Director of Talent & Culture

Organization
CODE2040
Deadline for Applications
11/23/2015
Contact Information
http://bit.ly/1HGa30O

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. CODE2040 aims to close the achievement, skills, and wealth gaps in the United States. Our goal is to ensure that by the year 2040 – when the US will be majority-minority – Blacks and Latino/as are proportionally represented in America\’s innovation economy as technologists, investors, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs.

ABOUT THE ROLE: DIRECTOR OF TALENT & CULTURE

We’re seeking an exceptionally dynamic and personable individual to take on the key leadership role of Director of Talent & Culture. You will hit the ground running to quickly help us grow, nurture, and support our growing team. You’ll prioritize the build out of our performance management systems, working with the team on culture development, and recruiting and onboarding new excellent talent.

You will be excited to systematize, organize, and innovate over how to design and refine our hiring, onboarding, development, evaluation, and overall HR processes. You will analyze our current practices and will lead strategic steps to enhance them. Creative problem solving, a vision of high level strategy, and a willingness to find answers will allow you to succeed in this role.

You think outside the box and are not afraid to question strategy or to try new things.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE…

Performance Management

Auditing our current systems, identifying challenges and areas of opportunity to improve efficiencies.
Partnering closely with leadership to sculpt future performance/succession strategies with clear processes.
Ensuring each team member sets clear goals with their managers and each member understands expectations.
Strategically articulating new processes to our team, ensuring that expectations are aligned each member has clear goals.
Managing staff evaluation and feedback cycles and developing and executing strategies that leverage managers and leaders to build a strong organizational culture.
Culture Development

Leading our team in defining core organizational values and setting these as norms to be accepted and lived out by all team members.
Developing a shared language for the organization.
Identifying opportunities to engage us in fun, team building activities (e.g. crafting our team retreats to bolster involvement, engagement, and empathy, or celebrating teammates’ birthdays).
Recruitment and Onboarding

Designing, implementing, and managing the recruitment and onboarding processes within the team.
Prioritizing which searches can be completed internally and which should be outsourced for expertise.
Ensuring each new team member is welcomed and set up for success from Day 1.
Building us up to be a team that every member is psyched to be a part of.

HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE ROLE…

LEGACY

The Outcomes From Your Work in this Role

You will directly change the lives of thousands by increasing the representation of Blacks and Latino/as in the innovation economy.
You will join a growing team of energetic, positive people who are results-oriented and pursuing excellence, and who are featured in USA Today, NPR, Fast Company, Forbes, and more.
You will design and execute creative new strategies, positioning CODE2040 to be on the cutting edge of talent management and culture development – reinventing processes and procedures.
MASTERY

How This Role Will Help You Develop as a Professional

You will enhance your ability to build and nurture relationships with decision-makers at top technology companies with the intention of achieving a specific outcome.
You will deepen your expertise in organizational design and hiring great talent.
You will learn the intricacies and nuances of working in and building a fast-growth start-up, helping to propel your career in this space.
FREEDOM

The Tangible and Intangible Perks and Benefits of This Role

You will receive generous benefits including but not limited to health insurance, commuter benefits, and a generous list of holidays, vacation, and leave.
You will be a key member of a team-first culture where all personalities are respected and all ideas are valued.
You will join a fast-paced startup environment where you have the freedom to help define how we achieve our vision.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS…

5-10 years of relevant experience. You’re seasoned in HR, Talent, and Team Culture, and ideally you’ve thrived in a startup scenario.
The HR street cred. You’ve ‘been around the block’ and bring experience and knowledge across a variety of HR disciplines.
The hustle. You can adapt to changing environments and thrive when things move fast. You’re not afraid to roll-up your sleeves and go the extra mile to get things done.
WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO IS…

A Strategic Decision Maker. You thrive under pressure. This role isn’t for the meek. We want excitement, not reluctance when a big decision needs to be made or you’re asked to make a tough call on candidates.
An Organized Leader. You strive for efficiency and effectiveness. Building organizational capacity is your bread and butter, and you excel at developing systems for clear internal communications.
A Passionate Culture Fit. You are 100% values-and culture-aligned with CODE2040.

HOW WILL YOU KNOW YOU’RE THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB?

Please complete the following application. These short-answer questions are designed to replace a cover letter, so take your time with them and copy in your answers from a separate document. Early bird application deadline is Monday, November 23. Later applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to submit yours soon!

If you are chosen as a potential candidate, you will first be interviewed by ReWork and then by the CODE2040 team. The final step in the hiring process will be to arrange personal reference calls to confirm details of your work history and performance.

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE SELECTED?

You’ll be invited to join our growing team in San Francisco. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to email us at talent@rework.jobs.  We look forward to reading your application!

Additional Information

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