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Job: Vice President, Human Resources

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Vice President, Human Resources

Department:Human Resources
Location:Phoenix, AZ

What We Do

United, we fight to break the cycle of poverty for kids, their families, and the neighborhoods where they live.

Why United Way

No other organization unites as many people to fight poverty in as many ways. Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) is one of the largest and most progressive organizations within the national network of independent United Ways. Seen as a leader in innovation, we do this by creating impact from donors who are transformed by their experience with us and understand the importance of our work.

To learn more about what United Way does, visit:

To see what we?re doing locally, check out our Manifesto

Who We?re Looking For

We?re focused on breaking the cycle of poverty. But we can?t do it alone. We?re looking for people who are:

? Hand-raisers who are willing to roll up their sleeves, take on new assignments, and juggle many things at once. 

? Game-changers who aren?t afraid of bringing new ideas to the table, looking at things from an outside perspective, and shaking things up. 

? Cycle-Breakers who are passionate about taking a hands-on approach to breaking the cycle of poverty in Maricopa County.

Specifically, we are seeking a Vice President of Human Resources (HR). The Vice President of HR is responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing HR strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and also works closely with the Leadership Team and specifically the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) on human resource, talent and internal culture, and employee development programs. They works directly in the areas of talent management, internal communications and culture, change management, organizational development, performance management, training and development, compliance, compensation and succession planning. This position supervises two HR Business Partners.

What You?ll Do

? Develops HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of strategic initiatives. 

? Directs comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the talent needs of the organization. 

? Develops and implements comprehensive compensation and benefit plans that are competitive, proactive, progressive and cost effective. 

? Effectively manages the budget and other financial measures of the HR Department. 

? Oversees the strategic direction of building effective internal employee communications to enhance organizational culture and employee engagement. 

? Develops organizational learning and development programs promoting full development and performance of all employees. 

? Develops and maintains the appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of VSUW. Included in this area but not limited to the following are affirmative action, anti-harassment, and employee complaints. Act as compliance and governance regulator related to HR laws and regulation. 

? Perform additional duties as needed. 

What You?ll Need

? A bachelor?s degree from an accredited college/university. 

? PHR/SPHR certification and/or SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP.

? A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience, with at least 5 years of direct HR management. 

? Must be able to think strategically and execute tactically; working across functional areas and with the Leadership Team and management. 

? Must have a demonstrated background in talent, leadership and organizational management; as well as have a proven ability to attract and retain outstanding talent to assemble and motivate high performance teams. 

? Must be proficient in Microsoft applications as well as with a variety of technological platforms in order to effectively operate in a dynamic mobile work environment. 

? Ability to work in a remote environment (not all positions work remotely, but many of our team mates work out of the office 1-4 days per week). 

You?ll Really Catch Our Eye If You: 

? Have a Master?s degree. 

? Have experience in the social or public sector. 

This job might not be the right fit if you: 

? Are hesitant to innovating current processes 

? Become overwhelmed by fast paced environments 

? Have a hard time making decisions 

? Are uncomfortable with change 

? Like your own permanent desk and space 

What You?ll Get

? An opportunity to become an active part in the fight to break the cycle of poverty in our community 

? A Full-Time salaried position 

? Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits 

? 403B retirement saving with company match 

? PTO and 10 paid holidays per year! 

? Flexibility ? we don?t have assigned spaces in our office. It?s a collaborative environment with a variety of work spaces. And writable walls. Who doesn?t love writable walls? 

Local applicants encouraged to apply. 

Position posting will close at 9:00am on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Although this posting may remain on external sites, applications will only be accepted until the date and time above. 

Referral request: This job may not be for you, but perhaps you have a friend who would be a perfect fit. Send them this link. Thanks! 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Valley of the Sun United Way is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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