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Sr. HR Consultant - Altoona

  • Job ID: 234209203
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Human Resources
  • Department: Bedford Altoona HR
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.16 to $46.89 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Under general direction and oversight the Sr. HR Consultant will independently provide strategic human resources consulting to business, operations and HR regarding the implementation of human resource policies and employee relations strategies. Collaborate and coordinate organization-wide utilization of specialized services groups for optimum resolution of issues. Demonstrated ability to manage human resources programs and processes in support the business.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead business objectives with employees and management, serving as a Sr. Business Partner to management on HR-related issues and acts as a change agent. Accountable for managing and delivering HR programs and services within the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Partner with leaders to provide and implement HR initiatives that support management and employees across the organization.
  • Collaborate with HR team to design and plan interventions that facilitate organizational changes.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship within the HR department and oversee HR staff as needed.
  • 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.
  • Effectively communicate expectations with business, operational, and HR partners while promoting a One Team collaborative atmosphere in which all functions of HR work together as one team.
  • Perform in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Participate on local and/or organization wide committees that focus on projects that move the organization forward and towards meeting its strategic goals.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or related field is required and at least three 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, Human Resources (PHR) OR Senior Professional in Human Resources OR Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) OR Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional
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  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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