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Labor Analyst

Job ID: 5170
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department:
Date Posted: Jan 5, 2024

Description

JOB TITLE:             Labor Analyst            
SALARY RANGE:   $70,000 - $75,000                     
HAY POINTS:          342     
DEPT/DIV:               Labor Relations         
SUPERVISOR:        Senior Director, Labor Relations       
LOCATION:             2 Broadway or College Point Depot         
HOURS OF WORK: 9:00am - 5:30pm (7 1/2 hours)        
DEADLINE:              Open Until Filled                        
This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.
SUMMARY:
The incumbent will be responsible for providing a wide range of professional and analytical support services to members of the Employee and Labor Relations staff.  Duties will include various administrative processes to support the efficient operation of Labor Relations as well as maintaining contract interpretation and disciplinary grievance case data for MTA Headquarters using PeopleSoft 9.2, notifying departments/divisions of hearing dates, tracking/monitoring new grievances, and updating and closing files.
Duties also include data collection, analysis and reporting for senior management and general distribution, running queries, and creating reports relating to grievances, discipline and other employee and labor relations related functions as needed, and working on special projects as required.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supports and provides data entry into computer applications including personnel management systems in connection with the processing of Employee and Labor Relations discipline and grievance cases, schedules, and coordinates grievance hearings.
  • Creates charts, tables, spreadsheets, statistical reports, and other related documents.
  • Performs research, conducts analysis, and formulates recommendations.
  • Prepares and updates bargaining status reports under the guidance of the Senior Director.  This entails gathering information from constituent agencies relative to all MTA bargaining units to produce clear, up-to-date bargaining status profile for Executive Management, the MTA Board, Budget Department, and other entities requiring bargaining status disclosure.
  • Reviews and maintains monthly reports that reflect up-to-date progress of work in the department as well as measure actual results.
  • Ensures that system documentation and recordkeeping requirements associated with maintaining the discipline and grievance database are completed accurately, timely and in accordance with MTA policies, procedures, and contractual requirements.
  • Oversee and manage updates to Labor Relations intranet page.
  • Implements systems modifications to PS Labor Relations module; ensuring accuracy of information entered into system module; assists in systems training and user adherence to applications standards.
  • Troubleshoots desktop issues for Labor Relations office users.
  • Serves as a technical liaison with the technology division and security.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES        
  • Proficiency in MS Office 2013, Outlook, Word, Access, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Microsoft Project, Publisher, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe CS Photoshop, Illustrator, and other analytical and communications tools is strongly desired.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, project management, and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to manage document control and record retention; check reports for errors, prepare error reports and track transactions in People Soft or similar system.
  • Ability to interface with People Soft users or similar regarding disciplinary and grievance cases.
  • Expresses initiative and creativity; able to accomplish assigned tasks with limited direction.
  • Experience creating, designing, and editing layouts and reports.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:         
REQUIRED:
  • A bachelor’s degree in math, computer science or industrial/labor relations from an accredited college.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of satisfactory full-time professional related experience in the collection, evaluation and use of data including administrative systems, preparation of charts, graphs, drawings, and technical reports, one year of which was performed with regard to employment or labor relations functions or related field; or a master's degree from an accredited college preferred and a minimum of two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described above.
PREFERRED:
  • Extensive experience with computer systems and technology.
  • Familiarity with the various collective bargaining units at the MTA.
  • Knowledge of People Soft or other personnel and human resources related programs. Ability to retrieve, store, generate and distribute data via People Soft or similar system.
  • Ability to run queries using People Soft or similar system.
OTHER INFORMATION:
Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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