Title: People Development Manager
Office: Puget Sound
Year Up Puget Sound is seeking a thoughtful, experienced, and creative People Development Manager to guide human capital needs at our Puget Sound site. This person will manage professional development for staff and will play a key role in implementing people effectiveness initiatives. Reporting to the Associate Director of Operations, the People Development Manager will be the primary HR contact for all staff, managing activities including but not limited to; recruitment, on-boarding, performance reviews, and professional development.
Working closely with staff across departments, this person will act as an internal consultant and support system for staff, helping individuals refine skills and approaches for success. This role will require handling a wide range of HR-related projects and tasks, working independently and with teams to ensure high quality results. The manager must be able to tactfully interact with staff at all levels while remaining flexible, efficient, and professional under pressure.
In keeping with Year Up's values, the People Development Manager will also be a member of a Learning Community and interact with young adults as an advisor and group facilitator, often participating in and helping cultivate a positive environment for young adults and staff.
Human Resources & Recruitment
Staff Performance & Career Development
Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Through a one-year intensive training program, Year Up provides urban young adults ages 18-24 with a unique combination of hands-on technical and professional skills, college credit, and corporate internships.
With an annual operating budget of over $60 million, Year Up will serve over 1,900 students in 2013 nationwide, with sites in: Atlanta, Boston, Bay Area (San Francisco and Silicon Valley), New York, Providence, Puget Sound (Seattle), National Capital Region (Washington DC) and Chicago, with Year Up Professional Training Corps (PTC) sites located in Miami, Baltimore, and a new site in Philadelphia launching in 2013.
Voted one of the Best NonProfits to Work For in the country by the NonProfit Times, Year Up is a rewarding place to work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and committed to positive change and continuous learning. We set high standards for both ourselves and our students, and live by a set of core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young people. The work we do is life-changing, and we know that our team is the greatest asset in achieving our mission.
Please visit http://www.yearup.org/careers to learn more about working at Year Up, and to see a list of current opportunities.
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume through our website.
Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We respectfully request no phone calls.