Current Opening:

Chief Human Resource Officer

Status: Full-time Exempt
Reports to: President & CEO

ChildSafe, a leader in the field of trauma treatment and services for children and families in Bexar County, is seeking an experienced full-time Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). Reporting directly to the President & CEO and serving as a member of the Executive Team, the CHRO maintains and enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.

Primary duties:

  • Ensures adherence to the core values of ChildSafe (integrity, respect, compassion, commitment and collaboration) by all employees and volunteers.
  • Maintains the evolving work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes. Plan and coordinate the workforce to best use employees’ talents.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs with the New Employee Orientation Task Force.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; ensuring supervisors schedule and conduct job evaluations in a timely manner; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; recommending benefit contracts to the President/CEO; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements – including but not limited to OSHA, FMLA, ACA, ERISA, and Texas Workforce Commission; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures. Advises managers on policies like equal employment opportunity, diversity in the workplace, and sexual harassment.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.

Education/Skills/Training Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, Human Resources with seven years (7) human resource experience with progressive leadership responsibilities. A BA/BBA with extensive HR experience will be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • SHRM certification a plus.
  • Experience in a nonprofit organization, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in overseeing human resources.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, and outlook.
  • Skills should include organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning;
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission and core values of ChildSafe;
  • Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.

This position is an exempt full-time position.  ChildSafe is open Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Work schedule will be decided with the President & CEO within these timeframes. Benefits include health, dental and vision plans, 401K retirement plan, paid time off and holidays as designated in the Employee Handbook, and working with an inclusive and dynamic team. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

About ChildSafe:

ChildSafe’s mission is to restore dignity, hope, and trust to children traumatized by abuse and neglect. Since 1992, ChildSafe has helped over 70,000 individuals recover from the devastating effects of childhood trauma, develop healthy coping skills, learn to break the cycle of abuse, and grow to become contributing members of our community.

As Bexar County’s only Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC), we are the first stop for children entering the justice system as the result of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, or witnessing a violent crime. Our core services include forensic interviews, crisis intervention, case management, family advocacy, and clinical therapy. To combat the secrecy that enables child abuse, we provide prevention trainings on the issue. We also serve as the facilitator of a Multi-disciplinary Team consisting of law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, and medical/mental health professionals.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Sue Ellen Ruggles, Chief Administrative Officer. We regret we are unable to accept phone calls or hard copies of resumes.

ChildSafe is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.