Sr. Employee Relations Consultant

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  8782 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.




Job Role Summary

The Senior Employee Relations Consultant explains Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures to supervisors and employees and assists in solving problems. This position assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures and guidelines to align employee performance/behavior with strategic goals.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi Health PRIDE values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development and Excellence
  • Develops and maintains trusting relationships with staff and management
  • Partners with leaders and employees to assist with problem solving, explaining policies and procedures 
  • Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures and guidelines to align employee performance/behavior with strategic goals
  • Makes recommendations to the HR management team for corrective action and continuous improvement. Works with leaders on developing effective performance improvement plans and corrective action.
  • Administers the employee recognition and engagement programs (including Employee Appreciation 
  • Week, Distinguished Ambassador Dinner and employee retirement receptions). Participates on the Employee Engagement Committee
  • Investigates employee relations issues such as employee complaints and makes recommendations to HR leadership.  Reports sensitive and/or high profile issues timely to HR management 
  • Facilitates grievance hearings. Trains new leaders on the grievance process and maintains grievance data and monitors employee relations trends
  • Responds to questions from the retirement plan administrator and employees regarding the retirement savings plans
  • Analyzes exit and turnover data and presents at leadership meetings
  • Responds to HR Shared Services employee requests for information within 2 business days
  • Participates in and attends meetings at the various locations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology or other related field with at least two (2) years’ Employee Relations; OR Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources with at least 2 years in Employee Relations. SHRM Certified Professional/PHR desired.




Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis