Northeastern University's Roux Institute is designed as an engine of innovation, talent-building, and economic growth for Portland, Maine, and northern New England. Partnerships set our model of graduate education and research apart. With leading companies and nonprofit organizations at the table from day one, we are creating programs that are preparing the workforce to stay agile and thrive in a competitive landscape powered by artificial intelligence. We are nurturing an environment for high-impact research and innovation in computer and data science, digital engineering, the advanced life sciences and medicine, and other tech fields. And we are helping entrepreneurs launch businesses focused on and powered by technology. Together, we envision an innovation corridor that in the coming years will stretch from Boston to Portland and beyond.
The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) serves as the primary HR resource to leadership at the Roux Institute located in Portland, Maine. The HRBP acts as a trusted advisor to the management team and influences workforce decisions related to talent management, succession planning, leadership, development, compensation, recruitment and retention, and employee relations. The HRBP aligns and implements HR strategies that support the business requirements of the Roux. The HRBP works collaboratively with other HR team members on processes, policies, and programs that reach across the global university system. The HRBP provides support for Workday processes to leaders and provides coaching on workforce management practices. The HRBP provides coaching on employee relations issues and serves as the subject matter expert in handling confidential and sensitive matters.
The ideal candidate must possess in-depth knowledge of applicable state/federal employment laws, University/HR policies/processes, and talent management practices. Ability to establish credibility, build relationships and act as a trusted advisor to clients. Effective consultative and influencing skills. Ability to work with process and data to continuously improve service. Excellent oral, written, listening and interpersonal communications skills to exchange information in a clear, concise and tactful manner. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability and willingness to adapt to changing priorities. High level of initiative. Effective project management, organizational and time management skills. Knowledge and skills required for this position are typically obtained through a bachelors' degree in Human Resources or related field plus at least 5 years of professional broad HR practitioner experience within complex organizations.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.