Human Resources Business Partner
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 20779 Posted: 04/17/2024

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Human Resources Business Partner

Employment Type: Full-time, Academic Staff, Salaried

Reports To: The Human Resources Business Partner will report to the Associate Director of Human Resources.

Full Time Pay Range: $65,000 - $72,000 annualized

Essential Job Functions
Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a consultative Human Resources resource and liaison. Interprets, advises on, applies and disseminates complex policies, procedures, and options to leadership and employees; and recommends best strategies according to established objectives and goals.
  • Facilitates and processes complex transactions and programs according to established policies and procedures.
  • Audits human resources reports to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures for various HR functions such as employee relations, training, benefits, recruitment, compensation, and payroll.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries in-person, via email, and through various communication mediums and relays information to appropriate entities.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Consults with organizational leadership providing HR guidance when appropriate and provides performance management guidance.
  • This position serves as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department


  • Ability to comprehend, interpret and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, and policies

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; Masters degree though not required is a plus
  • At least five - seven years of human resources generalist experience
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resources disciplines including employee relations, workplace accommodations, employee wellness & engagement, compensation, performance management, and federal and state employment laws.
  • PHR, SPHR, CP, or S-CP preferred

Although not required, the ideal candidate for this position will possess knowledge about the WorkDay Enterprise Management system, as well as knowledge about the institution of higher education.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator:  

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Review of Applications

Applications received by 5/1/2024 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amber Marzette

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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