Human Resources Business Partner

Company: National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Location: Denver, CO

Date Posted: December 23, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $55-65K, DOE

Human Resources Business Partner

About the Position

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is currently seeking a Human Resources Business Partner to join our team.  Must live within a commutable distance of the Denver, CO headquarters.

NEHA' s mission is to advance the environmental health professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all. Be part of an organization that supports thousands of members committed to ensuring that the air we breathe, food we eat, water we drink and play in, and the homes and buildings we live and work in are all safe to enjoy. Since 1937 NEHA has been at the crossroads wherever human health and the environment intersect. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, through grant and membership support, NEHA works with federal partners such as the EPA, CDC, and FDA on critical and diverse issues such as climate change, food safety, water quality, preparedness and more. 

About the Role

The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designed internal departments.  This position forms partnerships with all business units to deliver value-added service to all employees of NEHA.  The HRBP assists with Recruiting, Benefits, assisting Finance with Payroll and the retirement plan as well as being an active member of the Retirement and the Wellness Committees.  This role will also interface with the HRBP on our account at ADP, as we use ADP as a third-party vendor.

What You Will Do


  • Implements and updates the compensation program by updating job descriptions, conducting regular salary surveys, and analyzing compensation 

  • Responsible for full cycle recruitment including posting open positions, conducting phone screens, scheduling follow up interviews and onboarding new employees

  • Plans, organizes, and controls all activities of the department and ensures the association’s compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws 

  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems as well as recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the department and services performed 

  • Develops and manages staff training and development programs 

  • Manages employee relations counseling 

  • Monitors the performance evaluation program and identifies improvements as needed 

  • Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies and procedures, and prepares and maintains handbook on policies & procedures 

  • Conducts recruitment efforts and new employee orientation for all new employees 

  • Communicates benefits to employees and evaluates benefits annually for cost-effectiveness 

  • Develops and maintains motivation for workers through incentives, including flexible work schedules and wellness program 

  • Establishes and maintains department and employee records and reports 

  • Envision and prepare NEHA for the workplace of the future

  • Finalize a Remote Work Policy

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

  • Manual dexterity required for operating office equipment 

  • Ability to read required reports and computer screen 

  • Hearing required to interact with management and associates

Our Ideal Candidate

Education and experience:

  • At least three years’ experience in an HR Generalist/HRBP capacity

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Excellent writing and correspondence skills required

  • 5 years’ work experience in a professional work environment

  • 4-year college degree required

  • Experience with non-profits or government a plus

  • SHRM or similar credential preferred

What we Offer

The salary for this position is $55-65K, depending on experience and qualifications.

We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off and health, dental, and vision plans with employee premiums paid 100% by the association. Our benefits also include a five percent of base salary employer contribution to retirement plan; paid short and long-term disability plans and paid term life insurance. We offer workplace flexibility including telework and a wellness program led by an employee committee that strives to inspire, create, and maintain a workplace environment that supports physical, mental, and social well-being.

When Considering Applicants

We look for integrity, a vision for what is possible and a proven performance record, along with the education, experience and skills that match the position requirements. 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

NEHA is an equal opportunity employer which is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe diversity strengthens our organization, enriches its corporate culture, and favorably influences our member services.  We believe in DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion).

How to Apply