Vice President of Human Resources

Website Riverside Community Care

Riverside Community Care is one of the largest and most respected community-based not-for-profit behavioral healthcare and human service organizations in Massachusetts. The breadth of our services and our commitment to innovation has earned us national recognition, the respect of our peers, loyalty from our employees, and high ratings from the people we serve. We serve children, adolescents, families, and adults in need of behavioral healthcare and a broad range of human services. Communities, schools, and workplaces also turn to Riverside when faced with the emotional aftermath of tragic events or on suicide prevention.

We are searching for a Vice President of Human Resources who wants to be part of an organization that makes a difference in the lives of others!

As the VP of HR you will:

  • champion and oversee the HR function and organizational mission and vision
  • partner with leadership and serve as the influential voice for HR strategies, philosophies, and initiatives within the organization
  • lead the Talent Acquisition function in its efforts to recruit and hire a talented workforce and partner with division leaders to foster teamwork between the talent acquisition team members and hiring managers
  • provide leadership to the compensation and benefits functions ensuring competitiveness with relevant organizations and work with HR managers to put employees first and create an environment where compensation and benefits packages are continually evaluated
  • provide leadership to the Employee Relations team in providing a high quality resource for managers to utilize when dealing with issues that arise within the workforce
  • provide leadership to the Training & Professional development team on design, development, and implementation of an employee-training program aligned with the organization’s needs
  • partner with leadership and staff to develop engagement and retention programs across the organization, using the employee surveys as a benchmark

The VP will have the demonstrated ability to create a collaborative environment that reflects operational effectiveness, superior customer service, and cultural alignment with organizational priorities.

Why You’ll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off – all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

Learn more about our benefits and culture:

Our Benefits

Our Culture

Hear what employees think about working for Riverside!

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and other leading HR technology
  • Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, HR or related field
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of HR leadership experience

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

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