Employee Relations Officer

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Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students.  Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

The (Senior) Employee Relations Officer works with the Associate Director, Auxiliary Services Human Resources on planning and implementing the daily operations and efforts of the HR/Aux Service Center for this division.  This position provides strategic advising, guidance, and leadership to management on performance issues and processes.  Additionally, this position works with the Associate Director on short- and long-term planning of all Human Resources related functions, including recruitment, staffing, employee relations, benefits, employee retention, and workforce training.
Provides administrative support and guidance to managers and staff when complex and sensitive issues arise.  Effectively demonstrates, recommends and implements strategies on how to handle performance management and address difficult situations and issues.  Collaborates with University HR, and senior leaders of Aux/Dining Services to create a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Supports the Aux/Dining Services departments with a focus on diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives.  Implements and coordinates initiatives, programs, and practices that support the University’s strategies to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Participates in the University-wide initiatives, programs, and committees to support, encourage, and create a high-performance team.

Salary range: $75,150 to $93,950


Bachelor’s degree required; significant experience may substitute for some of the education requirements.
3-5 years of employee relations experience required.

Ability to manage and work effectively with students, faculty, and staff clientele in high-volume and fast-paced environment.  Must have outstanding communication, computer skills, human relations, and interpersonal skills and be able to coordinate and gain the cooperation of a large and diverse staff.  Bilingual English/Spanish skills helpful

Peak times of year may require expanded work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, to accomplish departmental work goals.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.

Boston College’s Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.

To apply for this job please visit bc.csod.com.