HR Business Partner

Job description

DescriptionThe HR Business Partner provides multiple complex Human Resource Services for assigned client areas (or business units), working with department administrators, senior leadership and other HR staff to understand and support client business objectives. The HRBP is the primary point of service and provides counsel on all HR matters including but not limited to recruiting/employment, compensation, employee relations, organizational change, performance management, and equal employment opportunity.  Acts as key liaison for all human resource issues including training, labor, payroll, benefits and HRIS for departments and areas serviced. Advises and counsels supervisors and employees on HR programs, records, forms, systems and related policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

BS/BA degree required.  Minimum 4 years Human Resources experience, with exposure to the following functional areas: recruiting/employment, 

compensation, employee relations, labor relations, organizational change, performance management, training and development, HR needs analysis and metrics. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Demonstrated solid understanding of all areas of HR, including recruitment best practices, benefits, compensation and learning & development. 

* Ability to develop and maintain strong business relationships and the demonstrated ability to collaborate with all levels of HR and business management by building trust and credibility.

* Proven excellent customer support skills with demonstrated evidence of strong business acumen including the ability to understand the needs of the client and adjust our services in accordance with those business needs and requirements.

* Demonstrated experience working with and providing consultation to Senior Management as a business partner on strategic and tactical HR related business issues and to work effectively in a complex matrixed environment. 

* Excellent communication skills and the ability to negotiate and influence others. 

* Must have proven strong presentation skills and presence. 

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus. 

* Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information using intuition and experience to complement data.

* Strong project management and change management skills.

* Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.

* Collaboration skills and ability to work as a member of a team across all levels of HR.

* Strong time management and priorities management skills.

* Strong employment/labor law knowledge and ability to stay abreast of changing laws and regulations.


* Advanced degree or HR certification

* Substantive compensation experience or certification. 

* Experience in labor relations (grievances, arbitrations, understanding of CBA, etc).

* Experience managing staff.

This position requires a background check

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Mitten Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 9/18/2019
Application Due: 10/1/2019
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