Employee Relations Specialist

JOB FUNCTION: Human Resources
COMPENSATION: $40/hr - $45/hr
POSTED: Jan 25, 2023

Our client is an exciting nonprofit that provides a variety of educational programs to New Yorkers! They are eager to bring on an Employee Relations Specialist to jump in and assist!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$40 – $45/hr

Position Overview:

The Employee Relations Specialist will be responsible for handling delicate employee relations matter, leading investigations, and serving as a trusted advisor. The ideal Employee Relations Specialist candidate should have a strong background in employee relations, has experience with unions, and is excited about working in a nonprofit environment!

Responsibilities of the Employee Relations Specialist:

  • Handle sensitive employee relations matters with a sense of urgency Lead complex and confidential investigations on harassment, discrimination, workplace violence, and other issues to reach an effective solution in a timely manner
  • Provide support with conflict resolution by providing guidance and direction to managers that align with company policy to ensure legal compliance
  • Collaborate with all levels of the organization, including executive management, to build out initiatives
  • Cultivate a high quality working environment for employees
  • Partner with legal team as needed

Qualifications for the Employee Relations Specialist:

  • 4 to 6 years of progressive HR experience is required
  • Expertise in employee relations
  • Extensive labor law knowledge
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exposure to DEI is a big plus

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or a related field is required


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 117996