Vice President, Human Resources

Published July 1st, 2024

Vice President of Human Resources
Westwood, MA 02090
$105,000 – $115,000 a year – Full-time

Who Are We? 
Our client has been a champion for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1954. If you are looking for a position in which the work that you do every day makes a meaningful impact on the lives of many, then this is the agency for you!!

This job is a great opportunity for a person with experience as a Leader in Human Resources, whether you are currently in a Senior HR role, HR Director or HR Manager who is looking to advance into a Senior Leadership position and manage an HR Department that enhances the lives of the people whom the agency serves.

Job Summary: 
The Vice President of Human Resources is the Chief Human Resources officer for the agency and is responsible for overseeing and managing the Human Resources Department and all its functions. The VP of Human Resources will manage a department with a total staff of 4 including their position and a HR Manager. The VP coordinates with all levels of management to ensure “best practices” in HR, compliance with HR laws and regulations, employee recruitment and engagement. The Vice President reports to the Chief Executive Officer but works closely with the Chief Operating Officer and other Vice Presidents who are members of the senior leadership team.

As the VP of Human Resources – you will be a senior leader of our caring and compassionate team supporting people with disabilities. The Vice President oversees a department that manages employee benefits, leave management, and other employee support areas, compensation planning, as well consults and supports all levels of staff on performance management. The position is in a comfortable suburban town of Westwood, MA with a highly competitive salary.

Experiences and Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in business administration or relevant fields of study in Human Resources and 5 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 8 – 10 years of HR leadership experience.
  • Preferences for candidates with Human Resources Certification from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • Knowledge of computers to perform necessary tasks with common Office and Human Resource programs including HR programs that include the interface of payroll and HRIS programs.
  • Effective and clear verbal and written communication skills, strong leadership and management skills.
  • Candidate will have strong business and financial skills, including financial planning, and budgeting, excellent organizational skills, strategic planning, ability to multi-task and an in-depth knowledge of labor laws and HR practices.

Excellent Salary & Benefits: 
Salary range of $105,000 to $115,000 depending on experience, degree and certification. Benefits include 403(B) matching company contribution up to 3%, $2,000 signing bonus, payable over your first six months. Excellent Health Insurance with 2 plan choices and an average 75% employer contribution. Benefits available upon hire Dental, Vision and Short-Term disability insurance are available. Position offers 4.4 weeks of Paid Time Off in your first year of employment, 12 paid holidays, long-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance free for employees. Tuition reimbursement, Employee assistance program, flexible spending account

8-hour shift Monday to Friday.

This position is in the administrative offices but travel to agency locations will be required. Travel reimbursement required.

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI check, national background check, provide references including references that reflect your working experience for this position and a driving review check.

Job Type:

8-hour shift

Work Location:
In person


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