Leave Administration Consultant
University Of Utah Hopsitals and Clinics
- Employee Relations
As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
This position is responsible for consulting with management and employees, with a strategic focus regarding compliance with University policy and state and federal law relevant to leave administration and disability accommodations.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
- Consults with department leadership with respect to interpretation and application of leave administration and disability accommodations with regard to associated policies, practices, and procedures.
- Strategically consults with leadership on identifying and managing potential employment risks.
- Provides guidance and coaching to all levels of management in addressing complex issues.
- Evaluates staff requests for accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADA) or section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504), and serves as a resource regarding issues related to the ADA, accommodations, and disability access.
- Analyzes data and evaluates the effectiveness of current procedures and practices. Recommends changes based on findings.
- Collaborates with management in determining employee training and development needs.
- Processes employee leave of absences, including FMLA, medical and non-medical, military, and workers compensation absences.
- Coordinates with the benefit office for unpaid absences and continuation of health insurance.
- Coordinates with OEO office regarding alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADA) or section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504).
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
- Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
- Demonstrated coaching and/or mentoring skills.
- Comprehensive knowledge of employment and labor laws.
- Demonstrated high-level judgment and critical thinking skills.
- Ability to handle highest level of confidential information.
- Ability to strategically consult with all levels of management.
- Demonstrated human relations and effective communications
- Three years’ experience in Human Resources with an emphasis in employee relations or leave management including experience with FMLA, FLSA, and ADA.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or a related field.
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