Opera Philadelphia is seeking a Vice President, Human Resources & Inclusion to add to its senior management team. The organization is committed to equity and inclusion practices and they know this new senior management position is instrumental in holding themselves and the organization accountable to the work. They will be looking to the successful candidate to guide them in determining and directing staffing goals and strategies to support the fulfillment of their mission.
Work Shouldn’t Suck has been retained to assist them with this search, and we are currently inviting expressions of interest from compassionate and courageous individuals who are passionate about people, and have energy to work within an existing structure in service of change. Opera Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer with a goal to empower diverse people to fulfill their full potential. We actively welcome and encourage folx to apply from equity-seeking groups, including those who identify as indigenous people, black people, people of color, trans, nonbinary, queer, people with disabilities, and intersections of those identities.
Opera Philadelphia’s office building and workspace is wheelchair accessible. You can read more about office and venue accessibility here. Please refer to the Application Package for details about Opera Philadelphia’s return to work plan and vaccination policy amid COVID.
Opera Philadelphia is a Pennsylvania non-profit organization incorporated in May 1975. Since 2008, Opera Philadelphia's work has been focused on making meaningful contributions to the city of Philadelphia and the art form, through a commitment to explore what opera could look like in the 21st century and how it might more closely reflect the communities that surround us.
In 2017, Opera Philadelphia launched Festival O, an annual opera festival to kick off its mainstage season. The shift was more than a re-packaging of its operatic product; it required a deep evolution of their brand and engendered a new relationship with its audiences. In 2020, the company launched the Opera Philadelphia Channel, an online streaming site that would continue to link Opera with community during the global pandemic. Today, they continue to be committed to embracing innovation and their mission of:
Since 2011, Opera Philadelphia has been led by its General Director & President David Devan. In addition to the General Director & President and the newly-created Vice President of HR & Inclusion, the other roles on the senior management team include:
The Board and Search Committee acknowledge that the Vice President of HR & Inclusion is a new leadership position within an established structure and as such will require care, humility, and commitment of the whole team in order to be successful. They are dedicated to providing this support.
Mission & Strategy:
A full job description, including a complete employee census, and budget information can be found in the Application Package.
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Opera Philadelphia is seeking a Vice President, Human Resources & Inclusion to add to its senior management team. The organization is committed to equity and inclusion practices and they know this new senior management position is…
Opera Philadelphia has a commitment to publish salary information. The expected salary for this position is between $120,000-$130,000 based on full-time hours and includes a competitive benefits package that is available to all employees. Please see the Application Package for more information about benefits.
Opera Philadelphia has a commitment to publish salary information. The expected salary for this position is between $120,000-$130,000 based on…
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