Associate HR Business Partner
  • Dallas, United States
  • 1-800-435-9792
07 Apr 2022
Human Resources
2-4 Years
Job Description

Southwest will provide a stable work environment where everyone has an equal chance to learn and thrive. Employees will be treated with the same care, respect, and compassion that they are expected to show to every Southwest customer outside the company.

The Associate HR Business Partner collaborates with the HRBP team to create and implement best practices in human resources, allowing Southwest to hire, motivate, reward, and retain top talent. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performance management, career coaching, supporting organizational effectiveness efforts, and assisting in the execution of the talent evaluation process.


  • Create tools, materials, and procedures to assist business leaders and HR business partners with organizational effectiveness activities (e.g. surveys, communications, presentations, etc.)
  • By collaborating with the applicable Centers of Excellence, serve as the first point of contact for Employees and Leaders with inquiries and guidance on fundamental HR themes and concerns.
  • Support talent acquisition strategies by gaining a thorough understanding of the department's recruitment plans, developing relationships with the Talent Acquisition Team, and assisting with the recruitment process, which includes developing job descriptions, participating in the interview process, and formulating offers.
  • At the guidance of HRBPs, provide assistance to employees in the areas of policy interpretation, HR processes, work-related problems, and so on, escalating to senior level HRBPs as needed.
  • Manage all program logistics (e.g., organizing meetings, preparing documents, taking notes, etc. ); compile, analyze, and validate data; and document output to assist in the execution of the yearly talent review and merit process.
  • Understanding the organization's objectives, concerns, needs, and critical success factors will help you collaborate with assigned client groups to support people initiatives.
  • Provide data and trend analysis, report authoring, research, interpretation, formatting, and problem resolution assistance to HR Business Partners (HRBP).
  • Individual contributors are coached and advised on the development of competencies and abilities required to meet employee requirements and future goals.
  • Assist with the preparation of Employee separation notices and related documentation, and conduct exit interviews to determine reasons for separation. Manage performance management processes, including documenting Employee skill gaps or behavioral patterns, recommending training or developmental opportunities, and creating disciplinary letters or performance plans, as needed.
  • Assist in the investigation of employee relations issues, which includes receiving complaints, interviewing witnesses and/or evaluating supporting materials, and collaborating with Legal and HR Business Partners to determine appropriate steps.
  • At the supervision of senior level HRBPs, provide project management support for people initiatives.
  • Any physical ability requirements specified in this description must be met.
  • Other job responsibilities may be assigned by the Employee's Leaders.


  • Requires a high school diploma, GED, or comparable education.
  • You must be at least 18 years old to participate.
  • The Immigration Reform Act of 1986 defines who is allowed to work in the United States.


  • A bachelor's degree in human resources or a similar discipline is required, as well as equivalent experience.


  • 2+ years of experience in a variety of human resources activities is necessary.


  • Must be able to adhere to the Company's attendance policies as outlined in the company's policies.
  • The process of talent development is well-understood.
  • Knowledge of coaching resources
  • Ability to swiftly learn and apply the assigned organizations' business strategy, operations, and financial structure.
  • Ability to keep critical company and personal information confidential Ability to show empathy and high emotional intelligence in a variety of scenarios
  • Ability to establish trust and rapport
  • Ability to provide constructive comments in high-pressure settings Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in high-pressure situations
  • In a variety of settings, the ability to use sound judgment and adhere to ethical norms
  • To make decisions, you must be able to think independently.
  • Ability to learn and apply new information quickly
  • Ability to analyze data, see trends, and create effective visualizations


  • Must keep a well-groomed appearance in accordance with established Company appearance standards.
  • To comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires employees of federal contractors to be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start date, employees of federal contractors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start date.

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