Senior Employee Relations Specialist

Charles Sturt University
April 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$107,199 to $121,340
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Liaise with senior executive and management teams Work collaboratively within a team of HR professionals Hybrid working arrangements available The role Full Time, Continuing Level 8 - $107,199 to $121,340 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Location: Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Canberra, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie or Wagga Wagga As the Senior Employee Relations Specialist, you will provide expert advice on a range of complex employee relations and human resource matters in alignment with the legislative, regulatory and industrial obligations applicable to the University. Working closely with the HR Business Partners and Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team, you will provide specialist advice, support and education, in the management and resolution of performance matters, serious misconduct, employment grievances and complex disputes. Additionally, you will lead projects and initiatives aimed at enhancing employee relations across the university as well as monitor, evaluate and review appropriate policies and practices. You will provide coaching, support and education to managers and leaders to build capability in handling challenging or complex employee relations matters. About you You will have a relevant qualification and 8+ years' experience in industrial relations and employee relations within a complex industry. Your technical knowledge of applying and interpreting industrial relations and employment legislation and enterprise agreements will be strong, along with the ability to provide advice on these instruments and complex IR/ER issues. High level communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role as you will need to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders including unions, managers and leaders, and employees at all levels. You will naturally seek opportunities to collaborate with the HR Business Partners, and managers and leaders, to ensure proactive support, guidance, and resolution of matters. Benefits Work life balance (including a hybrid work model) Professional development opportunities Generous leave options Enjoy salary packaging and sacrifice options Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits. About us The Division of People and Culture plays a key strategic role in building a collaborative environment where staff can excel, with a respectful and inclusive culture that values everyone. We are focused on building leadership capability, staff engagement, professional development opportunities, and addressing our future needs through workforce planning and talent management initiatives. We support, empower, and inspire our people to deliver excellence and contribute to the achievement of Charles Sturt's strategic initiatives. We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place. Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world. Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. To apply Applicants are expected to apply online and provide a 1-2 page cover letter demonstrating their skills, knowledge and/or experience relevant to the position (referencing the selection criteria in the position description) and upload your CV. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us. This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position. Further information Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting: Kerry Murnain Director - Strategy, Partnerships and Inclusion email [email protected] Ph: 0488 338 367 Closing Date: 11 pm, Sunday 14 April 2024

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