HR Business Partner

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HR Business Partner

Job ID: 225464
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Responsible for executing HR strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the university through talent management, performance management, succession planning, change management, training and development and HR technology. Works in partnership with Operations, HR Centers of Excellence and Academic Affairs to provide a high level of service to assigned customers. Coordinates and champions implementation of services, policies and will assist and advise university leaders about HR issues. Provides guidance and leadership to the practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

1.Partners with business unit leadership team to identify, develop and promote programs that meet strategic business objectives

2.Functions as a business advisor to the directors of his/her assigned business unit regarding key organizational and management issues including employee relations

3.Implements programs that effectively communicate and support the university's vision and mission

4.Supports organizational effectiveness through proper alignment of people, processes, structure and culture with business strategies

5.Uses Project Management methodologies to drive projects to completion, ensuring projects are completed on time and with high quality. Establishes project objectives, timelines, resource needs, and deliverables. Communicate to stakeholders on status of projects

6.Functions as a strategic business advisor to the senior management team to assigned units regarding key organizational and management issues

7.Ensures compliance to university and USG policies/procedures as well as with all applicable laws and government regulations

8.Partners with TAM to address talent acquisition practices and ensures consistent cultural fit; prioritizes open requisitions with TAM team, troubleshoots difficult openings, and assists with application of performance based recruitment tools

9.Works with HR and operations leaders to assess talent within assigned units and identify gaps and establishes a management succession plan that corresponds to the strategy and objectives of the university

10.Enables high performing teams to succeed through application of performance management tools

11.Works with HR and business unit leadership to develop comprehensive strategic retention plans to meet the system's human capital needs

12.Uses HR technology to provide metrics and measurement tools and analysis to aid senior leadership with strategic decision making and operational management

13.Identifies training needs for business units as well as individual director level coaching needs. Work with Learning and Development to deliver appropriate solutions

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Required Experience
Five (5) years of experience in a progressively responsible, strategic position in Human Resources

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited college or university

Current Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Experience in higher education setting

Experience strategically implementing sophisticated HR related programs and initiatives

Experience working with senior leadership to build consensus around HR strategy and tactics

Background in organizational leadership management and change management

Background in change management and communication

Ability with project management and process improvement

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong working knowledge of local, state and federal employment law

  • Familiar with labor legislation

  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment,organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management andpresentation skills

  • Strong decision making and team management skills

  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. MicrosoftOffice suite, PeopleSoft)

  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    Other Information
    This is a supervisory position.
    This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
    No, this position will not be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
    This position does not require security clearance.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/2/2021
    Application Due: 4/2/2033
    Work Type: Full Time