Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
This position, reporting into the VP of Human Resources, will establish a vision and strategy for employee relations to include roles identified as faculty, staff, and labor. This position will manage a team of HR Business Partners (HRBPs) and HR Generalists who serve as “the trusted and respected partner” for over 8,000 workforce members, including over 400 union members. Managing the risk to the Institution associated with union activity (e.g. grievances, arbitration, negotiations) and employee-relations issues of varying magnitude is foundational to the role. Additionally, this role serves as the strategic HR partner for faculty members. The incumbent will be responsible for leading strategic initiatives that span the entire workforce and proactively address areas of opportunity.
B.A. /B.S. required. J.D. desirable but not required. Advanced degree or SPHR/PHR preferred. In depth knowledge of employee relations, labor relations, complex workplace investigations, federal and state laws and regulations is required. 8-10 plus years of progressive experience in HR or a related field of experience and at least 3-5 years of management and labor negotiations experience required.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.