Laboratory Schools: Human Resources Business Partner
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: JR22268
Location: Chicago, IL
Provides day-to-day coaching to leadership and employees on a variety of actions including employee relations issues, policy interpretation and application; talent management, and development.
Supports HRIS data management activities, including Workday and FAS transactions, ensuring data integrity and compliance.
â‹â‹Performs talent acquisition for assigned departments. Prescreens candidate applications and resumes for required skills, experience and knowledge to fit position requirements. Makes referrals to hiring managers and ensures efficient turn-around activity.
Facilitates the process of candidate selection, interviewing, job offer, background check, and candidate on-boarding details.Â
Oversees the substitute teacher management process, ensuring the pool is well staffed and absence requests are filled. Supports the HR Associate in determining staffing needs and proper allocation of payments.Â Â
Partners with the HR Business Partner on managing HRIS data management activities, including Workday and FAS transactions, ensuring data integrity and compliance. Develops and maintains metrics, benchmarks, and ad hoc reports applying analysis to proactively solve problems and turn ideas into action.
Leads and/or supports annual HR cycle deliverables to include performance management; merit and bonus awards.
Writes and/or drafts human resources communications, including a monthly newsletter and informational content in employee handbooks and on the HR website.
Helps lead the annual performance management process.
Supports staff hiring processes, including developing job descriptions, interviewing and reference checking, handling employment offers, and conducting orientation. Drafts templates and routine offer letters. Maintains appropriate human resources data and records, solving a range of straightforward problems using standard procedures.
Counsels employees on benefits and compensation. Coordinates with managers and senior colleagues to determine employee compensation. Analyzes data and prepares charts, graphs, and trend lines for management review with a moderate level of guidance.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline.
Experience in human resources, preferably in an academic environment.
Experience with core human resources processes including talent acquisition, retention, performance management, onboarding, payroll, coaching, training and development.
Using and applying data and analytics to diagnose problems using strategic thinking skills to design and implement appropriate solutions.
Social recruiting experience.
Demonstrated experience delivering high quality human resources services.
aPHR, PHR or SHRM certification.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Workday or other HRIS experience.
Proven strong foundation and knowledge of principles and practice of human resources including employment law and compliance requirements.
Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Proven knowledge of full lifecycle recruiting components to include sourcing; qualifying; networking, and assessing.
Proven ability to effectively coach employees and management through complex and difficult issues.
Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain strong relationships with peers and unit partners.
Handle highly sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality and objectivity.
Thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment.Â Â Â
Organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks.
Make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy; and demonstrate judgment and discretion in the sharing of sensitive information.
Strong customer service orientation and work effectively with a wide variety of constituents.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to work independently without close supervision.
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