<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in the District of Columbia Courts, Human Resources Division, Performance and Employee Relations branch. The Performance and Employee Relations Manager supervises staff and performs complex professional work in the development and execution of performance management and employee relations strategies that support the human resources strategic plan and accomplishment of aligned projects, goals and operational objectives. <br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><strong>This position will be open until filled. Applicants will be reviewed on a weekly basis. </strong><br /><br />The Performance and Employee Relations Manager duties include but are not limited to the following:<br /> <ul> <li>Oversees the projects and programs of the performance management team that enables strategic human resource management decisions in the area of employee relations, organizational development, and performance management</li> <li>Manages the Performance and Employee relations team and participates in complex performance matters where superior problem-solving, analytical, operational, consulting and communication skills are critical to deliver insightful recommendations that support the District of Columbia Courts' strategic priorities</li> <li>Advises management and staff on performance plans and evaluations. Providing technical information on performance management policy and systems. Ensuring that performance elements are measurable and designed to improve overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Monitoring implementation of performance management programs in various offices. Meeting with management officials to identify problems and develop strategies and specific plans to address any shortfalls</li> <li>Provides technical information on employee relations and performance management policy and systems, ensuring that performance evaluation elements are measurable and designed to improve workforce effectiveness and efficiency</li> <li>Drives organizational growth through a strong understanding of performance management processes</li> <li>Collaborates with divisions by analyzing data to enhance programs in the areas of employee engagement, performance management and organizational development</li> <li>Implements, administers, and manages a performance management system, projects and programs that enable and promote strategic human resource management and administration</li> <li>Serves as a policy expert on design, implementation and maintenance of performance management/evaluation programs and solutions</li> <li>Makes recommendations on policy, procedural and program changes to senior level managers, Personnel Advisory Committee, and Management Training Committee</li> <li>Coordinates the design, implementation, launch and facilitation of training for management and employees on program milestones and updates as the performance management subject matter expert</li> <li>Stays abreast of performance management best practices and regulatory updates that may be beneficial to the DC Courts or have an impact on current operations</li> <li>Utilizes technology and qualitative and quantitative tools to identify, evaluate and recommend management appropriate HR interventions to resolve performance management and organizational issues</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>A background and/or security investigation is required.</li> <li>Probationary period of one (1) year.</li> <li>Open until filled.</li> </ul> <br /><br />To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:<br />1. Resume<br />2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire and assessment questions<br />3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of degree or college transcript)<br />4. List of professional references<br /><br />All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Bachelor's degree in human resource management, business administration, public administration or a closely related field; plus six (6) years of experience in human resources of which at least three (3) years of experience must be in performance management or employee relations and a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. The successful candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of performance management, metrics and data analytics.<br /><br />An advanced degree is preferred. <br /><br />The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts' values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.<br /><br /><strong>Documentation of education must be submitted with your </strong> <strong>application or your application will not be considered.</strong> <br /><br /><strong>*Applicants please be advised that your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience and that you meet the basic qualifications or you will not be determined qualified for this position.</strong><br /><br />Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.<br /><br />Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.<br /><br />Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees.<br /><br />All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br /><strong>This position is open until filled. Applicants will be reviewed on a weekly basis.</strong><br /><br />Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.<br /><br />Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />1. Resume<br />2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire and responses to assessment questions<br />3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or degree)<br />4. List of professional references<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.