Deputy Chief People Officer
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

New York, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you'll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you're interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We're committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.

  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.

  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.

  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

  • You'll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

POSITION OVERVIEW:






Reporting to the Chief People Officer (CPO) the Deputy Chief People Officer will be responsible for overseeing program policies, procedures of the Jewish Board operational department, developing and improving programs related to employee morale and satisfaction as well as implementing and leading successful human resources strategies for The Jewish Board. As a member of our Senior Team, they will provide input to strategic decisions that affect the functional areas of responsibility, will create and implement programs, policies, and procedures aimed at creating a rewarding and fulfilling staff member experience. Counsel employees on issues related to EEO, CBA, ADA, performance and termination guidelines. The Deputy Chief People Officer will work in a leadership dyad with a parallel Deputy Chief People Officer who oversees Benefits, HRIS, and Talent Acquisition. They will share goals and jointly oversee the day to day employment/operational functions of the Human Resources department. Together, they will be responsible for developing the work flows, measurement tools, and management systems to ensure The Jewish Board's people processes are operationally efficient, compliant with government regulations, and in support of the needs of our employee population.

The Deputy Chief People Officer will ensure all services of The Jewish Board human resources department are strategic, coordinated, integrated, data-driven, and well-executed with attention to detail. They will oversee and monitor the agency-wide employee and labor relations activity. They will maintain consistency in employee/labor relations processes and decisions, design and implement strategies that focus on preventing and resolving employee issues, collaborate with business unit leaders and HR Business Partners to proactively resolve employee issues, foster teamwork, and build positive relationships manage hiring, compensation, staff recognition, professional development, performance management and employee relations in a manner that retains staff members, enhances staff effectiveness, and builds The Jewish Board's brand. They will manage, mentor, and/or support senior department staff to ensure a culture of ownership, collaboration, and innovation. The Deputy Chief People Officer will serve as a member of the HR leadership team and collaborate with leaders across the agency to build and support effective relationships with internal and external business partners.



KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Directs development and implementation of agency strategy, with the goal of creating a high performing, engaged, and collaborative workforce.
  • Plan, organize, oversee and support the work of professional, technical and support staff performing employee and labor relations, staff training and development, HR operations, and related activities of the Human Resources Department.
  • Serve as a professional expert and provide technical expertise to managers, and supervisors regarding human resource matters; interpret and explain laws, practices, rules, regulations, policies, procedures; develop and lead staff in solving unique problems specific to human resources.
  • Participate in providing support to divisions, internal and external stakeholders in assessing the impact of legislation, negotiations and related matters; oversee analysis and analyze proposed legislation and recommend new and revised legislation language to assure business and financial services laws which enhance the agencies mission.
  • Review, evaluate, and conduct procedural assessments of existing work methods and operations, coordinate workflow processes between operational divisions; review and analyze processes as they may overlap; recommend and implement streamlining methods, process and operational improvements; lead and work with HR management teams to develop and/or change policies and procedures for efficient and effective service delivery.
  • Participate in and lead the planning, coordination and implementation of short and long term operational goals and objectives for Human Resources operations; work with management team to communicate and implement short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical expertise and information regarding department activities and lead and participate in the formulation of policies, procedures and programs; advise on trends or challenges and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • Plan, conduct and direct general and administrative studies relative to present and future human resources needs of the agency; prepare and oversee the preparation and maintenance of a variety of presentations, reports, records and files related to assigned activities.
  • Direct, supervise and monitor the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees, establish performance requirements and personal development targets; provide coaching for performance improvement and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
  • Participate in the delivery of presentations to management, employees, and the Board on agency human resource programs' status and operations.
  • Participate in collective bargaining negotiations and advise administration regarding financial issues and impacts, as assigned.
  • Manages and supports staff by providing appropriate direction, guidance, counseling, and/or recommendations to effectively address Employee Relations issues.
  • May serve as Chief Human Resources Officer in their absence.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES for the position include:

  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal skills, working with people at all organizational levels
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work independently
  • Ability to handle and communicate sensitive information with tact and discretion
  • Strong business acumen and broad-based HR experience
  • Humble, diligent, resourceful
  • Creative problem-solve skills with solutions-oriented mindset
  • Leader with strong emotional intelligence
  • Ability to stay steadfast in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication, leadership and planning skill
  • Ability to quickly build and maintain strong, trusting relationships with colleagues, vendors and team members

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or similar degree required. Master's Degree, Juris Doctorate preferred.
  • Professional in Human Resources/Senior Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR/SPHR) or SHRM-PC/SCP preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:

  • 15+ Years' experience interpreting and executing employment laws and regulations, engaging in various forms of conflict resolution, resolving complex employment charges and complaints, and developing and writing company policy and procedures
  • Extensive, demonstrated experience managing labor issues and/or a union-eligible workforce, including participation in negotiations, grievances, and arbitrations
  • Ability to successfully negotiate business agreements and to resolve disputes with union leadership and internal business partners
  • Ability to effectively evaluate multiple scenarios and to implement effective solutions to broadly defined business problems
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions quickly and effectively and to redirect resources to meet ever-changing business situations
  • Ability to write and present diverse ideas in a logical and concise manner. Ability to effectively communicate complex messages to diverse audiences at all organization levels
  • Strategic thinker who can work tactically and dive in to create and execute plans
  • Excellent organization, communication, and project planning skills, with a sharp attention to detail and accuracy, even on time sensitive projects
  • Driven, enthusiastic team player confident in taking initiative and thinking creatively
  • Be a natural coach and mentor who relates well with people across a wide spectrum of backgrounds and personalities, listens and communicates well, and who can build rapport with a diverse, eclectic, and distributed workforce

If you join us, you'll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

More on Equal Opportunity:

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Agency Administration [600s]
  • Job Function : Executives
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC



 


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