Job Title: WAE, Temporary Analyst, Labor Management & Employee Relations
Office: Office of the General Counsel
Date Posted: 3/10/2021
Salary Range: 1-5 / $25.93 - $29.25
The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for providing expert advice of counsel and legal representation to DCPS' Chancellor, Central Office, principals, and other school-based staff to help ensure that all DCPS students, regardless of background or circumstance, receive a world-class education that prepares them for success in college, career, and life. Major practice areas in OGC include: Labor and Employment, General Practice, and Litigation, which includes Special Education due process litigation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA).
The Labor Management & Employee Relations (LMER) work group is responsible for supporting DCPS on a wide range of employee relations matters, including but not limited to: ensuring compliance with EEO laws; facilitating the proper implementation of progressive discipline; assisting employees with workplace problems; collaborating with unions to resolve issues and address concerns; working with managers to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations, and policies; scheduling meditations and hearings to address grievances; investigating allegations of misconduct by employees, contractors, and volunteers; and conducting background investigations to determine suitability for DCPS employment and service providers.
The Analyst, Labor Management & Employee Relations provides essential support to the LMER leadership team to ensure that the division operates efficiently and effectively.
The WAE, Temporary Analyst, Labor Management & Employee Relations will report to the Director, Labor Management & Employee Relations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs a wide variety of program planning and development, as well as data collection and analysis activities.
- Manages team inbox and disseminates inquiries to the appropriate team member.
- Manages team phone line and distributes messages to team members.
- Reviews and analyzes performance measures and effectiveness of past and prospective programs.
- Manages physical and electronic filing system.
- Conducts program and administrative interviews, surveys, data analyses, and cost analyses.
- Compiles relevant information and derives best practices for broader dissemination.
- Researches, develops, and composes position papers, special purpose reports, and other documents for use in presentations, program development, policy formulation, data processing, and other program-specific purposes.
- Designs and implements data preparation, processing, and retrieval and storage systems.
- Provides technical support assistance for data capture and report generation or analysis efforts.
- Analyzes the compatibility of program requirements and implementation procedures.
- Bachelor's degree and one year of experience OR two years of experience (no degree requirement).
- Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
- Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Strong organizational skills, including keen attention to detail and the ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
- Excellent time-management skills and a willingness to work non-standard hours.
- Exceptional writing and oral communication skills.
- The ability to learn quickly, work in a fast-paced environment, and multi-task effectively.
- The ability to remain flexible and adaptable in a dynamic work environment.
- The ability to proactively identify challenges and actively work to find solutions.
- The ability to work well independently while collaborating with others on meeting common goals.
- Strong quantitative and computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office suite.
- Knowledge of the DC Public School System preferred.
- STUDENTS FIRST: We recognize students as whole children and put their needs first in everything we do.
- COURAGE: We have the audacity to learn from our successes and failures, to try new things, and to lead the nation as a proof point of PK-12 success.
- EQUITY: We work proactively to eliminate opportunity gaps by interrupting institutional bias and investing in effective strategies to ensure every student succeeds.
- EXCELLENCE: We work with integrity and hold ourselves accountable for exemplary outcomes, service, and interactions.
- TEAMWORK: We recognize that our greatest asset is our collective vision and ability to work collaboratively and authentically.
- JOY: We enjoy our collective work and will enthusiastically celebrate our success and each other.