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Senior Human Resources Business Partner
The University of St. Thomas


Date Posted Nov. 11, 2019
Title Senior Human Resources Business Partner
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources
 
 

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

OVERVIEW

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Senior Human Resources Business Partner within the Office of Human Resources.

The Senior Human Resources Business Partner will serve as a trusted advisor to assigned business leaders and members of their departments across the university to optimize the delivery of Human Resources services. This position will understand the culture, business goals and strategic priorities of assigned departments in order to introduce HR solutions or initiatives to help build organizational effectiveness and high employee engagement. This position consults and provides support, and acts as a resource to leaders on employee relations, recruiting, benefits, compensation, performance management, and employee and organization development needs. This role includes serving as an employee advocate, leadership coach and change agent. This position reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Human Resources Business Partner will serve as a trusted advisor to assigned business leaders and members of their departments across the university to optimize the delivery of Human Resources services. This position will understand the culture, business goals and strategic priorities of assigned departments in order to introduce HR solutions or initiatives to help build organizational effectiveness and high employee engagement. This position consults and provides support and acts as a resource to leaders on employee relations, recruiting, benefits, compensation, performance management, and employee and organization development needs. This role includes serving as an employee advocate, leadership coach and change agent. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Develops strong working relationships with assigned organization leaders and understands assigned department strategic priorities and initiatives. Provide advice and counsel to employees and leaders on employee relations matters; investigate issues and facilitate effective resolution.

2. Provide guidance and interpretation of University policies and procedures to employees and leaders, ensuring equitable, consistent and correct application and administration of policies, and compliance with state and federal employment regulations.

3. Works closely with the appropriate department heads on their department’s organizational development needs. Provides consultation on department structure, change management and strategic human resources strategies.

4. Conducts training to assigned departmental groups in response to identified needs. Works in consultation with the Training Specialist to determine professional development needs for individual units.

5. Lead and participate in a variety of projects to support the Human Resources department (e.g. policy updates, HR process improvement, HR metrics)

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
Eight years of professional work experience
Demonstrated experience in solving complex problems
Ability to make sound judgement
Ability to form strong interpersonal relationships

Preferred Qualifications

Highly developed analytical skills
Ability to function independently but consistent with best practices

HOW TO APPLY

On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 
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