Nonprofit

Manager, Talent Strategy - Systems

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 19 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Salary
USD $91,300 - $107,400 / year

Description

Company Description


Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that reflect our student population, with more than 60% of our teachers and staff across our network identifying as a person of color. Uncommon currently manages 53 schools serving 20,000 students in five cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, and Rochester. We are proud that Uncommon graduates persist in and graduate from college at five times the rate of their peers nationally. We achieve this by offering strong academic, co-curricular, and social-emotional learning that prepares students for success in college and beyond.

Job Description


The Manager, Talent Strategy - Systems will shepherd high-impact projects and complete strategic and operational priorities that drive HR, Recruitment and Talent Strategy cross-functional-focused organizational goals. This position reports to the Director, Talent Strategy Special Projects and works closely with various teams responsible for ensuring accurate employee and talent data, which will be used to drive key talent insights across the organization.

Systems/ Processes Leadership and Management

  • Analyzes, builds upon, and refines current Talent systems and processes. This may include, but is not limited to Workday (HRIS), SmartRecruiters (ATS), and Zendesk (Ticketing System)
  • Responsible for the accuracy of the organization’s people data through audits, accountability, and review of data processes and system configuration
  • Ensures issues are resolved that are raised by staff members and key partners, by ensuring timely response and resolution to tickets and planned enhancements to systems or processes to prevent frequent or high-impact issues.
  • Proactively and reactively identifies system issues, investigates solutions, and provides recommendations for remediation

Cross-Functional Project Management

  • Manage strategic projects across Talent functions and others to lead the transformation of our Talent Systems, including continued design, improvement, and implementation of systems
  • Direct management of select projects; including developing comprehensive project plans that identify clear landmarks, dependencies, and assumptions, and manage contingencies for any identified risk, and providing status reviews with senior leaders.

Talent Leadership Support

  • Provide strategic support to partners
  • Develop materials for presentations and meetings: external, executive, senior leadership, and talent team meetings
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Qualifications


Required Skills/Abilities

  • 3 years working in an operations, process, systems, or project management-focused role
  • Expertise in at least one Talent area or experience leading Talent related work as part of a school leadership role
  • Experience building project plans and leading projects, preferably in a project management software tool
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Google suite of products (particularly excel/sheets)
  • Proficient in, or exposure to, Workday strongly preferred
  • Experience as a system admin of an Applicant Tracking System (SmartRecruiters or Greenhouse in particular)
  • Experience implementing or making major configuration changes to a Talent Technology System.
  • Background working with entrepreneurial, growing, or fast-paced organizations is strongly preferred

Experience Required

  • 5-6 years of directly related experience

Travel

  • Local. If remote or in a region would need to travel 4-6 times a year to NYC and potentially 1-2 trips to other regions for school visits.

Additional information

Our people are what make us uncommon. It’s important to us that our compensation practices align with our values and enhance our ability to attract and retain talent.  Our compensation philosophy is focused on equity and fairness, retaining our talented staff and valuing their expertise, and transparency and clarity.

Compensation for this position: Candidates who meet all job description requirements will likely receive an offer of $96,700.  The starting compensation for this role is between $91,300 to $107,400.  The starting pay will depend on various factors including but not limited to relevant professional experience, education, certifications, and tenure with Uncommon Schools.  To receive an offer at the top of the range, candidates will need significant experience beyond the job description requirements.  Because we value staff tenure in a role, we do not currently cap salary ranges for current staff members. 

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, Uncommon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also ensure that individuals with disabilities receive all privileges and benefits associated with employment and are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview process and to perform core job functions. If you would like to request an accommodation, please email recruitment@uncommonschools.org.

Company Description


Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that…

Benefits

Other Benefits:

  • 19 days of paid time off in addition to three weeks of paid winter and summer org-wide holidays
  • Extensive, best-in-class training and development 
  • Choice of 3 comprehensive health insurance plans
  • Pre-tax flexible spending and health saving accounts
  • Financial planning & wellness403(b) retirement savings program + employer match
  • 529 college savings program
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness application assistance
  • Financial planning tools and assistance
  • Dependent Care FSA, back up childcare and daycare discounts, pet care insurance
  • Paid leave of absence Fully paid parental leave
  • Fully paid medical leave
  • Additional paid Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance 
  • Mental health and counseling support + wellness benefits

Other Benefits:

  • 19 days of paid time off in addition to three weeks of paid winter and summer org-wide holidays
  • Extensive, best-in-class training and development 
  • Choice of 3…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
New York, NY, USA

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