This posting will remain open until filled.
Under the general direction of the Director of Labor Relations for UC San Diego Health, Professional Schools and UCSD Campus Student Health Services (collectively UCSDH), the incumbent performs a wide variety of job functions involving complex legal issues that requires advanced knowledge of labor & employment laws, arbitration proceedings, collective bargaining, and demonstrated advocacy, communication, analytical and organizational skills.
The incumbent represents UCSDH in formal adversarial dispute resolution processes, coordinates the representation of management in employment/labor relations related court/administrative cases, represents UCSDH in collective bargaining negotiations, advises UCSDH management on compliance with employment/labor relations laws and the University's collective bargaining agreements, advises management about labor union matters, communicates with labor unions on a variety of topics, and represents UCSDH in adversarial PERB/EEOC/DFEH related charges/complaints.
The incumbent performs work independently at an advanced level and is responsible for the consequences of the actions taken as a result of the advice provided by the incumbent. While performing the job functions of this position, the incumbent is empowered to achieve the labor relations objectives of UCSDH. Similarly, the incumbent, with consultation of the Director, independently negotiates settlements of internal and external disputes of varying complexity to completion.
A Bachelor's Degree or a combination of education and experience in a related field.
Three (3) or more years of related experience performing labor relations duties with progressively increasing responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education or experience.
Thorough knowledge of labor/employment laws, collective bargaining agreements, and litigation processes.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to convey complex messages to multi-level audiences.
Provide advice and counsel to supervisors, managers, department directors and executives on labor relations and collective bargaining issues.
Proven skill in analyzing information, problems, suits, charges, complaints, or grievances with ability to formulate and execute strategic response to successful conclusion.
Ability to identify department or enterprise-wide patterns/trends, formulate conclusions and provide advice and counsel to leadership on recommended actions and alternatives.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously and to set priorities.
Licensed Attorney/JD Degree.
Admission to CA State Bar.
A Master's Degree in Labor/Industrial Relations or like field.
Familiarity with heavily unionized environments with specific experience in the healthcare industry.
Formal legal training.
Proven litigation and/or arbitration experience.
Familiarity with dispute adjudication practices of government agencies such as PERB/DFEH/EEOC/EDD & DOL.
Familiarity with HEERA.