Michigan Medicine is one of the largest hospitals in Michigan and a premier academic medical center made up of:
U-M Health System
University of Michigan Medical School and its University of Michigan Medical Group practice
One of the nation’s largest biomedical research communities
Michigan Health Corp. — the legal entity that allows the Health System to enter into partnerships, affiliations, joint ventures and other business activities
In the thick of this excellence is our team of Human Resources Partners who are the heart of the operation here at Michigan Medicine. As our department continues to grow, we invite you to grow with us! Reporting to the HR Manager, the Human Resources Business Partner will be responsible for:
Developing practical solutions that are responsive to the needs, responsibilities and objectives of assigned business areas. Business areas include:
UMH clinical and hospital services
Adult hospital services
University of Michigan medical group including ambulatory care off sites
Facilitates the development and implementation of people management and development practices, and jointly shares responsibility for goals and deliverables with customers.
Serves as an expert consultant to leadership on human resources related issues while also acting as an employee champion and change agent.
Communicates departmental needs to Michigan Medicine human resources department including developing integrated people solutions and anticipating HR-related needs within the business unit.
Formulates partnerships to deliver value-added services to leadership and employees in congruence with the business objectives of Michigan Medicine.
Maintains an effective level of business literacy as it relates to the assigned business unit’s financial position, culture, engagement, business objectives, and goals. Understands managers’ operational work plans, departmental operations performance, and relevant HR metrics
Collaborates with other Michigan Medicine HRBPs in the delivery of integrated, customer-focused solutions and HR services.
Work with a specific service area across organizational segments.
Work with other HR teams such as compensation and labor relations to deliver strategic solutions to customer base
Work with service areas that cross organizational segments and encompass a mix of bargained and non-bargained for employees.
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following concentrations: Human Resources Management, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
5+ years of experience in HR or advising managers or working at a managerial level, preferably in a complex organization.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to exercise discretion and judgement in matters of sensitive or confidential nature.
Knowledge of process improvement and lean concepts
Demonstrated labor and employee relations experience
Demonstrated compensation experience
Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Academic health system experience
Other healthcare experience
HRCI and/or SHRM certification
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.