HR Partner Team Manager

University of Vermont
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Job Summary:

The University of Vermont seeks a servant leader to provide complex, strategic HR guidance to university business and academic leaders in coordination with embedded business HR teammates. The HR Partner Team Manager will act as advocate for employees and management and support accountability, meet regularly with units to understand their needs, and respond with resources and guidance to support unit goals. They will also assist unit leadership with situations that arise throughout the employee life cycle, hold grievance meetings, assist in drafting grievance responses, and provide administrative supervision to at least 5 HR Partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field and five to six years’ experience as an HR Generalist or Business Partner. Experience in a unionized environment. Supervisory experience required. Demonstrated experience in leading and mentoring a team of HR Partners. Working knowledge of employment laws required. Effective written and verbal communications, presentation and interpersonal skills required. Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team. Demonstrated success working with a range of culturally and ethnically diverse populations and evidence of commitment of fostering a collaborative multicultural environment. SPHR/PHR certification or willingness to obtain required.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

UVM has a noteworthy history of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As our institution advances the Amplifying Our Impact strategic vision with a focus on promoting healthy societies and a healthy environment, we must make specific commitments to address historically based and emerging inequities. Meanwhile, the landscape of higher education continues to evolve in response to rapidly shifting demographics. We must harness this opportunity to impact the world positively through innovation, creativity, and educational excellence by setting and achieving specific, ambitious, and measurable goals.

UVM’s Comprehensive Inclusive Excellence Action Plan helps us to work together effectively across our institution by embedding the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion into every aspect of our work. Each academic and administrative unit created customized Inclusive Excellence Action Plan (IEAP) with measurable goals tailored to the unit’s function. Each plan incorporates Our Common Ground values and, together, they amplified our ability to positively impact our community.

Wage or Salary
$55,300 - $105,100