Rush University Medical Center  Human Resources Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Department: Human Resources

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Human Resources

Job Number: 2019-0067

Job Description:

Human Resources Manager

Position Highlights:

Under the general direction of HR Partner leadership for a specific entity, the HR Manager is responsible for HR service delivery to a designated client area within an entity. The role functions as HR Management support to a client’s management team and staff, while developing an in-depth knowledge of the client’s operations and specific Human Resources needs. Position reports to HR Partner, Rush University Medical Group and the College of Medicine.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the development, management, and delivery of Human Resources services and programs.

  • Responsible for assisting in the HR leadership for activities such as strategic staffing, employee relations consulting, talent management initiatives, organizational development initiatives, compensation planning and administration, change management, conflict management, equal opportunity/affirmative action, diversity and inclusion initiatives, leader consulting, HR communications.

  • Collaborates with Centers of Expertise (Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, Recruitment, and Talent Management) on project work connected to the client to ensure cohesive delivery of HR programs and services to the client.

  • Assists in the design and facilitation of continuous improvement initiatives specifically focused on increasing organizational, team, and individual performance throughout staff and line functions.

  • In consultation with HR Partner leadership, acts as a resource on various human resources matters, providing guidance, assistance and support to management, supervisors and administrators.

  • In consultation with HR Partner leadership, addresses ad hoc compliance matters including but not limited to: job description evaluation processing, new job description creation, compensation determination for staff level roles, equity review and market evaluation requests.

  • Plans and designs initiative-focused communications and tools to support client-focused action planning including but not limited to: Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Performance Management, etc.

  • Supports performance management processes, employee engagement and other key HR initiatives.

  • Consults, develops and coaches employees providing direction, guidance and support related to HR programs.

  • Improves the overall employee experience through collaboration with the rest of the HR team and seamless service delivery.

  • Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • PHR, SPHR and/or Master’s degree are preferred.

  • Three years of HR Generalist experience or an equivalent combination of experiences in one or more Center of Expertise, such as Employee Relations, Talent Management, Recruitment, or Compensation, Benefits, and HRIS.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence, lead and manage projects in a heavily matrix environment.

  • Exceptional presentation skills; strong written and verbal communication.

  • Prior HR Change Management experience highly desirable.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush is an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

  • Rush has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics three times.

  • Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

  • In U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

  • RUMC is a member of the Illinois Hires Heroes Consortium (IHHC). Recognized as a “Veteran Friendly” employer.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.