HR Business Partner and Senior HR Business Partner

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Working Title: HR Business Partner and Senior HR Business Partner

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Chief Human Resources Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-14-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia is currently seeking forward-thinking candidates for the positions of HR Business Partner and Senior HR Business Partner. HR Business Partners and Senior HR Business Partners are strategic communicators who provide best-in-class service to schools, units, and organizations at the University of Virginia. These positions are responsible for driving and managing the HR experience inclusive of HR program administration, talent planning, performance management coaching and guidance, and risk mitigation to enhance performance of assigned school, unit or organization.

Through effective engagement of the university's resources, creative problem solving, exchanging of ideas with university colleagues, and in-depth HR knowledge and experience, the HR Business Partners and Senior HR Business Partners support the vision and objectives of the school, unit, or organization and its variety of faculty, staff, and team members. In addition to knowledge and application of human resources strategies, the incumbent will be required to maintain an effective level of business literacy as it relates to the assigned business unit's financial position, culture and engagement, and business objectives.

This is a critical moment in the University's Human Resources evolution. The University has embarked on a series of ambitious changes for Human Resources that will play out over the next few years and have impact in the coming decade. To learn more about this transformation as well as the competencies expected to all future HR professionals, please visit

Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and at least five years of progressive experience for the HR Business Partner position and at least seven years of progressive experience for the Senior HR Business Partner position.

Apply online at and search for posting #0622153.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Demonstrated broad technical expertise, business and industry knowledge, and process capabilities
-Exceptional collaboration and communication skills
-Demonstrated ability to impact and influence leaders
-Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational development/effectiveness/behavior with the ability to positively influence the culture and effectiveness of the organization.
-Strong organizational and time management skills
-Ability to strategically plan and execute programs and projects
-Demonstrated resourcefulness, ability to take initiative, and think outside the box to develop custom solutions
-Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to deal with and resolve ambiguous, confidential and sensitive situations and issues of a complex nature while providing flexible solutions
-Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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