Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Working knowledge of Human Resources strategy development and implementation.
Proven ability to effectively interpret and communicate HR policies and guidance.
Demonstrated ability to consult on challenging HR related issues.
Demonstrated ability to have hard conversations and remain a neutral party.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
PHR,Â SHRM-CP, SPHR, or equivalent certification.
Iowa State University is currently seeking an HR Partner (HRP) to support the areas of Extension and Outreach and the Office of the Vice President for Research. The HRP is a key member of an HR team, leading HR Coordinators, working with peer HRPs from other areas across the institution, with HR specialists and University HR leadership. The HRP provides professional HR advisory services to managers, leaders, and employees in supported units as it relates to workforce planning, recruitment, talent management, performance management, employee relations, employee engagement, employee rewards, and recognition.
The HRP will be responsible for:
Training, communicating, and executing HR strategies, policies, and programs to supported units.
Delivering HR services that address the unique needs of relevant units, ensuring alignment with overall HR strategies
Providing oversight for service delivery of direct reports; acts as a service escalation point
Business process approval as needed.
Example of Duties â¢ Maintains working knowledge of all applicable policies and procedures. â¢ Deploys, communicates and trains units on new HR programs, policies, and processes. â¢ Advises unit leaders on workforce strategies (i.e., talent management plans, succession plans, and recruiting strategies); leveraging tools developed and delivered by University Human Resources (UHR). â¢ Collaborates with UHR on critical workforce planning trends and needs on behalf of the unit/department. â¢ Communicates broad HR-related themes and needs identified by the units to the Senior Manager Human Resource Delivery. â¢ Provides proactive consultation on performance review process, ratings, and performance improvement plans/action plans. â¢ Develops employee relations investigation questions, and conducts lower level investigations. â¢ Supports unit on implementing disciplinary action for staff and documentation in consultation with UHR/Provost. â¢ Consults with unit on promotions, demotions, title changes, data changes, and voluntary terminations for staff and faculty. â¢ Partners with UHR to implement reductions in the workforce. â¢ Advises on compensation using the universityâs compensation framework. â¢ Resolves issues escalated from direct reports.
Level Guidelines â¢ Aware of key annual objectives of department or work unit â¢ Understands linkage between daily activities and achievement of annual objectives of department/work unit and explains to direct reports â¢ Focus on ISUâs mission and meeting department or work unit goals â¢ Supervises a small department or work team â¢ Often is a working supervisor with direct, previous experience performing work of those supervised â¢ Has full management responsibility for direct reports, specifically the authority to hire, fire, and counsel; may share part of responsibility with higher level management â¢ Requests approval for financial actions beyond a limited scope per policy
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.