Job Description

Job Title: Expert HR Consultant (Philadelphia)
Job ID: 727040
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: HP HR
Location: 2709 N Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19132


Under general direction the Expert Human Resources Consultant is the subject matter expert that has significant impact on operations. Provide independent strategic human resources consultative analysis to business operations and HR regarding the implementation of policies and employee relations strategies. Proven ability to develop, propose, and present employee recommendations to senior level management

  • Act as the day to day HR content based expert. Independently able to advise all customers on employee relations matters such as reduction in force, disciplinary investigations, grievances, and performance improvement plans.
  • Effectively communicate expectations with the business, operational, and HR partners while promoting a One Team collaborative atmosphere in which all functions of HR work together as one team.
  • Continuously improve skills and knowledge and upgrade business acumen, to stay abreast of industry trends.
  • Demonstrate capabilities and professional knowledge and the ability to assimilate new knowledge.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Takes lead role in business unit and system-wide projects and initiatives, participate on committees.
  • Independently able to work with all shared services to meet the needs of the customer.
  • Prepares and analyzes reports and metrics to provide sound recommendations.
  • Partner with leaders to provide and implement HR initiatives that support management and employees across the organization.
  • Collaborate with HR business and operational leaders to identify education gaps and development opportunities for management and employees. Partners with management to provide consultation on coaching and mentorship for staff.
  • Collaborate with HR team to design and plan interventions that that facilitate organizational changes.
  • Drive change management practices to enable organizational effectiveness and foster a diversity & inclusion strategy that will maximize our competitive advantage and skills of the workforce.
  • Participate on local and/or organization wide committees that focus on projects that move the organization towards meeting its strategic goals.



  • Bachelors degree in human resources, business or related field is required and at least four years of employee relations experience required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal, state and local legislation as it applies to human resources and the employment process is required.
  • Experience with full cycle human resources is preferred, i.e. recruitment, on-boarding, learning and development, compensation, etc.
  • Oracle/PeopleSoft experience preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    PHR, SPHR certification, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP certification or UPMC HCI Strategic HR Business Partner Certification required within the first year of hire for external candidates. Internal applicants within UPMC HR are required to have the certification requirements in place to be considered for promotional opportunities.

  • HCI Strategic HR Business Partner or Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources or Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional or Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professiona

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $34.96 to $59.20 / hour

Union Position: No

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