fairness and consistency by serving as a neutral party when handling employee issues, interpreting and counseling employees and management on OTM policies and procedures, and providing guidance to managers with their employment decisions and all people-related actions.


-Must have Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.

-Must have a minimum of six years of experience in an HR Generalist or Employee Relations Generalist role.
- Must have a familiarity with and/or working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and a working knowledge of federal and state respective employment laws.
-Relevant industry experience is a plus.

-Prefer certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) - OR -
-Certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) - OR -
-Certification as a Society for Human Resource Management - Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) - OR -
-Certification as a Society for Human Resource Management - Senior Certified professional (SHRM-SCP)

Position Competencies:
-The successful candidate will possess integrity, is trustworthy, can maintain confidentiality, regularly displays managerial courage, have business acumen, is politically savvy, can be an effective member of a team, possess strategic agility, has a drive for results, is effective in a variety of formal presentations, has process management skills, promotes problem resolution and makes good decisions in a timely manner.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and/or Special Abilities:
-Demonstrated strong listening, interviewing, and counseling skills.
-Demonstrated effective conflict management skills.
-Demonstrated effective excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task in a fast pace environment while maintaining attention to detail; and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
-Demonstrated exceptional communication and presentation skills with an ability to effectively interact with all levels within an organization, as well as the ability to create and summarize detailed written reports.
-Excellent customer service and relationship management skills with the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, diplomacy, tact and business acumen.
-Demonstrated ability to drive results through individual efforts and influencing others, without authority over them.
-Strong problem solving and investigatory skills; ability to objectively identify, assess, resolve, and mitigate risk.
-Strong working knowledge of employment laws and regulations (ADA, EEO, and FMLA) and the ability to appropriately interpret and apply policies, laws and business practices when addressing employment matters.
-Must have demonstrated project management skills.
-Must demonstrate the ability to successfully manage multiple business units in multiple locations.
-Must demonstrate the ability to successfully manage conflicting priorities.
-Must be able to demonstrate the understanding of local issues which have potential system-wide impact and communicate effectively with clients.
-Be seen as approachable, flexible and available to interact with colleagues at all levels.
-Be self-directed, motivated and aspirational.
-Demonstrated the ability to take initiative and anticipate client needs and make recommendations for implementation that are operational.
-Superior proficiency to include the ability to effectively navigate in PeopleSoft, and Microsoft Office skills: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, is a must.



Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Employee Relations

To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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