Human Resources Business Partner

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   Cambridge, MA   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on January 13, 2023
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HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER, Human Resources, to consult with, advise, and collaborate with client areas on a range of strategic and tactical human resources (HR) matters, including employee relations, compliance, compensation, performance management, labor relations, organizational and talent development, staffing, and benefits. Responsibilities include serving as the primary HR contact for assigned schools and departments, partnering with stakeholders to proactively identify HR needs and implement immediate solutions and/or longer-term initiatives; collaborating with specialized teams and functions within HR and across the institute to develop solutions on matters regarding compensation, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, labor relations, staffing, talent development, disabilities, leaves, etc.; providing counsel on employee relations matters, receiving complaints and resolving through informal methods or conducting investigations into possible policy violations and drafting solid investigative reports; promoting and ensuring compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations and Institute policies and procedures; assessing training needs and developing and delivering training to the community on relevant HR and policy matters; and participating in or leading teams and projects implementing new HR initiatives. May provide functional supervision of staff.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; seven years' HR generalist experience; excellent communication skills, including writing, listening, facilitation, coaching, training, and mediation; in-depth understanding of federal and state employment and labor laws and regulations and MIT policies and procedures; ability to resolve problems in an expeditious and independent manner; experience developing and delivering training; ability to work both independently, collaboratively, and as part of a team; demonstrated experience conducting workplace and employee relations investigations, including writing detailed reports; and experience working with unions. Job #21916-10