The Vice President of Human Resources will develop, build and maintain a strategic human resources function that supports ResponsiveEd’s business strategy, and align policy and programs with the organization’s strategic plan, mission, values and culture. As a member of the management team, the VP of HR is expected to add value across the organization, promote positive employee relations and act as a trusted advisor on human resources issues. The VP of HR will also be responsible for developing and implementing programs for employee management, benefits, performance management, compensation, compliance, staffing, and professional development, and risk management.
- Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred)
- Certification in PHR / SPHR (preferred)
- 10+ years of proven experience as VP of HR or other senior HR roles
- Experience in strategic planning and implementation
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Deep knowledge of HR functions
Ability to use metrics and analytics
Knowledge of local labor laws
Working knowledge of the Google Suite of products
Aptitude in communicating and public speaking
Well-organized with excellent leadership qualities
Ability to travel as necessary
Responsibilities and Duties:
Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's human resource function and performance.
Participates in the development of the organization's plans and programs as a strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items affect the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization.
Develops progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.
Develops programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.
Develops human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific programs to fill the identified gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities, and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of ResponsiveEd and the education industry.
Continually assesses the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.
Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.
Develops appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization. Included in this area would be programs for employee relations, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development, among others.
Enhances and/or develops, implements and enforces HR policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. In particular, manages the human resource information systems database and provides necessary reports for critical analyses of the HR function and the people resources of the organization.
Provides technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resource discipline.
Manages the budget and other financial measures of the HR department.
Continues improving the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational people issues of the organization.
Evaluates the HR division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as for providing individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities.
All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described.
Physical / Environmental Factors:
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.