Director of Human Resources
We are a non-profit tech company utilizing a unique cooperative model to produce technology for the progressive movement. We are mission-driven -- creating digital solutions that organizations large and small use to build progressive power. Fast Company called our platform “the backbone of the anti-Trump opposition,” and we support a wide array of organizations seeking impact, including the Democratic National Committee, Black Lives Matter, Common Cause, United We Dream, AFL-CIO, the Poor People’s Campaign, and hundreds of other progressive organizations in the US and around the world. Our platform creates new possibilities for mobilization and organizing that are meeting a real need for the progressive movement. You can read more about us and our tools here.
We are a team founded on progressive values and seek to carry them forward in all we do. We don’t just believe in this movement, we try to live it, from our excellent benefits and organizational culture to our union-made technology. Focusing on our mission to make the progressive movement stronger and making sure we are a strong business, so we are here for the long term are one and the same.
About the Job:
This person will be a hands-on leader and manager for the development and administration of core areas supporting our staff, including compensation, benefits, leave, and people-focused policies, procedures, and the critical systems to support the employee experience
This individual seeks to improve our employees’ experience and plays a key role in fostering an organizational culture that is inclusive, appreciative, values learning, and intensely mission-focused.
This position serves as a critical partner to staff and leadership to ensure core functions, including compensation and benefits, are well administered, key policies are equitable and easily accessible, understood, and navigated by all staff.
A successful candidate has an extensive background and understanding in HR/People Operations and thrives on strengthening systems, processes, and procedures, always looking for ways to improve, simplify, or enhance the norms to bring about a better experience for all. This person also has a strong grasp of efficient administrative practices, ensuring compliance without excess burden. Most importantly, this candidate is curious, responsive, and believes in collaboration as a model for getting to the best solution.
This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.
Recruitment and Hiring
Oversee a hiring and onboarding process that ensures we hire the best candidates and set them up for success. Create a warm and transparent experience for job applicants. Bring a strong equity lens to every stage to ensure diversity and great hires.
Support and coach managers through the hiring process, as well as give feedback.
Analyze sourcing and recruitment to determine the most effective strategies.
Maintain Bamboo HR, our applicant tracking system.
Develop an internship program that provides valuable experience for emerging new leaders in the progressive movement.
Onboarding and Offboarding
Continuously improve and manage the onboarding process, working with managers to ensure the 90 days and 6-month plan and review process that sets up new hires for success.
Create an exit interview process and provide strategic feedback to managers and the executive team.
Provide support to managers and staff in connection with organizational goals and individual work plans.
Work with the union (NPEU) in honoring the collective bargaining agreement and fostering dialogue around how to make the organization a better place to work.
Implement policies that are rooted in DEI and anti-oppression, working in collaboration with the shared planning committee.
Create and lead a professional development process for staff and managers, igniting the monetary benefit we provide all staff.
Lead and implement a job leveling system for staff.
Serves in a hands-on leadership position and helps to shape and operationalize strategic initiatives to meet the evolving needs of our team.
Works with teams/departments to promote a strong and equitable work environment.
Manages and oversees the hiring, training, professional development, and performance management of staff.
In partnership with the Executive Team, lead the organization’s efforts to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DEI) are fully integrated into organizational culture, values, policies, and procedures.
Work with the COO and CEO on a career path and succession planning framework.
Oversees, evaluates, and improves the accessibility, use, and effectiveness of key benefits, policies, and administrative processes, including:
Nice to have:
Classification: Action Network is proud to recognize a staff bargaining unit affiliated with IFPTE Local 70, NPEU, a union for non-profit workers. This position is not included in the bargaining unit.
Salary & benefits:
The salary range is between $95,000-$105,000. Unlimited vacation. 3% employer contribution retirement account. and a choice of generous health insurance plans. Professional development days. Tuition reimbursement. Health and tech stipend.
Position Location: Action Network is comprised of a remote workforce but is based in Washington, DC.
What We Believe In
Action Network is committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We can grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents our culture and our reputation. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, languages are spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
People of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Action Squared is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
Director of Human Resources
We are a non-profit tech company utilizing a unique cooperative model to produce technology for the progressive movement. We are mission-driven -- creating digital solutions that…
Unlimited vacation. 3% employer contribution retirement account. and a free choice of generous health insurance plans. Professional development days. Tuition reimbursement. Health and tech stipend.
Unlimited vacation. 3% employer contribution retirement account. and a free choice of generous health insurance plans. Professional development days. Tuition reimbursement…