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Senior HR Manager, Talent

Company: buildOn, Inc.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Senior HR Manager, TalentReports to: Chief Operations Officer, GlobalType: Full-Time/ExemptLocation:Stamford, CT (hybrid)Salary: $75 - $85k commensurate with experienceFor Consideration:Provide your resume, a cover letter and provide responses to the application questions here.Who We ArebuildOn is a not-for-profit organization working to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations through service and education. In the United States, we run intensive service-learning programs in under-resourced high schools in the Bronx, Boston, Bridgeport, Detroit, Chicago, and Oakland. Over the last 30 years, over 100,000 youth have contributed more than 2.4 million hours of service in their own communities. Globally, rural community members have contributed over 4,000,000 volunteer work days to build 2,200 schools in Haiti, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Malawi, and Nepal. More than 290,000 children, parents, and grandparents attend these schools every day and at least 50% of these buildOn students are girls or women. Who We WantbuildOn seeks a dynamic human resources and diversity professional who will work to ensure buildOn is a top talent destination. The right person is skilled in working collaboratively to create and execute on an annual operating plan, can provide leadership and guidance throughout the organization, and has extensive experience setting and implementing strategy and processes for recruiting, onboarding, training, and performance management. The Senior HR Manager has a history of standardizing HR processes and efficiently managing systems.What You'll Do Talent Acquisition

  • Work closely with department leaders to strengthen processes around recruitment and hiring.
  • Lead recruitment efforts for buildOn AmeriCorps members.
  • Provide leadership across all departments to ensure we are meeting Time-to-Fill KPI goal of 50 days (70 days for executive roles) while maintaining a diverse workforce.
    • Lead the use of the applicant tracking system across the organization to ensure efficiency and timely communication.
    • Strengthen hiring with documented processes and thoughtful coordination with hiring managers.
    • Conduct phone screen interviews for all openings across the US-based organization.
    • Conduct first-round interviews to help shortlist candidates for Director-level positions and above.
    • Attract top talent by continuously monitoring and responding to Glassdoor and similar employer review sites.
    • Work closely with Senior Leadership Team to ensure buildOn is a "best place to work."Onboarding & Talent Development
      • Revamp the onboarding process with dynamic resources, solid processes, and create a clear plan for department-specific onboarding.
        • Lead and oversee performance management practices across the organization.
          • Ensure managers have the tools and training for continuous coaching around goals and areas for development
          • Implement annual reviews and ensure merit increases are timely and comply with budget policy
            • Support employee growth and culture building by creating quarterly learnings using the principles of Constructive Leadership (empathy, courage, resilience, passion for the possible, and solidarity).
            • Collaborate with department leaders to define prospective career paths for all positions.HR TeamThe following responsibilities are shared with other members of the HR team who include Sr HR Manager and COO, Global
              • Participate in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
              • Hold weekly office hours for the buildOn team.
              • Monitor staff feedback portals and partner with Sr Leadership Team to ensure resolution.
              • Work closely with Sr HR Manager, Talent and COO, Global to create and achieve a KPI around employee support and satisfaction.
              • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions and helping resolve work-related problems.
                • Ensure that internal investigations include an understanding of allegations, appropriate interviews, analysis and documentation, and recommendations for conclusion and course of action.
                • Work as a team to update the employee handbook.
                  • Provide advice and guidance to the SeniorLeadership Team.What You Bring
                    • An earnest and sincere commitment to buildOn's Mission and Core Values as well as the knowledge of the systemic issues that inhibit the growth of communities.
                    • Experience serving on a senior leadership team.
                    • Experience working in mission-centered and results-driven nonprofit programs
                    • Exceptional communicator. Track record of inspiring teams to achieve results and experience presenting to regional boards, to major donors and other external stakeholders, and to one buildOn.
                    • Significant experience driving transformational equity, diversity, and inclusion in organizations.
                    • A minimum of 5 years leading the full talent spectrum, performance management, benefits and payroll.
                    • Highly skilled in building trusting, collaborative relationships.
                    • Excel in interpersonal communications, inclusive leadership, and managing difficult conversations.
                    • Strong understanding of applicable policies and federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
                    • Superior project management, priority setting, verbal and written communication skills.
                    • Previous experience in capturing metrics and producing various data analytics reports.
                    • Experience in strategic planning and/or operating plan creation.
                    • Bachelor's degree in related field.
                    • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP preferred. What We OfferWhen you join us in this movement, you'll enjoy a rewarding career that provides you with the benefits and flexibility you need; while ensuring that you have the opportunity to learn and grow through annual performance reviews, opportunities for advancement and professional development opportunities.Our Benefits
                      • Generous time-off policy that includes paid vacation, personal, and sick days; paidholidays along with a paid summer and end-of-year shutdown week.
                      • 100% insurance premium paid for medical, dental and vision along with subsidized deductibles.
                      • Annual performance reviews with merit increases.
                      • 403 (b) retirement plan with an employer match
                      • Pre-tax benefits (Commuter, FSA).
                      • Professional development opportunities.
                      • Up to $50 cell phone reimbursement.Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity and InclusionbuildOn is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive environment that drives innovation, strengthens ONE buildOn and bolsters a culture where people truly feel valued, heard and respected. buildOn provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or veteran status.To learn more about buildOn, please visit our website at

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