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Human Resources Business Partner

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: The Mount Sinai Hospital
Department: 569 - Hr-Recruit/Staffing
Requisition Number: 13-0000063

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following organizational competencies, including:

Conducting investigations on employee relations issues for various levels of personnel in the School, ie. Faculty, Residents, staff, post doctoral fellows; etc.

Collaborating with other areas of Human Resources and the Dean's office to ensure consistent application and interpretation of various school policies and employment laws and regulations such as FMLA, ADA and EEOC.

Educating, coaching and conducting employee relations training programs for supervisors and non-bargaining unit employees.

Participating in downsizing and/or layoff processes such as assisting with selection process, counseling of affected employees, creation of termination packages and procedural interpretation.

Monitoring implementation of policies concerning wages, hours and working conditions to ensure compliance with Fair Market Value and consistency across the institution.

Assisting Director with departmental restructuring, communication and interventions to ensure compliance with institutional initiatives and or standing policies.

Handling on-boarding processes for NBU positions for Faculty Recruits (i.e., high level recruits) - including but not limited to posting, sources, interviewing, extending offers, assisting with the coordination of on-boarding of post docs and Faculty; housing, etc.

Sourcing candidates for research positions in the Basic Science departments - including but not limited to making contacts with various institutions and other facilities in and out of the tri-state area to obtain the most qualified individuals for vacancies.

Tracking the status of vacant positions in the School and recruitment efforts

Meeting with Faculty and Administrators of School department to review their HR needs.

Perform other related duties

Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following behavioral competencies, including:
Maintains effectiveness/efficiency when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities/environment, work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Business Advisor
Develops valued partnerships with key stakeholders and all customers; proactively identifying business opportunities while conveying a firm understanding of the customer's business and political drivers.

Customer Focus
Ensures that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafts and implements service practices that meets customer and organizational imperatives.
High-Impact Communication
Clearly and succinctly communicates in a focused and compelling manner that inspires others.
Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
Effectively explores alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
Using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, service, or idea from prospects and clients.
Sourcing and Selecting Talent
Evaluating and selecting internal and external talent to ensure the best match between the individual and the work requirements.

Strategic Decision Making
Obtains information and identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; commits to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goals or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.

Ability to thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment.

Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills to interact with all levels of an organization and within and across diverse cultures.
Analyze and resolve a wide variety of complex issues or problems.
Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Proficiency with Excel Data organization and reporting as well as other MS Office products and HRIS.

Strong organizational and multitasking capabilities.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Job Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
4-year college degree in HR, business or related area or equivalent work experience. Master's degree preferred.
6 plus years of progressive HR generalist/Employee relations experience. Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures relevant to Human Resources.
Must have a proven track record of relationship building with both internal and external customers.
Ability to handle investigations, employee conflicts and differences by interpreting verbal/ non-verbal behavior, detecting perceptions and needs of staff.
Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to understand business strategy and goals.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

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