HR Business Partner Senior

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title HR Business Partner Senior Requisition Number RE17293 Working Title Senior HR Business Partner, Ambulatory Department Name 3J510:Human Resources Administration Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 49 Salary Range $67,579-111,509/year Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education


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5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; providing exceptional customer service; perform work in a sedentary position; report to meetings at different locations both on campus on off campus; interact with individuals from various levels throughout the university.


Primarily Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM with additional hours required per departmental needs

Job Summary

The HR Business Partner Senior will work to ensure Ambulatory Services areas receive sufficient strategic and human resource project support to assist in managing changes related to UKHC’s strategic direction and mission. Support includes performance management consultation, HR program/process development and maintenance, HR metrics and design, protocol development, and reorganization assistance. This position reports directly to the Director, HR Business Partners & Enterprise Learning.

Primary responsibilities include:
- Building and maintaining relationships with key leaders within Ambulatory Services, with the goal of anticipating ways to advance business objectives through HR best practices and program/service delivery.
- Providing project management leadership for multiple simultaneous initiatives from point of concept development through project completion.
- Partnering effectively with HR to proactively identify and communicate support required to meet project deliverables, removing barriers and identifying creative solutions.
- Leading HR process and service delivery improvement initiatives, with emphasis on documenting and communicating workflows, protocols, tools and/or process changes to best support end-users.
- Prioritizing communication efforts between service line leaders and core HR areas to promote alignment and understanding of business and HR objectives/goals.
- Providing senior leadership with timely and appropriate information to assist in strategic decision making.
- Contributing to overall HR goals and facilitating alignment with UKHC strategic goals.

Please apply for any and all HR Business Partner positions for which you feel qualified. If you do not apply for a specific position, you cannot be considered for the position.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Must understand healthcare both operationally and financially and be able to speak to the business of healthcare. Must have significant professional knowledge in Human Resources. Collaboration, customer service, relationship building, as well as confidentiality, honesty and integrity are core competencies for the position. The successful candidate must also possess strategic thinking, change management, planning and organizing and effective project management skills; strong attention to detail, oral and written communication and IT skills also required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Project management/Lean/Six Sigma Healthcare experience; Masters degree; HR management; driver’s license highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 02/24/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Provide an example of how you proactively identified an opportunity to establish a best practice or correct a problem that had a high impact at an organizational level. Include specifics about the situation, your role, and results achieved.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please select the response that best represents your paid, full-time human resources and/or human resources management experience in a hospital/healthcare work environment.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  3. * How many years of paid work experience do you have in which you had primary responsibility for partnering with operational leadership to provide guidance on human resources policies and best practices?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 2/16/2019
    Application Due: 2/25/2019
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