Senior Human Resources Consultant

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: United, PENNSYLVANIA


This is a term position for two years with possibility of renewal.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 059
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary



  • Master's degree in relevant field preferred.
  • Experience in a multi-discipline Human Resources environment (examples include employee relations, recruitment, training, compensation, performance management, engagement etc.).
  • Experience and working knowledge of organizational development and change management.
  • Expertise in employee relations.
  • Significant knowledge in regulatory compliance, federal and state laws in multiple human resource disciplines.
  • Current knowledge of progressive HR practices and key trends.
  • Excellent, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Model of excellent HR practice to include; conflict resolution, giving and receiving feedback and coaching.
  • Solid financial/business acumen.
  • Ability to identify, utilize and interpret workforce-related metrics.
  • Ability to develop and deliver relevant, effective training programs to targeted audiences.
  • Knowledge of the organization/institution (Harvard) as well as local units preferred.
  • Experience in an academic environment a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS applications and analytics.
  • Advanced knowledge of employment law and HR policies and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience with the administration of bargaining unit policies and procedures.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Internal Number: 46425BR
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