Job Details

Employee Relations Representative Senior - Office of Human Resources - Employee Relations & Policy

Job Number: 525828
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Emply Rltns & Plcy Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field and five (5) years of professional experience in one or more areas of human resource management, including at least three (3) years in assigned area.

Job Duties

Counsels, advises, and works with managers and supervisors to identify and resolve personnel issues and improve workforce performance and effectiveness.     
Assists supervisors in articulating the facts that supports the need for disciplinary action.      
Drafts disciplinary letters that accurately communicate, in a manner clearly understandable by a disciplined employee, the factual information that forms the basis for the disciplinary action.    
When requested, counsels employees on their roles and responsibilities as employees and other job-related matters; the classified employee grievance and discipline policies and employee rights and responsibilities.  Be accessible to employees requesting to review their official personnel files.   
Serves as the University's representative in classified employee disciplinary appeal and unemployment compensation appeal hearings by preparing the case for defense of the University's position, including preparation of witnesses and written documents, and examining and cross-examining witnesses to ensure pertinent information is accurately and honestly presented to the hearing officials. 
Maintains required information in the Employee Relations Oracle database by entering required information on a daily basis. Ensures narrative information entered into the database conveys sufficient information so a reader can grasp a clear understanding of the facts of the action without having to resort to other documentation.  
Possesses a comprehensive understanding of personnel policies and procedures, and the ability to clearly and consistently communicate these matters to the University community.     
Assumes other job-related duties as assigned.       

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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