People & Culture Business Partner
Professional Programs
Updated on 4/1/2024
SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity)

1,001-5,000 employees

Equipping underserved youth with academic and career opportunities
Company Overview
SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity) is a distinguished organization committed to bridging the opportunity gap for motivated young individuals from underserved communities. With a comprehensive suite of programs, SEO not only offers academic support but also provides career training and mentorship, boasting impressive results such as a 90% college graduation rate and 80% full-time job offer rates. The company's culture is deeply rooted in fostering professional and personal development, and it maintains a strong commitment to creating a more equitable society, making it an inspiring place to work.
Social Impact
Financial Services

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Policy
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Project Management
Strategy Development
Business & Strategy
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent working experience
  • Master's in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, Public Policy, or Education preferred
  • Minimum 5 years in HR Generalist, or 2 years in HR Business Partner role
  • HR certification required
  • Knowledge and experience with designing and executing DEIB practices
  • Direct experience navigating and managing employee information in HR systems
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, including advanced Excel
  • Experience conducting ER investigations and overseeing employees in NY and CA
  • Experience within a nonprofit organization desired
  • Technical proficiency in MS Office, cloud-based applications, and project management tools
  • Strong people management skills and consultative skills
  • Experience working within communities reflective of SEO’s participant population
  • Experience with Paylocity, Greenhouse, Salesforce, HubSpot, and other employee communications and engagement tools
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, including advanced Excel
  • Serve as primary point of contact for people managers in responding to ER concerns
  • Facilitate and mediate difficult conversations
  • Conduct ER investigations and make recommendations based on findings
  • Partner with the Professional program leadership and People & Culture colleagues to manage the performance and development review cycle
  • Partner with the Total Rewards team to execute annual compensation review
  • Support the Talent Acquisition team to ensure a conscious, deliberate approach to attracting and retaining top talent
  • Respond to employee engagement indicators and develop action plans
  • Assist in the execution of periodic data integrity audits and HRIS data clean-up
  • Develop a learning and development strategy and support all L&D efforts
  • Lead or participate in special projects or taskforces in support of Professional program needs
  • Cross-train and provide backup as well as thought partnership to different People & Culture centers of excellence