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Sr. Manager of People, Culture, and Equity

Job Title
Sr. Manager of People, Culture, and Equity
Chicago,  IL 60606
Other Location
The Sr. Manager of People, Culture, and Equity is responsible for providing expertise to AFC in a number of areas, such as performance management, employee engagement, DEIJ and anti-racism organizationally, and policy and procedure development. This role is highly visible across the organization, to senior leadership, and to external partners. This position reports to the Senior Director of HR and Talent Management.

The salary range for this role is $65,000 to $73,000. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

  • Develop, maintain, and implement DEIJ and anti-racism strategies across the organization
  • Analyze employee engagement through routine data collection and reporting
  • Prepare and analyze other HR metrics and provide reports that support decision making in specified areas
  • Create and implement strategies to enhance employee engagement
  • Oversee the Performance Management process and assist supervisors with goal development
  • Develop new performance management strategies, and recommend alternative or new processes when needed
  • Collaborate with Sr. Director of HR & Talent Management, the Learning & Talent Development Manager, and others to develop individual training and development opportunities that will enhance growth and development
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Director of HR and Talent Management to address employee relations issues
  • Create and update policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Function as primary liaison to internal committees and working groups
  • Implement new and enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs
  • Lead the exit interview and data collection process
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation. Ensure adherence to federal, state, and local legal requirements, advise management on needed actions to remain compliant.
  • Support the human resources and talent management functions as a generalist when needed
  • Assist in other related functions as needed
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assignment of duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

No supervisory responsibility

  • Previous experience working in human resources, preferably in a nonprofit with a demonstrated history of increasing responsibility
  • Previous experience working in diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism, either directly or adjacently.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience in the continual development of HR processes, policies, and procedures
  • Firm understanding of HR reporting and metrics, and how they drive decision making
  • Proficient in using organizational software and databases, specifically HRIS systems
  • Prior experience managing employee engagement organizationally
  • Experience working with a diverse team and organizations
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Industrial Organizational Psychology or related field and 4 or more years of Human Resources experience OR 7 or more years of related Human Resources experience without a degree.
  • Three years of experience using intermediate Microsoft Office functionality (for example, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial/Organization Psychology or related field
  • Five or more years Human Resources experience in non-profit sector
  • Three or more years working with diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism organizationally
  • Human Resources certification (i.e., PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP)
  • Ability to form and maintain a variety of relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and hold confidential information, such as offers of employment and compensation information
  • Very high attention to detail, especially in managing confidential information
  • High energy and social skill necessary to effectively manage multiple stakeholders and complex situations
  • Passion for DEIJ and anti-racism in human resources and the workplace
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and competing deadlines
PHR and/or SHRM-CP certifications preferred

The work environment is representative of that found in a general office environment.  Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (up to 10 pounds.) Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation and on the telephone.

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