Employee Relations Consultant, Sr

Position: Employee Relations Consultant, Sr

Job ID: 159305

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Employee Relations Consultant SR— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide direction and guidance to all levels by analyzing, recommending, assisting in the development of and administering various Human Resources programs, plans, and policies and procedures consistently. You will advise both leadership and staff regarding the resolution of various issues/concerns and coordinating a variety of activities related to fair employment practices, laws, and regulations.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Respond to questions ranging from simple to complex within 24 hours of initial inquiry regarding employment issues and application of policies
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with employees or leadership, obtaining pertinent information, determining the applicability of policies and procedures to the issue at hand, recommending an action plan and providing follow-up as necessary
  • Determine and provide the appropriate response to all Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) claims 100% of the time and before the established TWC deadline
  • Provide statistical information to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Department of Labor and other regulatory agencies according to established guidelines 100% of the time
  • Collect data from human resources information systems for biannual reporting monthly


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources and 2 years in Employee Relations
  • A Juris Doctor degree (JD) will substitute for the experience requirement
  • 3+ years of employee relations experience, preferred

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