Labor Relations Specialist, Human Resources

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Provide support and assistance to the Labor Relations Director, as well as the University’s Human Resources Team. Manage all administrative labor matters across both the Charles River and Medical campuses, and work collaboratively with various levels of management with respect to grievance avoidance. Provide support and handling of labor matters for represented and non-represented employees, including investigations of contract violations, discipline, management responses and handling of labor arbitrations. 

Must be able to handle highly sensitive and confidential investigations. Must display a sensitivity to maintaining labor management harmony in a university setting. Deliver labor management educational programs to University business partners. Maintain detailed focus and assist in the preparation of contract negotiations materials, including assisting in the drafting and costing of formal proposals and data collection pertaining to all University contracts.

Required Skills

The successful candidate must be highly organized and flexible.  The ideal candidate should have at least five years of labor relations experience in a unionized setting and an advanced degree, preferably a J.D. with a focus on labor management relations and a solid understanding of the National Labor Relations Act.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

Job Location

Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type