Vice President, Talent, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Location: Washington, DC, United States
Vice President, Talent, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Washington, D.C.
KaBOOM! is seeking a Vice President, Talent, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to lead the strategy and operations of the organization’s human capital function. The VP is a member of the KaBOOM! senior team and plays a critical role in cultivating a culture that encourages diversity, inclusion, excellence, collaboration, and serious play.  The top candidate will bring boundless energy, creativity, and passion for the KaBOOM! mission along with a proven record of successfully leading all aspects of an organization’s talent function.  The VP will bring best practices and innovative approaches to ensure KaBOOM! recruits, trains, manages, promotes, and fairly compensates the best and brightest talent. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Lead a human capital strategy that reflects a deep understanding of the unique needs of KaBOOM!; bring innovative ideas and best practices from other high-performing organizations
  • Lead the operational plan in each human capital function: recruiting, onboarding, learning and development, evaluation, and compensation
  • Develop and implement a diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy, including partnering with the DEI Taskforce for program implementation
  • Serve as the KaBOOM! lead culture ambassador; develop and execute events and initiatives to promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, excellence, collaboration, and serious play
  • Deliver clear and timely communications on strategies, operations, and policies related to the human capital function
  • Monitor, measure, and report relevant accomplishments and issues to the senior team and Board
  • Manage all human capital related data and technology systems
  • Ensure human capital policies and procedures comply with all local, state, and federal employment laws
  • Manage a team of administrators, recruiters, and IT professionals
  • Genuine passion for the KaBOOM! mission, as evidenced by relevant experience working or volunteering for a youth-serving nonprofit
  • More than 10 years of professional experience, including at least 5 in a senior executive human capital function
  • Experience developing and implementing a human capital strategy, including diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Extensive experience collaborating and communicating with senior executives
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Strong command of technology, including Microsoft Office applications, and HR software
  • Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer-service ethic and a positive attitude
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