Associate Human Resources Business Partner, R20067

Bellevue, WA

Posted: 8/31/20
Deadline: 11/25/20

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

Talent Management
Work with department managers and supervisors to develop effective recruitment and hiring strategies. Review job duties, qualifications and knowledge, skills, and abilities to create appropriate recruitment tools. Monitor and ensure compliance with college, state and federal regulations. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external constituents. Assist in the collection, verification, analysis and reporting of human resource information. May provide training to employees and supervisors on hiring processes, procedures and legal requirements.

Audit new, vacant and occupied unclassified and classified positions. Conduct comprehensive review of position’s responsibilities. Interpret and allocate positions to appropriate classification system applying appropriate definitions and knowledge of Washington state and Bellevue College’s classification and compensation system. Interpret rules, FLSA and other statutes. Explain review results to employee, supervisor and employing official. Prepare notification to employee of review finding. May provide training to managers and supervisors on classification and compensation system and processes.

Employee Relations
Provide information, interpretation, advice, and counsel to management and employees regarding human resources matters. Respond to questions and issues from employees and management regarding workplace concerns, appropriate corrective and disciplinary actions, dispute resolution, employee motivation/recognitions, and performance management. Track and manage each assigned employee relation case cycle – from initial discussions to formal/informal resolution. May assist in conducting investigations of reported employee misconduct and prepare or assist supervisors in documentation for college response.

HR Data
Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information systems (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, and other sources. Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations. Prepares reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to VP.

HR Case Management
Coordinate the management and organization of internal and external complaints including grievances, lawsuits, violations, investigations, and audits. Monitor the complaint and reporting systems. Monitor internal and external information and documents within the HR Share Drive. Develop resources to assist in appropriate handling of internal and external complaints. Ensure effective case management in accordance with College policy and procedures. Monitor case trends and ensure best practices. Escalate any concerns to VP. Provide a range of solutions and advice to resolve cases. Ensure confidentiality of sensitive case information.

Complete special assignments and projects as required. Maintain knowledge on current developments and practices in human resources. Provide backup support to HR staff as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• Associate’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Management, or closely related field. Any combination of relevant education and/or experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
• One year of professional-level human resource experience.

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