Chief Talent Officer
Posted on: May 5, 2021
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
- Increase the retention of top performers and reduce the
retention of low performers district-wide.
- Oversee preparation and administration of department
- 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
- Coach, develop and grow direct reports by providing feedback
and developing a strong department culture of collaboration and
- 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
- 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
- Oversee all employment compliance issues, working closely as
necessary with the District 's internal and external legal
- 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
- 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
- 10+ years ' progressive experience in a role directly or
indirectly related to a Human Resources and/or talent management
- 5+ years ' experience leading a multi-functional team
encompassing Human Resources and/or talent management related
- 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.
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