National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA): VP of People & Culture




$150,000 - $170,000 / Yearly


National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)


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**VP of People & Culture**
**About National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)**
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the leading national voice for dignity, respect, and recognition for domestic workers in the United States. NDWA was founded in 2007 by organizers and worker leaders in six cities representing nannies, house cleaners, and care workers, and now represents an alliance of more than 76 organizations across 22 states and 395,000 domestic workers nationally.
We envision a society where domestic work is valued as essential to our collective well-being, domestic workers are leaders in shaping the care sector, and domestic work jobs are good, economically secure jobs. For over 15 years, we’ve worked to advance our mission by making domestic work visible. We’ve worked to pass policies that enable rights and higher wages for domestic workers across the country, changed public awareness and opinion about the dignity and value of care work, and built the capacity and leadership of domestic workers to organize and advocate for their rights.
We see the next era of our organization as an opportunity to move domestic work from newfound visibility towards transformation, and we’re ready to elevate care workers to the essential workers of the 21st-century economy. We’re a multi-racial, multi-lingual organization building a powerful movement rooted in the human rights, dignity, and equality of domestic workers, care workers, immigrant women, and women of color.

**Summary of the VP of People & Culture Position**
The Vice President of People & Culture will work to ensure strong people and culture systems for a healthy, inclusive, and sustainable organization. At its core, NDWA’s work forges a path toward an economy and democracy rooted in justice, equality, and dignity for all. This role will ensure that NDWA drives this vision internally as well.
The VP of People & Culture will work with the Executive Director to strengthen an inclusive and more cohesive organizational culture and will drive organizational effectiveness. They will play a pivotal role in NDWA’s strategy to recruit and retain the best talent. They will articulate how regularly scheduled staff gatherings support overall organizational goals and will set a regular communication cadence with staff as the organization continues to implement its recently developed strategic plan. They will work with senior leadership and department directors to guide the overall development and empowerment of the NDWA team.
We are looking for someone who is a movement generalist with strong emotional intelligence, management, and problem-solving skills. A people person. You’re a great fit for this role if you’re someone who is experienced in transforming workplace culture to demonstrate a commitment to social justice and working to elevate the voices of those who are traditionally marginalized. You’re energized to lead internal communications for our 140 full-time employees and develop an inclusive strategy for in-person and virtual staff engagement and growth. Ideally, you have also helped to scale an organization and you understand the big-picture thinking required and how to guide teams through the changes associated.

**Opportunities for Impact**
_Talent Acquisition_
- Develop and implement an innovative talent acquisition vision, establishing the best recruitment practices and building a pipeline of talent for future roles.
- Evaluate and enhance the full recruiting process, serving as an advisor to ensure recruitment of diverse and exceptional talent.
- Ensure HR infrastructure, implement best practices, ensure compliance, and lead initiatives in recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Manage full life cycle recruitment. Complete the hiring process within defined metrics to minimize overall time-to-start. Develop appropriate marketing strategies, and define roles and responsibilities of hiring teams. Collect and coordinate aggregate data for the talent pool and translate data into insights through analysis that drives deliberate action plans at the appropriate levels.
_Culture & People_
- Craft and launch an integrated culture and engagement strategy that transforms the workplace, aligns all staff with the vision and strategic direction of the organization, and will be instrumental in transforming NDWA into a high-performing successful workplace deeply rooted in our values and purpose.
- Lead and manage the internal engagement/pulse survey implementation, translating insights into action plans that equip managers and drive positive change.
- Shape and deliver innovative culture, engagement, and internal leadership communication initiatives.
- Work collaboratively with senior leadership and department directors across the organization to implement and integrate culture initiatives into everyday operations.
- Provide strategic counsel, guidance, and innovative tools to managers, empowering them with best communication practices that elevate productivity and performance.
- Set and achieve goals for employee retention. Evaluate compensation structure and philosophy and create a template and cadence for constructive performance evaluations.
_Organizational Effectiveness_
- Implement metrics to measure the impact of our initiatives, providing real-time insights into the success of our culture, engagement, and communication strategies.
- Collect, analyze, and maintain data gathered to inform targeted leadership development.
- Create an employee engagement philosophy for the organization that enables all employees to find purpose in their work.
- Regularly conduct employee engagement assessments and work with individuals to create customized action plans rooted in data insights that drive results.

This position is full-time and remote with a preference for candidates based in New York City, NY and in Washington, DC metro areas.

This is a full-time executive position with a salary range of $150,000 - $170,000. NDWA offers an excellent benefits plan including 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match, healthcare fully paid by the employer, two annual office closures, and much more.

**Personal and Professional Attributes**
- 10+ years of broad leadership and organizational development experience including talent management and performance management.
- Proven experience working end-to-end talent solutions.
- Recent experience recruiting multiple discipline areas and levels including hiring in the nonprofit sector, social justice, and movement-building spaces.
- Experience designing, developing, and supporting organization-wide talent management programs that cover performance management, talent development, coaching, succession planning, data analytics and relationship management.
- Experience in working with applicant tracking systems, Google and HRIS systems.
- Alignment with NDWA’s vision and values, including a commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice.
- Proven ability to learn quickly, work independently, meet multiple deadlines with a keen attention to details.
- Ability to work and collaborate with diverse staff in person and remotely and as part of a high-performing team.
- Exceptional organizational, project management skills, and creative problem solver.
- Experience in managing organizational change, especially during periods of growth or transition.
- Ability to influence stakeholders in written and oral communication.
- Executive-level presentation skills.
- Ability to Travel up to 25%.
**Preferred Attributes**
- Knowledge and experience with labor management preferred.
- Experience working for c4s preferred, especially an understanding of working across legal entities.
- Preference will be given to candidates that reside in NYC or DC.

**Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people are strongly urged to apply. NDWA is a union employer, this position is a senior management position.**
**Application Process**
The preferred application deadline is Friday, April 26, 2024. Please submit a resume and answer the application questions in lieu of a cover letter.
**This search is being led by[ NRG Consulting Group]( Please reach out to [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) with any questions.**