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Chief Human Resources Officer

Sausalito, CA, USA | Leading Non-Profit / Social Enterprise Company

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Human Resources
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) is a newly created position resulting from a recent organizational re-design process. Representing a workforce of 90+ employees and more than 1,300 volunteers, this role is responsible for developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. Additional areas of responsibility are leading and executing a comprehensive Internal Communications strategy and planning and implementing a safety awareness and training program for both staff and volunteers. This position reports to the CEO and will be a member of the senior leadership team that drives the overall strategy for the organization. The CHRO provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans to the senior leadership team, employees, volunteers and the board of directors.


Key Responsibilities


Provides overall leadership, guidance, and continuous improvement to the HR and volunteer functions

Develops a people strategy for both employees and volunteers that aligns with and enables achievement of the business strategy

Establishes, implements, and trains all staff on HR and volunteer management processes which effectively communicate and reinforce the mission and strategic vision

Functions as a strategic business advisor to the head of each department regarding key organizational and management issues; enables the leadership team and senior leadership teams through ongoing coaching, development, and facilitating alignment

Develops comprehensive recruiting, compensation and benefits, employee and volunteer engagement, learning & development, and retention strategies

Provides HR operations support to both staff and volunteers, including recruiting, onboarding, training, and conflict resolution

Manages employee and volunteer relations with a clear and consistent process, documentation and investigations to enable employee and volunteer success and minimize legal risk

Conducts workforce planning to ensure appropriate staffing levels to meet organizational strategic plan

Oversee the ongoing implementation of the Center’s Volunteer Engagement Strategic Plan

Manages internal communications as a driver of employee and volunteer engagement, providing clear and consistent messaging that links back to the people strategy and the organization’s strategic plan; ensures close partnership with all departments and alignment with external communications & marketing messages

Manages a comprehensive internal safety awareness and training program applying best practices in workplace safety, to mitigate risk and ensure compliance among employees and volunteers

Leads with data, and uses workforce data to guide both HR decisions and guidance to the leadership teams

· Enables organizational growth through a strategic HR and organization development approach to organization design, change management and integrated talent management, including strong processes in performance management, succession planning, leadership development and employee engagement


· Ensures the Center’s employee and volunteer programs are compliant with all applicable laws, regulations and policies Attracts, develops, coaches and retains high-performance HR team members, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility and performance


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