UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/23/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
This position is ideal for a relatively recently licensed attorney or experienced labor professional.
The position involves establishing and maintaining satisfactory labor-management relations in a highly unionized healthcare environment. This includes monitoring and ensuring adherence to labor contract provisions, participating in negotiating sessions, administering the grievance process and addressing questions from unions, employees and managers with specificity and from an enterprise perspective. Involves using labor relations concepts and skills, in conjunction with a broad understanding of labor/employment law principles and general union issues, to resolve matters of varying complexity.
The incumbent represents management in formal adversarial dispute resolution processes and will liaison with Health/Campus Attorneys as needed. This position answers to the Director of Health Labor Relations and is part of a highly integrated and tight-knit team of professionals. Candidates should possess initiative, intelligence, critical thinking/analytical skills, and a strong work ethic for this demanding environment. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with general oversight of day-to-day activities with ability to identify opportunities for improvement in daily work functions.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business administration, human resources, or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.
Licensed Attorney (J.D). or three (3+) or more years of experience and proven success in a Labor Relations role or like function.
Demonstrated experience should include fact-finding and conducting formal investigations within a unionized environment.
Solid PC literacy, including Microsoft Office products.
Proven skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices and/or procedures to define the problem or objective, identify relevant concerns, identify patterns and relationships, formulate logical and objective conclusions, and recommend alternatives and their implications.
Strong skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications.
Excellent negotiation skills. Demonstrated skills and abilities in conflict resolution.
Must be able to maintain high degree of discretion, integrity, and sensitivity to confidentiality and privacy.
Licensed Attorney (JD) or Master's Degree in Labor/Industrial Relations.
Experience with litigation/arbitration and/or preparing for same.
Familiarity and experience with HEERA/PERB/EEOC/DFEH.
Experience with UC staff personnel policies/procedures and union contracts.
Healthcare Human Resources experience.
Employment is subject to both a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.