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Associate Director of Employee Engagement

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Essential Responsibilities: 

 

Firm Business Partner: 

  • Serve as primary Culture and Talent Business Partner (CAT BP) to assigned departments. In this role you will:  
  • Work closely with team leadership in retaining top retention talent, integrating culture, and responding to other key firm-identified personnel priorities
  • Assist management and leadership in resolving employee relation issues and recommending action for sensitive and complex situations 
  • Coach assigned department heads and management in performance management processes, compensation, and management decision making 
  • Manage development support plans and performance improvement programs and protocols for underperforming team members, including facilitating terminations as necessary
  • Respond to employee complaints and concerns; conduct internal investigations, while ensuring compliance with applicable Company policy and federal, state, and local statutes.
  • Collaborate with CAT’s recruiting function to help identify and plan your department’s workforce needs 
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and training to departments as needed 
  • Conduct exit interviews for all departures within your departments, and act as a back-up for all exits within the firm

 

Performance Management: 

  • Work with CAT BP Departments to manage Arabella’s performance management program, including individual goal setting, evaluations, calibrations, competency models, and 9-boxing 
  • Collaborate on Learning and Development in building, implementing, presenting, and evaluating training programs to address staff needs 
  • Partner with HR leadership and business partners to identify and coordinate development opportunities for employees to facilitate the growth and development of Arabella talent
  • Work with CAT BP team leads in reviewing salary equity maintenance during reclassification, compression, promotion, or market adjustments
  • Facilitate end-of-year and mid-year review and compensation adjustment processes for CAT BP Departments 

 

Reporting:

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret people-based metrics for Business Partner Departments 
  • Report-out findings to key stakeholders and work with team leaders to develop necessary data-driven interventions
  • Use data to identify and communicate staff trends in morale, connection to impact, and engagement  

 

Policies and Communication: 

  • Ensure the employee handbook is up-to-date with current personnel policies
  • Effectively communicate HR policies and programs as assigned and provide policy guidance and interpretation 
  • Ensure personnel policies and programs align with the firm’s values

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and/or lead HR projects, including process improvements, employee programs and employee engagement initiatives
  • Provide ad hoc support to the other team’s functions as needed

 

To be successful in this role you will need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level of experience 
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in HR, Organizational Development, Employee Relations, or HR Business Partnership 
  • HR certification a plus (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, etc) 
  • Excellent emotional intelligence and a demonstrated growth mindset 
  • Demonstrated cultural awareness and inclusive leadership 
  • Proven ability to work inclusively with diverse teams, audiences, and stakeholders to achieve shared goals, including excellent teamwork, relationship building, and customer service
  • The ability to help effectively communicate difficult messages; to adapt style, tone, and content to meet various need 

Essential Responsibilities: 

 

Firm Business Partner: 

  • Serve as primary Culture and Talent Business Partner (CAT BP) to assigned departments. In this role you will:  
  • Work closely with team leadership in retaining top retention talent…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

This is a full-time position. We offer a competitive and holistic total rewards package that includes salary, bonus, and benefits. Our base salaries are based on a blend of similar sized organizations from different sectors, including nonprofits, foundations, and professional service firms. They are also based on local market rates and differentiated by geography.

All full-time staff are eligible for our generous benefits package on their first day of employment:

  • Health insurance- On average Arabella pays 86% of the medical premium, 80% of the dental premium, and 100% of the vision premium
  • Paid time off- 16 days’ vacation, 10 personal days, 11 company holidays (7 federal and 4 more from a list of inclusive cultural and religious holidays and your birthday), 20 hours’ volunteer leave, 8 weeks’ parental leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan- We offer a 4% employer match on a dollar-per-dollar basis, and there is no waiting or vesting period; all funds contributed by you and Arabella are yours to keep on day 1
  • Reimbursements for your personal cell phone plan and fitness
  • Pre-tax withholding for transportation and parking
  • Bonus incentive opportunities
  • Access to professional development opportunities


This is a full-time position. We offer a competitive and holistic total rewards package that includes salary, bonus, and benefits. Our base salaries are based on a blend of similar…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Durham, NC
Associated Location
Durham, NC, USA

How to Apply

Submit a resume and a one-page cover letter online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job.

Arabella Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to racial equity. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

We encourage you to read (or listen to) our DEI statement prior to applying. We make a particular effort to recruit people of color and members of marginalized groups to apply for open positions. Once you have applied, we welcome your feedback on how you have experienced our values around DEI in the recruitment process.

While Arabella is open to individuals from various locations applying to join our team, please note that we generally are unable to pay for relocation expenses, and all applicants must already be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of application to be considered for this position. 

We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

Submit a resume and a one-page cover letter online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job.

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