May 25, 2020

Employee Relations Investigator

  • TrulyHired
  • Thornton, CO, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

Summary :

Conduct, coordinate and document a variety of workplace and school-based investigations of a confidential and sensitive nature. Work collaboratively with department attorneys and director, other district agencies, outside counsel and local law enforcement departments to deliver efficient and systematic resolutions to investigations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

1. Conduct internal investigations on behalf of the district concerning violations of district policy, discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct and other employee relations matters. Use appropriate and acceptable standards/methods of investigative practices to complete a thorough investigation. Compile relevant documents, formulate the official investigative case report and provide information to management. Maintain a tracking system on the outcome of all investigated cases.

2. Gather, organize and analyze complaint information to support written investigative reports. Perform initial analysis of all complaints. Partner with other team members to determine investigative strategy. Assemble pertinent data, records and other evidence to support written investigative reports.

3. Prepare and maintain accurate logs, complete reports and other documentation relating to investigations. Maintain confidentiality and organization of files of investigations conducted and information received.

4. Accountable for Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reports on all employees and applicants to insure background checks have been reviewed. After reviewing, approve or deny the applicants. Manage, maintain, process and resolve all background matters on all employees and applicants. Make necessary decisions in regards to employment being offered to applicants; including notifying the hiring manager and applicants when necessary. Manage and verify the weekly subsequent arrest report received from Colorado Department of Education (CDE). Respond to issues as needed.

5. Research, investigate and respond to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges and requests for information.

6. Research, investigate and respond to unemployment insurance claims. Attend unemployment insurance hearings.

7. Develop and deliver training for employee, management and Human Resource audiences as needed, such as: Ethics and Code of Conduct Awareness; Harassment Avoidance and Respect and Dignity for Employees; Effective Workplace Investigations; Complaint Handling 101 for Supervisors and Managers; Positive Employee Relations and Role of Supervisor; and Legal Compliance Topics for Supervisors.

8. Assist district legal counsel in matters dealing with complaints filed with compliance agencies.

9. Review, revise and draft district policies and procedures, as well as conduct research to ensure district policies are in compliance with federal and state laws.

10. Perform other duties as assigned.


- Bachelor's degree in human resources, or related field.

- Minimum of five (5) years of related work experience required.

- Workplace or criminal investigations experience, employee relations experience, participation in labor relations training and/or Professional Human Resources/Senior Professional Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) certification preferred.


- Criminal background check required for hire.

- Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) preferred.

- Ability to travel among school locations.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Administrator > Human Resources
Contact Information
  • Nicole Stone
  • 1500 E 128TH AVE
  • Thornton, Colorado 80241

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