Vice President, Talent Acquisition

 


 

Vice President, Talent Acquisition


 

Purpose/Objective:

 

Responsible for the creation and execution of a comprehensive, multi-faceted recruiting strategy to reach and recruit individuals of different demographics, backgrounds and experiences in support of the Company’s BeFIRST values and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

 

 

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

  • Support multiple business lines and manage the end-to-end recruitment cycle for select positions. Build strong relationships with business line leaders, hiring managers, HR Business Partners and Staffing Specialist to maintain an understanding of hiring needs and challenges.

 

  • Develop and implement a progressive sourcing strategy to increase diverse talent acquisition and retention. Provide consultation and support to hiring managers throughout the recruitment process.

 

  • Create and drive innovative recruitment methods to build a continuous pipeline to reach passive job seekers and to source difficult to fill positions. Partner with the Marketing team to develop creative recruiting campaigns to attract a diverse audience across the communities we serve. Seek opportunities to introduce and promote the company’s brand.

 

  • Partner with business lines leaders on talent planning, gap analysis, industry trends and/or best practices to meet or exceed hiring goals.

 

  • Recommend ideas and solutions that will contribute to the Company’s diversity and inclusion strategy and overarching business goals and objectives.

 

  • Analyze the recruitment process to identify efficiency and improvement opportunities. Develop performance metrics and provide management reporting.

 

  • Maintain relationships with professional associations, chambers of commerce and other community organizations throughout the Company’s footprint. Plan and coordinate recruiting events at job fairs, tradeshows, and other networking events. Build relationships with colleges and universities and participate in on-campus recruiting activities and events.

 

  • Consistently meet or exceed service level agreements by providing the highest possible level of service to the business.

 

Ensure compliance with all banking laws, rules, regulations, prescribed policies, practices and procedures necessary to reduce risk and uphold ethical standards related to and required by one’s

 

Education:

 

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

 

 

Experience:

 

  • 8 years demonstrated recruitment experience, preferably in a financial services industry

 

  • Experience sourcing and recruiting diverse talent for senior and highly complex or specialized positions

 

  • Advanced experience with online recruiting methods, sourcing products and applicant tracking systems

 

Skills & Knowledge:

 

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

 

  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills

 

  • Ability to manage and prioritize competing priorities

 

  • Solution and results oriented

 

  • Effective networking skills

 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

 

  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations

 

Application Instructions

 

All interested individuals are encouraged to contact Nicole Ferrer at nicole@diversityrecruiters.com or via phone at 253.951.6408.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Chief Human Resources Officer


 

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

 


 

Diversity Recruiters has been retained to help YouthCare find its next Chief Human Resources Officer.

 

Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director, the Human Resources Officer serves as a strategic business partner and is responsible for the overall management of the human resource systems and practices for the organization. This includes providing counsel on organizational development, procedure and policy interpretation, development of recruiting and retention strategies, proactive management of employee relations issues, and as well as understanding of federal, state and local employment laws. This individual is expected to operate with sufficient independence to ensure objectivity and fairness for employees while supporting the organization’s mission, vision, and values.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Organizational Development / Department Operations:

Collaborates on the development of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align personnel with the strategic goals of the agency.

 

Prepares a wide variety of complex written materials related specifically to the human resources division (e.g. plans, budgets, funding requests, investigative reports, analyses, recommendations, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and issues, meeting compliance requirements, providing audit references, making presentations, and/or providing supporting materials for requested actions.

 

Guides management and employee actions by developing writing and updating company policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines and communication and enforcing organization values in compliance with all legal and organizational requirements, standards, and procedures.

 

Consults and advises senior leadership on a wide variety of sensitive personnel issues (e.g. discipline, hiring, promotions, return to work, etc.) for the purpose of assisting in effective decision making and enforcing all relevant policies, procedures and regulations.

 

Administers a wide variety of personnel policies, processes and employment agreements (e.g. recruitment, selection, hiring, orientation, compensation schedule, etc.) for the purpose of conforming to agency policies, relevant laws, contracts and agreements.

 

Provides leadership as a key collaborator on with the development and administration of organizational initiatives related to staff engagement/appreciation, cultural competency, safety, and others.

 

Manages Human Resources department staff. Ensures that HR processes such as records management, leave of absences, benefit and salary administration processes and procedures are developed and performed in compliance with all legal and organizational requirements, standards, and procedures.

 

Employee Relations

 

Manages employee relations practices necessary to maintain a positive employee-employer relationship and a high level of employee commitment and satisfaction.

 

Oversees YouthCare’s employee engagement initiatives and with executive leadership create programs to positively impact individual and corporate results.

 

Manages the design, administration and ongoing evaluation of all compensation and benefits programs. Review audits and approve salary transactions according to applicable procedures. Counsels and advises management regarding salary planning/compensation and regards to internal equity, promotions, reclassifications, transfers.

 

Addresses and resolves employee issues promptly, effectively, and objectively while complying with applicable laws and policies. Applies an understanding of key legal precedents, policies, and practices to protect the interest of YouthCare. Keeps senior management informed of any potential escalating HR issues to ensure appropriate follow-through.

 

Supports the Performance Assessment, employee development, planning and evaluation processes for staff; ensure that performance reviews and evaluations are in place, timely and in compliance.

