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. The HR Business Partner will work within the HR Services team to process and manage transactions for assigned departments. This position shares responsibility for nearly 1500 employees, including Faculty, Academic Staff, University Staff, Student Assistants, Employees in Training, and Student Hourly employees. 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 process recruitment and life cycle transactions for all employee categories within the school, including recruitment, hiring, evaluation, 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 in order to understand those units and their HR needs. 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 build knowledge and skills 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.
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
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- One year of Human Resources related experience required. Internship and student experience will be considered.
- 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
- Experience working within a Healthcare or Academic environment
- Experience in an HR Generalist role (specifically including work in one or more of the following areas of recruitment, employee relations, and/or compensation)
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team setting to establish and maintain effective working relationships
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload, manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively, and follow-through on tasks and work unsupervised
- Ability to communicate with tact and discretion in difficult employment and personnel situations
- Knowledge of University of Wisconsin and UW-Madison policies and procedures preferred
- Ability to use web-based Human Resources Information System (HRIS) or Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to create and manage employee lifecycle transactions/recruitment
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.