Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in K-12 schools and increasing participation by young women and students from other underrepresented groups. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science as part K-12. The leading provider of K-12 computer science solutions in the largest school districts in the United States, Code.org also created the annual Hour of Code campaign, which has engaged more than 15% of all students in the world!
The People Business Partner is designed to provide strong business partnerships to our teammates. In conjunction with the other team members on the People & Culture team, you will operate as an internal consultant delivering services in daily pursuit of Code.org’s vision, mission, and goals.
You will play a critical role in implementing programs and plans that support and develop our team and infrastructure. You’ll coach managers on how to better manage their employees. You will help our team perform at their best, and support Code.org by reinforcing and strengthening the company’s values, processes, and practices.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In this role you will:
- Work on a small but mighty People & Culture team with a seat at the table and a chance to make a big impact.
- Act as an advocate, trusted advisory, and strategic partner for employees, managers, and leaders across the company.
- Coach and empower managers to be able to own and navigate critical People programs and processes such as onboarding, employee relations, compensation, and people development.
- You’ll be assessing, examining findings, proposing solutions, and iterating solutions for any people-related issues.
- Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. Ensuring a continuous feedback loop and contributing to the People & Culture team hive-mind.
- Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations and proposing next steps and solutions.
- Support hiring managers in assessing their current team and understanding which roles to hire for.
- Lead our bi-annual performance management process, including owning the communications plan, staff and manager training & calibration processes.
- Lead our bi-weekly manager meeting.
- Partnering with our social event planning committee and Affinity Group Leads.
- Own internal People & Culture newsletter, and support external company branding (ie Glassdoor)
- Support manager with company communications (i.e. Ask-Me-Anythings, All Staff announcements, Slack/email announcements, etc.).
- Additional work as assigned by VP of P&C
- Supporting manager with company communication drafts, including acknowledgments of external events/news that impact our team
- Support managers in recommending starting pay salaries for new hires and promotions, crafting PIPs and transitioning out team members as appropriate
- Feedback loop ownership: office hours, exit interviews, regularly meeting with key stakeholders and any new ones you create
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
We seek candidates who have:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 3+ years of HRBP experience and 8+ years of HR experience
- Working knowledge of multiple human resource subject areas, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity/equity/inclusion best practices, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws
- Proven work experience as a People/HR Business Partner in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrable track record establishing relationships and acting as a trusted advisor to business leaders
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in various People/HR functional areas
- A hands-on, innovative, and forward-thinking approach to the People function and overall company culture
- Strong problem-solving, critical/analytical thinking abilities
- Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proven ability to take initiative & work independently
- The ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and administrative practices related to those factors
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
In addition, candidates must:
- Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Pass a pre-employment background check
- Be willing to travel a minimum of two times per year for team events
WHAT IS THE INTERVIEW PROCESS LIKE?
Step 1: Informational Interview – learn more about the role and share your experience (45 minutes)
Step 2: Take Home Assignment (~3 hours)
Step 3: Interviews with several members of the Code.org team (4 hours)
Step 4: Final Interview (1 hour)
Step 5: Reference Checks
All interviews are currently being conducted virtually via Zoom
The priority application date for this role is November 15, 2023 and preference will be given to applications submitted by this date. Our team will review all applications and if we believe your qualifications would make a great fit, we’ll contact you to schedule an informational interview.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS PACKAGE
The expected salary range for this position is $99,000 – $110,000. The actual offer will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by relevant business considerations, including the final candidate’s qualifications, years of experience, and skillset.
We also offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes:
- Technology subsidy consistent with our Bring Your Own Device environment
- Flexible, engaging, and remote working environment
- Paid time off: 3 weeks vacation annually, sick leave, and ‘winter break’ office closure the two weeks that include Christmas and New Years
- Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions and their dependents
- Option to participate in 403b retirement plan
- Annual professional development stipend
- The opportunity to help students learn better and change the face of computer science
Additionally, in order to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, we require that all Code.org full-time employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We define fully vaccinated as either both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and take medical and sincerely held religious exemptions into consideration.
A unifying approach in a divided world
Code.org’s global role in the K-12 computer science movement is only possible because we use a unifying approach across diverse and often divided stakeholders. At a time of increasing polarization, the idea of increasing opportunity for students unites people from across the political spectrum. Code.org’s team members, students, teachers, and supporters have diverse and diverging view points, and they are all welcome in our mission. Read more.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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