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adjunct Provost for Academic Employee and Labor Relations:Oregon State University

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adjunct Provost for Academic Employee and Labor Relations

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 10, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidatesWhen applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1) A resume/CV; and 2) A cover letter indicating your interest in the position and describing how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.For additional information Contact Us by: Sara Daly at Sara.Daly@oregonstate.eduOSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.Starting income within the income range will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

Position Details

Position Information
Department Provost / Exec Vice Pres (XPV)
Position Title Manager 1-Emp/Labor Rel
Job Title adjunct Provost for Academic Employee and Labor Relations
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Fixed-Term
Pay Method income
Recommended Full-Time income Range income is commensurate with education and practice.
Position Summary
The Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs seeks to fill the position of adjunct Provost for Academic Employee and Labor Relations. The adjunct Provost will report to the Senior Vice Provost. This position is a 12 month 1.0 FTE, fixed-term benefits-eligible professional faculty position. income is commensurate with practice and qualifications and the adjunct Provost will start as soon as possible. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Senior Vice Provost.
The adjunct Provost for Academic Employee and Labor Relations is responsible for the management of academic employee and labor relations as well as the management of collective bargaining negotiations and contract administration, progressive discipline and grievances in a manner that supports positive and professional relationships with employees, union representatives, managers, managers and administrators.
Position tasks
100%-
The adjunct Provost, working in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources, is responsible for superviseing the functions of academic employment, employee relations, performance management, managery development and labor relations. The adjunct Provost will provide strong leadership abilities in establishing a proactive approach to academic employee and labor relations by providing coaching and training for managers and managers in the areas of performance management, progressive discipline, contract application and interpretation, grievance handling and setting expectations and workplace interventions for academic employees.
The adjunct Provost provides collaborative and consultative advice and counsel on a wide variety of human resources-related issues and topics, including academic labor contract interpretation, application, and compliance for the University. They collaborate with peer directors, managers, administrators, and managers at OSU, providing counsel to senior administrators, department heads, directors, managers, and managers across the University in an effort to foster employee engagement and guide employee and labor relations matters. Counsel and guidance to departments may involve preparations for negotiation, progressive discipline, handling of grievances, and compliance with the collective bargaining agreements. The adjunct Provost obtains legal counsel from the General Counsel's Office on such matters. (Note that this position will not be providing legal advice to the University, but will collaborate closely with the Office of General Counsel as needed).
The adjunct Provost leads fact finding investigations, responds to information requests, and represents the University at negotiations, arbitration, mediation, and appeal hearings. They will formulate strategies to strengthen employee and labor relations effectiveness in the University and implement proactive managery training as Information technology relates to executeance management and employee relations issues. They will collaborate with the offices of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity and Access, Diversity and Inclusion, General Counsel, and others.
In addition, the adjunct Provost:
•Advises the provost, senior vice provost, managers, managers and employees on performance management and other workplace issues; conducts investigations as needed; recommends solutions to disputes and/or performance or misconduct problems;
•Leads fact finding investigations, coordinates responses to employee grievances; prepares for and assists in presenting arbitration, may represent the university at arbitration, mediation, and appeal hearings;
•Conducts training for managers and managers in contract administration, due process, and related employee relations issues in cooperation with human resources.
•Builds relationships with campus union leadership abilities as well as leadership abilities from the unions affiliated office
•Meets with union leadership abilities and representatives regularly to resolve concerns, problems, and grievances
•Works with stakeholders, bargaining, and management teams to develop negotiation strategies and tactics, contract language, communication plans, settlement agreements
•Implements and administers collective bargaining agreements
•Serves as the primary contract regarding contract administration and leads meetings with the bargaining and management teams in preparation for all negotiations
Minimum/Required Qualifications
•Bachelor's degree and 5 years of progressively responsible practice in employee and labor relations, or a combination of education and practice that clearly demonstrates the capability to prosperously perform the major tasks of the job in a university setting comparable to Oregon State University
•Demonstrated practice, knowledge and knowledge of faculty relations / faculty labor relations
•Labor relations practice to include labor contract negotiations, practices and strategies, and contract administration.
Professional Competencies
•Demonstrated capability to write and edit complex policy, procedure, and other technical prose.
•Demonstrated strong analytical and critical thinking expertise; and capability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.
•capability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy, and nuanced knowledge of the communication needs of different audiences.
•capability to manage confidential or sensitive information and issues responsibly.
•capability to work and solve problems independently as well as in a collaborative team environment, and represent the university in an appropriate and professional manner.
•Demonstrated leadership abilities, organizational, and management expertise, and the capability to prioritize multiple projects in a university setting.
•A commitment to and practice with promoting and enhancing diversity and equity.
•capability to work across partisan and ideological lines to build consensus for university and faculty issues.
•Clear knowledge of faculty employee and labor relations.
•capability to foster and maintain a strongly collaborative relationship with key institutional stakeholder groups including Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, Office of General Counsel and Office of Human Resources.
•Unquestioned integrity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
•A masters degree with practice in a similar position at a college or university comparable to Oregon State is strongly preferred and/or;
•A juris doctor's degree with practice in a similar position at a college or university comparable to Oregon State is strongly preferred.
•Advanced training in a related field such as labor relations or human resources management
•Knowledge of Oregon labor and employment law, in particular, the Public Employee Collective Bargaining Act, and the Oregon Employment Relations Board
•Familiarity with university organizational structure, policy, and political issues in higher education;
•PHR or SPHR certification.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number P02383UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/03/2018
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 08/01/2018
Full Consideration Date 09/10/2018
Closing Date 09/30/2018
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 10, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating your interest in the position and describing how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information Contact Us by: Sara Daly at Sara.Daly@oregonstate.edu
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Starting income within the income range will be commensurate with expertise, education, and practice.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 08/20/2018 / Viewed 65 times
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Company: Oregon State University
Contact Email: Sara.Daly@oregonstate.eduOSU


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