Vice President of HR and Organizational Development

Organization/Company Name: 
LifeWorks NW
Position Description: 

LifeWorks NW is a private, non-profit organization providing prevention, mental health, substance use treatment, and related social services to over 26,000 youths, adults, and older adults in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. LifeWorks NW promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally-responsive mental health and addiction services across the lifespan. Core values include Recovery and Relationships, Resilience, and Results. The four pillars of the strategic vision include Compassionate, Impactful Care, Holistic Health, Passionate Team, and Thriving Organization. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are critical to successfully achieving the mission. LifeWorks NW is committed to advancing our equity and inclusion work with an emphasis on ensuring an anti-racist organizational culture and practice.  We strive to continuously improve the cultural competence and cultural humility of LifeWorks NW, its staff, and its services to clients and consumers in all aspects including race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and status, age, religion, veteran status, citizen status, and ability. LifeWorks NW creates and upholds a work environment that is respectful and inclusive for all. LifeWorks NW services are effective across cultural groups.

About the position: Responsibilities include strategic alignment and operational management of all Organizational Development and Human Resources functions at LifeWorks NW demonstrating a high degree of knowledge and skill in group dynamics, culture change, project leadership, and in all aspects of human resources. This includes providing leadership of organizational development initiatives, development, implementation, and maintenance of human resource policies and procedures, and oversight of employee relations, leaves, HRIS, recruitment, and development. Ensures the organization remains in compliance with state and federal regulations as they pertain to Human Resources.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
Not to exceed the mid-point of $128,308
Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Minimum 7 years of experience in a senior human resources management position including responsibility for organizational development with an organization of 500 employees. Executive-level experience preferred.

Experience in a not-for-profit and/or health care environment preferred.

Demonstrates effective communication skills, verbal and written.

Has lived experience related to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Provides culturally-inclusive communication and service to a diverse staff.

Understands how to analyze HRIS data to recommend and make decisions.

Possesses computer skills and knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel. 

Performs essential functions of a job without creating a direct threat to the safety of self or others.

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

BA/BS in Business, Human Services, Health Services, Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, or a related field. Graduate degree preferred. Senior HR Certification is preferred.

14600 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97229
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, December 11, 2020