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Human Resources Business Partner

Job ID
2017-2749
US-TX-Austin
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift/Hours
1st Shift
# of Openings Remaining
1

Overview

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for providing the day-to-day operations and administration of Human Resources at assigned program in a wide range of activities to support and foster an employee-centric work environment and the overall Agency and people strategies. The Human Resources Business Partner implements and leads the Human Resources practices and objectives at assigned program in accordance with federal, state and local laws, Agency and licensing standards and other federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.    

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Manage the day-to-day operations and administration of the Human Resources department in a wide range of activities at assigned program, which include recruiting, interviewing, staffing, background checks, pre-employment verification and testing, I-9 verification, new hire orientation and onboarding, employee benefits, employee relations, record keeping and tracking and employee engagement
  • Work closely with Director of Talent to develop recruitment strategies and activities such as attending career fairs and recruiting events; posting open positions, reviewing resumes and applications, reviewing and evaluating applicants’ skills and qualifications, interviewing applicants and making recommendations for the next step in the process; extending job offers once an applicant has been selected
  • Work closely with Director of Talent to update and implement new hire orientation and onboarding program; conduct new hire orientation and onboarding for assigned program staff throughout the onboarding timeline
  • Oversee all policies, programs and activities related to the life-cycle of an employee from entry to exit
  • Conduct exit interviews and maintain metrics of retention and turnover rates
  • Provide guidance, support and consultation to employees, management and administration about employee relation issues, employee benefits, performance management issues and interpretation of policies
  • Ensure Human Resources’ policies and procedures for program personnel are properly enforced
  • Respond to unemployment claims; educate and train program management on process; coordinate and represent employer at unemployment hearings
  • Respond to all employee injuries and refer employee for treatment or assistance as deemed appropriate according to Agency and Human Resources’ policies and procedures and licensing standards; prepare employee injury report forms, drug testing and conduct investigations; prepare monthly, quarterly and annual employee injury reports; continuously educate management and staff on proper safety procedures and protocols
  • Work closely with management to draft and finalize progressive disciplinary notices including obtaining/reviewing and ensuring relevant documentation supports action taken; maintain accurate filing of all disciplinary notices in employee personnel files
  • Coordinate with program management and prepare promotion, demotion and transfer paperwork, including offer letters, and ensure management processes in payroll in a timely manner; maintain filing of paperwork in employee personnel file
  • Develop, coordinate and facilitate Human Resources training to program personnel in compliance with Agency and licensing standards
  • Update and maintain an accurate position control grid to track FTEs for budgeting and recruitment purposes; update according to department policy
  • Create, organize, and maintain employee files; maintain strict confidentiality of all employee files, records, and information; audit employee files to ensure compliance with Agency and licensing standards as it relates to the record keeping of employee personnel files
  • Assist managers with the on-time completion and tracking of employee performance evaluations
  • Perform general Human Resources administrative duties, such as filing, employee record keeping and tracking and file maintenance
  • Proactively contribute to the culture of the facility and Agency by recommending and leading the coordination and execution of employee engagement and recognition activities; proactively evaluate employee engagement and make recommendations for improvements and different strategies
  • Work closely with Corporate Human Resources and program management to maintain accurate records and filing of Affirmative Action plan goals and EEO filings; compile statistics and reports when needed
  • In partnership with HR Generalist coordinate the Return-to-Work program activities, such as work accommodations, developing and tracking Temporary Alternate Duty agreement, track follow-up appointments, and keep track of Return-to-Work releases
  • Work in partnership with Corporate Human Resources to ensure employees are properly following the FMLA, STD and LTD leave policy; educate management and employees on different leave options; provide and follow-up on required paperwork
  • Adhere to and administer the random (and for cause) drug testing in accordance with Agency policy
  • May provide payroll assistance to management and employee for submission or corrections
  • Other duties as assigned by Corporate Human Resources

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Human Resources Development, Business Administration or closely related field
  • 2 years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of federal and state employment laws
  • Working knowledge of HR practices and trends
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to identify problems and resolve problems professionally and in a timely manner; ability to gather and analyze information to respond to issues and make recommendations
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities, pay close attention to detail and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and people skills with the ability to work independently within a team environment and with a diverse group of people
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively work and interact with diverse groups of people
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 years of progressive HR experience
  • PHR or SPHR certified

CAREER PROGRESSION

 

This position is eligible to move into the Sr. Human Resources Generalist position if the position is available, minimum qualifications are met, promotion and transfer eligibility requirements are met and the employee is not on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

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