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Apply now Job no: 103559-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

HR Business Partner

Official Title:

HR ASST ADV(19510)

Hiring Department:





This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $25.00

Job Summary:

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.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.



Additional Requirements:

-Two years of experience in a HR Generalist role (specifically including a combination of recruitment, employee relations, compensation, and/or FMLA adminstration).
-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.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience working within a Healthcare or Academic environment.
-Experience working within a matrix organization.
-Knowledge of University of Wisconsin and UW-Madison policies and procedures strongly preferred.
-An Associate's degree or higher in a related field.

Schedule Comment:

Our standard hours are 7:45 am to 4:30 pm. The exact schedule can be flexible and will be determined at the time of hire.


Kylee Zander
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

The candidate pool established in this recruitment may be used to fill future positions within the same title in the School of Medicine and Public Health.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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