Human Resources Business Partner JobConcord, MA 129325

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Why You'll Love This Job

The Human Resources Business Partner supports the Northeast Region and organization's personnel by providing staff with implementation and administration of policies, practices, procedures, and programs to ensure consistency across the organization. The HR Business Partner is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management across multiple agencies, employee relations, labor laws, and maintaining an effective level of the organization's culture. The HR Business Partner influences leadership and drives results for all human resource efforts including the planning, by advising and consulting with all levels of leadership and employees with high complexity.

#Great Place to Work Certified 2022-2023 #GPTW

Position Highlights
  • This role is hybrid with a minimum of 2 days in the office based out of Wallingford, CT or Concord, MA.
  • This role requires quarterly travel to your one of your assigned state agencies. 
  • This role is full-time, expected office hours are 9am-5pm.
  • Starting salary for this role is $60k-$70k based on experience and education.

Benefits Highlights
Coverage: Health, vision and dental through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, FSA, HSA that comes with an employer match, along with STD, LTD, life insurance, EAP, and more.
Balance: Competitive front loaded Paid Time Off (PTO) plan , 8 paid Holidays, 1 paid floating Holiday of your choice, and 1 day off for your birthday.
Development: Certification/continuing education eligibility, leadership development and 1 paid day off a year to go towards personal professional development.
Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan with 50% employer match up to 4%
Culture: Great Place to Work certified #GPTW, dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a growing working environment.
*In order to be eligible for our full benefits package you must be employed full time at a minimum of 32 hours a week*

Aware Recovery Care is an equal opportunity employer


Reasonable Accommodations Statement:  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manage and compile results from employee satisfaction, experience, and life cycle surveys and organization reviews.
  • Assist in overseeing employee annual and performance reviews.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues within the organization.
  • Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations that follow federal and state labor laws while adhering to the organizations policies and procedures.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance with leadership.
  • Works closely with management to improve work relationships and productivity, build morale, and increase retention.
  • Manage employee data utilizing the organizations HRIS and personnel record management system.
  • Analyzes HR metrics and personnel trends to develop solutions, programs, risk mitigations and policies
  • Assist with managing and updating Policies and Procedures and Employee Handbook
  • Participates in the creation of new job descriptions and talent management of the current workforce.
  • Create and build executives reports and summaries for management.
  • Partners with learning and development to provide recommendations for leadership development and training.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization's compliance with federal, multi-state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommends best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Assist in payroll management, benefits guidance and HR operations process.
  • Assess and track employee performance, turnover, and create mitigation plans to reduce staff turnover and reductions.
  • Assist in monthly and quarterly agency personnel audits to ensure compliance and TJC licensure standards within the agency.
  • Conducts weekly meetings with the agency leadership team.
  • Adapts to organizational change and departmental restructuring to fit the needs of our organization.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Competency Statement(s)
  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Customer Oriented – The ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.  
  • Accountability – The ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.  
  • Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.  
  • Friendly – The ability to demonstrate a cheerful demeanor towards others.  
  • Responsibility – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Judgment – Ability to form a sound decision using the available information.
  • Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.  
  • Management Skills – Ability to direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Motivation – Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.  
  • Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long-range goals can be achieved.  
  • Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

Skills & Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Human Resources or other related fields.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a progressive HR role.
  • Experience managing employee relations, talent management, and engagement strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in a multi-state organization strongly preferred.

Computer Skills:
  • Proficient with computer software including G-Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and HR software such as UKG

Certifications & Licenses:
  • SHRM-CP Preferred

Key Competencies:
  • Exceptional organizational and leadership skills
  • Efficient work ethic
  • Ability to easily adapt and multitask
  • Strong ability to collaborate and perform in a team-oriented environment as demonstrated by prior experience
  • Professional and proficient written and verbal communication
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Goal and results oriented
  • Resilient and able to perform under pressure
  • Critical thinker
  • Reliable
  • Strives for excellent standards of quality
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and growth
  • Ability to use electronic health records, phone systems, customer resource management software, and more general office computer systems
  • Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, etc.)
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