A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relates to this position.
The Library Human Resources team partners with library leaders and staff in the University of Michigan Library in Ann Arbor to recruit, develop, retain, advocate and support the library organization with a focus on service, time and cost. We serve as HR experts and partners to the library community, providing strategic support to departments within the library and stewardship of HR practices such as compensation, talent management, employee relations, and labor relations.
As the Senior Human Resources Business Partner, you will consult with and provide advice and guidance to colleagues on compensation, talent management, succession planning, employee relations, labor relations, and more. You may lead or co-lead one or more library committees and administrative planning meetings. You will work closely with internal stakeholders includingFinanceand Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility. You will report to the HR Manager.
We expect that you will be campus-based, but note that the library supports hybrid and flexible work environments (i.e., a combination of in-person and remote work, depending on specific job responsibilities).
Work with library leadership to provide seamless advice and consultation to assigned divisions within the library.
Work with supervisors to determine and advise on competitive total compensation and non-financial recognition for employees.
Finalize job descriptions, identify job competencies, and recommend salary ranges.
Provide guidance to managers on application of policies to maintain a positive work environment.
Recommend new approaches to improve efficiency, service, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
Arrange, process, and monitor human resources transactions.
Present and conduct training sessions.
The University of Michigan offers acomprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, generous time off (24 vacation days per year, and 15 sick leave a year), matched retirement contributions with immediate vesting, professional development opportunities, and more. TIAA and Fidelity Investments' retirement benefits are available.
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.
Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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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.