Manager Employee Relations

Position: Manager Employee Relations

Job ID: 164645

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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.     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 a Manager of Employee Relations -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will effectively assist the Director, Employee Relations lead the employee relations function to develop integrated people strategies aligned with the organization's business strategies. Additionally, assists management in achieving their goals through the effective leadership of people and assists employees in achieving their professional goals through effective utilization of the organization's programs and services.


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Responsibilities :

  • Provides performance coaching, development, work guidance, and appraisal of employee relations team member performance. Works with team members to enhance strengths and overcome potential limitations. Ensures staff is qualified, motivated, and challenged. Ensures a high-performing, mutually supporting, customer-focused team culture that is fully accountable to the organization for services & support delivered. Leads the staff compensation team, providing operational and strategic direction to staff
  • Support Director of Employee Relations on special projects, team assignments, issue analysis, and other responsibilities as assigned
  • Oversees the processes of the team and serves as an expert on high-level issues. Provides input on key employee relations issues/decisions; leads the evaluation of new and existing processes and programs. Leads the design and administration of executive compensation program
  • Reviews all EEOC responses before submitting to the Director, Employee Relations for final review before submitting to legal. Works closely with the Assistant Director, of Compensation to set annual goals and work plans for the Compensation Executive Group (EVPs and SVP-HR) and the Texas Children’s Board of Trustee’s Compensation Subcommittee
  • Facilitates, participates, and collaborates in interdepartmental teams and committees to ensure Texas Children’s operations, programs, etc. are integrated and aligned with the Texas Children’s strategic plan
  • Conduct investigations that involve a TC’s Director level employee


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required 5 years experience as an Employee Relations Consultant with a preferred 7 years experience in HR

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