Senior Liaison Officer
Job Posted: 7 June 2022
Company: Bureau of Human Resources of Cook County
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Chicago, IL


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Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director/Designee of Labor Relations, supervises the Labor Liaison Officers and acts as a spokesperson on behalf of County management during contract negotiations, impact bargaining sessions and documents proceedings. Works with department heads to identify issues to be addressed through collective bargaining, coordinates and attends first-line management meetings to formulate negotiation strategy. Coordinates assistance for the Labor Counsel, the State’s Attorney’s Office, and outside counsel on matters related to arbitration and unfair labor practice charges. Supervises the preparation of union contracts and wage scales for Board approval. Directs and coordinates the implementation of wage components with appropriate County departments and offices as necessary.