Rock Hill Schools

Employee Relations Investigator at Central Office

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in law enforcement or paralegal setting preferred

Excellent communication and human relations skills

Excellent Organizational and problem-solving skills

Demonstrated conflict resolution skills

Demonstrated objective analysis and decision making skills

Ability to respond/recommend alternatives or solutions to adverse situations in a constructive and neutral manner

Ability to maintain confidential information in an appropriate manner

Ability to mediate difficult conversations and situations

Ability to work independently

Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization

Ability to prioritize and balance workload to meet deadlines and deal with situations that arise

Excellent prior employer recommendations

Outstanding references from current and former supervisors

Satisfactory SLED (SC Law Enforcement Division) report


Salary Range:   Per Case Stipend


Length of Contract:    190 school days (as needed)


Starting Date:    Immediately upon selection


College transcripts, three references, and a copy of appropriate credentials should also be submitted during the application process.


Prior to employment, the District will request a criminal record history check for past action of crimes.  For this reason, information about date of birth, gender, and race is requested as a part of the application process.





Employee Relations Investigator


Purpose Statement:

The job of Employee Relations Investigator is done for the purpose of assisting and gathering data in response to an inquiry or concern related to employee matters.


This job reports to the Chief Personnel Officer.


Essential Functions

  • Responds to inquiries as assigned by the Chief Personnel Officer regarding employees and/or external parties for the purpose of resolving issues, facilitating communication among parties, and/or providing information or direction.
  • Conducts investigations into alleged violations of policy, conduct, and ethics program. Coordinates investigations of disparate treatment and/or harassment.
  • Investigates grievances
  • Assist as needed in the collection of data and assist in developing responses to legal charges related to employment issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.  Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: extensive computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, Access), typing skills 55 wpm, planning and managing projects.


KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: Microsoft Word, Excel & Access.


ABILITY required to schedule meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.  Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment.  In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans.   Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited.  Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups, customer service etiquette a must; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and working with frequent interruptions.



Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget.  Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job’s functions. There is some opportunity to affect the Organization’s services.


Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 70% sitting, 15% walking, and 15% standing.  The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and a generally hazard free environment.



Job related experience in law enforcement or as a paralegal preferred



High school diploma; community College and/or Vocational School degree with study in job related area


Certificates & Licenses

None Specified



Satisfactory SLED (SC Law Enforcement Division) report; outstanding references from current and former employers    

Law Enforcement / Security

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