Employee Relations Specialist

People and Culture | Durham, NC, United States

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The Employee Relations Specialist's primary responsibilities will be to help foster and maintain positive work relationships to ensure a quality work environment and assist to resolve employee issues and conflicts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as initial point of contact for employee relation issues, evaluating the scope of the issue through researching, investigating, and gathering data
  • Provide resolution services to management through identification of appropriate company policy and procedures
  • Assist management and corporate counsel in investigating, answering, and settling legal claims. Assists in developing and implementing human resources policies and procedures.
  • Prepares Human Resources related communications and correspondence.
  • Recommends training as related to employee relations.
  • Supports Senior Director of Human Resources in various project work.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Human Resource management or equivalent
  • 8 years of experience handling employee relations matters, performance management, or related field
  • Advanced experience with harassment issues, conflict resolution, and dealing with diverse employee populations
  • Ability to remain neutral and objective in all situations
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills
  • Working knowledge and application of HR laws and regulations
  • Strong time and program management, teamwork, execution, and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Ability to build collaborative and trusting relationships with employees at all levels of the enterprise
  • Experience with gathering data, performing analysis; proficiency in excel, sequel, and varied HR platforms
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