Human Resources - HR Business Partner II

Savannah, GA, USA Req #12435
Friday, 20 November 2020

At USA TODAY NETWORK, we are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join the team as a HR Business Partner will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. This position provides comprehensive Human Resource support to a business unit that may include employee relations, performance management, orientations, and training.Position reports to the Sr. Director of Human Resources.

Successful Candidates Will Demonstrate:

The HR Business Partner will build partnerships across the HR function to help deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the division you support. The HR Business Partner serves as a resource and advisor who: provides HR subject matter expertise in a manner that is both pragmatic and actionable, manages organizational risk through coaching/informing front line leaders of the implications of HR decisions; and providing solutions that both mitigate risk and accomplish desired results.

  • A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the pulse of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement.

  • Ability to create and drive effective development, employee relations, retention and reward programs.

  • Advise management with respect to employee relations and performance management issues, with an emphasis on early identification and resolution

  • Facilitating leadership development and key talent retention efforts (e.g. coaching/counseling, employee recognition, talent talks)

  • Assist in developing solutions through organizational development (e.g. restructuring, roles and responsibility clarification, workforce planning)

  • Be an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment.

  • The ability to think big but also not be afraid to ‘roll up your sleeves’.

  • Collaborate with HR and functional teams in the development of process improvement opportunities that may be scaled across the locations as well as the company.

  • Ensure 2-way communication across HR and functional teams to support the location(s).

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus.

  • Experience with rapid and complex changing work environments.

  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to solve people-related business problems.

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws regarding employment, wage and hours, OSHA and related laws

  • Proactively anticipate and address issues.


  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Human Resources or equivalent.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Human Resources

  • A working knowledge of employment laws and multi-level recruitment experience

  • Human resources experience, with employee relations, performance management, succession planning, and recruiting

  • Ability to travel as needed

Other details

  • Job Family HR Business Partners
  • Job Function People Resources
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Savannah, GA, USA