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HR Business Partners and Employee Relations

The HR Business Partners are responsible for providing comprehensive Human Resources services on human capital issues. The HR Business Partners are HR subject matter experts and serve as the primary contact between departments and/or schools. HR representatives provide expertise in a variety of human resource functions, including, but not limited to: organizational design, workforce allocation, employee relations, organizational/employee development, succession planning, compensation, staffing, benefits, payroll, alternative work arrangements, and recruitment. In addition, the HR representatives will consult with the client organization in evaluating, developing, and implementing practices to ensure effective and consistent human resources management practices and procedures.

The HR Business Partners focus on building strong relationships with HR customers by:

  • Understanding the unit’s discipline, mission, and goals
  • Assisting the unit with long term human capital planning
  • Developing and maintaining a proactive customer advocacy role
  • Providing strategic organizational design and development
  • Serving as a Resource to ensure the departments are in compliance with laws, rules, and regulations
  • Assisting with the implementation of HR strategies and policies
  • For information on who to contact for client services, please refer to the HR staff directory.

Who is my HR Business Partner?

Marlon Summers
phone (336) 334-9855 email

Rowena Cassim-Sims
phone (336) 334-9724 email

Marlon Summers
phone (336) 334-9855 email