• Associate HR Business Partner

    Job Location US-MN-Center City
    Full Time
    Mon - Fri
    Hours of Work
    8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Overview

    • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the world's leading organization singularly dedicated to combating addiction to alcohol and drugs with a full continuum of services.


    Over the course of a year, we:

    • Serve over 15,000 patients annually through treatment centers in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, and Florida
    • Educate over 600 professionals through our accredited Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Professionals in Residence program and Summer Institute for Medical Students.
    • Provide publishing books and materials for over 32,000 publishing customers
    • Provide prevention services to over 50,000 students across the United States and the world

    One of our key strategic objectives is people - our employees are essential in the process of propelling our organization forward to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Are you ready to excel in these challenges and opportunities? Do you possess the qualities below? Join Our Team!


    What are we looking for?

    • Individuals with a Client, Customer, and/or Stakeholder Focus 
    • Results-oriented attitude
    • Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork
    • Courage and Commitment
    • Adaptability and Learning Agility

    What do we offer?

    • Competitive Benefits (health, dental, vision, etc)
    • Paid Time-Off
    • Training Opportunities
    • Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
    Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


    This position works to build a supportive, positive, and engaged work environment by offering support to the day to day business needs within the Human Resource Department and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. This position has a wide scope and will be responsible for many Human Resources functions including but not limited to: employee relations and investigations, multiple types of training initiatives, new employee orientation (NEO), HR communications, organization policies and procedures, and special project work as needed.

    Perform training as requested to include, but not limited to:

    • New Employee Experience – New Employee Orientation, Onboarding
    • Harassment Prevention Training
    • Online FYI 
    • CPR

    • Non-Violent Crisis

    • Other training initiatives as needed


      This includes ensuring content updates and communication, registration and completion records, and ensuring support materials are available and processed as well. In cases of mandatory training requirements, this includes escalation of non-compliant issues to ensure mandatory elements are fully satisfied.

    • Create and update organizational policies and procedures to ensure federal and state law compliance. 

    • Perform employee relations investigations as requested by HRBP or Senior Manager of Workforce Strategy. Provide proper documentation and make recommendations for follow- up actions as necessary to remedy situations and resolve conflict.
    • Support recruitment as needed. This may include: Conducting phone screens for key positions, participate in job fairs, provide overflow recruitment support as needed.
    • Serve as the centralized contact to HR communications to ensure consistent and timely messaging regarding all HR related activities.  Manage change through identifying and suggesting creative ways to communicate.  Manage a centralized HR email and ensure that HR messaging  is consistently branded from "HR" and strategically managed.
    • Support the HR team's standardized work effort which may involve creating presentations and collation of data for the HR Scorecard. Some examples include:
    • Turnover report
    • Unemployment Response and Process
    • Training completion data
    • Provide necessary back-up support while HRBP's are out of the office or as assigned by the Senior Manager of Workforce Strategy.
    • Assist with special projects as department or organization needs require. Some examples of this work could include: LDI/Leadership Academy Support, Employee Engagement Survey projects, HR Email Inbox, HR Answers, creation of Process Docs, and other projects/team work as needed to represent HR.
    • Assure a safe and secure environment for patients, staff, faculty, students, guests, and visitors to include:
    • Maintain privacy, security, and confidentiality for all patients, past and present, based on federal and state regulations as well as Hazelden Betty Ford policies.
    • Apply and adhere to standards and regulations for fire, weather, emergency, and environmental hazards.
    • Work safely, using procedures and techniques that apply to work area and equipment, including ergonomics.
    • Assure that doors, windows, and files are closed and/or locked based on department standards and expectations.



    • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business or related field or equivalent experience.
    • 2-5 years of previous Human Resources experience in similar or related capacity.
    • Advanced skill with the MS Office suite.


    • Experience with Learning Management System (LMS).
    • Experience with employement law, in particlar, CA employment law.
    • Experience with creating and delivering training programs organization wide.
    • Recruitment of entry level to leader level positions. 
    • Emplolyer relations and investigation experience. 



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