Enterprise Solutions Inc


HR Business Partner

Chicago, IL 60632

Posted: 05/16/2024 Job Number: z5G7h3l6a1kMvyS65NP3c73AKencKrqtpP_3uEvbPNY= Pay Rate: 42-54 Hourly USD

Job Description

Serve as the primary contact providing counsel and consultative support to an assigned portfolio of

Central Office and Citywide departments, internal partners, and employee populations across all

levels of the organization

● Develop an in-depth knowledge of the assigned portfolio and provide differentiated support to meet

the departments’ unique needs

● Partner with portfolio hiring managers to review, create and refine accurate, comprehensive job

descriptions and support effective, DEI-rooted hiring processes

● Act as a thought partner to portfolio leaders to diagnose departmental and organizational

challenges and develop and implement strategies to resolve issues

● Partner with the portfolio leaders, HR Director and the Office of Administrative Hearings to

effectively and proactively resolve employee relations issues, HR investigations, disciplinary

proceedings and other performance management processes for union and non-union staff

● Collaborate with the compensation and organizational design team to manage staff organization

analysis for central office, school-based, and citywide staff to ensure the optimization of talent and

resources; provide support in the event of layoffs, as needed.

Coach, train and advise managers and staff regarding employee relations, talent management

and human resources issues using sound judgment and ensuring counsel is in line with Board

of Education policies and applicable laws/regulations

● Effectively manage relationships with stakeholders and escalate issues to the HR Manager

and other senior leaders as needed

● Guide and support staff in following Talent processes and procedures related to position

management, job descriptions and postings, etc., and in the use of related HR systems including

our HRIS (PeopleSoft), applicant tracking (Taleo)

● Support HRIS, Oracle and Taleo data integrity and accuracy by operating with high levels

of attention to detail and facilitating regular data cleanups

● Analyze and interpret policies, law changes, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory


● Aid in the implementation and administration of centralized processes supporting the

employee lifecycle, such as onboarding/orientation, exit interview, and offboarding process, for

Central Office and Citywide departments

● Recommend and implement operational improvements to streamline internal HR processes,

increase efficiency, and foster a fair and equitable work environment

● Provide analytical expertise, guidance, and interpretation of varied compensation policies to

departments across the organization

● Support compensation guidelines, including job evaluation, job grading and analysis to

provide fair and equitable salary recommendations for internal and external candidates

● Create offer letters communicating approved job offers, as well as position and/or compensation


● Partner with the HR Manager and other HR Leadership on project management as needed,

including determining strategic priorities, defining project scope, objectives and deliverables,

and leading change management when necessary

● Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in order to increase organizational, team,

and individual performance

● Perform additional ad hoc duties and projects as assigned


Education Required:

● Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required

● HR Certification (PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) preferred


Experience Required:

  1. Minimum of five (5) years of strategic, high-volume human resources business partner or generalist-level experience in a fast-paced work environment is required
  2. Project management experience and proven record of building strategic HR systems and programs is preferred
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