ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Since 1965, Community Progress Council (CPC), York County’s community action agency, has provided comprehensive, integrated services that offer support for hundreds of thousands of people to move toward financial self-sufficiency. Through these opportunities, resources and skill-building programs, CPC empowers individuals to become productive, involved citizens, and advocates for change to promote community growth.
For over fifty years, CPC and its staff of now over 200 and growing, have served the community through their programs which currently include Head Start and Early Head Start, Pre-K Counts, Foster Grandparent Program, Community of Hope, Self Sufficiency Program, Housing/Financial Counseling, Renters Assistance Program, Women, Infants & Children (WIC), and Workforce Development. CPC’s 2020 operating budget of $12.5 million is now in excess of $40 million, the increase of which is largely attributed to the emergency rent and utility support it provides through federal and state grants for COVID recovery.
DIVERSITY EQUITY & INCLUSION AT CPC
Community Progress Council is committed to making progress to create a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization and community. CPC will ensure all staff have the knowledge, values, and skills to empower clients and one another, respecting each person’s unique experiences and cultural differences.
CPC recognizes that progress is more than empowering individuals and families to become financially stable. As an organization, CPC commits to actively work to develop a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that supports and advocates for policies that promote equity for all.
ABOUT THE ROLE & POSITION
The Chief Organizational Development (OD) Officer works in partnership with the President & CEO, senior leadership team, and employees to establish and maintain a culture reflective of Community Progress Council’s values. This is a key role and exciting opportunity to impact hundreds of families working toward self-sufficiency by empowering staff and transforming the culture at CPC. The Chief OD Officer designs, implements and evaluates change management initiatives, assesses organizational needs, facilitates the team’s professional development and continuous learning, and leads CPC’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy and implementation. This position is responsible for aligning people operations with the strategic plan and goals of the organization, and ultimately creating meaningful change in the community by supporting the organizational development of a growing agency.
Most importantly, the Chief OD Officer is committed to the vision, mission, and values of CPC. They will assess, recommend, and implement organizational development and change management initiatives that promote core values, optimize efficiency, and increase mission impact. They proactively bring key stakeholders together to assess root causes and performance gaps. The Chief OD Officer develops partnerships with community-based organizations, program participants, and staff at all levels of the organization. In this way the Chief OD Officer optimizes team performance by increasing cross-functionality and interdepartmental collaboration. They will actively enhance employee engagement, increase team building, and resolve work group conflict, in addition to developing and implementing management training and staff mentorship programs. They will coach leadership to expand their executive and change management competencies, while equipping managers to employ staff engagement strategies and scale their strategic oversight.
The Chief OD Officer develops and implements strategies to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices throughout the organization to create a welcoming environment for all. They will oversee all human resources functions and ensure that all stages in the employment life cycle promote the goals and values of the organization. The Chief OD Officer also assists program leaders to develop effective budgets according to their respective human resource needs.
Measuring impact is a key component of this role. The Chief OD Officer measures the impact in three areas: first, the impact of interventions on staff performance, efficiency, employee retention, employee engagement, and job satisfaction; second, the impact and risks associated with various change initiatives/projects, including negative impacts; and finally, the impact of quality improvement efforts driven by key performance indicators that the Chief OD Officer identifies.
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Chief OD Officer leads a team of three including the Human Resources (HR) Director, HR Generalist, and HR Benefits Specialist. This role serves the organization from its onsite location in York, Pennsylvania. In exchange for the expertise and strategic leadership of the Chief OD Officer, CPC is offering an annual salary in the range of $95,000 to $100,000 and a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, a Health Savings Plan, 401k and Roth investment opportunities including an employer match, and accrued paid time off.
Nonprofit HR is committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the clients that we serve. To fully realize our goal, we prioritize our understanding of the complexities of DEI within our workforce to inform our approach to talent management. We believe that this guides how we do our work, advise our clients to operationalize DEI and position our content and educational opportunities to help strengthen the talent management capacity of the social impact sector. See the full statement.