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Human Resources Business Partner - Multi

Administrative Services, Human resources


Human Resources Business Partner - Multi

  • 493894
  • 700 PARK AVE HARRISON B. WILSON HALL, NORFOLK, Virginia, United States, 23504
  • Norfolk State University
  • Administrative Services
  • Human resources
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Norfolk State University

Title: Human Resources Business Partner - Multi

Hiring Range: $50,000 - $60,000

Agency: Norfolk State University

Location: Norfolk State University

Agency Website: www.nsu.edu

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with the HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the university. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit’s operations, its forecasted plans, its culture and its competition.

Human Resource Expertise
Provide guidance and expertise in the areas of talent acquisition, employee benefits, compensation, employee relations, human resource compliance, organizational structure and talent development.

Relationship Management
Assist managers with merging the gap between leadership and faculty/staff to build a lasting relationship.
Coach managers to create an environment where faculty/staff feel comfortable to share concerns and issues.
Manage relationships between the organization and faculty/staff as well as coworkers working at the same level.
Be clear and transparent with actions and the decisions.

Maintain an open door policy and create an inviting, comfortable atmosphere that encourages faculty/staff to feel safe and openly share their concerns.
Handle sensitive information appropriately, only divulging it to the authorized people.
Empower faculty/staff to find their own solutions by listening attentively for opportunities to recommend existing resources or converse with other relevant parties.

Business Acumen
Understand how the university operates and functions as a competitive environment which operates and uses information to effectively make decisions.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources,

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, industrial relations, psychology, counseling, and/or a closely related field or equivalent experience, plus considerable experience in human resources that includes experience in at least two of the following: employee relations, benefits, compensation, recruiting and employment, grievance investigation and resolution, performance management, diversity and equal opportunity.
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources recruitment, benefits and compensation practices, laws, and regulations.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills associated with recruitment, compensation, benefits and employee relations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an emphasis on building partnerships, managing conflict, negotiation, mediation, facilitation and communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a collaborative work environment, work as a team member and maintain confidentiality while keeping open communications at all levels of the university.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze work related problems, assess needs and design and implement solutions that support organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and connect the linkages and relationships between functions and processes as well as the impact of decisions on people and the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a changing and fast paced environment.
  • Skilled in the use of HR Software and systems, including RMS, PMIS, BES, VNAV.
  • Proficiency in, or can quickly learn the use of spreadsheet, automated employment, presentation, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in human resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Experience working in a college or university environment.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential. Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). PHR or SPHR.
  • Special Instructions: 

    RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

    Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or résumé. RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

    Norfolk State University conducts background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration. The type of background check(s) performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: criminal history, including sexual offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) records, license verification, and credit report reviews. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. As a finalist, you will be required to sign an Authorization to Release form. Norfolk State University utilizes Form I-9 and E-verify in the verification of eligibility for employment. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

    A 12-month probationary period may be required.

    Contact Information:

    Name: Norfolk State University

    Phone: 757-823-8160

    Email: Email material not accepted.


    In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


    Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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