Posted: Jun 2, 2022

Employee Relations Specialist

Application Deadline: N/A

Employee Relations Specialist


Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the position of Employee Relations Specialist in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity.


Reporting to the Director of Employee Relations and Benefit Services, this position will be responsible for performing employee relations and performance management related functions, to include: advising, guiding and coaching supervisors; conducting workplace investigations - from intake through interviews, assessments, written reports and closure; coaching employees on performance management and progressive discipline; conducting informal mediations as needed; offering guidance related to FMLA and ADA as needed; and creating appropriate communication materials. Must be able to correctly interpret, explain and apply state policies, procedures, regulations and statutes.


Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and experience in employee relations or a closely related field is required. A bachelor’s degree in human resources or a related field is desired. Experience in the area of informal mediation and performance management systems and experience in FMLA/ADA are preferred. Higher education experience a plus.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply on line at: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Human Resources Manager II (AG15/61121493/FTE-S00625P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 06.  Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.   Position may require evening and weekend work as well as overnight travel. Out-of-state and/or in-state travel to conferences or trainings may be required.