VP, People and Culture, Princeton, NJ
Position: VP, People and Culture
Location: Princeton, NJ
Department: Human Resources
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Purpose of the Position: Provide strategic people and culture leadership to the organization, partnering with the executive team to develop a culture focused on growth, innovation and collaboration and champion culture change across the organization. Ensure the right people with the right skills are in the right roles, and provide development opportunities for internal and external talent to succeed and positively contribute to the success of the organization and the students we serve.
Lead and oversee all organizational development strategies, in support of the organization business plan, and the implementation of human resources policies, programs and services including recruitment, selection, retention, legal compliance, employee development and succession, benefits, payroll, and relations, plus employment practices and procedures, performance management, employee communications, facilities, real estate and events.
Provide guidance and support to the National Board of Directors, Human Resources.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
Minimum of 10-15 years of progressive Human Resources experience
Demonstrated experience driving transformative culture change
Experience with start-up venture a plus
Minimum of 5-7 years providing leadership and management to a team of professionals
Excellent leadership, organizational, and managerial skills
Proven experience in managing developing, coaching and motivating staff
Ability to foster an environment of positive teamwork, inspire staff and help them succeed
Demonstrated results in driving culture change and engagement
Expert experience with:
- talent acquisition, professional networking
- managing compensation and benefits plans and third party vendors
- compensation program development and management
- designing and developing training programs and processes
- managing corporate and employee communication programs
Highly motivated, innovative and creative
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
Strong collaboration skills to facilitate group success
Outstanding problem-solving and critical thinking abilities
Delivers exceptional internal and external customer service