HR Consultant at Harvard University

Posted in Consultant 23 days ago.

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Harvard University

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

HR Consultant
University Administration

Job-Specific Responsibilities
Independently provide a broad range of Human Resources advice and services for assigned client groups and/or Senior HR.
Typical Core Duties

  • Advise managers on legal guidelines for hiring, managing, disciplining, and evaluating employee performance
  • Partner with managers to drive effective performance management and individual priorities
  • Provide coaching to management and staff to encourage effective communication, objective problem resolution, and productive development conversations
  • Work with managers and department heads regarding all compensation requests
  • Develop necessary metrics/reports to support decision making
  • Assist with the buy-in and implementation of processes of organizational change initiatives and HR programs
  • Manage and implement the annual merit increase and bonus process
  • May provide training to clients/staff
  • May consult with hiring managers and coordinate various recruiting and hiring activities
  • May administer various HR programs
  • May collaborate with a centralized HR function to provide service
  • Ensure compliance with University Human Resources policies, procedures, and requirements and applicable legal regulations

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant HR experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

  • Experience working in a service sector environment supporting an hourly workforce

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS applications and analytics

  • Advanced knowledge of employment law and HR policies and practices; financial/business acumen

  • Demonstrated experience with the administration of bargaining unit policies and procedures

Working Conditions
If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job or to submit an application, please contact us at 617-495-2772. This is a dedicated line to assist job seekers with a disability requiring assistance in applying online.

Job Function
Human Resources

Sub Unit
Harvard Human Resources

USA - MA - Cambridge

Human Resources Consulting

Time Status

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

This is a full-time Exempt position. Typical business hours are Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week.


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