Human Resources Business Partner

St. Louis College of Pharmacy
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Details

Job Location

UHSP main campus - St. Louis, MO

Position Type

Staff (Full-time)

Education Level

Bachelors Degree

Job Category

Human Resources


University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis is currently looking for an engaging and highly collaborative Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to play an essential role in supporting senior leaders, managers, and employees in specific colleges and divisions as a strategic and trusted advisor.

The HRBP will support an inclusive and dynamic culture and workforce as well as support or manage some university-wide programs. The HRBP serves as the primary departmental resource for counsel and assists in the execution of HR programs and processes relative to workforce planning and design, recruiting and onboarding, career development and performance management, employee relations, compensation and classification, HR programs and policy implementation, and organizational effectiveness, culture, and change management execution.

Since our founding over 158 years ago, UHSP has provided a world-class education for health care leaders and innovators and been a place where future professionals and practitioners come together to foster a healthier society. If you consider some of your strengths to be in communication, relationship building, multi-tasking, problem-solving, and the ability to thrive in fast- paced environments, you are encouraged to apply and contribute to the success of a university focused on helping our students pursue extraordinary!

As part of the Office of Human Resources, you can expect to work with an engaging, highly collaborative, and supportive team of HR professionals and provide some collaboration and/or management for specific university-wide benefits, training, and employee relations efforts.

You will get to:

  • Understand goals, objectives, and priorities of assigned College or Division; identifying how HR can support and help drive business and organizational goals. Use data to help identify areas for improvement and drive progress.
  • Support unit workforce planning & design by evaluating both current and future staffing needs in coordination with leadership through utilization of data analytics around forecasting and planning for staffing needs.
  • Manage recruiting and onboarding for units. Assist and guide managers to finalize hiring needs; may participate in the interviewing and negotiations process.
  • Oversee performance review/appraisal process, including training and communication with employees and managers.
  • Recommend training or professional development and facilitates succession planning discussions to build people pipeline.
  • Implement, communicate, and ensure compliance with Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and government regulations to mitigate risk.
  • Advise managers on employee relations matters such as coaching employee behavior and discipline, referring to senior management when appropriate and consulting with specialist when appropriate. Participate in disciplinary procedures and develops appropriate supporting documents, including investigations and related summaries.
  • Collaborate as an inclusive and enthusiastic team player with the HR team and to promote employee engagement and a positive work environment. Partner with HR team on and may lead university-wide efforts around policy development, training initiatives, onboarding and orientation, compliance programs and employee relations.
  • Identify and implement workflow changes and process improvements to current HR programs and processes.
  • Advise leadership on change management & organizational effectiveness opportunities, methods, and tools.
  • Maintain electronic and physical employment files and update them in real time to comply with all applicable regulatory requirements.
  • As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected in order to support the mission and purpose of the University.
  • Qualifications

    To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary; Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field preferred.
  • 5 years of HR generalist or strategic partner experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of HR legal and regulatory requirements, HR trends and leading practices.
  • Successful experience showing an ability to build relationships, exercise good judgment, work in stressful and fast-paced environments, and solve problems collaboratively.
  • Ability to provide professional and compliant feedback to all levels of the university including Executive and Senior staff.
  • Experience using data to drive decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in an effective, positive manner with managers and individual contributors in a team environment.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:

    Go to www. and apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    UHSP offers a great benefits package including excellent, affordable health insurance, dental, vision, University-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary coverage, retirement match, and generous parental and caregiver leave, personal and University holiday, sick and vacation time. University employees have access to library resources, fitness facilities, cafeteria and university events.

    AA/EOE Statement:

    University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis is proud to be recognized in 2022 as a Great College to Work For for diversity, inclusion and belonging, faculty and staff well-being and shared governance. We value the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The University's employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.

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