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The IU School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI invites applications for a highly-motivated and committed human resources (HR) professional who will serve as the primary human resources partner for HR services within the School.
The HR Business Partner is both a strategic and hands-on role in the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI (SoIC), serving as the liaison between the School and additional human resources-related entities including IUPUI and IU (system) HR, and the offices of Academic Affairs, International Affairs (OIA), and Equal Opportunity at IUPUI, and maintaining positive relationships with all entities.
In addition to full-time faculty and staff, the SoIC employs a large number of hourly employees, part-time (adjunct) instructors and student academic appointees. The HR Business Partner will manage the processes related to the full employment cycle for these populations, including initiating background checks, I-9 employment verifications, hire documents (eDocs) utilizing IU's online system, and onboarding; for full-time positions, this also includes leading recruiting and search and screen processes, employment and international visiting scholars visas, and initiating permanent residency requests. This position will partner with School leadership to drive the School's HR program, including performance management, corrective action, leave requests, flexible work arrangements, and professional development, and will work with IU HR to create, evaluate and maintain the School's position descriptions. The HR business partner will be knowledgeable in HR-related policies at IU as they pertain to employment, and in current developments in HR regulatory practices (Federal and State). This position will also be asked to work on other personnel-related tasks, committees, or reports for the School, the campus, or the University from time to time.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree, plus at least 3 years of related experience.
Combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: The candidate should have exceptional communication skills (oral, written, listening, presentation), interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and time management skills; and the ability to prioritize and to perform multiple concurrent tasks. The person in this position must be able to manage complex processes with little direction, maintain confidentiality, and build relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization. Strong computer proficiency is essential.
This position requires a person with a high level of initiative, accuracy, resourcefulness, ethics, dependability, and accountability, who is a motivated self-starter with broad problem-solving experience, diligent attention to detail, and a well-established ability to work independently and collaboratively.
Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to support multiple, diverse groups; demonstrated success in HR management strategies; knowledge of leadership development and organizational design strategies; knowledge of employment laws and regulations, compensation practices, and other HR-related functions including employee relations and organizational development.
Supervisory experience and experience in a higher education setting. Prefer experience with IU systems.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Ability to remain in a stationary position at the computer for extended periods of time; typing, filing and sorting; communicating; able to read and view publications and written materials. May involve intermittent pushing, pulling and moving (up to 20 pounds). Ability to attend meetings in and outside of the office.
Due to the volume of part-time and full-time employees in the SoIC, during periods of deadlines (usually the beginning and end of each semester, or during peak faculty search periods), the incumbent should have a strong ability to be flexible and to adapt to a rapidly-changing, fast-paced environment.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3AD
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: INFORMATICS (IN-INFO-IUINA)
Internal Number: 67882
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.