Director of Labor Relations

New York City Health + Hospitals
August 2, 2018
New York, New York
Job Type


Empower Every New Yorker — Without Exception — to Live the Healthiest Life Possible

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, and Correctional Health Services. Our diverse workforce is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible.

The NYC Health + Hospitals is seeking a seasoned Director of Labor Relations to develop and recommend labor relations objectives, policies and practices and negotiates collective bargaining agreements between our System and the Labor Unions, association or other organizations representing the System's employees. The Director administers the System's labor relations program to attain and assure consistent interpretation and application of contractual commitments throughout the Corporation. Additionally, this role assists with minimizing unresolved grievances and promotes productive and harmonious labor relations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Personnel Administration, Public Administration, Management, Law or related field with emphasis on labor-management relations; and,
  • Extensive knowledge of the special policy, legal and substantive aspects of public sector labor relations; and,
  • Ability to develop productive collective bargaining relationships with organizations representing employees of varied skills and abilities and to effectively communicate with others both orally and in writing; and,
  • Eight years of progressively responsible experience in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, including at least five years in an administrative labor relations capacity in a large multi-bargaining unit organization; or,
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience, knowledge and skills sufficient to indicate ability to perform satisfactorily.


We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health benefits, retirement and pension plans, paid time off, professional development, and an employee perks program.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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