Employee Relations Consultant
Madison, WI 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Employee Relations Consultant to:

  • Oversee, coordinate, and assist in resolving a wide variety of human resource issues, including interpretation of human resource policies, procedures and practices related to progressive discipline, performance management activities, accommodation requests, work restrictions, leaves of absence, fitness-for-duty, and employee assistance during crisis situations.
  • Investigate and resolve harassment and/or discrimination complaints and proposes solutions to address wider concerns, if applicable.
  • Support all Leader and Employee Development programming and is able to provide recommendations to programs based off of department needs.


Minimum - Bachelor's degree in business or related area.

Preferred - Master's - Industrial Relations or related area.

Work Experience:

Minimum - Three (3) years human resource generalist experience

Preferred - Five (5) years employee relations experience or six (6) years human resource generalist experience

Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred - PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Systems acumen with the ability to focus on details
  • Proven ability in facilitating effective meetings and interactions
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:

This is a full time position, 40 hours per week working typically Monday thru Friday, day shift hours. Off peak hours may also be required. Position will work primarily remote, with some onsite work required for various meetings.

UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 years
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