Human Resource Business Partner I, Virtual at K12, Inc in Herndon, Virginia

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:


Over 20 years ago, Stride was founded to provide personalized learning - powered by technology. We reached students where they were in their own journeys. We knocked down their barriers to great education. And we gave every learner equal opportunity to succeed - however they defined success. Stride innovated the learning experience with online and blended learning that prepared them for their lives ahead.

Stride is a community of passionate leaders. Whether teachers, engineers, curriculum writers, or financial managers - whatever your expertise or role, we all work to empower futures through learning. And changing the trajectory of learning itself is one of our greatest missions. Join us in developing more effective ways to learn and helping learners build the skills and confidence they need to make their way forward in life.

SUMMARY: The Human Resources Business Partner, Level 1 focuses on building and sustaining partnerships with and understanding the needs of the assigned business units.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Partner with employees and management in the assigned client groups to provide guidance and counsel that drives business objectives;

  • Act as employee champion and assesses and anticipates HR-related needs;

  • Analyze data trends and metrics to drive informed talent management decisions;

  • Coordinate talent reviews and succession planning activities for the assigned business unit;

  • Manage and resolve employee relations issues by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations;

  • Collaborate with seasoned HR staff to ensure past processes and practices are adhered to consistently;

  • Provide client managers and leaders with support and counsel for all aspects of the employee life cycle;

  • Form and nurture partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to assigned business units.

  • Gain valuable focused feedback by conducting stay and exit interviews and provide high-level theme action oriented information to customer managers

  • Maintain sensitive documentation for employees and applicants in conjunction with other HR staff;

  • Partner with other HR staff members to cross train as necessary and build a cohesive team;

  • Participate in regular customer/client staff meetings and attends other departmental meetings as necessary;

  • Ensure compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations; Reviews and keeps informed about recent and changing employment related laws, guidelines and trends and recommends changes in policy/procedures; Ensures compliance with labor law postings, compliance logs, etc. including at remote office locations and for virtual workforce.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field required AND

  • Two (2) years of HR Generalist experience OR

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.


  • Demonstrate flexibility

  • Skilled at goal setting, coaching, performance evaluation active listening feedback

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize projects*Ability to take initiative, be innovative and work effectively in a variety of settings

  • Knowledge of current State and Federal Wage, Employment Laws and HR policies and procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate sensitive and confidential matters effectively

  • Proficient MS365*Ability to travel up to 15%

  • Ability to clear required background check


  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification

  • *Experience in education


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*This is a home-based position

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)