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Requisition ID:  6920

Senior HR Business Partner

Job Summary

The Senior HR Business Partner provides strategy, advice and guidance to faculty and staff.  This position will actively partner with faculty and staff in the Colleges of Education and Liberal Arts to develop and implement the people management practices and strategy.  Acts as a catalyst for change, supporting colleges in the development and implementation of strategies that enable the institution to thrive during periods of change.  Drives leadership and sponsorship for engagement activities and assessments, works with leadership to define, develop and maintain a culture that inspires and fosters faculty and staff engagement.  Ensures alignment and delivery of HR strategic and service delivery needs are met across multiple HR functions.  Collaborates with Compensation, Talent Acquisition, and Leadership, Organizational Development to diagnose needs and propose solutions.



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field
  • Four or more years of HR generalist or business partner experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Analytical and data management skills with the ability to translate data into action planning
  • Demonstrated successful experience in influencing people at a senior level in an organization
  • Skills in drawing actionable insights from raw information and data
  • Demonstrated success advising and providing consultative support to leaders across multiple levels


  • SPHR or PHR certification


  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette