Date Posted: Jan 12, 2021
Position Title: Executive Director, Labor Relations and Benefits
Location: Labor Relations and Benefits
Salary: $110,000 - $155,000
Reports to: Deputy Superintendent, Labor Relations and Benefits
Bargaining Unit: N/A (non-union)
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Directs and oversees the District’s labor relations program, policies, and procedures. Establishes and maintains exemplary labor-management relations, interprets collective bargaining agreements, administers grievance procedures, and assist all levels of management on labor matters. Provides consultative services to the Office of Employee Health Services (EHS) and Office of Human Resources relative to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) leaves, and United States Military leave programs, as appropriate. Provides consultative services and represents the District, as needed on wage and hour, as well as unemployment insurance compliance matters. Position requires the ability to periodically work an extended and/or flexible schedule to meet the needs of the District, especially during heavy negotiation periods, which may last into the evenings and may require some work on the weekend.
Under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent, the Executive Director shall:
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.
In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions? Concerns? contact the Civil Rights Coordinator at (313) 240-4377 or [email protected] or 3011 West Grand Boulevard, 14th Floor, Detroit MI 48202.