Business Partners

Service Audience:
  • New Employee
  • Current Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Faculty

The HR Business Partner in the Employee Relations Office serves as a consultant to management and employees on human resources-related issues.

The HR Business Partner’s role is to work closely with internal stakeholders to develop a people agenda that aligns with and supports the overall strategic objectives of your organization. An HR Business Partner can work with your team and be a catalyst for change when it comes to relationship building, workforce planning and development, succession planning, contributing to strategy discussions and decision-making, helping execute strategy, and providing ideas and challenges to management teams.

The HR Business Partners also provide the following services:

  • Provide policy and procedural interpretation and administration
  • Advise departments on administering Corrective Action and the Progressive Disciplinary process
  • Review all proposed actions, including written reprimands, demotions, suspensions or terminations before they are administered
  • Provide assistance and advice on the Grievance and Appeal process
  • Assist departments to develop and administer performance standards, performance evaluations and development plans
  • Coordinate and respond to Texas Workforce Commission Unemployment Compensation Claims
  • Assist in resolving conflict between parties through facilitated discussions and mediation

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J.D. Wetsel Service Center

1225 W. Mitchell St.,
Suite 212, 
Box 19176
Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-272-5554 - Fax: 817-272-7288