People and Culture Manager

  • General and Administrative
  • Remote job

People and Culture Manager

Job description

Job Reports to: VP of Finance & HR

About the Role

The People and Culture Manager will work closely with the VP of Finance and HR to provide exceptional customer service and resources to company employees. This role will play an integral part in the successful growth of our company, processes and company culture. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable of HR best practices, regulatory compliance, and adaptable to ever-changing priorities.

As the People and Culture Manager, you will partner with the team to provide HR guidance and support to all levels within the organization. This is an ideal position for someone who is interested in continuing their career in human resources and is motivated to grow and learn all aspects of HR.

About CodePath

CodePath.org is an early-stage nonprofit dedicated to offering an accelerated pathway into the technology industry for college students all across the US, with an emphasis on serving underserved, low-income, and first-generation students. We offer a variety of courses and services to students both directly on-campuses at colleges and remotely using video classrooms with instructors and TAs. All of these courses and services are offered to students entirely for free, funded directly by the technology industry in order to invest in the next generation of talented software engineers.

Our vision is that every student in college, regardless of background or personal circumstances, should have the opportunity, skills, network, and pathways available to become a confident and successful software engineer in the tech industry. CodePath.org develops and delivers a wide variety of programs and supports students over multiple years, reaching students in college starting before Freshman year and then all the way through to post-graduation and entering full-time software roles.

CodePath.org provides curriculum and programs for college students all across the United States, often offered for-credit at campuses, including at many HBCUs, HSIs, women’s colleges, and state colleges. CodePath.org is supported directly by the technology industry including Microsoft, Facebook, Walmart.org, and many more.

For more information, check out our website at CodePath.org.

What’s the job like?

  • You will maintain the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records.

  • Lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

  • You will act as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include health, disability, and retirement plan providers.

  • Manage company-wide professional development training opportunities and communications


Responsibilities

  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.

  • Provides support and guidance to HR Coordinator, Leadership Team, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.

  • Implement effective DEI strategies into everyday HR functions to foster and build an inclusive and equitable environment for everyone.

  • Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.

  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.

  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.

  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.

  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.

  • A minimum of three years of human resource management experience, preferred.

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, highly desired.


CodePath Core Values

  • We keep our promises to students

  • We exist to empower others

  • We encourage and celebrate diversity

  • We believe in continuous growth and excellence

  • We love to experiment and try new things


Benefits

We are committed to professional growth and fulfillment at work. Benefits include:

  • Medical insurance with dental and vision.

  • Remote-friendly environment.

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

  • Generous time off with a flexible workplace and work schedule.

  • A commitment to developing leaders from within the organization.

  • Frequent opportunities to connect with students, universities, and communities we serve.

  • Opportunities to engage, collaborate and partner with top technology companies, venture capitalists, and engineering leaders in Silicon Valley.


About the Current Team
We are individuals from a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and unlikely stories, all connected by a single dream: a world in which regardless of background, socioeconomic status, gender or race all people have pathways to reach their full potential.

With a staff and board that cares deeply about diversity and equity, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a richer work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission.