Job #: H138
Posted Date: June 26, 2020
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Employment Attorney Human Resources
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Human Resources
The Human Resources department strives to create a working environment for all members of the Salk community that inspires innovation, encourages collaboration and mutual respect, and promotes scientific excellence. We aim to provide high standards of service that anticipate and meet the diverse needs of the Salk community. Through collaboration and partnership, we work to develop programs and systems and identify solutions that are flexible, efficient, and add value.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies seeks an experienced, resourceful attorney who, under the general direction of the General Counsel, will be a critical member of the Human Resources (HR) team providing a wide range of support in the areas of general advice and counsel, risk management, local, state and federal labor law compliance, policy review and development, training, employment law updates, transactional support, and benefits compliance support.
This position reports directly to the General Counsel, but is physically embedded in HR. This role supports and works with senior leadership and faculty to help ensure that the Institute’s hiring and employment practices and compensation and benefits programs are aligned with risk management strategies that support business objectives, talent acquisition and retention goals.
This position partners with organizational peers in Finance, IT, OEI, Academic Affairs and other compliance functions related to personnel to strengthen proactive collaboration with HR.
The attorney contributes functional employment law expertise to support business objectives and collaborates with administrative and laboratory colleagues to manage risks. Works with General Counsel to develop employment-related litigation strategies.
The incumbent delivers all legal services using a consultative and collaborative approach and model accountability and responsiveness by communicating proactively and meeting service commitments timely.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside.
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