Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Human Resources. The position is located at the Mid Campus Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Serves as primary liaison between the Washington University Faculty Practice Plan (FPP)/Washington University Clinical Associates and the Office of Human Resources relating to the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, programs, employee relations, leaves, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.
Coordinates with the Office of Human Resources teams to perform these functions to provide support to the WUCA clinics throughout the St. Louis region.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaboration with the HR Organization
Serves as a first point of contact to answer basic policy questions for managers and employees throughout the assigned department, triaging questions as necessary for the Operations, Employee Relations, Recruitment, Benefits and Human Resources teams.
Acts as a liaison between the department and the HR Leaves team, ensuring the timely facilitation of employee leaves. Provides reporting data on leaves as required to departmental leadership.
Works with Compensation to provide equity and market evaluations. Updates and evaluates job descriptions. Helps perform job evaluations and maintain overall department organizational structure.
Support of the assigned Departmental Organization
Provides guidance to senior level management on Human Resources matters associated with key business decisions.
Supports assigned department employee relations matters by collecting information and evaluating various HR matters; provides input and contributes to identifying solutions to problems presented.
May counsel department management and employees on less complex disciplinary matters, policy interpretation and application, training and other measures which address employee performance or conduct.
Partners with Department leadership to ensure the managers follow consistent and sustainable HR policies and practices.
Develops and delivers an education and training program to managers ensuring consistent application of HR policies, practices and procedures. Responsible for providing guidance on organization issues, developing solutions and implementing action plans in collaboration with Departmental management.
Works with managers to maintain employee performance and performance evaluations. Maintains annual review process and implements procedure and policy for new hire and performance improvement plans.
Staffing and Sourcing
Works closely with the HR Talent Acquisition team to provides support for the talent acquisition process that integrates department practices. Works closely with leadership and hiring managers to implement and manage the talent acquisition process. Ensures pre-employment screening tests and assessments are administered according to departmental expectations.
May perform employment reference checks and verifies required license/certifications on applicants. Ensures drug screens and background checks are completed prior to start date if applicable. Leads and executes staffing strategies for exempt and non-exempt hiring.
Defines and oversees the on-boarding and off boarding of all employees and leased staff.
Other duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or a related field.
Minimum of seven years of prior Human Resources experience.
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Labor Relations, or Human Resources Management.
10 years of prior Human Resources experience.
Prior clinical practice based HR experience.
Knowledge of HR processes, policies and legal requirements.
Knowledge of employment laws and regulations including FLSA knowledge.
Talent management and organizational planning experience.
Demonstrated effective organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), ethics, and cultural awareness.
Thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies.
Handles confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
Proven customer service skills and ability to be flexible, working with colleagues and peers as part of a cohesive team and interface professionally with all levels of internal customers.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Learns quickly and adapt to new circumstances, rapidly adjusting to changes in priorities and demands on time.
Applicant Special Instructions:
JOB LOCATION / WORKING CONDITIONS:
The work is normally performed in the offices located across the University’s campuses. There will be activities that require trips to many University offices and offsite locations.
The hiring range for this position is $64,854 - $84,364 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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