Under the general supervision of the HR Services Associate Director, the HR Business Partner shares responsibility for a subset of employees within SMPH. This position serves as a main point of contact for assigned work units to process recruitment and life cycle transactions for all employee categories within the school (Faculty, Staff, Employee in Training, Student Hourlies, etc.). These transactions cover areas such as recruitment, compensation, performance evaluation, retention, termination, classification, training, and diversity goals. The incumbent will have independent decision-making related to applications of human resources policies, procedures and guidelines. The incumbent will also be expected to work collaboratively with subject matter experts to continuously build professional HR expertise and to accomplish daily tasks, projects, and school-wide initiatives.
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) is committed to improving the health of Wisconsin and beyond through service, scholarship, science, and social responsibility. As our mission states, "Together, we are advancing health and health equity through remarkable service to patients and communities, outstanding education, and innovative research.
The HR Services team is responsible for providing centralized human resources services for nearly 8,000 employees within SMPH in support of this mission. We provide consultation and guidance for faculty, staff, and students on UW-Madison and SMPH policies and procedures. We are an open, engaged, and collaborative team that believes in approaching our work with integrity and accountability; compassion; diversity, equity, and inclusivity; and excellence.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
|Interprets, advises, and serves as a consultative resource to schools/colleges/divisions on strategy, policies, procedures, statutes, laws, and other human resources services to ensure compliance in accordance to policy and law. |
- 30% Serves as a consultative Human Resources resource and liaison. Interprets, advises on, applies and disseminates complex policies, procedures, and options to leadership and employees; and recommends best strategies according to established objectives and goals
- 20% Facilitates and processes complex transactions and programs according to established policies and procedures
- 5% Audits human resources reports to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
- 5% Develops and implements processes and procedures for one or many various HR functions such as employee trainings, recruitments, compensation, and payroll
- 25% Receives and responds to inquiries in-person, via email, and through various communication mediums and relays information to appropriate entities
- 5% Contributes to the development of strategic plans and directs staff implementation of initiatives in alignment with strategic goals
- 10% Delivers and implements health system HR priorities to achieve business unit objectives while ensuring a high degree of consistency throughout the health system
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the listed qualifications for the position. The application reviewers will be relying on written application materials to determine who may advance to preliminary interviews.
- One year of Human Resources related experience required. Internship and student experience will be considered.
- Professional experience in interpreting, applying, and communicating complex policies and procedures. Preferably related to employment law and/or HR policies.
- Proficiency in using multiple sources of information and software systems - e.g. databases, documents, and spreadsheets - to maintain accurate personnel or organizational data.
- Ability to prioritize workload, effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines, and independently follow-through on tasks unsupervised.
- Ability to work collaboratively to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders.
- Experience working within a Healthcare or Academic environment
- Experience in an HR Generalist role (specifically including work in one or more of the following areas of recruitment, employee relations, and/or compensation)
- SHRM-CP or PHR certification
PHR - Professional Human Resources Certification
SHRM-CP - SHRM Certified Professional Certification
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The starting salary for the position is $60,000 but is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the listed qualifications for the position.
You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
At UW School of Medicine and Public Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role, we encourage you to apply even if you're not sure you meet all of these qualifications.
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