Workforce Relations Specialist
Job Posted: 2 January 2018
Company: The University of Wisconsin - Madison

Closing Date: 18 January 2018
Location: Madison, WI


The University of Wisconsin – Madison has been ranked among the top 25 research institutions in the world. The University’s Office of Human Resources is currently recruiting for a Workforce Relations Specialist.

The position's responsibilities primarily involve the implementation and management of the employment relations program for all UW-Madison employees. Key functions include providing consultation to deans, directors, chairs, faculty, supervisors, HR representatives and employees; drafting and updating policies and procedures; developing and presenting training modules; hearing grievances; managing appeals; recommending remedies for disputes; and establishing strong business partnerships with all parties (employee groups, management, governance etc.) to successfully accomplish the position's functions.

The best qualified candidate will have experience providing employment/workforce relations services, making employment decisions based on just cause and due process, policy development and application, and layoff procedures.

For more information about this opportunity and detailed instructions on how to apply, go to: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496950/workforce-relations-specialist

Deadline for submission of all application materials is Thursday, January 18, 2018.

UW-Madison is committed to providing opportunities to people from all backgrounds to help create a welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community. UW-Madison encourages women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.