National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Senior Employee Relations Specialist/Privacy Officer

Location: Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee
Date Posted: 01-11-2019
Job Title:  Senior Employee Relations Specialist/Privacy Officer

Department/Branch: Business Services/Human Resources
Grade: 36/37
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.
NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Human Resources Specialist to join our team in Tullahoma, TN.

Job Duties:
The NAS Sr. Employee Relations Specialist/Privacy Officer is responsible for providing advice and counsel to NAS managers and employees on all employee relations matters for our 3 Geographically Separated Units (GSUs) in Tullahoma, TN; Mountain View, CA; and White Oak, MD.  The incumbent will be responsible for leading the Employee Relations program, creating strategies designed to proactively identify and address workplace issues, promote proactive and positive employee relations practices across the organization to build relationships, drive engagement, foster an open, respectful and communicative environment, minimize risks and ensure consistent and fair application of company policy and state and federal laws. Additionally, the incumbent will serve as the NAS Privacy Officer.

This positions reports directly to the NAS Manager of Human Resources.

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Investigate internal complaints of alleged discrimination and/or harassment; meets with persons involved in complaints in order to verify case information, summarizes findings and provides recommendations for corrective action if appropriate. 
  • Conduct investigations, resolve complaints and develop responses on employee concerns, and other sensitive and complex employee relations issues.
  • Prepare responses to EEOC, THRC and OFCCP charges of discrimination. 
  • Provide key consultation, solutions and support to managers and employees on issues arising in the workplace.
  • Consult with management and all level of personnel on corrective actions, performance management and employee separation issues. 
  • In conjunction with the NAS Manager of HR Operations, develops guidelines for non-discriminatory employment practices and monitors their implementation and impact.
  • Monitor the hiring process; reviews applicant pools to ensure representation of women and minorities in accordance with affirmative action regulations and NAS’ diversity goals and consults with management regarding strategies to recruit diverse applicants.  
  • Compile and submit reports related to complaints, hiring statistics and diversity information as required by management, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Provide updated data and oversee the preparation of the annual Affirmative Action Plan including filing the annual EEO-1, Vet 4212 Reports, and any other legally required documents.  
  • Analyze return to work and accommodation requests and determines eligibility for workplace accommodation in accordance with company policy and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 
  • Administer the random drug testing program. 
  • Develops, interprets, and provides guidance on Human Resources policies and procedures as assigned.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions and informal roundtable discussions on topics related to equal opportunity, non-discrimination, sexual harassment, diversity, affirmative action and employee relations. 
  • As the NAS Privacy Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the development of the organization’s privacy program, which defines, develops, implements, and maintains policies and processes that provide effective privacy practices. 
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Education or other related field and 10 years of progressive and relevant related experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and progressive and relevant experience.   
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Skill in the preparation of written communications and oral presentations including program and plan related communications.
  • Previous experience investigating and resolving employee concerns with a salaried workforce.
  • Ability to work within assigned teams with limited supervision, exercise independent judgement and decision making, take initiative to resolve issues and support team success across the company.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Keen attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current security clearance
  • Previous experience investigating and resolving employee concerns with a union workforce
  • Previous experience in development and implementation of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan plans and programs.
  • Previous experience in the development of Affirmative Action Plans.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulatory requirements related to areas of responsibility such privacy of data, government reporting requirements and human resources program design and administration.
  • PHR or equivalent certification
To apply go directly to our website at www.

Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.

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