Labor Relations Specialist
Job Posted: 20 April 2023
Company: Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Champaign, IL


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The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is seeking to fill a full-time (40-hour week) Labor Relations Specialist position. The selected candidate will work closely with the Director of Human Resources in negotiating, interpreting and administering labor contracts regarding issues such as wages and salaries, benefits, union and management practices, and bargaining rights.

Bachelor’s degree in labor relations, human resources, industrial relations, business administration or other relevant areas and five (5) years of labor and employee relations experience including leading or assisting with collective bargaining negotiations, contract administration, administrative hearings or other closely related experience is required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position will also be considered.

After six months of employment, the selected candidate may be considered for a flexible or part-time remote work schedule. This position will report to the Director of Human Resources.

CUPHD provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • health, dental, and vision insurance with enrollment beginning on the employee’s first day of employment
  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • 12 sick days earned per year
  • 15 days of paid time off earned in the first year of employment
  • short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • comprehensive pension plan offered through Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)

This is a full-time position and the starting annual salary is $69,492 for a 40-hour week.

To apply, go to: Applicants may also come in to apply online at CUPHD, 201 W. Kenyon Road, Champaign, IL 61820. For full consideration, you must complete the application process.

Women, veterans and individuals of all abilities are encouraged to apply. CUPHD also strongly encourages people of color, gay, lesbian, transgender and non-binary people to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you need an accommodation in order to apply, please contact Amy Roberts at [email protected] CUPHD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to join its team. 

CUPHD requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza (seasonally) unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.