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Descriptive Title: Labor/Employee Relations DirectorREF#: UH-S-5643-13-S
Budget Title: DirectorState Professional Position
Department: Labor RelationsState Line#: TBD
Grade: MP-3Campus: Stony Brook-University
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: BA. Seven to ten years of related experience in Labor/Employee Relations in a complex public or private corporation. Extensive experience with collective bargaining agreements to include interpretation, compliance and enforcement. Supervisory experience at professional level. Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills and the ability to mediate disputes.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in related discipline. Hospital Labor Relations experience.

Brief Description of Duties:
  • The Director will function as a strategic advisor to University management regarding labor and employee relations. The Director will establish and implement strategies for Employee and Labor Relations that effectively support the University’s strategic vision and delivery of services.
  • Ensure the interpretation and consistent administration of the State collective bargaining agreements for UUP, CSEA, and PEF, PBA, NYSCOBA, GSEU and RPA, and Research Foundation Employee Relations Policies.
  • Build and maintain relationships with University constituents to facilitate the successful management of the responsibilities of the office. Develop and adhere to measurements of success in accomplishing these responsibilities and incorporating best practice in these measures.
  • Ensure that Labor/Employee Relations staff effectively serve as University representatives in all matters pertaining to management decisions in disciplinary actions, grievance decisions, transfers, separations, wage adjustments, time and attendance issues relating to both RF and State employees.
  • Direct Labor/Employee Relations staff to serve as advisors to department administrators, supervisors and managers in the application of bargaining unit agreements, Civil Service law, University policies and procedures, State and RF regulations, and federal law, as they pertain to the workplace.
  • Act as liaison with SUNY System Administration Labor Relations, Governor's Office of Employee Relations, The Research Foundation for SUNY, bargaining unit officials. Work closely with legal counsel at the University.
  • Undertake interrogations and participate in hearings or delegate this function to Labor Relations staff as appropriate.
  • Represents senior management in all meetings with Union Representatives.
  • Oversee and participate in the development and delivery of training sessions, detailing bargaining unit agreements, counseling methods, disciplinary process, etc.

Special Notes: All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. Please note Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

Please note: Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services, clear a background investigation; submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

This is a Management Confidential position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in applying for the above position should submit a state application, resume and cover letter reflecting UH# to:
Stony Brook Medicine
UH Human Resources
Professional Employment
3 Technology Drive, Suite 100
East Setauket , NY 11733-4073


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/22/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 03/25/2013
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