HR Business Partner

Reports to:  HR Director

Classification:  Exempt

Salary Range: $72,000-$80,000 per year

Posting Title: HR Business Partner

Summary:

As a Human Resources Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing strategic HR support and guidance to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. You will collaborate with various departments to develop and implement HR initiatives that align with business objectives. This is a key role in driving employee engagement, talent management, and organizational effectiveness.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Employee/Management Support:
  • Coordinate with employees and management to evaluate and process ADA, FMLA, and LOA requests. 
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). 
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. 
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation. 
  • Acts as liaison with other HR functions.  
  • Provides guidance to convert strategies into result-driven actions
Benefits:
  • Communicate and assist employees with benefit information and enrollment instructions.
  • Conduct open enrollment, track benefit elections for new hires, as well as HIPAA qualifying events.
  • Manage relationships with benefit providers.
  • Complete audits to ensure benefit information is accurate and up to date.
  • ACA, EEO-1, 401K audit and 5500 filing.
Training/Education:
  • Conduct training regarding HR policies, procedures, and offerings.
  • Teach and assist managers through various processes, such as onboarding, offboarding, performance management, terminations, etc., on a daily basis.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
Talent Acquisition:
  • Educate and assist managers with recruiting, pre-employment, and onboarding processes.
  • Assist Talent Acquisition in recruitment efforts when requested (act as backup for team when needed)
  • Assist with recruitment and onboarding for acquisition of new sites as needed.

Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in their respective territories.

Educational Background & Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum three years of Human Resources and Payroll experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or other related degree. A combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Ability to travel for site visits, college visits, career and job fairs, and professional meetings.
  • Must have a flexible schedule in order to work with teams in various U.S. time zones.
  • Strong level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e. MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the practices and principles of Human Resources, including employment law.
  • HRIS Experience; Paycom experience is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential concerns.
  • Highly motivated and self-starter. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
  • Ability to work effectively with and influence all levels of management.  
  • Ability to generate and make formal presentations on a variety of work-related topics on a regular basis required.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, ability to diagnose problems, resolve conflicts, and develop practical solutions.
  • Strong organizational, project management and change management skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail.  
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Transportation industry experience is a plus.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office
equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

This is largely a sedentary role. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and
bend or stand as necessary.

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