The Office of Career Services
Library Building, Room 429 & 430
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: (718) 631-6297
|Overview:||They formulate organizations strategy and policy for employee hiring criteria, compensation, employee benefits, equal employment opportunity & union-management relations. Decisions are made based upon knowledge of government regulation, labor contract terms and company objectives.|
|Duties:||They study legislation and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends in all areas of human resource management.
They decide upon compensation and benefits programs, work conditions, employee grievance channel and procedures for labor-management communications.
They consult with legal staff to assure that all personnel programs are in compliance with federal and state law.
They design study and procedures to assess employee satisfaction with quality of work life in the organization in order to detect potential problems.
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.A.S. Management: Real Estate-Insurance Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment of industrial relations analyst is expected to grow faster than average through 2018. College grads in human resources or industrial/ labor relations will have the best opportunities. Demand for specialists should increase in outsourcing firms that develop and administer complex employee benefits and compensation packages for other organizations.|
|Salary Range (National Average):||$32,000 to $36,000|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
|Additional Training/Education:||A bachelor's degree or preferably a master's degree in industrial or labor relations with a concentration in human resource management is desirable. Courses in collective bargaining, labor law, organizational behavior, psychology, statistics and computer applications are essential.|
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.