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HR Business Partner

Posting Details

Position Information

Title HR Business Partner
Location New York, NY
Department Human Resources
Position Number 1P8920
Job Description

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning client/organizational objectives with Human Resources plans and services. The role is key to the effective integration of HR value-added services with the administrative and academic departments of the college.

The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about their clients’ challenges, financial position, mid-range plans, culture and external threats/challenges. The HR Business Partner is a key leader in the transformation of HR service delivery, and works directly with the Touro College & University System’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) on strategic projects.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Primary point of contact for managers and employees to understand HR service delivery model and obtain services.

• Conducts regular meetings with respective client groups, including participation in appropriate staff meetings.
• Consults with line management, providing HR guidance and influencing decision-making.
• Establish and manage strategic projects, often in conjunction with senior leaders (Executive Management, Deans, Department Heads, CHRO).
• Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR Centers of Excellence to develop solutions, programs and policies.
• Responsible for Employee Relations. Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations, often in conjunction with the Office of Institutional Compliance. Conducts exit interviews, and determine trends.
• Maintains 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/required.
• Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
• Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
• Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
• Assists managers in the creation of job descriptions, and provides guidance in hiring, promotion and transfer decisions.
• Provides guidance and input on organizational restructures, workforce planning, talent management strategies, and succession planning.
• Identifies organizational development opportunities, and facilitates identification/creation of employee training programs.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications and Experience

• Bachelor degree
• 5 or more years of Human Resources experience, including working knowledge of HR services (employee relations, performance management, compensation, talent management and recruitment, organizational development, employment law)
• Exceptional analytical, problem solving skills, collaboration and matrix management skills
• Demonstrated proficiency in communication (written and verbal)
• Overall business acumen, ethical decision making and relationship management skills

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

• Master’s Degree or other advanced education with an emphasis in Business, Employment, Human Resources, and/or Labor & Employee Relations
• Experience in higher education
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
• Experience in HR systems and technology (including Banner)

Physical Demands

• Extensive Use of Computers
• Extensive time sitting and standing
• Able to lift up to 5 lbs.

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
Salary Detail Commensurate with Experience

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00414P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents