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Chief Talent Officer

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Chester
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Chief Talent Officer will partner with the Superintendent to develop and implement the human capital management operational systems and structures that will support the mission and vision of the Company School District. As the day-to-day Human Resources leader, the Chief Talent Officer reports directly to the Superintendent and will lead, plan, organize and direct the staff and activities of the Human Resources department. This includes leading and communicating the strategic plans and actions which align with the District 's mission, vision and goals; address and balance increasingly complex and changing regulatory requirements and budgetary constraints while serving to employ, develop and ensure a highly skilled workforce that reflects and supports the educational, emotional, cultural, linguistic, and social values of the students, families and learning community served by the District. The Chief Talent Officer will develop and implement a transformational talent acquisition strategy for the District that builds and improves upon existing processes and systems. The Chief Talent Officer will be responsible for identifying and executing best practices in human capital management as well as serving as in-house expert and strategic advisor on all Human Resources issues and PDE regulations and mandates. RESPONSIBILITES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and execute a comprehensive talent strategy to recruit, select, deploy, and retain effective faculty, principals, and staff

  • Plan, direct, organize, integrate and evaluate the work of the Human Resources department, with overall responsibility for the Administration, Operations, Benefits, Employee/Labor Relations, Receiver/School Board Relations, Compensation, Talent Aquisition, Organizational Development, Employee Benefits, Health and Safety, Worker 's Compensation and strategic planning activities.
  • Provide technical expertise and information regarding department activities and participate in the formulation of policies, procedures and programs; advise on trends or challenges and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • Serve as a strategic advisor, functional expert and thought partner to the Superintendent and Superintendent 's Cabinet regarding key talent strategies and issues, including succession planning, leadership development, employee relations and retention, policies and procedures, systems, compensation and benefits.
  • Ensure that fair staffing formulas are consistently applied across all schools to provide schools with high-quality staff to meet their instructional needs.
  • Align all resources (human, financial, technology, and time) to execute the talent strategy.
  • Strengthen the quality of internal and external staff pipelines.
  • Increase the retention of top performers and reduce the retention of low performers district-wide.
  • Oversee preparation and administration of department budget.
  • Deliver presentations to District management, Reciever, School Board, District employees, the general public and others on District Human Resources programs, activities and operations.
  • Facilitate meetings, workshops; represent the District in a variety of local community- based organizations and coalitions to effect positive dialogue and relations in Human Resources and talent management matters.Provide talent leadership across the School District and within the department
    • Serve as a key leader on the Superintendent 's Cabinet and as an advisor to the Superintendent and Receiver to ensure talent decisions focus on attracting and retaining highly effective staff.
    • Coach, develop and grow direct reports by providing feedback and developing a strong department culture of collaboration and growth.
    • Collaborate cross-departmentally with senior leaders to execute the district-wide talent strategy.
    • Deliver frequent reports and analysis to enable data-driven talent management decisions at the school and district levels.
    • Provide succession planning guidance and support for key roles throughout the District.
    • Help build a District culture that is inclusive, representative of the populations of students served, and reflective of the District 's mission and values.
    • Ensures the continued development of a culture that embraces diversity at all levels, managing formal and informal programs to promote a thoughtful approaches across the organization.Ensure effective, efficient, and courteous services for internal and external stakeholders
      • Ensure the Human Resources Team provides strong day-to-day support to employees regarding all human resources-related matters, with an emphasis on staff receiving helpful, courteous, and responsive customer service to address their needs.Oversee the Human Resources function to ensure the District is in compliance with federal, state and local policies
        • Oversee external vendors to ensure that compensation, benefits, and other aspects of the District 's staff infrastructure operate with both exceptional accuracy and a strong customer service orientation.
        • Oversee all employment compliance issues, working closely as necessary with the District 's internal and external legal counsel.
        • Facilitate and provide leadership and guidance to management teams in Human Resources Management, directing staff on Human Resources functions, and developing, interpreting and implementing policies and procedures according to federal and state laws and regulations.
        • Responsible for minimizing litigation and other potential losses relating to Human Resource matters.Qualifications:
          • Master 's degree in related field required (Human Resources, Organizational Development, I/O Psychology, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field is desirable).
          • 10+ years ' progressive experience in a role directly or indirectly related to a Human Resources and/or talent management function.
          • 5+ years ' experience leading a multi-functional team encompassing Human Resources and/or talent management related functions.
          • Experience managing, developing and leading high-performing teams towards successful outcomes.
          • Minimum of six years supervisory or administrative experience, or equivalent leadership experience.
          • Experience with multi-tasking, consensus decision-making, data collection, program development, and office technology.

Keywords: ExecuNet, Philadelphia , Chief Talent Officer, Executive , Chester, Pennsylvania

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