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The HR Client Services Partner (CSP) serves as a key point of contact for employees and managers of the University campuses (Main Campus, Medical Center, Law Center and University Services) by proactively supporting and coordinating the delivery of effective HR services and programs to the campus. The CSP builds strategic business relationships with the internal client departments assigned and actively identifies critical issues/gaps and proposes and implements changes designed to support the goals of the campus, department or unit. Reporting to the University Director of Organizational Development the HR Client Services Partner has duties that include but are not limited to:
Serve as a front line resource for client areas to assist with navigating the broad range of human resources areas, including employment, staffing, compensation, employee relations, , performance management, organizational development and employment law.
Work collaboratively with management to retain and develop a competitive workforce by promoting strong employee relations and effective management of human resources.
Collaborate with campus and department leaders to achieve the strategic goals of the department, campus and/or University.
Identify critical issues/gaps, and proposes and implements changes to department heads and leadership.
Consult on a wide variety of HR issues and consistently engage the appropriate HR subject matter expert or other University resource on respective matters.
Provide HR policy interpretation
Set and manage client expectations and activity, including identifying and developing additional service opportunities and coordinating delivery of HR services.
Develop and provide customized information exchanges, trainings and knowledge transfer sessions to meet the needs of clients on HR issues, policies, and practices.
Serve on special working groups and committees as assigned to further the goal of strategically partnering with key clients while representing the department.
Reporting to the University Director, Learning and Organizational Development, the HR Client Services Partner is a member of the University HR Client Services team which is a part of the Human Resources Department. Other units in the Human Resources Department include the Associate VP of Human Resources, the Employee Relations & Engagement team, the Recruitment and Employment team, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, Hoya Kids Learning Center and the University Chaplain to the Staff.
Requirements and Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years related experience in human resources.
A solid understanding of employment law, staffing, compensation, employee relations, and labor relations
Knowledgeable in organizational development, training, faculty and staff assistance, and benefits
Ability to think strategically and to understand a client's underlying business and organizational issues
Ability to understand the business, quickly learn the organization's strategy, and achieve results
Effective communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Experience working in a higher education environment
HR professional certification
Experience in a client service environment, handling multiple external clients, and presenting ideas and programs to executives
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