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Employee Relations Specialist 

Category Human Resources  


Under the direction of the Senior Manager of Human Resources the Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for overseeing and conducting employee related tasks such as investigations and recognition programs. The Employee Relations Specialist will handle multiple assignments efficiently with a keen attention to detail, and a commitment to follow projects and tasks through to completion.The ER Specialist will exercise considerable latitude and discretion of action, using good judgment when carrying out assignments which may be sensitive and confidential in nature.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Villages organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.


  1. Conduct and assist with employee relations incidents and Desert Regional Center related investigations.
  2. Develop and maintain employee appreciation and recognition programs throughout the organization, ensuring that positive culture reinforcement is embedded.
  3. Liaison with managers to ensure performance coaching requirements are met and coaching effectiveness is assessed.
  4. Assisting with drafting, editing, and conducting performance related conversations between supervisors and team members.
  5. Launch, evaluate, and share annual employee survey.
  6. Collaborate within the HR team to conduct team member exit interviews.
  7. Facilitate learning opportunities for new leads and supervisors in coaching and performance management.
  8. Evaluate and deploy performance measurement programs throughout the organization.
  9. Be the HR conduit for organizational special projects such as OPSP and change management, board reports, and annual goal setting.
  10. Perform administrative tasks such as monitoring costs, tracking employee performance programs, ordering supplies, maintaining supply inventories, and coordinating distribution of employee program materials, i.e., years of service, promotions and transfers, etc.
  11. Perform data entry related to employee relations, and for other Human Resource department needs.
  12. Support Human Resources as an essential member of the departments team.
  13. Performs to duties as assigned.


This position has no staff supervisory responsibilities.

Position Requirements


  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
  • Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.
  • Ability to manage emotions and maintain neutrality.
  • Technologically savvy; Microsoft Office, database management, etc.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to think critically; define problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • Time management and organizational planning.
  • Extremely organized; able to manage multiple projects and priorities with ease.
  • Must have a professional and positive demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team member across the organization.
  • Ability to take initiative, work productively independently, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse groups.



  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Human Services, or equivalent work experience.
  • Required: Minimum four years’ experience managing and navigating difficult workplace situations.
  • Required: Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification or ability to acquire certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Required: Crisis Intervention Instructor certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Required: Reliable transportation. Able to travel to different locations throughout day.
  • Preferred: Experience working with people with disabilities



The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.
  • Ability to work evenings/weekends as scheduled.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Rate of Pay $56,000/yr  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number HUM-22-00002  
Open Date 7/29/2022  
Location Engelstad Campus  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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