Human Resources Business Partner

Boot Barn

Kansas City, MO


Please apply directly to Boot Barn for this role.

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. This position acts as a subject matter expert, providing training and direction necessary to mitigate employee related issues. In addition, the HRBP is responsible for partnering with the Human Resources Department and business management team to develop integrated solutions with the goal of proactively communicating any HR related needs. This role formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. This position may include international Human Resource responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations. Partners with Human Resources Manager on legal issues related to HR.
  • Responsible for maintaining in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risk and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with legal counsel as needed/required.
  • Delivers day-to-day performance management guidance to management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Responsible for the management and facilitation of the performance review process for designated business units.
  • Protects the interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations. Minimizes risk.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding Company policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Interpret and explain Company policies and procedures, laws, standards, or regulations.
  • Monitor and report on workforce and succession planning.
  • Identify and suggest strategies for streamlining HR related processes and procedures.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
  • Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
  • Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
  • Adheres to local, state and federal laws
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by management
  • Understands and complies with all company rules and regulations


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues
  • Strong knowledge in employment labor laws and practices
  • Working knowledge of multiple Human Resources practices, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, and performance management
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with all levels of employees
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and proactive approach when working with others
  • Ability to analyze information effectively and consistently
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organization skills with ability to prioritize
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


  • HR Expertise
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation
  • Professionalism
  • Relationship Management
  • Global and Cultural Awareness
  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Results Orientated

Boot Barn Benefits & Additional Compensation Opportunities

  • Competitive hourly pay rate + annual bonus.
  • Merchandise discount: 50% off of Exclusive Brands and 40% off of third-party brands.
  • Paid Time Off plan (sick and vacation).
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance.
  • 401(k) plan with generous company matching.
  • Work/life balance.
  • Opportunities for growth at every level -- we are opening 50+ new stores each year.

Physical Demands

In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Partner to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Standing, walking and squatting less than fifty percent of the work shift.
  • Required to lift, move and carry up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and reports.
  • Must be able to see, hear and speak in order to communicate with partners and customers.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Manual dexterity required using hands to finger; handle, feel and type; reach with hands and arms.

[ ] Sedentary: Limited activity, no lifting, limited walking

[ X ] Light: Office work, some lifting, bending, stooping or kneeling, walking

[ ] Moderate: Mostly standing, walking, bending, frequent lifting

[ ] Arduous: Heavy lifting, bending, crawling, climbing

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