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Human Resources Business Partner (Employee Relations)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
One Hope United
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description


Looking for an experienced employee relations and performance management professional, with 3-5 years of relevant experience to provide strategic and operational human resources guidance and support across the organization and specifically in support of OHU’s line of service management and staff. This position serves as the lead point of contact with the line of service on all HR activity including performance and learning, total rewards, employee relations and engagement, and HR technology concerns; manages OHU’s efforts to retain the best possible team members to the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

+ Trains and develops managers within assigned line of service on human resource processes and procedures to assure familiarity, understanding, and adoption

+ Recommends and/or implements new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of services performed and support provided

+ Leads and/or supports the implementation of HR policy compliance with federal, state and local law; contributes to the development of HR and workplace policies as needed and directed. Monitors and ensures compliance with applicable employment regulations.

+ Participates in Human Resources team meetings and fosters accountability for results among the team

+ In partnership with line of service management, effectively handles employee relations, coaching and counseling initiatives to mitigate unnecessary risk and exposure. Recommends improvements to human resources programs where appropriate.

+ Fosters and maintains a high-performance work environment through effective management of OHU’s performance and learning initiatives. Works closely with management staff to ensure timely and effective delivery of performance evaluations, supports management’s efforts to provide constructive feedback aimed at improving individual and organizational performance.

+ Champions staff learning and development, knowledge sharing and cross-collaboration to build capacity and address capacity gaps across all levels. Designs and delivers employee training content. Trains and develops managers within the assigned line of service on human resource processes and procedures to assure familiarity, understanding, and adoption.

+ Partners with the HRD to support OHU’s benefits plans. Monitors compliance with Worker’s Compensation, FMLA, ADA, and all other applicable laws/regulations in the assigned line of service.

+ Actively participates in line of service meetings.

+ Actively identifies, leads, and implements projects that improve approaches and processes in the organization.

+ Maintains outstanding customer service and supports colleague’s efforts to do the same.

+ Ability and willingness to travel to locations within Lines of service

+ Performs other related duties as assigned



BA/BS degree in the study of Human Resources or equivalent required.

Master’s degree in the study of Human Resources or equivalent preferred.

HR certification such as SHRM or PHR preferred.


3- 5 years of related experience

1 – 3 years of experience in child welfare, preferred

License and Insurance: Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record with OHU required levels of coverage for auto insurance.

Good communication skills required

Problem-solving skills required

Interpersonal skills required


+ Do the Right Thing We serve the best interest of our clients and staff. We act mindfully and responsibly, honoring our commitments. We’re willing to challenge the status quo.

+ Fully Contribute We bring our presence, passion, and ideas to every interaction, and we respect differing views and backgrounds so that others can do the same.

+ Empower One Another We collaborate with, care for, and encourage each other toward greater impact, treating everyone with dignity and respect

+ Turn Hope into Action We believe in the resiliency of the human spirit. We advocate for those in need and do what it takes to build a better future for all.

+ Seek Impact Every Day We make things happen, and make them count. We leverage all our resources and make data-informed decisions for maximum, sustainable results.

+ Always Keep Improving We pursue excellence in an atmosphere of innovation. We embrace change, take prudent risks, learn from failure, and recognize success.

A Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?

+ 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida

+ Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency— strong since 1895

+ Energetic leadership and a rich community of support

One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

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