The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) serves as the primary HR lead in designated business units within the Office of the Chancellor. The HRBP acts as a trusted advisor to management teams and influences workforce decisions related to talent management, succession planning, leadership, development, compensation, recruitment and retention, and employee relations. The HRBP formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the unit and organization. The HRBP works collaboratively with other HR team members on processes, policies, and programs that reach across the global university system. The HRBP provides support for Workday processes to leaders and provides coaching on workforce management practices. The HRBP provides coaching on employee relations issues and serves as the subject matter expert in handling confidential and sensitive matters.
The successful candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of applicable state/federal employment laws, University/HR policies/processes, and talent management practices. Ability to establish credibility, build relationships and act as a trusted advisor to clients. Effective consultative and influencing skills. Ability to work with process and data to continuously improve service. Excellent oral, written, listening and interpersonal communications skills to exchange information in a clear, concise and tactful manner. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability and willingness to adapt to changing priorities. High level of initiative. Effective project management, organizational and time management skills.
Knowledge and skills required for this position are typically obtained through a bachelors' degree in Human Resources or related field plus at least 5 years of professional broad HR practitioner experience within complex organizations.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.