HR Business Partner

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DescriptionTufts University’s Human Resources office seeks a creative, strategic and results-oriented HR Business partner to work with selected University leadership, staff and faculty managers. Part of a thirteen-person workforce strategies team, the ideal candidate will have a track record of working through complex workplace issues and initiatives and possess competencies such as situational adaptability, ability to influence and persuade, quality decision-making experience, a strong collaborative style and the ability to plan and align to the client portfolio assigned. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to multitask and to effectively learn/use multiple applications to perform the work. With the strong support of peers and HR leadership, the HR Business Partner will serve as a strong collaborator to leverage best practices and resources across Tufts’ campuses, schools and colleges and to support Tufts’ vision of a culture of inclusion.

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QualificationsPersonal Qualifications and Competencies:

The ideal candidate will have the following professional qualifications and personal characteristics:
  • Able to adapt your approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
  • Able to use compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.
  • Able to make good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Able to build partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Able to plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Able to make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. Have a proven track record of collecting and using data to assess the effectiveness of initiatives and achieve measurable results.
  • Possess creativity, resourcefulness, resiliency, trustworthiness, and a sense of humor.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Human Resources
Organization: Human Resources
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 1, 2019, 8:38:11 AM




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Posted: 7/3/2019
Application Due: 8/9/2019
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