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HR Business Partner (2 positions open)

Washington, DC
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Oct 19, 2022

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Analyst, Human Resources, Business
Full Time

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AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Human Resources is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining AARP enterprise-wide human resource strategies, initiatives, policies, procedures and related systems. This includes employee compensation and benefits, organization design and integration, talent acquisition, talent development and employee relations.

The HR Business Partner provides consultative guidance and coaching to managers and employees on human resources-related matters for assigned internal client groups. The HR Business Partner collaborates with HR team members to implement human capital initiatives in the areas of e mployee development and wellness, employee workplace concerns, manager coaching and guidance, performance management coaching and guidance, compensation and position leveling, and career advising.


  • Assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and challenges and influences managers on implications of business decisions, trends, issues, and operating environment that impact both the business area and/or the Enterprise.
  • Provides consistent HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Resolves routine HR related inquiries, engaging with other HR team members as needed to provide a positive customer experience.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the Office of the General Counsel as needed/required.
  • Provides expertise and coaching in areas such as career planning, performance management, employee relations, learning and development, recognition, and strategic development.
  • Supports AARP's annual performance management process and manages routine performance issues including performance improvement plans and verbal and written warnings.
  • Partners with other HR team members to form cross-functional teams to work on organizational initiatives, projects and best practices. Collaborates with these teams to ensure high-quality implementation of HR programs such as performance management and compensation planning, leveraging resources as appropriate.
  • Reviews and analyzes data to identify trends and recommends solutions to improve the overall effectiveness of the organization, satisfaction and engagement of employees, and proper and effective leadership and management.


  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 5 years of HR experience.
  • SHRM-CP or PHR preferred.
  • Experience managing multiple client groups within an organization; proven client management and business literacy skills.
  • Functional expertise in employee relations, management and leadership advising, organizational design, and other areas of HR.
  • Ability to think strategically in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop productive and effective relationships across all levels and with diverse client groups.
  • Ability to diagnose and successfully handle employee relations and organizational development issues.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; must be an articulate and persuasive communicator.
  • Excel and data analysis experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statutes, etc. which govern employment policies and practices.
  • In-office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million. Our aim is to disrupt preconceived notions about aging, turn goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, strengthen communities and fight for the issues that matter most to people 50-plus and their families; such as health care, employment security and retirement planning.

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