Transit Systems 2021-09-14 2021-09-23

Chief Human Resources Officer

Company: Salem Area Mass Transit District (Cherriots) View more listings
Location: Salem, Oregon
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 134136

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CHERRIOTS is seeking a new human resources executive highly skilled in the most up-to-date programs and systems capable of achieving organizational excellence. This transformational groundbreaker and change agent must be ready to share examples of a demonstrated track record of delivering success utilizing the latest trends and best practices, while cultivating talent and positioning leaders for a continued legacy of success at Cherriots.

The new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) oversees the Division in charge of “People Management” and ensures that Cherriots, an employer of choice, is a place where diverse, talented, creative and enthusiastic individuals can thrive and succeed.

Reporting to the Deputy General Manager, this position leads employee human resources, labor relations, organizational development, benefits and compensation, industrial safety and risk, and reception. Directs and coordinates the District’s EEO program and leads internal employee investigations. Also, ensures that the District is in compliance with all local, state and federal employment law compliance. The human resources and labor relations division provides HR services to approximately 246 employees, as well as applicants aspiring to join CHERRIOTS. The Division has a staff of five (5). The HR/LR’s operating budget is approximately $930,000.

The Top Candidate for this new HR executive role will have a Bachelor’s Degree supplemented with graduate level course work or training in human resources management, labor relations, business administration, or public administration and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources including labor relations, and at least five (5) years in management and / or a supervisory capacity OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of related experience and training which provides required knowledge, abilities, and skills. Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.

This HR executive must be a self-starter and proactive; a forward thinking collaborative team player; possess a high degree of executive presence, including responsiveness, business focus, integrity, sound judgment and ability to prioritize effectively across competing demands and stakeholders. Should also have an engaging personality with an open-door policy; proficient in organizational development, and graced with a true sense of partnership.

Confidential Inquiries are welcome. For additional information and a position description, contact Daphne Le Blanc at 818.399.5787. If this position offers the unique opportunity you seek, submit your profile and a targeted letter of interest outlining what your experience brings to this role. Also, provide at least three (3) senior-level professional references directly to by September 30, 2021. Cherriots will offer a competitive compensation package to the selected individual depending on their qualifications and experience. This position will remain open until it is filled.

CHERRIOTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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