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Vice President of Human Resources

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
Houston , Texas 77002

The Vice President of Human Resources is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the organization in accordance with IM’s policies and practices, People First culture and Core Values, and applicable legal and regulatory guidelines.  The VP is responsible for both strategic human resources planning and hands-on, tactical management of the HR function.  The VP is a key member of IM’s Executive Leadership Team 


  1. Plan, implement, direct and evaluate IM’s human resources function and performance. Regularly review and make recommendations for improvement of IM’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.
  2. Participate in the development of IM’s plans and programs as a strategic partner, particularly from the perspective of the impact on people. Translate IM’s strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
  3. Develop and implement staffing strategies and recruitment programs to identify talent within and outside IM. Identify appropriate and effective external sources for qualified candidates, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. Ensure new hires have a streamlined, comprehensive, and engaging hiring and onboarding experience.
  4. Develop and implement proactive compensation and benefits programs that promote pay equity across the agency, facilitate recruitment and retention of key positions, and fit within budgetary constraints.
  5. Identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps of IM staff and develop and implement specific training and development programs to fill the identified gaps. Ensure that programs reflect the changing needs of IM’s programs and services, including new initiatives and required skills, and keep current with the regulatory/legal environment in which IM operates.
  6. Develop and implement efficient, effective and timely processes for performance management. Advise supervisors on resolving performance deficiencies and on performance improvement planning. Develop and implement ideas for motivating excellent employee performance across the agency.
  7. Develop and implement retention strategies that contribute to reduced turnover and increased employee satisfaction. Collect and analyze employee feedback, develop and troubleshoot solutions to employee concerns, and close the communication loop with staff.
  8. Develop and implement strategies to enhance and expand the People First culture at IM. Serve as a key leadership example of People First/core values and principles in action, setting the tone at the top for ELT and the agency as a whole.
  9. Establish credibility throughout IM as an effective listener and problem solver of people issues. Provide reliable technical advice and specialized knowledge to ELT and management.
  10. Manage, coach and evaluate HR staff for continuous improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the team. Ensure team members provide excellent customer service and timely, relevant, high quality work product.
  11. Develop and maintain a human resource information system that meets IM’s personnel information needs and helps improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.
  12. Maintain knowledge of all applicable HR policies, programs, laws and issues, and ensure IM’s compliance with the above. Ensure that policies and procedures are communicated regularly to staff and that shared documents (such as the employee handbook) are kept current.
  13. Prepare and manage the annual and capital budgets for the HR department. Leverage partnerships, volunteers and other donated resources to reduce costs and/or increase overall value in this area.
  14. Participate on internal and external committees and special projects.


  1. Bachelor’s degree required. HR certification or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire.
  2. 8-10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. 3-5 years of senior leadership experience, preferably in an organization with a budget of at least $15 million and 150+ employees.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to exceptional customer service.
  5. Strong technical knowledge about relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  6. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and HRIS systems. Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred.  Knowledge of Predictive Index or other behavioral assessments is a plus.
  7. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Strong ethical principles and high integrity.
  9. Skilled in planning, time management, problem-solving and execution of all projects.
  10. Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  11. Values diversity and respect in the workplace and is able to work effectively with all levels of staff.
  12. Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance.


Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-06

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Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
Houston , Texas 77002

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