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Human Resources Partner-Employee Relations

Company: Hoyleton Youth and Family Services
Location: Fairview Heights
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The HR Partner Employee Relations will serve as a subject matter expert and manage employee relations on behalf of the company. Ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations in acting on employee complaints and grievances, workers' compensation, leaves, unemployment claims, FMLA, and termination requests. Showing employees care while acting as an employee advocate and supporting consistent agency policies and procedures.


  • Implements and administers human resource policies and practices that ensure the Company's compliance with EEOC, federal, state, and local employment laws by staying informed about pending and current legislation.
  • Conduct prompt and thorough investigations into sensitive employee relations issues, and make objective recommendations based on findings. This includes conducting investigatory interviews, collecting/reviewing relevant evidence, writing investigation reports, and delivering debriefs with relevant stakeholders.
  • Interviews, and other studies to conduct research regarding human resource policies, compensation, and other employment issues to make informed recommendations on changes.
  • Coach managers on how to appropriately manage and resolve moderately complex ER issues and educate them on policies, procedures, and compliance
  • Ensures compliance with labor law posters and posters are appropriately posted at all locations.
  • Leads all functions of workers' compensation program, including claim evaluation/investigation and establishing action plans.
  • Leads all functions of leaves of absence. Track and report on leaves of absence, and integrate with HRIS to ensure the accuracy of payroll transactions.
  • Provide training to Leaders to ensure current with agency leave and disciplinary policies and procedures. Maintain templates and forms, and assist Director with the implementation of policies for new and revised policies, such as Covid-19 compliance.
  • Maintains unemployment process, prepares responses,s and schedules hearing with the manager.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all agency accommodation requests, including those related to the workplace and work environment for all employees, conditions of employment (e.g., remote work requests related to disability or illness), and other accommodations.
  • Responsible for reporting to EEOC and overseeing external investigations of current and former employees.


    • Thorough understanding of state and federal laws concerning labor relations.
    • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
    • Thorough understanding of negotiation techniques.
    • Thorough understanding of dispute resolution.
    • Ability to remain tactful, calm, and persuasive in controversial and/or confrontational situations.
    • Organized and detail-oriented with an emphasis on accuracy.
    • Ability to function as a team member while remaining professional, meeting deadlines, and prioritizing.
    • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
    • Strong organizational development skills
    • Advanced knowledge of employment practices
    • Continuously stays up to date with new and changing legislation and company policies


      • Bachelor's degree preferred
      • Associate degree from an accredited institution
      • At least two years of applicable experience
      • Must be at least 18 years of age
      • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
      • Must possess and maintain proof of vehicle insurance

        CARE & TCI
        One of the essential job functions of any position within the agency is to align your performance with our overarching philosophy of CARE. All decisions, actions, communication, and performance should align with the six CARE principles (Developmentally Focused, Family Involved, Relationship Based, Ecologically Oriented, Competence Centered, and Trauma Informed). Not only must you complete the CARE training with satisfactory participation, but you must then put that training into practice in your everyday work.
        Every employee must also pass TCI training with a satisfactory grade in written and/or physical testing. All employees must remain current on refresher training that is provided monthly at all locations. You will be tested every 6 months on the physical portion, if applicable to your position. You will be tested annually on the written portion, regardless of your position. If you are not current on your TCI refresher training every six months, you will be required to retake the full course. If you do not pass either test, you may be required to retake the full course.Not only must you complete the TCI training with satisfactory participation, but you must then put that training into practice in your everyday work.
        Location: 62208

Keywords: Hoyleton Youth and Family Services, Springfield , Human Resources Partner-Employee Relations, Human Resources , Fairview Heights, Illinois

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