HR Business Partner & Talent Specialist
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Human Resources Business Partner and Talent Specialist position within the Student Data and Registrar division of the Information Technology Department.
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
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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
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. Facilitates and conducts in-person training on a variety of human resources and professional development topics. This position shares responsibility for developing, administering and evaluating training programs to enhance the skills, knowledge, abilities and productivity of employees. Coordinates and manages course logistics for assigned programs offered through the Leadership Academy.
The Human Resources Business Partner & Talent Specialist 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.
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
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
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
Professional Development Programs
Serves as a back-up the Emerging Leaders Institute and Leading for the Common Good professional development programs
Develop program learning outcomes and guidelines
Recruits internal and external presenters
Manages all logistics by scheduling rooms, technology and materials
Evaluates and recommends changes/modifications
Co-creates an annual calendar of professional development courses through the Leadership Academy
Recruits internal and external presenters
Manages course logistics by scheduling rooms, technology and course materials.
University Needs Analysis
In collaboration with Human Resources colleagues and department leaders, identifies training needs and develops programming
Develops unique/customized training and trains on varied topics
Lead and participate in a variety of projects to support the Human Resources department (e.g. policy updates, HR process improvement, HR metrics)
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or similar field, and experience in developing, delivering and evaluating training programs or events
Five years of professional work experience in Human Resources with knowledge in multiple HR core areas, (employee relations, labor relations, training and development, compensation and benefits)
Demonstrated experience in solving complex problems, ability to make sound judgement and ability to form strong interpersonal relationships
Strong communication and presentation skills