This is an on-going recruitment posting to pipeline applicants that are interested in future HR Business Partner (HRBP) roles. As positions become available applicants that meet minimum qualifications may be contacted to apply for available positions.
The HR Business Partner (HRBP) works closely with department leaders to develop and implement comprehensive people strategies that enable the organization to attract, develop, engage, and retain top talent. The HRBP is client-centric and thoroughly understands both the client's strategic objectives and day-to-day operations, and builds trusting relationships with its leaders and staff. The HRBP builds strong partnerships, collaborates, and coordinates with the Partnership for Strategy and Innovation (Partnership) and Campus HR to ensure delivery of high quality, value-added services that align with organization's goals. The position serves as consultant to leadership on strategic decision-making, including organizational effectiveness, talent and performance management, leadership development and change management. The HRBP is accountable for all associated HR laws, policy, and regulatory compliance within scope of the position.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education/experience.
Eight years of progressively broad and functionally diverse HR experience.
Current PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification or equivalent experience.
Advanced knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, including employment practices, employee relations which may include labor relations, salary administration, talent management, employee engagement, workforce development, and organizational initiatives relating to and/or impacting human resources.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, and coordination of people and resources.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships including: collaboration, negotiating, influencing, consensus building and conflict management to interact effectively with executives, administrators, faculty, staff and members of the public from a wide range of functional areas, backgrounds and organizational levels.
Develops strategic, innovative, and mutually beneficial recommendations and solutions that align strategic business objectives with employment strategies.
Advanced communication skills including ability to lead group presentations, facilitate meetings, influence and gain acceptance of decisions, advise others, and motivate broad and diverse audiences.
Demonstrated writing skills to produce effective communications, documents, proposals, and reports adjusting to target audience level and needs.
Advanced conflict resolution skills to address and manage extremely difficult and volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Can manage multiple complex projects with diverse groups.
- Business Acumen
- Organizational Agility
- Integrity and Trust
- Customer Focus
- Interpersonal Savvy
- Political Savvy
- Strategic Agility
HR Functional Skills:
- Organizational Design/Development
- Talent Management
- Consulting Skills
- Executive Coaching
- Change Management
Extensive working knowledge of computer skills in a Windows environment, including: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and other HR business software.
Professional experience working in the University of California or other diverse postsecondary academic institution or other environment of similar complexity.
Master's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
Certification and experience using tools and assessments in organizational development, talent development, change management, leadership development, and conflict resolution.
5 or more years of supervisory/management experience.
Experience in HR Analytics, interpreting people data and using enterprise human resources systems to extract data.
Familiarity with University of California or California public higher education human resources law, policies, and procedures.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.