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December 16, 2021
Chief People, Culture, and Inclusion Officer
Chief People, Culture, and Inclusion Officer

Reports to: Head of School
Classification: Exempt - 12 month position

Want to work in an exciting, supportive, and collaborative environment in a vibrant school community? Crystal Springs Uplands School is full of kind, curious learners (adults and students alike) who are passionate about the schoolís mission. We are committed to the work required to create more equitable systems and foster inclusive environments so that all members of our community can thrive. If you love
supporting individuals and organizations through dynamic growth, read on!

The Chief People, Culture, and Inclusion Officer (CPCIO) advances and enhances the organization by...
- partnering with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to catalyze organizational cultural transformation to increase the organizationís capacity to ensure all members of the Professional Adult Community (PAC) can thrive
- overseeing all aspects of Human Resources programming to ensure equitable systems and processes for the PAC
- guiding employee recruitment, engagement/retention, and professional development strategies to ensure the enhanced capacity of the PAC to deliver on the mission
- ensuring HR processes are in alignment with industry best practices and trends to model ongoing organizational learning and reduce risk exposures

Click here (https://drive.google.com/file/d/16T6eogeYvlmwx0TPVcBVUlJoi42l5nKq/view) for the detailed job description.

This is the job for you if you...
- are all about long-term transformation: you love the long-term strategic work of curating and cultivating cultural transformation to increase an organizationís capacity to deliver on its mission
- are a passionate systems-thinker: you work hard to design sustainable systems, structures, and processes to ensure all members of an adult community can thrive through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- enjoy tackling complex and dynamic challenges: you donít shy away from the challenges that come with maintaining day-to-day operations while ensuring space for big-picture thinking
- love proactively building and fostering relationships: you thrive within a diverse community and understand the importance of deep listening, catalyzing growth in individuals and teams, and meeting communities where they are, particularly given the challenges of the past 20 months

Job benefits include....
- Working in a fun, diverse, and dynamic environment of caring and committed colleagues
- Competitive salary and benefits package
- Ample budget to support professional and personal development (we invest in learning/growth!)
- Significant paid time off to embrace our core value of ďstrive for balanceĒ
- Breathtaking facilities (including an on-site fitness center and adjacent hiking trail)
- Delicious daily snacks and lunches provided by our on-campus caterers (trust us on this!)
- Dog-friendly campuses (although you can easily avoid our pups if they are not your thing)

Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelorís degree
- 5+ years of experience in HR or related field
- 3+ years of supervisory experience
- Experience working in dynamic settings serving multiple constituents
- Commitment to fostering equitable and inclusive environments
- Demonstrated ability and experience in:
a. helping to shape a positive culture and a great place to learn and work
b. leading teams and accomplishing work through others, including project management
c. initiating and leading change, including motivating others, managing the key drivers of
change, and overcoming obstacles
- Strong coaching and facilitation skills
- Strong technology skills with Google Workspace, Microsoft Suite, Slack, and Zoom

Preferred experience
- Professional Certification in Human Resources. (e.g. PHR/SHRM-CP)
- Familiarity with California employment law, wage/hour requirements, and compliance and recordkeeping requirements for various federal and state laws including but not limited to ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, CFRA, ADA, PDL, DOL, OSHA, and Workerís Compensation
- Knowledge and hands-on experience with payroll and HRIS systems (Crystal currently uses ADP)

A little more about us...
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 6-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two distinct campuses in Hillsborough and Belmont, CA with 120+ employees. Our deeply connected culture and community celebrates scholarship, strives for balance, and fosters inclusion. The Professional Adult Community (PAC) is an experienced, collaborative group
of employees who are committed to the mission and core values of the school.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your anticipated contribution to the Crystal community given the job description, your resume, and a list of three references to Kelly Sortino, Head of School, by email: [email protected] or by mail: Crystal Springs Uplands School, 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010. The start date for this position
is flexible (ideally July 2022 or earlier).

Crystal Springs Uplands School is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Crystal are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, religion, and genetic information. Candidates of color, bilingual candidates, and candidates from other groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply. All Crystal employees must be fully vaccinated unless they qualify for an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs.
Kelly Sortino
[email protected]

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