Senior Human Resources Business Partner, People & Culture

Hillel International | Remote, United States

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Posted Date 3/20/2024

Senior Human Resources Business Partner, People & Culture

Hillel International

Role Overview

Hillel International is seeking an experienced Senior Human Resources Business Partner to spearhead key initiatives that contribute to our overarching “Great Place to Work” strategy. As part of the People Operations team, you will report to the Vice President of People Operations and play a pivotal role in developing and implementing HR best practices that focus on employee engagement and retention movement-wide. This position supports nearly 1200 professionals across the Hillel movement and the Schusterman International Center (SIC), our headquarters located in Washington D.C.  

We welcome the most exceptional talent and encourage you to choose a work location that suits you best, with preference given to candidates based near our Washington D.C. office.

What You’ll Do

  • Employee Engagement. Lead our annual Employee Engagement Survey, collaborating with Executive Directors and SIC Leadership to analyze and review findings and support local Hillel and SIC cultural action plans.
  • Talent Management. Build and evolve movement-wide talent management processes, including core competencies, job description maintenance, goal-setting, and performance management and consult with local Hillels on culture, organizational design, wellness best practices, DEIJ, and HR equity work.
  • Staff Engagement and Recognition. Plan and facilitate staff meetings and retreats, ad-hoc gatherings (virtual and in person), team-building activities, and other forms of employee recognition and appreciation.
  • Learning & Development. Create and facilitate programs in partnership with our Talent Development team to encourage professional development across the organization (e-learning, coaching, and training opportunities).
  • Management Training. Create and roll out a comprehensive management training program for new and experienced supervisors alike.

What You’ll Bring to the Job

  • Bachelors’ Degree required
  • 7 - 10+ years of experience in Human Resources.
  • Passion for creating great workplaces and enabling people to thrive.
  • Skills in facilitation and meeting design both remote and in person.
  • Excellent written, editorial, and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in and comfort with training and coaching.
  • Proven success with multi-tasking and working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with the Jewish community and genuine respect for the diversity of Jewish life.
  • Prior experience working within and supporting a distributed workforce.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office suite, Google for Work, video conferencing tools, and social media.
  • SHRM-CP or PHR certification preferred.

Current Hillel Professionals who are well-networked and connected are encouraged to apply!

Who You Are 

  • Engaging by nature, encouraging colleagues to seek your input and ideas.
  • Energy, a sense of humor, maturity, and professionalism.
  • A can-do attitude - willing to roll up your sleeves one minute and lead a strategic conversation the next.
  • Excitement about the Talent/People/HR space.

What You’ll Receive

  • Knowledge that your work will create positive ripple effects in the lives of Hillel professionals and the thousands of students they reach. 
  • An exciting job with room to create and grow yourself, too. 
  • Amazing, smart, dedicated, fun colleagues on Hillel International's People Operations Team, and across the Hillel movement. 
  • Flexible work hours and location. Please note that to be considered, you must be legally authorized to work in the United States. While we fully support remote work, we do require employees to be based in the United States. 
  • Periodic travel to conferences, campuses, and communities across the country. 
  • Hillel has a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off for Jewish and federal holidays, an informal “take what you need” vacation policy, and a flexible work-from-home policy.
  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary for this role is $95,000-$115,000.
  • Lots of professional development and skill-building opportunities. 

Next Steps

Hiring Process and Timeline

  • Applications will close on April 8, 2024 
  • The formal interview process will begin on April 15, 2024
  • We hope to have someone in place by May 6, 2024 

About Hillel International

In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

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