Human Resources Business Partner

Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: East Lansing, MI, US, 48823

Company: GreenStone Farm Credit Services

Are you an experienced Human Resources Professional looking for a dynamic and fulfilling career?  Greenstone Farm Credit Services invites you to be a part of our growing family and make a real impact on the communities we serve.

We are seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to join our team in East Lansing, MI.  In this role, you will be an integral part of Greenstone’s Human Resources team assigned to a segment of the business.  The incumbent will provide human resources services to department leaders and employees to support their ability to provide excellent customer service, to maximize employee productivity and professional effectiveness, and to ensure a well-qualified workforce.


Location: East Lansing, MI. This position is a hybrid role that requires a minimum of 3 days in the office.  A schedule of expected onsite and remote workdays will be discussed during the interview process.


Get to know GreenStone

Our $14 billion portfolio of customers, ranging from rural homeowners to global agriculture and food businesses, provides our employees with a unique opportunity to maintain a local presence while working for a top workplace. Our diverse business structure provides exciting opportunities for passionate, talented professionals in many areas. Additionally, many of our team members are highly respected in their area of expertise at both the state and national level making GreenStone one of the top Farm Credit associations in the country.




Core Four values steer everything we do at GreenStone. Customer First, Deliver Quality, Get involved, Do the right thing. Employees work as a team to create a company fueled by the desire to best serve each other and our customers every day. Greenstone culture promotes innovative thinking, professional development, health and wellness, and a relaxed work environment with flexible schedules.


What can we offer you?

GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 12 paid holidays per year
  • 16 hours of volunteer time
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
  • $150/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Wellness Subsidy/Reimbursement & wellness programs
  • $6,000 lifetime maximum Student Debt repayment program or tuition reimbursement
  • Yearly bonus/incentive opportunity available to all benefit eligible employees


Day in the life of a HR Business Partner  

  • Work with and act as a resource for supervisors and employees in HR related matters.
  • Represent HR interests and perspectives in cross-functional meetings and projects.
  • Consult, answer questions, and consistently and equitably administer company policies and practices.
  • Manage conflict by using appropriate interpersonal styles to deal with others in a variety of situations to reduce tension or conflict.
  • Provide coaching, to help and develop supervisors to problem-solve, and facilitate the success of their employees.
  • Provide advanced project management skills that benefit and support the GreenStone employee experience.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership and HR teammates to develop strategies that align with the business’s goals.
  • Evaluate, implement, and optimize HR technology solutions to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Provide guidance on legal matters such as discrimination, harassment, and employee privacy.


What Experience can you Bring?

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of related Human Resources experience.
  • Strong consulting, interpersonal, organizational and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to successfully lead and execute various projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in employment law and HR practices.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Passion to work effectively in a team environment.


What will set you Apart?

  • Experience working in the financial services industry.
  • Experience working in a professional Human Resources role.


GreenStone Farm Credit Services is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity regulations. We conduct all personnel decisions and processes relating to our employees and job applicants in an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Nearest Major Market: Lansing