Job Description

Chief People Officer

Summary: The Chief People Officer provides strategic and tactical leadership for all aspects of Human Resources, including recruiting and retention, compensation and benefits administration, performance management, diversity and inclusion, training and development, employee relations and investigations, human resource information systems and records management, and regulatory compliance. The incumbent serves as an advisor and strategic partner to Sr. management teams and provides guidance and consulting to employees throughout the health centers to create a dynamic and effective workplace culture of excellence, inclusiveness, and innovation.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  All duties are subject to accommodation in accordance with the American Disability Act (ADA).
  • Act as a strategic partner to Officers and Senior Management Team for continuous process improvement and employee relations.  Help identify options and solutions to business challenges and workplace issues.
  • Define and execute the overall HR strategy to attract and retain top talent, drive a culture of high performance and employee engagement in alignment with the business strategy.
  • Provide guidance to staff on policy interpretation, performance coaching, conflict resolution and career development in alignment with our Company values.
  • Promote a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through infusion of DEI strategies into the recruitment and selection processes; and to support a culture where individual differences are supported, appreciated, and respected across all levels of the organization.
  • Develop HR capability to deliver service and operational excellence. Drive core process improvements to reduce administrative bottlenecks, minimize cycle time, improve employee experience, and promote best practices.
  • Provide leadership and direct supervision to the HR team; mentor, coach and develop the HR team to ensure maximum productivity and ensure they are valued as trusted, credible and strategic partners.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws, and HRSA and Joint Commission standards.  Collaborate with State Association (CHCACT) regarding human resources programs, best practices and legal compliance.
  • Provide effective financial stewardship by planning, developing and managing the department budget.
  • Ensure consistent and equitable development and application of human resource policies, procedures and government regulations throughout the health centers by advising senior leadership about the applicable policies, procedures and regulations, providing training for supervisors, and enforcing the personnel policies and procedures.
  • Define and monitor relevant metrics, ROI, and KPIs to proactively diagnose and address employment and operational related trends.
  • All other duties as assigned by the CEO.
  • Successful track record of driving organizational change, building trust among staff at all levels, and fostering a positive workplace culture.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with proven follow-up and follow-through skills.
  • Exhibits a high level of professionalism, leadership and diplomacy skills and the ability to manage complex projects with minimal supervision.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, ability to prioritize and handle several tasks simultaneously while ensuring accuracy and thoroughness in task/project accomplishment.
  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; demonstrated experience and comfort managing difficult situations.
  • A strong team player willing to roll up their sleeves and do the work and is skilled in building trust and collaborative relationships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and HRIS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field is required; Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • SHRM certification preferred.
  • 10+ years of broad and strategic human resource experience with at least 4 years leading the HR function is required.
  • Prior supervisory experience required.
  • Experience providing strategic and operational direction required.
  • Experience working in healthcare/non-profit is preferred, but not required.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
The physical requirements and work environment described here 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.
This position requires the manual dexterity sufficient to operate phones, computers and other office equipment. The position requires the physical ability to kneel, bend and perform light lifting. This person must have the ability to write and speak clearly using the English language to convey information and be able to hear at normal speaking levels both in person and over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Generally, the working conditions are good with little or no exposure to extremes in health, safety hazards and/or hazardous materials. This person must have the ability to travel as required to work with staff.

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Southwest Community Health Center Bridgeport