Human Resources Business Partner

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Human Resources Business Partner


SYS-Human Resources-910600

Job Location:


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Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

Join the UNT System Human Resources team as we continue our journey to transform the lives of our students through our partnerships and services to the UNT Denton campus. It’s an exciting time in the UNT System, with many current and new HR initiatives on the horizon.

Position Overview:

The Human Resources Department at the University of North Texas System is seeking to hire a Human Resources Business Partner to join our team. The Human Resources Business Partner provides human resources consultation and support to multiple designated business units to define and execute HR strategies that enable accomplishment of business unit objectives
and align with university culture.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology or related field and 4 years of progressively responsible human resources experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws relating to Human Resources functional areas.
• Working knowledge of MS Office suite.
• Skill in using office computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve data.
• Effective communications skills both orally and in writing.
• Critical thinking skills.
• Ability to plan, organize and effectively manage multiple assignments.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with frequently changing priorities.
• Focused on providing a high level of customer service and follow-through.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP Certification
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Higher Education experience.

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 8-5 PM

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

HR Coordinator III

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate


Partners with university departments, divisions, managers, and employees to provide guidance on a wide variety of human resources issues in the
areas of employee relations, performance management, compensation, benefits and leave, employee engagement, compliance, policy
interpretation, and institutional effectiveness measures.


Performs workplace investigations following best practices, and prepares well-written investigative reports making final determinations in investigations.


Utilizes knowledge of various human resources functions to provide tactical support, professional counsel, advice, and service to university constituents to help facilitate the success of the university’s mission.


Interprets and coaches on effective problem resolution using constructive strategies such as coaching, mediation, progressive discipline, or
grievance processes that support relationships.


Maintains an effective level of business acumen, institutional knowledge and literacy regarding business units, including core business, culture, and short- and long-range plans.


Researches and analyzes innovative human resources practices, staying abreast of trends in the field and the higher education industry.


Acts as a liaison and collaborates with other human resources functions.


Serves on special projects teams by researching, compiling, and analyzing human resources information.


Supports and recommends initiatives to enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time