When you join UCLA Health, you can make a difference in people’s lives every day as you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Employee Relations, you will provide guidance and advice on employee relations matters for staff employees at UCLA Health. You will review disciplinary and other types of employment-related documents/actions (FMLA, Layoffs, work rules, etc.) and work with department HR Reps and senior leadership to ensure proper HR procedures are being practiced.
You will be responsible for policy/contract administration, including interpretation, implementation and management of policies and contracts. You will effectively partner/collaborate with Office of Compliance and Privacy Services, Staff Diversity & Compliance, Title IX, Risk Management, Staff/Faculty Counseling, Audit, Campus HR, Local/General Counsel, UC Office of the President, other UC campuses) to ensure uniform and best practices.
As our Employee Relations Manager, you will represent UCLA Health in work-groups/committees to ensure successful partnerships across departments. You will orient management/leadership on policy and legal compliance, such as FMLA, corrective action, layoffs, performance appraisals; provide policy and protocol guidance, interpretation and training to management and leadership. You will also assist in creating HR process protocols as needed and conduct full investigations and/or assist in the investigation of matters pertaining to Title IX/Sexual Violence Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Whistle blower complaints, Retaliation complaints, Policy/Law/Regulation compliance and general workplace/HR investigations.
*Hybrid remote position, will require in-office availability
7+ years of progressive experience in employment related matters.
Knowledge of public sector laws/requirements; healthcare industry, higher education preferred; experience in a union environment preferred.
Skill in writing concise, clear, relevant and persuasive documents, including correspondence, case analyses, investigative reports, settlement agreements.
Knowledge of employment laws, including FMLA/CFRA, Reasonable Accommodation, VAWA/CANRA, HIPAA, HEERA, FLSA/wage-hour laws, contract interpretation, EEOC/DFEH/DOJ requirements.
Experience in conducting investigations of harassment allegations, including sexual harassment, hostile work environment, discrimination, HIPAA, workplace behavior.
Ability to analyze and draft proposals for negotiations, settlements, other employment agreements
Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with other UCLA offices (Title IX Office, Office of Legal Affairs, Office of
Compliance Services, Insurance and Risk Management, etc.) and with the UC Office of the President and other UC campuses.
MS Office Suite proficiency (MS Word, Outlook, Power Point, etc).
Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent combination of education and experience
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
At UCLA Health, you can help heal humankind, one patient at a time by improving health, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness. As you do, you’ll achieve great things in your life and your career. We’re a world-class health organization with four hospitals consistently recognized among the nation’s very best as well as an internationally-renowned medical school, primary and specialty care clinics and much more. Within our dynamic, innovative and growing organization, you’ll find exceptional opportunities to make the most of your abilities in a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment. If you embrace our values of Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Discovery we invite you to see all you can accomplish at UCLA Health.