The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. It reaches millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias making it the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. The organization works on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure. The Association is also the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research, and care initiatives at the state and federal level.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President of Human Resources (VP) manages all aspects of the human resource function at the Association. The VP develops short and long-term strategy for benefits administration, organizational development and effectiveness, compensation, employment policies and staffing. They will oversee all benefits to ensure accuracy, legal compliance and cost effectiveness. The VP will work closely with other staff in all aspects of human resources, including managing the complex network of field employees and the army of volunteers. They will direct the recruitment and hiring of a diverse staff while partnering with management staff to make hiring recommendations. The VP will serve as staff liaison to the National Board of Directors Compensation Committee.
We seek a values-oriented, seasoned professional with a successful track record in all functional areas of human resources management and who has aptitude to provide visionary and strategic human resources leadership. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of human resources management processes aligned with the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will think strategically and manage multiple priorities. This person should be able to articulate a vision, create consensus and develop a strong, professional human resources staff.
This individual will be articulate and passionate about the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and will develop and build effective relationships with key constituencies across the organization and will be a convener. The successful candidate will have the interpersonal skills to influence superiors, peers, and subordinates to work collaboratively resulting in a dynamic and supportive work environment for all employees.
The successful candidate will be a human resources leader who has strong management skills and fiscal integrity including deep knowledge of financial accounting requirements for human resources operations in voluntary health/ federated organizations, nonprofit organizations or companies where creativity and diversity are components of a successful department. Empowering staff and ensuring that their ideas and suggestions are encouraged and respected are of the utmost importance.
The qualified candidate will bring exceptional employee relations and organizational development background and will be flexible and creative in his/her management style. The ability to listen, provide feedback, build morale, delegate, make decisions, and act in a timely manner is very important. The successful candidate will set high ethical standards for the department, build trust among the staff, and have the utmost integrity. They will be dedicated to providing exceptional service to others and be committed to producing outstanding results. Other valued traits are: emotional intelligence, creativity, a warm and fun personality, and a sense of humor.
Senior level human resources experience in a large, complex organizational system such as an organization or a service corporation comparable in size to the Association is preferred. A bachelor’s degree with more than ten years of leadership experience managing a human resources operation is required; a graduate degree in organizational development, human resources management or business administration is highly preferred. Certification from the Society of Human Resources Management is desired.
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