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HR Business Partner

at Resources For Human Development, Inc. in Bear, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description/Job Summary The HR Business Partner serves as a SME in Human Resources Competencies. The HR Business Partner is a collaborative, consultative resource to management and programs on employee relations, business planning, federal and state laws and regulations, RHD policies and procedures, recruitment, performance management, employment law, affirmative action and other HR-related compliance initiatives. The HR Business Partner assess and anticipates HR related needs, proactively communicates and acts to develop integrated solutions to identified needs, delivers value-added service that reflects the business objectives of the organization and division, and maintains an effective level of business literacy about the services, financial status, culture, and market placement of the division and organization. /What You’ll Love About RHD:/ * /Commitment to Values:/ We are committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve * /Dedication to Wellness:/ We value and prioritize our employees’ mental, physical, and emotional health by providing free, online fitness classes, nutrition services, counseling sessions, and webinars on various health-related topics * /Investment in Growth:/ We offer programs and workshops to our staff that support furthering education and the development of leadership skills Responsibilities/Duties * Provide consultation and HR expertise to assigned business areas, with a focus on employment practices and procedures, HR policies, compliance, talent management, and performance management. * Provide consultation, guidance and input on business unit restructures and workforce planning. * Assist business units with workforce retention initiatives by analyzing trends and use of human resources metrics and strategies to recommend and develop solutions, policies, processes, and practices. * Provide non-routine performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). * Leads investigations in collaboration with leadership, Legal, and Incident Management Departments * Maintain an in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the Legal Department as needed. * Act as neutral, objective third-party resource for employees and/or management when needed to ensure that all perspectives are heard and considered. Collaborates with Employee Resources and OD Departments. * Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention * Design and drives projects and initiatives in assigned divisions on compliance, policy, training, staffing, and other HR related areas. * Support and collaborate with the efforts of other areas of HR work within divisions including but not limited to: AAP Specialists and Program Directors in implementation of Affirmative Action Plans; Benefits department staff in communicating and working with employees on benefit related matters; Payroll if efforts to address overall payroll and workforce issues; and Learning and Development to address employee development, organizational development issues, etc. * Coach staff to facilitate successful resolution of employee relation issues. Partner with benefits and/or payroll on cases involving termination, severance, workers compensation, and disability. * Provide prompt response and follow-through regarding non-routine questions, concerns, and issues in an accurate and confidential manner. Required Experience * Five years of HR Business Partner/HR Generalist experience. * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of human resource disciplines including state and federal employment law, employee relations, recruiting, performance management, compensation, and organizational assessment and development. Required Education * Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or other related disciplines. Required Qualifications * Strong analytical skills to include gathering and analyzing information. * Demonstrated experience in exercising discretion, confidentiality, and independent judgment. * Proficient skills in collaborating and communicating effectively with employees across all levels of the organization, and ability to demonstrate confidence while expressing opinion in a meaningful way. * Excellent customer service and client management skills. * The ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment. * Travel as needed (approximately 40%) A majority will be local, with some out of state and overnight Preferred: * Human Resources Professional Certification (SHRM or HRCI) * Previous work experience in a non-profit environment Program Summary About Us Why RHD? We are a different kind of company – no divisive walls, no cubicles, no private offices. Our experience has shown that in a relaxed atmosphere where employees have the chance to deal openly and directly with each other, the work environment is significantly better, communications are clear, and attitudes remain positive. We emphasize group decision-making and empowerment, so that staff has maximum authority, creativity, freedom and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve. RHD is a values-driven organization that approaches the work we do and how we interact with each other with a basic principle of respect for the dignity and worth of everyone. All RHD employees are invited to participate in ongoing dialogues to challenge and improve our work culture. We do not merely encourage all members of the corporation to support and promote the organizational values, we require that they do so. /“RHD employees and programs in the City of Philadelphia are required to follow the COVID vaccine mandate. The City of Philadelphia has issued an Emergency Regulation Governing the Control and Prevention of COVID-19 Mandating Vaccines for Healthcare Workers and In Higher Education, Healthcare, and Related Settings (”Vaccine Mandate Regulation"), which mandates vaccine for healthcare workers and in higher education, healthcare, and related settings. This mandate became Effective on August 16, 2021 and requires Healthcare Workers and certain workers at Healthcare Institutions to be fully vaccinated by October 15, 2021. Fully vaccinated means it has been two weeks since the final dose of vaccine. The regulation does allow individuals to apply to RHD for an exemption based on a sincerely held religious belief that would prohibit vaccination for COVID-19 or because of medical conditions that preclude administration of one of the available vaccines."/ /Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status./

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Job Posting: JC193180580

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 22, 2021