Human Resources Director in Austin, TX at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a Human Resources Director to lead the HR functions at our Transit client site in Austin, TX. In this position, the ideal candidate may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: organizational change, employee relations, succession and talent management, recruiting, training, employment, affirmative action and employment equity programs. They have overall responsibility ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The HR Director also works with Union leadership to resolve any issues and provides guidance to the management team as it relates to progressive discipline actions.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Acts as a true Business Partner through strong relationships with client management to provide timely and responsive guidance and solutions that add value to the business.
  • Handles questions and communications regarding human resource policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations.
  • Administers human resource programs, plans and procedures for company personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and advocates for employee engagement and performance management initiatives to build skills and reduce turnover by analyzing data and making recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Responds in timely fashion to employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints.
  • Acts as change agent supporting MV culture, values and changes in process, technology and organizational structure to accelerate MV's future success.
  • Facilitates & provides training to the workforce.
  • Coordinates closely with corporate centers of excellence and models collaboration across MV.
  • Maintains working relationship with Labor Relations team to ensure aligned messaging to unionized employees.
  • Supports the hiring and termination process of all employees according to company policies and procedures.
  • Assists with AAP hiring goals, required compliance and outreach.

Required Education and Experience

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in human resource management or a related field (or equivalent work experience) as well as 10+ years of experience in Human Resources.

Preferred Education and Experience

Demonstrated experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Employee Relations
  • Unionized environments, grievance handling
  • Policy Administration
  • Performance Management

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.


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