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HR Business Partner, Student Affairs

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California 92697
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


HR Business Partner, Student Affairs

Job Summary

Participating as a key member of Student Affairs' leadership team, the HR Business Partner (HRBP) works closely with leaders within the division to develop and implement comprehensive people strategies that enable the organization to attract, develop, engage, and retain top talent. The HRBP builds strong partnerships, collaborates, and coordinates with the Partnership and Campus HR to ensure delivery of high quality, value-added services that align with Student Affairs' goals. The HRBP is client-centric and thoroughly understands both the client's strategic objectives and day-to-day operations, and builds trusting relationships with its leaders and staff. The position serves as consultant to leadership on strategic decision-making, including talent acquisition, organizational effectiveness, talent and performance management, leadership development and change management. The HRBP is accountable for all associated HR laws, policy, and regulatory compliance within scope of the position. The HRBP oversees staff personnel human resource (HR) and HR related payroll functions and serves as the principal consultant on all staff HR related personnel matters.


Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field, or equivalent experience.

Ten years of progressively broad and functionally diverse HR experience.

Current PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP Certification or equivalent experience.

Advanced knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, including employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, talent management, employee engagement, workforce development, and organizational initiatives relating to and/or impacting human resources.

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, and coordination of people and resources.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships including: collaboration, negotiating, influencing, consensus building and conflict management to interact effectively with executives, administrators, faculty, staff and members of the public from a wide range of functional areas, backgrounds and organizational levels.

Develops strategic, innovative, and mutually beneficial recommendations and solutions that align strategic business objectives with employment strategies.

Advanced communication skills including ability to lead group presentations, facilitate meetings, influence and gain acceptance of decisions, advise others, and motivate broad and diverse audiences.

Demonstrated writing skills to produce effective communications, documents, proposals, and reports adjusting to target audience level and needs.

Advanced conflict resolution skills to address and manage extremely difficult and volatile situations/individuals effectively.

Ability to manage multiple complex projects with diverse groups.         

Extensive working knowledge of computer skills in a Windows environment, including: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and other HR business software.

Core Competencies:

  • Business Acumen
  • Organizational Agility
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Approachability
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Political Savvy
  • Strategic Agility

HR Functional Skills:

  • Organizational Design/Development
  • Talent Management
  • Consulting Skills
  • Executive Coaching
  • Change Management

To review a complete job description and apply, please follow this link: HR Business Partner, Student Affairs or visit UCI's job site at http://jobs.uci.edu and search job 2019-1281.

About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit www.uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Posted: 2019-09-20 Expires: 2019-10-20

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