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Director, HR Business Partner

Company: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Director, HR Business Partner (83841) Job Description Director, HR Business Partner - ( 83841 ) Who We Are We are a New Organization, bringing together the best of Edward-Elmhurst Health and NorthShore University HealthSystem, with an aligned vision and purpose:

  • Community - We are built on the trust of our patients and partnerships across the communities we serve.
  • Exceptional Care - We put patients, safety, quality, and experience at the front and center of everything we do.
  • Innovation & Agility - We are committed to transforming healthcare to meet the needs of today and tomorrow.
  • People/Team - We recognize that our team is our greatest asset; we celebrate, develop, and invest in our people. Job Summary The Business HR Partner, Director provides HR guidance, direction and influence in the achievement of organizational goals and objectives in designated clinical or business unit(s). The Business HR Partner builds and maintains effective working relationships with business unit leadership and HR Centers of Expertise (COE) in order to drive organizational success and achieve sustained team effectiveness, engagement and business success. The Business HR Partner serves as a trusted partner and advisor for the business unit and guides the business in areas, such as workforce strategy, organizational design, and talent management. The Business HR Partner partners with leaders to create an effective and integrated strategy for advancing the business through people. Through partnership, the Business HR Partner will gain deep knowledge of the business, people and organizational needs and be able to diagnose issues and recommend solutions to complex challenges. Essential Job Functions
    • Provides strategic business partnership, thought partnership, and coaching to functional leaders to optimize the full range of HR Services for leadership and team members of assigned business units(s). Works to build solid relationships with business and functional leaders, serving as the main point of contact for HR.
    • Solves business unit problems using best practice programs, policies, and practices developed by the COEs in the areas of talent, reward, recognition, retention, engagement, and employee relations programs, policies, and practices. Brings an objective perspective in managing organizational challenges. Provides insight regarding people, organizational dynamics and the business and translates this insight into sustainable solutions.
    • Identifies business unit talent needs, analyzes data, develops recommendations, and implements plans and projects that maximize employee performance, engagement, development and retention.
    • Develops and implements HR plans commensurate with the broader Human Resources Strategy and business unit strategy/goals. Ensures plans are effectively implemented and makes revisions/modifications as appropriate. Provides feedback to other Human Resources peers on business needs and industry competitive trends. Ensures that the organizational development actions are identified and implemented.
    • Drives talent strategy connected to the business strategy and growth plans. Translates current and future business needs into an overall integrated strategic workforce plan.
    • Partners with HR COEs and peers, leads projects and implements new programs in support of creating an enriching, diverse and engaging culture where employees feel valued, supported and inspired. Provides feedback and pragmatic enhancement ideas to COEs.
    • Provides coaching and guidance to managers and employees regarding a variety of employee matters, policies and practices.
    • Participates in system wide or department specific initiatives and/or projects.
    • Provides leadership, and oversight to Business HR Partners who serve as the primary contact and strategic partner for the business. Also Responsible for hiring, overseeing work, and managing Business HR partners. Education, Experience & Licensure
      • Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Communications, Psychology or related area is required. Master's degree preferred.
      • Experience: 5-8 years progressive experience within a strategic, human resources capacity
      • License/Certification:
        • Professional certifications in the areas of Project Management and Process improvement (e.g., PMP, Lean Six Sigma, or equivalent) preferred.
        • Professional certifications in the field of Human Resources (e.g., CCP, PHR / SPHR, SHRM CP / SCP, or equivalent) preferred.
        • Special Knowledge and Skills:
          • Strong business acumen, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively develop and implement HR strategies to support business goals.
          • Customer focused and successful leader with a high level of credibility, adaptability and collaboration.
          • Ability to provide coaching and guidance to leaders on a variety of performance and talent related situations or circumstances.
          • Demonstrates in-depth and current knowledge of local, state and federal laws pertaining to employment policies and practices.
          • Demonstrated ability to invite diverse perspectives, promote an inclusive work environment and support workforce diversity.
          • Experience and interest in developing broad reaching strategies and executing on tactics.
          • Effective communication skills, including demonstrated ability to prepare and present written material (investigation reports, proposals, and project summaries) as required.
          • Experience using data to identify insights that drive action.
          • Ability to prioritize and organize work, drive results and work independently.
          • Must have strong analytical reasoning skills, be a strong independent thinker, problem solver and decision maker.

Keywords: NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston , Director, HR Business Partner, Human Resources , Evanston, Illinois

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