Human Resources Business Partner

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: East Lansing, MI, US, 48823

Company: GreenStone Farm Credit Services

We are excited for you to apply to our Human Resources Business Partner position. The purpose of this position is to provide human resources services to association manager 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.

GreenStone employees are driven by a desire to help rural communities!  GreenStone employees exhibit the same work ethic, values and commitment to each other as the customers we serve.


Our $11 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.


Position Responsibilities...

  • Work with and act as a resource for a defined portion of the supervisor and employee population, to consult, answer questions, and consistently and equitably administer company policies and practices
  • Ensure a balanced approach while consulting and coaching leaders and staff, in working through employee relations
  • Develop and maintain competitive, innovative, and effective HR programs in support of GreenStone’s culture
  • Provide advanced project management skills that benefit and support the GreenStone employee experience
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state employment laws and regulations and maintain human resources related policies and procedures
  • Provide support and training related to HR systems


Required Qualifications...

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field
  • 3-5 years of related Human Resources experience
  • Strong consulting, interpersonal, and negotiating skills
  • Significant knowledge in employment law and HR practices
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels
  • Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and demonstrate team building attitude and skills


Preferred Qualifications...

  • Experience with SuccessFactors/SAP
  • Strong desire to work in a very collaborative environment
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Advanced strategic thinking skills


Here's What We Can Offer You...

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

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 11 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
  • Student debt repayment program
  • $100/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Wellness Subsidy/Reimbursement & wellness programs


*** Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter


Nearest Major Market: Lansing