Provide coordination of human resources functions related to employment of union and non-union staff (400+) that involve the planning, implementation and day-to-day operations of the Facilities Management Human Resources department. These include recruitment, management of personnel actions and record keeping for hires, terminations, leaves of absence, promotions, transfers, coordination of training, performance management, succession planning, and compensation analysis among others. Support the department with labor matters, such as grievance and arbitration procedures. Using a variety of media, assist with the communication of policies, procedures, labor contract, diversity and inclusion action plans, and other departmental and university regulatory updates. Assist with the planning, scheduling and implementation of department activities such as onboarding and offboarding, training opportunities and recognition programs among others. Under the leadership of the Facilities Management Director of Human Resources, the position works closely with Facilities Management sub-departments and University Human Resources (UHR - Employment and Labor Relations, Leave Administration), as well as the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity. Maintain exceptionally high degrees of confidentiality and customer service and able to foster an environment of continuous improvement through the practice of the Facilities Management core values. Perform other related functions as needed.
Job qualifications and competencies:
Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree with 5 years human resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience working with Enterprise Resources Systems, such as Workday, Banner, People Soft or related software
Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems, such as Workday, PeopleAdmin or related software
Experience in labor relations
Experience in human resources in higher education is preferred
Cultural competency and experience working with diverse populations required
Exceptional and effective interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills (both oral and written) to deal effectively with a diverse population
Professional demeanor, and business acumen to deal effectively with sensitive issues
Knowledge of employment law as well as best practices in the area of employment, employee relations, and compensation
Good writing skills
Problem solving and analysis
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle competing multiple priorities effectively
Demonstrated technological skills with MS Office and Google suites required
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful completion of a background check.
Please include resume, cover letter and contact information of three professional references.
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ171238
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