Human Resources Business Partner


Date Posted:
Los Angeles
United States of America



Job Description: 

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), reporting to the Chief Talent and Equity Officer, will align with assigned departments on their strategic initiatives to bring HR expertise that will enhance business capabilities. With a strong focus on people and performance decisions, compensation, talent management, workforce succession planning, HR analytics, employee engagement, HR programs, and policies, this role will partner with department leaders to drive growth and operational efficiencies. The HRBP also ensures legal compliance with wage and hour regulations, as well as other federal, state, and local labor laws. While embedded as part of the departments’ leadership team, the HRBP will also be an invaluable employee advocate who provides counsel to staff members on HR-related matters. This role is the HR liaison between the departments and the broader organization on all HR topics. These liaison responsibilities will allow the HRBP to customize HR initiatives to best fit the needs of the departments for optimal results. Likewise, the HRBP will share best practices that originate in their respective departments with their HR peers so other departments can consider the applicability for the benefit across the LA Phil. A driver of the organization’s culture, the HRBP will also help establish departmental subcultures.  

Position Elements: 

  • Serve as business and thought partner to department leaders as they exceed business objectives. 

  • Further LA Phil’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) through the implementation of sustainable initiatives that tangibly demonstrate appreciation and welcoming of employees’ uniqueness. 

  • Lead department projects that ensure effective onboarding and seamless internal transitions as employees grow their career. 

  • Possess a passion for the full scope of human resources in a fast-paced, mission-based organization. 

  • Thrives in ambiguity while bringing concepts to well-executed policies and practices. 

  • Impact positive change that ties the enterprise’s mission, values, and vision to each employees’ individual role. 

  • Manage employee relations investigations, focusing on the resolution of staff complaints and concerns, and making performance recommendations as necessary. 

  • Oversee performance management, including goal setting, mid-year and annual reviews. 

Minimum Requirements


Job Requirements: 

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field 

  • Experience working in large venues desirable 

  • Experience with UKG Dimensions HR and Payroll system a plus 

  • Knowledge of federal and CA state employment laws 

  • Balance of strategic thinker and detail/process oriented 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations with excellent judgment and discretion 

  • Excellent organization and communication skills, written and verbal 

  • Ability to work evening and flexible hours across performance venues as needed 

  • Excellent computer literacy and proficiency (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, HR and Payroll systems, and Internet based and labor law compliance research) 

  • Dedication and commitment to engage in and promote EDI within the staff, vendors, and within interactions with the surrounding community is a must 


COVID Workplace Safety Requirements 

This position will require you to interact with employees, patrons, vendors and others who may or may not be vaccinated or recently tested. You will be required to wear personal protection equipment (PPE) when required by the LA County Department of Public Health protocols and the LA Phil. You agree to always comply with the LA Phil’s COVID-19 Prevention Plan, including testing and vaccination requirements. 

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO. 

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