Sr. HR Analyst Employee Relations, Inc.

Tempe, Arizona

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Salary Range
$54,225 -$86,761/annually, DOE


Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7am-6pm

Work Calendar
12 Months

Maricopa Summary
Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

What's Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

Benefits & Perks Options
  • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
  • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
  • Virtual: Reach a doctor 24/7
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
  • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
  • Revised summer work schedule
  • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee recognition opportunities
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Job Summary
The Sr. Human Resources Analyst in Employee Relations will primarily be responsible for investigating and administering workplace complaints, grievances, policy violations, and performance issues and will provide recommendations to all levels of leadership regarding corrective actions in accordance with applicable laws and Maricopa Community Colleges policies. The position will have a district-wide impact in handling complex issues where considerable judgment, discretion, analysis, and initiative are required to reach a decision.

Essential Functions
60% - Conduct personnel investigations in accordance with Maricopa Community Colleges' policies and procedures and best practice methods
  • Matters of investigation may include policy violations, work environment, conduct concerns, performance, harassment, and other matters of an employment nature
  • Produces comprehensive reports of investigation that are written in a factual manner
  • Processes labor grievances and appeals in accordance with Maricopa Community Colleges policy and applicable laws
  • Conducts thorough, professional, and efficient interviews of those individuals accused of violations, witnesses, and reporting persons to obtain key facts for proper decision-making
  • Reviews complaints and inquiries related to employment matters received through the employee complaint reporting process
  • Provides accurate and timely briefings regarding the results of the pending and completed investigations, grievances, or other personnel/labor matters and makes recommendations regarding any proposed corrective actions

20% - Builds professional working relationships with faculty, staff, and District leaders.
  • Advises managers regarding employee relations procedures, issues, and cases.
  • Consults with employees and their representatives to identify and resolve employee/manager-related disputes
  • Works with managers and supervisors to resolve performance and conduct concerns.
  • Acts as an objective, neutral as an objective party to understand and makes unbiased recommendations

20% - Provides advanced professional-level client service to all team members and team leaders on Employee Relations related issues by serving as the subject matter expert, answering questions, giving general directions on issues, including attendance, behavior, performance, accountability, and misconduct.
  • May occasionally serve as a project lead or supervise assigned staff
  • Participates in projects related to employee relations and/or the supported business areas
  • Actively participates in meetings to share updates on outstanding issues, provides summaries of issues to analyze trends, and brainstorms solutions with the team
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in human resources and four (4) years of advanced professional level human resources experience in employee relations, which includes experience in the administration and implementation of human resources programs and policies.


Associates Degree from a regionally accredited institution in human resources and six (6) years of advanced professional level human resources experience in the area of assignment, which includes experience in the administration and implementation of human resources programs and policies.


High School Diploma or GED and eight (8) years of advanced professional level human resources experience in the area of assignment, which includes experience in the administration and implementation of human resources programs and policies.

Desired Qualifications
A. Five (5) or more years of experience performing direct employee/labor relations, including but not limited to internal investigations, conflict resolution, grievance handling, and advising and preparing progressive discipline materials.

B. Ability to proactively work collaboratively with others and build effective relationships

C. Experience managing multiple projects with tight deadlines, providing good judgment, attention to detail, and prioritizing work as necessary while working independently.

D. Experience working as a professional advisor in situations requiring assessment of complex issues and facilitation of sound decisions involving high risk and confidential and sensitive matters.

E. Ability to research, analyze, and resolve allegations, compile and document detailed results, and compose summaries for management and executive review

F. Proven investigation experience, including interviewing witnesses, taking notes, and writing investigation summaries.

G. Skill in writing concise, clear, relevant, and persuasive documents, including correspondence, case analyses, investigative reports, policies, etc.

H. Strong knowledge and experience of federal, state, and local employment laws, including but not limited to Title VII, ADA, FLSA, and FMLA.

I. Analyze specific problem situations and determine acceptable solutions within federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.

J. Interact with integrity and a high level of professionalism with all levels of staff and management.

K. Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish the work.

L. Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality, seamless, and efficient customer service.

M. Plan, develop, and provide training using classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, and workshops.

N. Ability to make independent decisions.

Special Working Conditions
This Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations, maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations, while being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.

How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
  • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
  • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
  • Part-Time employment, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours or load)
  • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
  • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

    Posting Close Date
    First Review April 29, 2022

    Open until filled

    EEO Information
    Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

    Title IX
    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

    The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

    Clery Act
    The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act

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