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Human Resources Business Partner

Dungarvin Gardena, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

Dungarvin is a national organization of privately-owned companies who are dedicated to providing high quality, community-based supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, people who are faced with mental health, behavioral or significant medical challenges, and to children and their families. Our founders, Tim and Diane Madden opened the first Dungarvin program, an ICF/MR serving 15 people, in St. Paul, Minnesota, in March 1976. Tim and Diane were the first live-in support staff for that program. Dungarvin has since grown to employ more than 4,000 people who currently provide supports to over 4,000 individuals across 14 states.

Job Description

Flexible in office remote work potential

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition. This position can be located in either Santa Rosa, CA or Gardena, CA.

  • Conducts weekly meetings with respective business units.

  • Partners with peers in a manner that upholds the Dungarvin mission by integrating the mission into your role with co-workers, customers, and individuals served.

  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies. Then uniform Dungarvin HR policies, recommend changes to forms and policies and implement final revisions within the state.

  • Develops a high level of business knowledge and strong partnership with employees and managers on HR related matters. This position will work closely with operations on HR related matters and will participate in business development, support, and growth of the organization.

  • Provide coaching and resources to assist managers with employment law, investigations, coaching, progressive discipline, conditions of employment, accommodations, leaves of absences, terminations and employee development and engagement.

  • Provide support operations management and quality assurance in developing, preparing and disseminating key human resources data points in support of internal and external regulatory requirements.

  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs. Provide specific HR training to supervisors on employment law, leaves of absences, workers’ compensation information and procedures.

  • Assist with recruitment and serve as a backup resource to the Recruitment Department. Collaboratively work with operations supervisors and recruitment team to facilitate strategies to address talent needs through the organization.

  • Assist with change communications and announcements to the organization for new and existing programs and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree and three or more years of general human resources experience.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, high volume recruiting, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, inclusion and diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Experience with investigations, coaching, development and training, project and change management and data analysis preferred.
  • Must have strong computer skills to work in multiple systems, including but not limited to an HRIS, ATS, and LMS.

Additional Information


  • You should have the ability to lead and supervise employees.
  • You should have excellent organization and project management skills as well as have a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy as you will be juggling multiple priorities while focusing on staff, service and program quality.
  • You need to think critically and make sound judgments- recognize connections, translates goals into action, uses strong judgment to make choices in alignment with strategy and company culture/values.
  • You must be a problem solver, strive to deliver great results with continuous improvement; and be comfortable with bringing new ideas and concepts to the table. While showcasing flexibility and adaptability; in an ever changing or fast paced environment.
  • Strong knowledge of the State and federal laws and regulations; is pertinent to the success of the market as well as the State Director.


  • 40+ hours weekly
  • Typical Monday -Friday business office hours however should anticipate evening, weekend hours and overnight stays; to meet the needs of subordinates, customers, and external entities, and to achieve organizational outcomes
  • Occasional overnight travel may be necessary

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employee





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