Under the general supervision of the HR Manager, function as a Human Resources Business Partner for the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) within the Dean's Office. This position shares responsibility for nearly 1500 employees, including Faculty, Academic Staff, University Staff, Student Assistants, Employees in Training, and Student Hourly employees, and has specific responsibilities related to a subset of departments and programs within the School. This position is responsible for ensuring that work is consistent with SMPH, University, State and Federal policies, codes, statutes, and bargaining unit agreements. The incumbent will support recruitment and life cycle transactions for all employee categories within the school. The incumbent will support hiring managers in recruitment, hiring, evaluation, discipline, retention, termination, classification, reclassification, training, and diversity goals. The incumbent will have independent decision making related to multiple applications of human resources policies, procedures and guidelines for each type of employee group.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate exceptional customer service by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with managers, supervisor, coworkers, and all customers. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information with tact and discretion. Use effective team skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit. Present ideas, carry out assignments, and provide information as required. Effectively share knowledge and skills obtained through professional development.
-One year of experience working in human resources.
-Professional experience in communicating complex information related to employment law and/or HR policies.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
-Good analytical and decision-making skills.
-Ability to plan, establish priorities and organize varied and complex tasks.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Knowledge of University of Wisconsin and UW-Madison policies and procedures strongly preferred.
-Prior experience in Employee Relations.
-An Associate's degree or higher in a related field.