 

Recruitment and Hiring

 

Oversees recruitment and selection practices to ensure the greatest number of highly qualified candidates referred for each open position, ensures interview and selection techniques are in compliance with organization policy and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations.

 

Monitors a variety of processes for the purpose of ensuring efficient processing of applicants and employees in addressing position requirements and complying with licensing, legal and/or administrative requirements.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

B.A Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar field.

Minimum of 10 years HR experience and a minimum of 5 years progressively responsible Human Resources experience preferably with non-profit organizations.

Broad knowledge of federal, state and local labor laws, practices and procedures, and current best practice pertaining to personnel administration and development.

Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations and formulate recommendations. Ability to investigate complex human resources management problems.

Must demonstrate excellent strategic thinking, problem-solving and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail and follow-through required. Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Must demonstrate leadership abilities, and have previous experience working independently and managing multiple tasks and deadlines.

Ability to establish and build effective working relationships with leadership, co-workers, and the general public. Acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices.

Strong proficiency in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel, and experience using HR databases, preferably Sage HR Management.

Experience and credentials must comply with program contract requirements including but not limited to DSHS background check and must be at least 21 years of age.

 

This description is not intended to cover every aspect of your job at YouthCare. We are a team that works together to meet the needs of our clients and every member of the team is expected to pitch in and help even beyond the specific responsibilities listed in this description.


 

Human Resources Manager

 


 

 

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability.

 

 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Human Resources Officer, the Human Resources Manager drives and oversees various projects and programs associated with the execution of the HR talent management strategy. The HR Manager will oversee the day-to-day human resources operations ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and ordinances. They ensure that the HR programs and projects for which they are responsible are oriented around developing a high-performance culture and an engaged and empowered workforce that represents the intersecting identities of the young people we serve. This is a leadership position with responsibility for co-leading the evolution of YouthCare’s culture toward creating a destination workplace.

 

This is an exciting time to join YouthCare. We’ve completed an 18-month strategic planning process and are focused on a new mission, vision, values centering social justice in our approach to our work internally and within the broader community.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Supervise and coach the HR Specialist

 

Design and implement a progressive employee relations programs that strengthens employee and manager relationships cultivating an environment of fair treatment effective communication between teams, employees and managers.

 

Serve as the lead resource for all employee relations issues ensure that employee concerns and reporting processes are in place and handled appropriately. Keeps senior management informed of any potential escalating HR issues to ensure appropriate follow-through and mitigate risk. Advises managers ensuring they have the skills to handle various employee work scenarios.

 

Apply best practices to all employee relations matters through good communication, documentation, consultation, and alignment with organizational values ensuring that both managers and employees act with fairness, accountability and respect and that the interests of all parties are protected.

 

Develops and reinforces policies that determine how all staff agree to conduct themselves in the workplace and which support a culture of transparency, accountability, mutual positive regard and a supportive atmosphere in the workplace.

 

Partners with the HR Specialist to ensure that benefit planning and open enrollments happen in a structured and smooth way, ensures that employee benefit plans are serving the staff as well as the agency in a fiscally-responsible way.

 

Ensure agency compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity, FMLA, FLSA and Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA, as well as other state and federal personnel laws.

 

Thought partner and leader in HR’s strategic initiatives including Recruitment, Wage Equity, Retention and Talent Management.

 

Department Operations:

 

Participate in developing department goals, objectives, processes and systems.

 

Evaluates reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals.  Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

 

This job description is not intended to cover every aspect of your job at YouthCare. We are a team that works together to meet the needs of our clients and every member of the team is expected to pitch in and help even beyond the specific responsibilities listed in this description.

               

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:      

  • B.A Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar field.
  • 5 or more years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience preferably with non-profit, forward thinking, and diverse organizations.
  • Broad knowledge of federal, state and local labor laws, practices and procedures, and current best practice pertaining to personnel administration and development.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills including collaboration, adaptability, and emotional awareness
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations and formulate recommendations. Ability to investigate complex human resources management problems.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel, and experience administering and managing HRIS systems.
  • Must have previous experience working independently or with minimal supervision and managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through required. Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and build effective working relationships with leadership, co-workers, and the general public.

·         Experience and credentials must comply with program contract requirements including but not limited to DSHS background check and must be at least 21 years of age.

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

 

·         Proficiency in using the ADP Workforce Now HRIS software.

 

·         Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification is strongly preferred.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Valid state identification or passport.
  • Current TB Test.
  • Successful completion of pre-service training as may be required by contracting agency. Training will include: New Employee Orientation, CPR & First Aid, HIV & AIDS, CSEC and Right Response.
  • Computer software skills including Windows, Microsoft outlook, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with good quality spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • High integrity when dealing with a broad array of cultures and restricted and/or confidential information.
  • Ability to accurately maintain and produce files, records, logs and reports.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with staff while building trust and respect.
  • May be required to assume responsibilities or duties within the agency not specifically delineated in this job description for short periods of time or on an infrequent basis.
  • Commitment to YouthCare’s initiative to build cultural proficiency across the agency. Acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 50 pounds. Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; running for brief periods of time; and go up and down stairs.        

 

 

 

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