HR Organizational Consultant (Multiple Positions)

Posting Number:



Human Resources

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


888 N. Euclid Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights:

The Human Resources (HR) Consultant is an experienced HR Professional for a portfolio of internal client groups. The HR Consultant provides direct consultation, guidance and coaching to employees, supervisors, managers, and senior leaders on a wide variety of HR topics including employee relations, performance management, application of policy and legal compliance, organizational effectiveness, retention, compensation and recruitment strategies.

As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide HR services to clients and serve as a resource to client leadership on all employment matters. Support leaders and unit HR staff through guidance and coaching with front-line managers and supervisors to resolve employee related matters. Work with both client leadership and employees on development plans, performance improvement plans, talent management plans, and workforce development plans to best meet the organizational objectives of the unit and the University. Work with leadership through performance management efforts and guidance through separations as needed.

Review and approve coaching and disciplinary action decisions to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and EEO laws and ordinances, and that they comply procedurally with associated policies and procedures.

Develop strategic partnerships with college, unit, and department leadership to co-create a plan with leadership to support a culture aligned with institutional values. Address and respond to challenges by developing best practices and facilitating programs to effect intervention, accelerating implementation through coaching, supporting the integration of new approaches and practices within units, and developing and analyzing measures and HR data to assess unit progress.

Collaborate with services across the Division of HR to provide recruitment strategy advice, talent retention guidance, effective career architecture consulting, HR policy and procedure guidance and employee relations advising to ensure colleges and units offer effective and efficient hiring, onboarding, leaves, transactions, performance management, and overall quality of operational work at the local level. Consults with other campus stakeholders (Office of General Counsel, Senior Leaders, Legal, Risk Management, Office of Institutional Equity, and Disability Resource Center) to provide guidance and recommended course of action to employees and unit leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is typically required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SHRM or HRCI Professional Certification in HR.
  • Experience designing, developing, and facilitating training and development programs using various delivery methods.
  • Successful current or previous experience in a management or leadership role, which includes directly managing, directing and coaching direct reports and other professionals.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Job Category:

Human Resources

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

60,000 - 75,000 (DOE)

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Employee Relations

Job Function:

Human Resources

Type of criminal background check required::

Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies:


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Contact Information for Candidates:

Angie Simon
Administrative Assistant HR Consulting
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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