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HR Business Partner

Date Posted:  Jul 29, 2022
Requisition ID:  384897
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Job:

The HR Business Partner provides day-to-day consultation in, and facilitates the development, implementation, monitoring and coordination of, human resources programs for assigned state agency.  This role provides guidance and consultation on human resource issues, policies and procedures. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Provide day-to-day consultation and guidance to agency executives and local office staff regarding human resources functions/issues.
  • Serve as a liaison between assigned state agency and the State Personnel Department for the purpose of coordinating human resources functions.
  • Assist in the identification of potential classification, compensation, and reorganization problems.
  • Assist in the development, coordination, and facilitation of curriculum or training on various human resources topics.
  • Assist in the review and creation of agency/division policies, performance forms, and various other personnel decisions.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct agency new employee orientation.
  • Keep abreast of new developments, legislative changes and court cases which impact areas of work.
  • Maintain Human Resource Information System records and compile reports from database.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, laws, regulations, theories and practices of human resources management and administration.
  • Advanced knowledge of statewide HR mission, vision and goals.
  • Thorough knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations and policies as defined by the State Personnel Department, formal grievance procedures, Civil Rights legislation and the overall mechanics of the merit and non-merit systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of the agency mission and administrative policies.
  • Thorough knowledge of specific human resources programs such as FMLA, Disability, Workers’ Compensation, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Thorough knowledge of agency programs, structure and staffing.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to research and document findings.
  • Ability to formulate sound recommendations and make appropriate decisions with consideration of potential impact on agency/division statewide.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize a variety of projects/functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to successfully negotiate resolutions to complex problems or situations.
  • Ability to organize thoughts and ideas in a logical manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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