|Overview:||They formulate organizations strategy and policy for employee hiring criteria, compensation, employee benefits, equal employment opportunity & union-management relations. Decisions are made based upon knowledge of government regulation, labor contract terms and company objectives.|
|Duties:||They study legislation and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends in all areas of human resource management.
They decide upon compensation and benefits programs, work conditions, employee grievance channel and procedures for labor-management communications.
They consult with legal staff to assure that all personnel programs are in compliance with federal and state law.
They design study and procedures to assess employee satisfaction with quality of work life in the organization in order to detect potential problems.
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment in this field is projected to grow 5% to 8% percent from 2014 to 2024, which matches the average growth rate for all occupations.|
|Salary Range (National Average):||$32,000 to $36,000|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
|Additional Training/Education:||A bachelor's degree or preferably a master's degree in industrial or labor relations with a concentration in human resource management is desirable. Courses in collective bargaining, labor law, organizational behavior, psychology, statistics and computer applications are essential.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.