Job: Human Resources Partner

Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Road

Company Description:
Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Resources/Recruiting
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Nice to have
Preference: Nice to have
SHRM-CP or HRI-PHR - Preference: Nice to have

Are you looking to join a progressive HR function on a beautiful university campus and develop your skills further?

The Human Resources Partner position is responsible for facilitating alignment between departmental/school Talent and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) objectives and priorities with the University’s objectives. The HRP provides consultation and direct assistance by accessing expertise and programs within HR functional areas to deliver value-added services to exempt faculty and staff. The HRP maintains an effective level of knowledge about the schools and departments priorities, mid-range plans, culture, and talent.

 The HRP will work closely with the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Associate Director of Human Resources, HR Functional areas, and departments and schools across WNE.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field is required. Master’s Degree in HR related field is a plus.
  • At least five years of experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Working knowledge and experience in human resource disciplines, including recruitment and retention, compensation practices, organizational assessment, performance management, and federal and state employment laws. DEI experience is also a plus.
  • SHRM-CP or HRI-PHR is desirable.


Excellent benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.


Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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