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Martha O'Bryan Center

Chief Talent and Culture Officer

Martha O'Bryan Center


Job Summary


The Chief Talent and Culture Officer (CTCO) is a member of the MOBC executive team and leads the people investments across the organization. As a member of executive team, the CTCO participates in all strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting. The CTCO develops and directs all implementation of all human resources programs and policies across Martha O’Bryan Center’s community programs and charter schools with emphasis on systems, compliance, recruitment of talent, employee relations, engagement, well-being, compensation and benefits. This leadership position promotes and implements organizational values by planning and managing human resources programs and partnering with stakeholders across the organization. This is a full time, regular position, located at the Martha O’Bryan Center. This position reports to the CEO.

Job Responsibilities

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change due to changes in our business processes or other business-related reasons.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Human Resources

  • Oversees and delegates to the HR team all HR functions including performance management, employee relations, recruiting, HR policy administration, and compliance; works directly with leadership in carrying out human resources and talent management responsibilities.
  • Develops human resources strategies by identifying and researching issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations; and establishing human resources objectives in alignment with organizational priorities.
  • Recommends and designs human resources systems that meet the needs of employees, managers, and functional departments.
  • Develops and refines policies, procedures, and practices on HR-related matters and presents recommendations regularly to the executives.
  • Builds out proactive recruitment strategies for all programs
  • Oversees compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to personnel matters.
  • Assists in the administration of compensation programs.
  • Establishes metrics, benchmarks and scorecards tied to key organizational objectives for human resources management and reports those results to the CEO and Board of Directors, as directed.
  • Staffs the Board of Directors HR task force initiatives, as requested.
  • Assists in the design, development and execution of learning and development programs tied to organization objectives and goals.
  • Identifies human resources-related knowledge and performance gaps throughout the organization and provides education, training and support to close those gaps.
  • Actively participates in meetings with stakeholders to identify needs of the organization and employees.
  • Stays current in industry trends and regulatory compliance through workshops, newsletters, conferences, and affiliation with industry organizations.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Work across the organization to ensure that the objectives and values of MOBC’s DEI work are clear, communicated, and reflected in MOBC’s culture.
  • Reinforce DEI principles in hiring, decision making, and the MOBC work environment by ensuring that policies and processes across the organization are fully aligned with these principles and values.
  • Advise leadership on DEI-related issues and provide guidance as needed.

Benefits and Payroll

  • Oversees and coordinates the distribution and presentation of employee benefits communication including new hire orientation and periodic updates.
  • Supports the open enrollment process, new hire enrollment, and terminations.
  • Answers employee inquiries; provides guidance and resolution of issues.
  • Works closely with MNPS benefits specialists on escalations and plan administration for teachers enrolled.
  • Oversees the monthly invoice reconciliations and processes.
  • Manages and delegates other ongoing duties for ACA, Medicare eligibility, and other programs.
  • Manages and delegates to HR team all employee leaves (e.g. FMLA, workers compensation, disability), ensuring clear and timely communication with employees and supervisors; ensures leaves are compliant with all applicable laws and policies, and employees are provided with all leave requirements and responsibilities.
  • Oversees and administers worker’s compensation program including timely filing of claims, monitoring open claims, coordinating prompt return to work, and effectively communicating with employees, supervisors, medical providers, and insurance adjuster.
  • Supports benefits audits on a quarterly, annual, and as-needed basis.
  • Oversees the bi-weekly payroll function for hourly and salaried school employees.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Five or more years of related experience.


The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, organizational design, employee relations, performance management, and diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal employment and labor laws and governmental compliance requirements.
  • Working knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing, and compliance requirements affecting employee benefit programs, including HIPAA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ACA, ADA, COBRA, and DOL requirements.
  • Working knowledge of web-based payroll systems.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.
  • Computer literate including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, database, desk top publishing software, email and the internet
  • SHRM certification preferred.

Additional Information


This position is benefits eligible.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: July 13, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Salary Range: $90-$125K