This role will partner with business leaders to develop and execute HR strategies focused on performance management, talent management, organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, and employee engagement.
Partners with a cross-functional group of subject matter experts within UTA's HR Centers of Excellence to design and execute on business strategy.
Uses data to guide and support decision-making, develops proactive performance management solutions and works with leaders on solving tactical/strategic issues.
Develop strategies to sustain or improve Employee Engagement and focuses on HR best practices. Lead, develop, and inspire a team of HR professionals, includes leading and managing other HR Business Partners.
Identifies talent strengths and needs through ongoing assessment of business needs.
Design approaches using HR data to help business leaders make decisions to build, buy, or borrow talent and assess impact of the decisions.
Assists Talent Acquisition in building strategic talent plans aligned with organizational strategy, data (e.g., attrition rates, hiring trends) and budgets.
Collaborates with Total Rewards to understand the market competitiveness of the client organization's compensation and makes recommendations to improve engagement and retention through fiscal levers.
Identifies where change is needed and contributes to the development of interventions that improve leadership and team performance to achieve strategic imperatives for assigned client groups.
Assesses data, interprets information, and presents insights and recommendations on leadership effectiveness and performance.
Assembles and provides summary status updates and guidance for senior level HR leadership. Conducts one-on-one effectiveness coaching with leaders to improve leadership capability or the resolution of leadership gaps.
Coaches' managers and leaders to facilitate organizational change and model an inclusive environment.
Partners and consults with peer HR disciplines (e.g., Talent Management, Organization Development, Compensation, Benefits) on leveraging the UTA talent pool, diagnosing talent management processes/programs, interpreting results, and building recommendations based on data analyses.
Maintains 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/required. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.
Seven (7) years of human resources experience in employee relations to include investigations, providing counsel/guidance to employees and leaders, compliance with organizational policy and strong knowledge of functional areas of human resources or the equivalent experience.
National Human Resource certification (SHRM-CP, SHRMSCP, PHR or SPHR) is required.
Master's Degree in Human Resources Management and/or MBA in Human Resources or related field highly desirable. Proficient with PeopleSoft.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to analyze data and understand trends.
Ability to develop recommendations for action based on the analysis.
Strong ability to influence through strong relationships, expertise, and data and the ability to manage a complex set of stakeholders.
Strong sense of the importance of teamwork and collaboration.
Superior communication skills and understand how to communicate large, complex change.
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Results focused, accountable, and highly trusted with the ability to be highly service focused with commitment to outcomes.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
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