Resources for Human Development (RHD) is currently hiring an HR Business Partner. This position will support our Missouri, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Nebraska and South Dakota programs. This position will be based out of the Regional Divisional Office, located in St. Charles, MO.
The HR Business Partner serves as a subject matter expert in Human Resources competencies. The HR Business Partner is a collaborative, consultative resource to management and programs on employee relations, business planning, federal and state laws and regulations, RHD policies and procedures, recruitment, performance management, employment law, affirmative action and other HR-related compliance initiatives. The HR Business Partner assess and anticipates HR related needs, proactively communicates and acts to develop integrated solutions to identified needs, delivers value-added service that reflects the business objectives of the organization and division, and maintains an effective level of business literacy about the services, financial status, culture, and market placement of the division and organization.
Provide consultation and HR expertise to assigned business areas, with a focus on employment practices and procedures, HR policies, compliance, talent management, and performance management.
Provide consultation, guidance and input on business unit restructures and workforce planning.
Assist business units with workforce retention initiatives by analyzing trends and use of human resources metrics and strategies to recommend and develop solutions, policies, processes, and practices.
Provide non-routine performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
Leads investigations in collaboration with leadership, Legal, and Incident Management Departments
Maintain an 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.
Act as neutral, objective third-party resource for employees and/or management when needed to ensure that all perspectives are heard and considered. Collaborates with Employee Resources and OD Departments.
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
Design and drives projects and initiatives in assigned divisions on compliance, policy, training, staffing, and other HR related areas.
Support and collaborate with the efforts of other areas of HR work within divisions including but not limited to: AAP Specialists and Program Directors in implementation of Affirmative Action Plans; Benefits department staff in communicating and working with employees on benefit related matters; Payroll if efforts to address overall payroll and workforce issues; and Learning and Development to address employee development, organizational development issues, etc.
Coach staff to facilitate successful resolution of employee relation issues. Partner with benefits and/or payroll on cases involving termination, severance, workers compensation, and disability.
Provide prompt response and follow-through regarding non-routine questions, concerns, and issues in an accurate and confidential manner.
Five years of HR Business Partner experience.
Previous work experience in a non-profit environment is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or other related disciplines.
Human Resources Professional Certification (SHRM or HRCI) is preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of human resource disciplines including: state and federal employment law, employee relations, recruiting, performance management, compensation, and organizational assessment and development.
Strong analytical skills to include gathering and analyzing information.
Demonstrated experience in exercising discretion, confidentiality, and independent judgment.
Proficient skills in collaborating and communicating effectively with employees across all levels of the organization, and ability to demonstrate confidence while expressing opinion in a meaningful way.
Excellent customer service and client management skills.
The ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
Travel (out of state and overnight) as needed (approximately 40%)
Valid driver's license is required
Why RHD? We are a different kind of company – no divisive walls, no cubicles, no private offices. The CEO sits at a desk on the main floor with everyone else. Our experience has shown that in a relaxed atmosphere where employees have the chance to deal openly and directly with each other, the work environment is significantly better, communications are clear, and attitudes remain positive. We emphasize group decision-making and empowerment, so that staff has maximum authority, creativity, freedom and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve. RHD is a values-driven organization that approaches the work we do and how we interact with each other with a basic principle of respect for the dignity and worth of everyone . We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment to employees by listening and responding to employee concerns. All RHD employees are invited to participate in ongoing dialogues to challenge and improve our work culture. We do not merely encourage all members of the corporation to support and promote the organizational values, we require that that they do so.
Resources for Human Development provides a wide range of human services including support for individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, addictions, and homelessness. Our corporate Paid Time Off plan includes 22 vacation days/10 sick days/12 holidays annually, along with other great benefits including an open and flexible work environment in a values-based organization!
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.