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HR Business Partner


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


May 5, 2023



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Job Description



We are looking for a talented, passionate, service-oriented HR Business Partner to join UTA and our 2,500 employees located in 13 sites along the Wasatch Front. This role will be responsible for partnering with our operational leaders as their trusted business consultants and human capital management experts. It includes employee advocacy, assisting leaders with change management and navigating all aspects of HR and labor relations matters. Successful candidates will lead and execute our key People Office strategies – talent management, assessment, and deployment; organizational effectiveness, learning and development, and employee & leadership development. They will understand how to objectively and thoroughly consider - and ultimately deliver - the strategic vision of the People Office.  We are looking for someone with solid experience in the key operational aspects of HR (total rewards, talent management, employee relations, regulatory compliance (state and federal), employee engagement, and labor relations), who approaches their work with a lean, business-oriented mindset and financial acumen. The role requires close collaboration with our talent acquisition, total rewards, and organizational effectiveness teams, and also our legal, executive, and operational leaders.

Job Summary

Povides suppport and advises client groups on complex and strategic employee and labor issues, and helps them manage employee/labor relations.  Assists executives, managers, and supervisors in applying and interpreting human resource policies.  Involved in talent selection development and deployment for client groups. Develops and teaches leaders.  Advises management regarding organizational design, position development and job evaluations.  Assists in creating/updating job descriptions to document changing relationships, roles, and duties in the company.  Administers corporate staffing plan and position control; assists managers to model labor needs with the business.  Coordinates updates of employee data with HRIS.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree with preferred certification as PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP.


Seven years successful Human Resource Generalist level work experience in providing support to client groups within an organization.  Experience must include: employee relations, talent management, compensation, learning & development, change management.  Labor relations experience a plus. Must have excellent writing skills.


  • EEO rules and regulations, Employment law, Human Resources best practices, Labor relations, contract interpretation, investigations and grievance processing.


  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Creative problem solver
  • Collaborator and conflict resolver
  • Ability to operate with composure, objectivity and emotional intelligence
  • Ability to have crucial conversations, exhibit stellar service
  • Business orientation and financial acumen

Ability to:

  • Weigh and evaluate issues, consider previous actions taken in similar circumstances, and make recommendations including options and risks
  • Remain sensitive to employee and manager needs, while making the well-being of the overall enterprise paramount
  • Establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Practice and adhere to departmental norms
  • Comfortably interact with the newest employees up to senior executives and Board memebers

 This job requires regular and predictable attendance.

- OR -
An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]
Pay Rate: $80,527.20 annually

Close Date: Open until filled

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