Chief People Officer, CPO
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Chief People Officer (CPO)
OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU WILL DO:
- As Shalom Austin continues to expand and enhance the engagement experience offered to the Jewish community in Austin, the Chief People Officer (CPO) Officer is responsible for enhancing the overall engagement experience of Shalom Austin employees. The CPO will drive key Human Resources (HR) best practices and initiatives and provide strategic direction and expertise for the full scope of the HR function. Reporting to the CEO, the CPO will develop and execute the HR strategy for the organization and partner with the Senior Executive Team (SET) to execute on the vision. The CPO will serve as a thought partner to the CEO and SET, provide HR advisory services with regards to leadership, coaching, employee relations, talent acquisition, engagement, culture, compensation, organizational design and change, performance management, and learning and development. The incumbent will also oversee the HR team and be responsible for managing, assessing, mentoring, and supporting team members to ensure daily HR operations are handled timely and appropriately.
AREAS OF FOCUS:
- Develop and implement a human resources plan that aligns with the overall mission and strategy of the organization, resulting in innovative, best practices and policies that will service the full range of Shalom Austin's HR needs and help build a high-performing culture of success, accountability, transparency, and collaboration.
- Gain an understanding of the organization and participate fully in all strategic deliberations. Act as a strategic partner to all members of the Senior Executive Team (SET), especially the CEO, and provide insightful, innovative thinking and problem solving on critical HR issues.
- Optimize the HR function/team, modernize and refine key processes and activities aligned toward achieving strategic goals.
- Provide HR guidance on special projects, HR analytics & reporting, talent reviews, training, change management, organizational design, diversity, and inclusion.
- Proactively manage resource allocation and maintain a competitive approach to recruiting and assimilating high-potential talent. Advise on people programs and processes to enhance talent attraction, retention, development, and succession. Partner with Finance in overseeing departmental budget and headcount.
- Develop comprehensive approaches to employee development, retention, and onboarding by refining or creating compensation and benefits, career paths and employee development, succession planning, and learning opportunities as appropriate to the needs of Shalom Austin.
- Oversee compensation practices and philosophy to ensure salary benchmarking and surveys are handled on a regular basis.
- Guide the HR team in supporting Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Engagement, Benefits, Rewards, Policy, and Compliance.
- Partner with IT on HRIS and related systems, protocols, capabilities, and upgrades.
- Interact with vendors and external partners to create and maintain relationships and negotiate contracts.
- Partner with Legal to ensure compliance & mitigate organizational risks.
Culture and Development
- Develop relationships with the employees of Shalom Austin and become someone who is sought for advice and counsel on HR, cultural, and organizational issues. Facilitate integration of diverse workgroups, cultures, and newly acquired assets.
- Coach and counsel SET in developing themselves and their teams to achieve improved performance and engagement
- Counsel, coach and guide managers and staff in addressing concerns and complaints to assure fair and equitable treatment while ensuring compliance with local labor regulations and practices.
- Coach and mentor fellow colleagues/managers and develop leadership bench strength capable of addressing the challenges of a highly dynamic organization.
- Mediate employee relations and performance issues and provide counsel to fellow managers on appropriate methods of performance management
- Role model Shalom Austin's core values and demonstrate leadership consistently with all members of the Shalom Austin community.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree or MBA preferred. Certifications in HR are helpful (SPHR, GPHR). 15+ years of relevant business experience ideal.
- At least 7 years of progressive HRBP leadership experience, with 2-3 years managing an HR function.
- At least 3 years' experience managing people and teams of various sizes
- Not-for-profit experience beneficial.
- Solid knowledge of all facets of HR with specialized expertise in at least 2 areas. Broad and deep experience as an HR Business Partner supporting executives or senior leadership.
- General business and financial acumen with the ability to develop and utilize HR data and metrics as they relate to and impact business topics in Finance, Legal, IT, payroll, and administration.
- Excellent communications skills - written, verbal, and interpersonal - and an ability to tailor communication style to diverse audiences.
- Demonstrated capability in adapting and innovating HR practices and solutions and right sizing them to the needs of the organization.
- Results-oriented, agile, change agent with the commitment and confidence to assume a leadership role in an evolving complex, high-growth environment.
- Drive initiatives with limited resources and roll-up your sleeves attitude to achieve desired results.
- Unquestionable personal integrity, fairness, and credibility necessary to gain the trust and commitment of people at all levels of the organization.
- Demonstrated success at cultivating solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders and creating partnerships at all levels within the organization to achieve results.
- Empathetic and engaging person, who listens well, is responsive, solutions focused and results oriented.
- Passionate about the mission of Shalom Austin, enthused by the challenges confronting the organization, and dedicated to achieving its goal.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are an organization that values diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including minorities and persons with disabilities.
Shalom Austin knows the Jewish people of Austin will live their best lives when they can access a vibrant, thriving community of people who share a culture of common life experiences. Shalom Austin empowers the people and organizations that make a difference in our Jewish community. We provide leadership, financial support, services, facilities and connections with people and Jewish organizations throughout Austin, Israel and the world.
Shalom Austin consists of four main branches including Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation of Greater Austin, Jewish Family Service and the Jewish Foundation of Austin & Central Texas, who are all tasked with delivering on aspects of our promise to the Austin community.
Shalom Austin is the hub of Jewish life in Central Texas. Through our cultural values, we provide services and resources to connect, empower and impact the community locally, nationally and around the world. Shalom Austin knows the Jewish people of Austin will live their best lives when they can access a vibrant, thriving community of people who share a culture of common life experiences. Shalom Austin empowers the people and organizations that make a difference in our Jewish community. We provide leadership, financial support, services, facilities and connections with people and Jewish organizations throughout Austin, Israel and the world. Shalom Austin consists of four main branches including Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation of Greater Austin, Jewish Family Service and the Jewish Foundation of Austin & Central Texas, who are all tasked with delivering on aspects of our promise to the Austin community.
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