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Metrolink, Southern California's regional passenger rail service, is recruiting for a dynamic, innovative, and highly experienced human resources professional to manage the day-to-day activities of the organization. The Chief People Officer is an at-will position that works under the general direction of the CEO to develop and lead strategies and processes related to building and retaining an exceptional team of employees in alignment with the business strategy in the areas of talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, staff development, and learning and compensation. In addition, the Chief People Officer serves as the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer. The Human Resources Department’s mission is to recruit and retain a qualified and diverse workforce that meets the needs of the organization; and to train and develop the workforce. The Department has 12 regular full-time employees and an operating budget of almost $6 million. 

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant human resources experience in a customer-focused organization with both represented and non-represented employees and 5 years of experience in a senior HR leadership position supervising, directing and leading management level staff. A combination of training, with a minimum of an Associate’s degree and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered when determining minimum qualifications. Advanced relevant coursework may also substitute for a portion of required experience. A Master's degree is highly desirable.

The current annual salary range for the Chief People Officer is $146,526 to $229,083 DOQ. Metrolink offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement.

This is a confidential recruitment and will be handled accordingly throughout the various stages of the process. Interested candidates are encouraged to by on Monday, March 18, 2024. Candidates should submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive résumé, and 5 professional references via email to: apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates at (916) 630-4900.

Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/chief-people-officer-metrolink/.