The Center for Human Resources celebrates diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to recruit and retain highly-skilled and compassionate leaders. By prioritizing listening and learning, engaging in critical conversations, and thoughtfully considering the needs of our diverse community, we are creating a culture of belonging. We aim to offer opportunities for advancement and foster an inclusive environment so that all are valued and empowered to thrive.
The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations serves as the principal staff labor relations representative for San Diego State University. Within the CSU context, collective bargaining is led by the CSU Chancellor’s Office with input and participation from campus administration. The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations manages campus labor-management relations; implements and administers collective bargaining agreements; and coordinates, guides, and participates in CSU Chancellor’s Office-led bargaining on campus-specific issues.
The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations maintains constructive working relationships with union representatives and leaders. These relationships are achieved and maintained through principled conduct, clear communication, accessibility, and reliability. The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations is consultative and collaborative, responsive to union interests and concerns, and transmits union perspectives to management and executive leadership. The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations serves as the management lead for Labor Management Committees and serves on safety committees and other ad hoc committees involving union representatives.
The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations manages grievance procedures, providing advisory support to management, maintaining timely and compliant review procedures, serving as a hearing officer, issuing institutional responses, and participating in arbitration hearings.
The Associate Director for Labor and Employee Relations supports management in addressing a myriad of organizational and supervisory issues and provides expert consultation on labor relations principles and implementation of collective bargaining agreements. The Associate Director also advises management on employee performance and conduct issues, guides or participates in the investigation of workplace issues, prepares and implements disciplinary actions, and participates in discipline due process.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.