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HR Business Partner

Hope Community Resources
Anchorage, Alaska 99518
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

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HR Business Partner

Job Description

FLSA Status: Exempt

Pay Grade: 

Reports to: Director of Human Resources

Effective Date: February 13, 2017

Replaces: New

Authorizing Signature: 

Job Summary:

The HR Business Partner provides services to Hope support recipients through their work in Human Resources. The HR Business Partner is responsible for assisting assigned networks with navigating the different areas of HR and providing guidance on a variety of employee relations issues. The HR Business Partner ensures staffing levels are met by maintaining knowledge of their assigned networks’ unique staffing needs and works in conjunction with the Hiring Specialists to recruit qualified staff. The HR Business Partner connects HR solutions with assigned networks’ needs to ensure alignment with Agency values and strategic objectives. This position assists the Director of Human Resources in ensuring each network’s compliance with Federal and State laws in human resources areas and provides training as necessary. The HR Business Partner maintains loyalty to the organization, its beliefs, values, mission, vision, and expectations, and to the recipients of services.

Job Duties: 

Essential Job Duties

1. Serves as the primary point of contact for the HR department for each assigned network by providing direct assistance or connecting them with the appropriate HR Specialist.

2. Advises supervisors and management in performance management strategies and interventions, including reviews of disciplinary procedures and actions and recommendations for separations of employment.

3. Assists with formal and informal inquiries and investigations in conjunction with internal and external legal counsel, when necessary and as assigned by Director of HR.

4. Identifies areas of opportunity for change initiatives that will positively influence assigned network performance and success.

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5. Works with assigned networks’ leadership to develop strategies and interventions for problems areas, such as turnover and compliance with training, evaluations, and other employment related requirements.

6. Serves as HR representative in cross-functional Agency projects and initiatives by connecting HR solutions with assigned networks’ needs to ensure alignment with Agency values and strategic objectives.

7. Ensures adequate staffing levels for assigned networks and develops strategies, in conjunction with the Hiring Specialists, to recruit qualified staff. Modifies existing recruitment methods to fill vacant positions, as needed.

8. Develops professional relationships with the Public Relations team, outside vendors, and members of the community to enhance recruiting efforts for employees and volunteers.

9. Meets with managers to develop specific recruiting plans. Posts positions pursuant to the recruiting plans and determines the need to renew postings as necessary.

10. Interprets and explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and/or employment regulations to employees and management in assigned networks.

11. Serves as employee advocate by meeting with employees and addressing concerns.

12. Collaborates with other HR Business Partners frequently to ensure alignment of practices across Agency and to share resources and ideas.

13. Reviews and analyzes metrics and data; provides recommendations based on findings to executive management as needed. Reports monthly to Director of HR on key performance indicators, strategies and initiatives, employee relations actions taken, and other items as assigned.

14. Maintains current knowledge of human resources federal and state laws including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), ADA, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Wage and Hour, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), USERRA, etc.

Non-Essential Job Duties

1. Promotes retention efforts for assigned networks, including conducting exit interviews and tracking, and reaching out to each new hire throughout their first six months of employment to ensure connection with the Agency.

2. Assists and advises network leadership on departmental structure and job creation and analysis, including editing of job descriptions and developing appropriate wages.

3. Attends job fairs and participates on the speakers committee, having first-hand knowledge of assigned networks’ needs.

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4. Assists in the development and/or revision of Standard Operating Procedures, as assigned.

5. Participates in conferences and Agency committees and staff meetings as required.

6. Conducts trainings on employment and HR related topics, as requested and assigned.

7. Accepts responsibility for tasks not otherwise specified but that are within the scope of the position and in the best interest of support recipients and/or the Agency.



Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

1. Bachelor’s degree required in human resources, business, or directly related field. Experience in lieu of education may be accepted on a two for one basis in appropriate fields. Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred.

2. Four years’ direct experience in human resources required; up to one year in a management or supervisory role permitted to meet four year requirement.

3. PHR or SHRM-CP certification required within six months of hire.

Skills and Abilities

1. Follows oral and written instructions, meets deadlines, follows schedules, and works independently with minimal supervision.

2. Communicates effectively in both written and oral form, and maintains professional relationships with support recipients, parents/guardians, Agency staff, stakeholders, and members of the public.

3. Performs job duties with an emphasis on safety and accident prevention. Handles emergency situations in a calm and professional manner.

4. Maintains confidentiality of records and information, and performs assignments with integrity and discretion.

5. Operates standard office equipment at a proficient level. Computer experience with Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

6. Operates organizational databases essential to fulfilling job duties.

Additional Requirements

1. Possesses a valid Alaska driver’s license and has at least three years of driving experience (may include permit time). Obtains a driving record at time of employment, annually thereafter, and as requested by management.

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2. Ability to safely operate Agency vehicles when needed. Possesses reliable transportation and vehicle insurance when transporting support recipients or conducting Agency business.

3. Meets State and Agency requirements for passing a criminal background check upon hire and as required thereafter.

4. Lifts 25 pounds from a squat and kneel position on the floor.

5. Works at a desk/computer workstation for a minimum of six hours per day.

6. Completes all required State, Agency, department, and position specific training as assigned.

7. Obtains a tuberculin clearance at time of employment and annually thereafter.


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Hope Community Resources
Anchorage, Alaska 99518

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