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    Human Resource Business Partner - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.


    As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.


    For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.


    The Opportunity:


    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently hiring an experienced Human Resources (HR) Partner to support the Prescott, AZ Campus. The HR Partner provides leadership, consultation, advice, coaching, education and decision-making support to managers and employees regarding all employment related matters. The HR Partner will manage the recruitment and staffing efforts related to the majority of faculty and staff positions located at the Prescott, AZ campus. This position will be housed at our Daytona Beach Campus and periodic travel to Prescott, AZ will be required.


    Responsibilities include the following:


    Recruiting: The HR Partner participates in and oversees the recruiting and selection process from screening through job offer and onboarding for faculty and staff hiring for the Prescott campus. The HR Partner is responsible for coordinating travel arrangements, completing reference and background checks, drug screenings, and bring any concerns forward to leadership for decision-making. Manages visa/immigration process when required. Will ensure new hire I-9’s are completed in a timely manner. Works closely with engagement team to complete onboarding and orientation for new hires and ensure seamless transition into the Embry-Riddle community.


    Manages Faculty Credentialing process for new and existing faculty; assists Provost’s Office with obtaining required documentation including official transcripts, certifications, and verifications of employment.


    Employee Relations: Serve as a point of contact for leaders and all faculty and staff regarding policy and procedure questions. Advises both employees and management regarding employee relations policies, procedures, and required documentation. Provides guidance, conflict resolution mediation and facilitation in areas of employee relations, performance management and corrective action/discipline.


    Supports the Office of Title IX Compliance with compliance, training and investigations when faculty or staff are involved. Conducts other workplace investigations as the need arises.


    Provides coaching and guidance to employees and managers in the development of performance improvement plans, disciplinary actions and management of conflict.


    Training & Engagement: Assists with Workday (HR Information System) related inquiries and change requests from all campuses, including: status changes, organization assignment changes, supervisor changes, entering time off requests and time worked, setting up delegations, and updating personal information.


    Creates, coordinates, and delivers training on employment related matters such as recruiting, hiring and performance management.


    Focuses on engagement activities; proactively reaches out to new hires to check in during first six months, follows up on survey results, completes exit interviews, etc. Assists with recognition activities, such as service awards events, as requested.




    • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience working in employee relations.
    • Strong understanding of recruiting and direct experience preferred
    • Demonstrated understanding of workplace laws and regulations to include, but not limited to Civil Rights, Title VII, Title IX, EEO, AA, ADA, etc.
    • Higher Education experience and Title IX strongly preferred.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal/communication skills to include; coaching, motivating, mediation, facilitation, report writing, presentations, etc.
    • Advanced computer skills, to include MS Office.
    • Strong organizational skills to include prioritization of key duties, accurate thorough documentation, which can be used in legal proceedings, and strong follow-through skills.