Are you someone who likes to make a positive difference at work? Are you motivated by being part of an exceptional team who embraces the Fight On! spirit?
At USC, team spirit is infectious, and as part of the Human Resources team within the Office of the Provost, everyone is interested in succeeding â for themselves the team, and for the university, holistically. The Human Resources Partner plays a vital role in that effort. Â You'll collaborate with the centers of excellence across a range of disciplines to ensure your clients have the appropriate tools and services. The Human Resources Partner will be looked to for strategic business consultation, requiring independent judgment and decisiveness, and the ability to analyze and synthesize data in order to provide solutions that get business results.
What Youâll Need to Accomplish:
Function as the Subject Matter Expert for managers and staff in a designated client organization and provide full cycle employee services.
Manage the planning, development, implementation, and administration for a broad range of HR policies and programs including, but not limited to: recruiting, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations and employee relations.
Responsible for providing customer service to managers and staff on a broad range of human resource policies, programs, and practices, providing information, answering questions, explaining HR policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate course of action.
Influence senior management to align with HR initiatives and execute a set people agenda that has already been set by a department head.
Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results.
Effectively envision, develop, and implement new strategies to address competitive, complex business issues.
Ensure that Human Resources topics are an integrated part of the business decision-making process.
Provide solutions to a diverse range of complex problems.
Provide feedback regarding acceptance and value add from a client perspective.
The Must Haves:
A Bachelorâs Degree or combined experience/education as a substitute for the minimum education
Three years of human resources generalist experience
The Nice to Haves:
Current Human Resources Certification (PHR/SPHR)
Three years in at least two HR disciplines (Change Management, Compensation, Employee/Labor Relations, Organizational Effectiveness/Development)
Experience in translating the priorities of the business into an HR roadmap for specific areas of the client group, and articulating a business case for HR programs.
Proven experience in building a strong business partnership within a dynamic, matrixed environment: a strategic leader who takes initiative and ownership.
Ability to navigate through ambiguity, manage change and help others deal effectively with change management initiatives.
Ability to analyze data, identify trends and recommend solutions to improve employee satisfaction, performance, and retention.
Self-starter with creative mind and demonstrated ability to put ideas into practice and assess results.
Experience working in the Higher Education environment
Experience using Workday
Demonstrated experience creating and implementing large strategic change initiatives.
Previous experience in the following:
Influencing COEâs/Functional/Partner areas to deliver customized client services
Ability to travel to all university locations.
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related human resource experience providing thorough knowledge of laws governing human resource and policies and procedures. Knowledge of human resource theories, principles and practices. Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination and execution. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
Internal Number: REQ20085927
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