Employee Relations Business Partner

$90,000 - $100,000 yearly

Job Category:Human Resources

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:132304

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Job Description

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals and families striving for sobriety and recovery from addiction? Join our client's passionate HR team, where they are dedicated to creating a supportive and transformative environment for all people. They are on site 2 days a week in downtown Chicago and are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to fill the role of Employee Relations Business Partner, a pivotal position that plays a crucial role in fostering a positive workplace culture. 


This person will focus heavily on leading employee relations investigations, but will also touch other areas of HR, including performance management, learning & development and more. To be successful in this role, you must have a passion for leading ER investigations and juggling many cases at one time, as this will be the bulk of the role. Sound like you? Keep reading! 


Employee Relations Business Partner Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and drive employee relations initiatives, serving as the primary point of contact for all employee relations matters 

  • Conduct thorough investigations related to employee relations issues, with a focus on an hourly-heavy workforce, ensuring fair and consistent resolution of concerns 

  • Provide guidance and expertise to management and employees on employee relations matters, maintaining a proactive approach to prevent and address potential issues 

  • Collaborate with HR leadership to develop and implement policies and procedures that promote a healthy and inclusive work environment 

  • Contribute to performance management strategies, leadership coaching and learning & development initiatives to enhance overall employee engagement and productivity 


Employee Relations Business Partner Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field required 

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, particularly in an employee relations-heavy role, demonstrating progressively increasing responsibility and depth of expertise in employee relations 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze data, identify trends and develop and monitor action plans and recommendations based on the analysis 

  • Flexibility and comfort in taking a hands-on approach, jumping in to get things done and actively participating in complex strategic discussions 

  • A robust understanding of the importance of teamwork and collaboration, with a track record of successfully working in cross-functional teams 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to comprehend and effectively communicate large-scale, complex changes within the organization 

  • Go-getter attitude with a proactive and solution-oriented mindset 

  • Self-starter who thrives in a dynamic and evolving organization 

  • Comfortable taking the lead and being the decision-maker on all employee relations matters 


If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to a mission-driven healthcare organization and make a difference in the lives of others, we invite you to apply for the Employee Relations Business Partner role. 



Thank you, 

Kristina Hann 

HR Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.