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director of people ops

Seeking Director of People Ops to take leadership over a variety of crucial HR functions at a growth-stage, venture-backed company offering software and services that make life’s achievements portable, digital and verified.

Who We Are

A mission-driven team that prizes respect, hard work, humility, and transparency. Equal opportunity employer focused on creating equal opportunity for individuals through portable, data-rich evidence of achievements.       

Who you are

  • A no-job-too-big-no-job-too-small professional who believes in what we're doing and wants to help us scale.
  • A self-driven individual with a drive to make an impact.
  • A hyper-organized, super-responsive, generally on-top-of-your-stuff kind of person.
  • A professional with perspective and the judgment to identify small deals, big deals and when to escalate or handle.
  • A process-focused thinker with the ability to design systems that scale.
  • A quick learner willing to work without perfect information and the ability to get smart fast as new business opportunities demand.

What you'll do here

  • Be "the HR person" at Credly, reporting to the Chief of Staff and General Counsel. Take primary responsibility for all human resources related activities.
  • Help champion and execute on a company culture of respect, mission and performance.
  • Help us manage our people from recruiting to hiring  to engaging to promoting.
  • Manage compliance with key rules and regulations. Keep us out of trouble and growth-ready at all times.
  • Optimize policies and procedures ranging from recruiting and interviewing to performance reviews and compensation plans.
  • Support management of objectives and key results (OKRs).
  • Support digital credential recognition programming for employees at Credly.
  • Design employee engagement initiatives including management of employee information systems, surveys, fun events.
  • Coordinate with and select vendors for key software including benefits platforms, insurance providers.
  • Identify and maintain awareness of compliance requirements; design and execute staff trainings and compliance initiatives.
  • Manage payroll, benefits, and HRIS duties
  • Keep up with industry trends and employment legislation, ensuring company compliance.

What you know and can do (must haves)

  • Demonstrably shined wherever you've been.
  • Experience in a high-stakes environment.
  • Ability to write clearly and convincingly.
  • Ability to make decisions informed by data and ability to find or create meaningful and actionable data.
  • Love for the administrative side: flawless employee files, strong reporting, and doing things by the book.
  • Knowledge of payroll processing and other related HR tooling.
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal employment and labor laws.
  • Occasional (i.e. quarterly) travel between Credly’s offices in New York and Minneapolis.

What you may know and have done (nice to haves)

  • Prior experience as a human resources officer working in high-growth environment.  
  • Demonstrable expertise in particular areas of human resources management.
  • A relevant professional certification or other credentials demonstrating proof of human-resources-related qualifications and awareness of best practices.
  • Proven successful track record in Human Resources, including problem solving, crisis management and employee retention.

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary.                                
  • Health, Vision, Dental benefits, including coverage for Dependents.
  • Flexible work environment (work when and where you work best, including from our offices in New York or Minneapolis, from home or from a co-working space).         
  • Flexible vacation - take time off when you need it.
  • 401(k) with Match.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Matching 501(c)(3) Donation Program.
  • Stock options (granted at the discretion of the Credly board of directors).

Location

  • Credly seeks professionals able to work from either Minneapolis or New York City.

How to Apply

Submit a resume and a brief statement of interest (500 words max) to daniel@credly.com with DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE OPS in the subject line.  Earned any digital credentials? We’d love to see them. Don’t have any? We can help with that.