Julia Kaufman is a HR Business Partner supporting clients through the Virtual HR Outsourcing team. She has worked closely with a variety of Nonprofit HR clients that support health care access and equity, education reform, early childhood education, youth development, blood disorders, and government associations. She has worked collaboratively with her clients to transform performance management systems, bolster hiring efforts, increase employee engagement, create intentional and staff-friendly policies, and expand benefits and compensation communications. Julia is passionate about attracting, engaging and retaining talented, proven and diverse professionals in the nonprofit sector. Working at Nonprofit HR helps her to serve multiple nonprofits across the nation in this capacity.
Julia’s professional experience includes work as a HR practitioner and a program Director for social service, community development, youth development, and philanthropy programs. Prior to Nonprofit HR, she worked in the K-12 education reform arena in New Orleans, serving as a founding Human Capital Director for a growing charter school management organization and for a teacher leader nonprofit.
Julia received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship at Tulane University to analyze benefits and retirement plans for nonprofit organizations and charter schools. She holds a Master of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Julia previously served on the lowernine.org board in New Orleans, Louisiana (her former home) and was the founder of a Mardi Gras group. She works remotely from Austin, Texas where she also enjoys the Hill Country, live music, and Tex-Mex with her family.