Seeking a highly skilled HR generalist to provide HR consultative services to assigned Boston University schools/departments, and to provide leadership of cross-organizational HR projects and initiatives, working with a wide variety of stakeholders on employment and performance management matters. Provide day-to-day consulting support to assigned schools/departments on all employee and labor relations topics, serving as a focal point and liaison with central HR functions (Labor Relations, Employment, Compensation, Benefits, OD & Staff Development) to meet customer HR needs. Proactively ensure that customers receive collaborative support from all areas within HR, and that HR practices are aligned with Boston University policies. Plan, conduct and coordinate the development and administration of HR programs for assigned customer departments. Consult with department leadership on workforce planning issues and proactively resolve employee relations and labor relations matters. Identify and clarify problems, evaluate potential solutions and work with management to implement solutions. Coach and counsel staff and managers. Collect, analyze and summarize key metrics around staff engagement and work with managers to support a healthy work environment. Lead cross-organizational teams on HR policy matters, clarifying project objectives, establishing timetables, conducting research and presenting team recommendations to senior HR management. Represent HR on University committees addressing workplace issues.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in HR management or related field preferred. Minimum of five years of HR Generalist experience. Experience leading teams toward HR project solutions required. In-depth experience in Employee Relations and at least one other specialized HR area. Experience with SAP (or similar Enterprise Resource system) strongly preferred.