Under the direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Senior Director of Labor Relations oversees all aspects of labor relations for the Anchorage School District, including employee discipline, grievance processing, contract interpretation and administration, and labor contract negotiations. The Senior Director also develops and implements training for supervisors and staff and facilitates conflict resolution and mediation programs. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).
The following are required:
A Bachelor’s degree.
Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification or equivalent, such as SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
Five years of experience in labor relations in a supervisory or management-level capacity.
Knowledge and experience in collective bargaining, grievance handling, mediation, arbitration, contract administration, employee discipline, employment practices, and performance evaluation.
The following are preferred:
A Juris Doctorate or Master’s degree.
Knowledge of and experience working with federal and state labor laws.
Experience working within a large organization with a unionized workforce, particularly in a public school district or public higher education setting.
Experience presiding over adversarial proceedings in the area of labor and employment.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing clearly and succinctly and to present a written analysis of facts, policies/rules/contract in a simple, coherent style.
Interpersonal and professional skills and demeanor that engender trust and confidence.
Self-motivated with the ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic work environment.
Internal Number: 4074
About Anchorage School District
The Anchorage School District educates almost 48,000 students in the southcentral Alaska communities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Chugiak and Girdwood. ASD has more than 130 schools and programs and is one of the 100 largest school districts in the country. Learn more at www.asdk12.org.