Exciting things are happening at University of Maryland Capital Region Health and we are looking for talented people to help us continue to grow as they progress in their careers. Our 2400 team members and more than 1000 physicians deliver a level of care that is both challenging and rewarding for new and experienced job seekers. At UM Capital Region Health, we have been dedicated to improving the surrounding region's health for more than 65 years and leading the way in providing high-quality care.
Under the supervision of the VP, Human Resources, the Employee and Labor Relations Advisor manages employee and labor relations issues to promote a positive ER culture within the business while minimizing risk. In addition, the selected individual monitors, tracks and manages grievances and agency filings for UMMC; provides HR Business Partner support to departments with employees in a collective bargaining agreement; oversees the HRBP function of counseling management and resolving employee relations issues related to manager/employee situations, employee engagement, policies and procedures, performance improvement plans and employee separations; investigates and responds to internal and external complaints, charges, and audit requests such as Compliance, Risk, EEOC, OSHA, NLRB, etc.; tracks/monitors corrective actions, grievances, agency filings to ensure the consistent and fair application of UMMC policies and procedures; partners with the Vice President of HR, UMMC Director of Employee and Labor Relations, and HR Shared Services to design and deliver HR team development and training to align with and support the UMMC culture and business objectives; participates in the development and facilitation of employee relations and Performance Improvement training and education of managers; manages review/investigative efforts of UMMC HRBPs by guiding process to ensure due process, due diligence, and positive efforts in the process; prepares documentation, recommendation, and proposals for final review and approval of UMMC Director of Employee and Labor Relations; participates in labor negotiations.
Bachelors degree in human resources, business or related field
At least 3 years experience advising on HR-related matters with emphasis on employee relations
At least 3 years experience directly involved in employment law
Experience in union negotiations
Professional certification as SHRM-SCP or SPHR
Advanced skill and knowledge in areas of employment/labor relations, regulations and laws (state & Federal)
Familiarity with other HR disciplines, such as compensation, benefits, and recruitment
Skilled in conflict resolution, consulting, negotiation, communication, interpersonal skills, organizational, and analytical techniques and approaches
Experienced level skill in applying state and federal employment laws such as FMLA, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, NLRB, Title VII, OSHA and NLRA to workplace issues
We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive employee benefits package. Submit your resume to Dennis.Smith@umm.edu or call 301.618.2268.