Job Details

Smithville Communications
  • Position Number: 4566163
  • Location: Ellettsville, IN
  • Position Type: Human Resources


Are you a dynamic HR professional looking for an exciting opportunity to make a real impact? Smithville is searching for a Human Resources Business Partner who is not only passionate about HR practices but is also eager to contribute to a results-oriented and innovation-driven environment. If you're ready to be a part of a seasoned yet growing company that values talent and teamwork, then this role is tailor-made for you.


At Smithville, we know that exceptional HR drives exceptional results. As our HR Business Partner, you will play a crucial role in enhancing our employees' experiences, administering HR policies and programs, and providing crucial support for HR programs. Around 40% of your time will be dedicated to these exciting initiatives, ensuring our team thrives and stays motivated.

The remaining 60% of your time will be spent spearheading HR operations that fuel our innovation-focused culture. From skilled recruiting and college engagement programs to representing Smithville at job fairs and refining our internal processes, your impact will be felt across the organization.


Elevating Employee Experience and Business Outcomes (40%)

  • Craft and implement personnel policies that resonate with our team's diverse needs

  • Fine-tune onboarding and offboarding processes for a seamless and positive employee journey

  • Pave the way for transparent feedback channels, including insightful retention interviews

  • Contribute to pioneering programs, policies, and communications, nurturing a customer-focused, results-driven culture

  • Step up when needed for sensitive internal investigations, demonstrating your proactive approach

  • Analyze organizational trends, conduct research, and report on HR metrics leveraging data from our HRIS and other systems

Powering HR Operations (60%)

  • Exhibit your recruitment expertise by devising optimal sourcing strategies, managing job postings, and guiding candidates through the hiring process

  • Lead student engagement initiatives, including creating captivating internship opportunities

  • Take Smithville's message to job fairs and recruiting events while nurturing relationships with talent agencies

  • Expertly manage leave of absence cases, collaborating with third-party vendors

  • Be the go-to for employees seeking assistance, directing them to the right resources

  • Safeguard confidentiality and maintain the integrity of employee data

  • Champion compliance with employment laws and recommend best practices

  • Identify workflow enhancements and spearhead change to ensure seamless operations

  • Provide backup and support, ensuring our HR team's success

  • Embrace ambiguity, adapt to change, and exhibit your exceptional problem-solving skills


  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in an HR generalist role

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration, organizational behavior, human resources, or labor relations (Preferred)

  • A flair for handling sensitive information while upholding airtight confidentiality

  • A knack for balancing employee needs with business priorities

  • Preferred HR certification (e.g., PHR, SHRM-CP) or the willingness to obtain it within 12 months

  • The ability to transform research into actionable recommendations

  • Meticulous attention to detail, process-driven thinking, and a customer-centric mindset

  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in employment law and an understanding of its nuances

  • A natural team player with top-tier interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate across departments

  • Adeptness with HRIS systems (bonus points for ADP expertise) and Microsoft Office Suite

  • A proactive self-starter who thrives on initiative and resourcefulness

  • Proven capacity to juggle multiple projects and tasks seamlessly

  • Problem-solving prowess and a knack for judgment in dynamic environments

  • A champion of diversity and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone can thrive


If you're ready to drive change, build exceptional teams, and shape the future of Smithville, we can't wait to hear from you. Join us in this exciting journey by applying today and becoming a driving force in our vibrant organization.


  • Market Competitive Wage

  • Insurance Plans include:

Medical | Prescription | Dental | Vision | Short-Term Disability | Voluntary Insurance |Employer-PaidTerm Life and Long-Term Disability

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with generous annual company contributions

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match

  • Time Off: 15 Days of PTO and 9 Paid Holidays.(PTO available for use on Day #1)!

  • Discounted company products and services

  • Other Amazing Offerings: Employee Recognition Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Annual Celebrations, Paid Training, and much more!


Smithville is an established and trusted Internet, Voice, Security, and Enterprise data services provider. Recognized nationally as a Top 100 broadband provider, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide our customers with excellent customer experiences and prompt solutions to their needs. While the company has grown to be Indiana's largest privately held telecommunications company, its core family-focused values make it unique. Smithville maintains more than 3,000 miles of high-capacity fiber in Indiana and a 100 Gigabit fiber ring with full redundancy that serves large-scale businesses and enterprise-level operations. For over 100 years, Smithville has been and is a locally grown, family-owned, cutting-edge, live-where-we-work, stand-by-our-products, part-of-the-neighborhood, wildly-Hoosier technology company in the heart of Southern Indiana. We love our services and Indiana. We think you will, too!

Review of employment applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Smithville is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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