San Jose, CA

Vice President, Human Resources

Hope Services in San Jose seeks a strategic and inspiring Vice President, Human Resources to deliver proactive, high-quality support and services to a distributed workforce.

Hope Services supports families who navigate developmental and intellectual challenges and serves over 3,500 individuals and families annually. They offer a broad array of programs including day services, training and employment, community living, and mental health services to children, adults and seniors living in Santa Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Monterey, and Alameda counties. Hope employs about 485 full-time employees and another 300 part-time, temporary staff. Approximately 40% of the workforce is unionized. This is a nimble organization that is responsive, innovative in practical ways, and opportunistic in service to Hope clients and prospective clients.

Reporting to the CEO, the VPHR is an advocate for staff, ensures that the mission, values and culture of Hope is upheld, and advances staff cohesion and camaraderie. The VPHR oversees the department responsible for all HR functions including payroll, recruitment, onboarding and retention, compensation and benefits, training and development, performance management, employee relations, risk management, conflict resolution, compliance and regulatory matters, and union relations. The VPHR has three direct reports and an overall staff of five.

The VPHR will collaborate with and be a thought partner to the CEO and an experienced, professional, motivated Leadership team. This position requires a hands-on individual with strong business acumen who will personally grapple with and resolve issues in real time, ensuring that Hope’s human capital assets are protected. The VPHR should have a growth and innovation mindset but be grounded in pragmatism, serving as advisor and implementer to the CEO and the organization for HR policies, procedures and practices, and for agency-wide matters and new initiatives. The complete position description can be found here.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lisa Grossman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.