HR Business Partner
Job Details
Admin - Saint Paul, MN
1.0 FTE
High School or equivalent
$60,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year
Regular local travel between MCC sites
Human Resources

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for administering and recommending policies and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activity and uses knowledge of various human resources functions including talent acquisition, total rewards, training & development, and employee relations to provide tactical HR support to various levels of management.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Provides guidance to management with personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, corrective actions, and terminations, as well as in support of strategic organizational initiatives.
  • Works closely with business unit leaders in the appropriate resolution of employee relations issues, including leading workplace investigations.
  • Reinforces the organization’s core values, ethical and behavioral expectations through modeling, communication, and coaching.
  • Determines the significance of data for recommending strategies and tactics to address concerns and support organizational improvement.
  • Analyzes exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations and shares information with management as appropriate.
  • Recommends changes to Employee Handbook, and HR policies and procedures and updates as needed.
  • Trains and coaches management in HR-related topics such as interviewing, hiring, employee engagement, training & development, performance management, and succession planning
  • Assists in administering performance review programs to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization.
  • Partners with HR team on total rewards administration with a primary focus on job evaluation, job offers, pay grade analysis, and ongoing compensation administration to ensure compliance and equity within the organization
  • Helps facilitate periodic employee engagement surveys and related action plans
  • Reviews and processes unemployment compensation claims and workers compensation claims as needed
  • Partners with Talent Acquisition Manager to recruit top candidates to the organization
  • Reports any real or suspected violation of the corporate compliance program, company policies, and procedures, harassment, or other prohibited activities in accordance with the reporting policies of the company
  • Obtains clarification of policy whenever necessary and may use the resources available through the Compliance, Human Resources, or Legal to do so
  • Other duties as assigned


Work Environment and Physical Demands
Currently 100% remote; likely 2-4 days remote long term. When not remote, primary environment is home office, administrative office, or clinical office. This role requires regular walking. This role may encounter patients who may have contagious illnesses.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

Who We Are

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Our patients predominantly identify as people of color (80%), low-wealth (61% patients = 200% FPL), and un/under-insured (40% uninsured, 45% publicly insured) (UDS, 2020).


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minnesota Community Care values building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the communities it serves, and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. Minnesota Community Care is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or related discipline with two years of human resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated ability working with individuals of varying abilities and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and  similar)
  • Highly committed to integrity, innovation, customer service, and communication
  • Experience in writing and interpreting HR policies


Preferred Qualifications

  • S/PHR and/or SHRM S/CP certification highly preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish, highly preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of employment law
  • Healthcare industry experience a plus
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination Required, Religious and Medical exemption will be considered


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Commitment to driving diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Strong writing/grammar skills
  • Strong working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws
  • Solid knowledge of local, state, and federal laws governing recruiting and employment practices
  • Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff, including executives with competencies that include, but are not limited to: excellent presentation/facilitation, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and written/oral communication skills
  • Foundational business understanding and the ability to understand the potential impact of HR-related issues on operating performance
  • Demonstrate patience and empathy when dealing with employee relations and complaints
  • Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate demonstrated proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • HR Systems experience required; experience with HRIS, Performance Management, and Business Intelligence preferred
  • Demonstrated success in working effectively with target population(s).