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Human Resources Business Partner

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1551 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Minimum Experience:

3 or more years in progressive HR experience

Job Status:

Full Time - Exempt

Required Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Managing Others:


Clark Retirement is seeking an ambitious and self-driven Human Resources Business Partner to join the HR team. As an HR Business Partner, you will work with supervisors and employees to provide consultation and advice on all human resources matters. You will directly manage recruitment, performance management, compensation classification, employee and labor relations, and HR administration.

You will work with internal and external partners to create and foster a positive and inclusive work environment to improve organizational effectiveness, drive results, and ensure HR processes are communicated and implemented.

You will manage employee and labor relations issues including job description interpretation, conducting investigations, grievance processes, corrective action, and making recommendations.

We are looking for someone to provide ongoing innovation and improvements in the HR operations process. We strongly desire someone with an urgent work ethic and creative mind for problem solving.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting attractive job posts to source highly desired candidates
  • Candidate recruitment and screening
  • Daily utilization of the HRIS for task completion
  • Benefit administration
  • Collaborate with leaders on employee engagement initiatives
  • Project participation with employee recognition efforts and events
  • Attending employee performance improvement meetings and termination meetings
  • Foster Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives


  • 3 or more years of experience in a progressive Human Resources role
  • 2 or more years of experience in candidate sourcing and recruitment
  • Experience with HRIS payroll and benefit administration
  • Experience attending employee performance improvement meetings and termination meetings
  • Knowledge of HR labor laws and other compliance regulations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Health Service Administration or related studies
  • Master’s Degree is preferred
  • HR certification is preferred
  • Excellent computer capabilities. Experience with Kronos is preferred

About Clark:

Clark is a Life Plan Community with a continuum of care. Our staff of professionals are committed to providing excellent service and a warm atmosphere for residents, visitors, and staff. Clark at Franklin is located on the South East side of Grand Rapids, nearest to the East Grand Rapids area. Clark is a growing organization and provides independent living apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and access to other ancillary services. We pride ourselves on our Life Enrichment Montessori programming to create a high quality of life environment for our residents.

What We Offer:

Clark offers a benefits package that goes above and beyond.*

Benefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:

  • Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including planned time off, sick time, and holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Clark sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 403(b) program with Clark match and annual contribution (age 21 or older)
  • Extended illness benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement to promote lifelong learning and career advancement
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance – 100% coverage by Clark
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Discounts to local and national companies

*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.

Clark is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clark values employees and is serious about supporting their health and professional development. We’ve been named on of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for three years in a row.

If this sounds like you, then please apply for this position. When applying, please include all work history. List your employers, starting with the most current/recent, including self-employment.

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