Senior HR Business Partner in Chattanooga, TN

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Academy Sports & Outdoors, Ltd   •  

Chattanooga, TN 37402

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required
  • Experience leading people preferred
  • SHRM or other HR certification preferred

Work Experiences:

  • At least five years of HRBP or HR Generalist experience
  • Advanced knowledge and application of Human Resources principles, practices and employment law
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching leaders on driving performance and development
  • Human Resources experience in a retail and multi-unit environment preferred


  • Professional demeanor and presentation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Data trending and analysis with story telling
  • Advanced business acumen
  • Facilitates strategy sessions with business partners
  • Develops and facilitates presentations to business partner audiences
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong internal customer service orientation; team member advocate
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with, and influence, field leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written and oral presentation
  • A true belief in and practice of positive team member relations in all aspects of the business


  • Influences and monitors the store level workforce planning and execution
  • Informs and recommends necessary development based on talent and performance assessments
  • Identifies and creates long term initiatives that are aligned with the strategic agenda
  • Influences and supports the Talent Management agenda with business partners
  • Advocates the use of feedback mechanisms and utilizes trends and suggestions to influence business decisions with business partners
  • Proactively coaches and counsels
  • Supports and monitors the alignment of HR services with the business and business partners
  • Promotes and educates others regarding the link between HR and business partner and the business
  • Maintains status as expert for progressive HR practices and key trends ensuring alignment with business partners and understanding impact
  • Leads projects and/or HR initiatives/roll outs that require cross-functional expertise
  • Partners with Talent Acquisition to develop an annual strategy to fill positions with top talent for store leadership
  • Focuses business leaders on the behavioral development of their teams
  • Ensures fair, urgent dismissal of behaviors that jeopardize the brand
  • Timely resolution of team member relations issues – complaint with labor law and company policy
  • Compensation consultation related to exempt level roles
  • Develop a thorough understanding of and follow Academy's policies, procedures and safety rules
  • Responsibilities may change; team members may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Frequent local and overnight travel if partnered with Store, occasional travel if partnered with Corporate or DC
  • Embraces flexible scheduling as needed to support business (early morning, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays)
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior

Valid Through: 2019-10-13