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Are you an HR leader fascinated with recruiting, development and retention ready to impact a company that creates safer environments for schools, healthcare, and community organizations?

Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS) is a mission-led organization that provides crisis prevention and management training to reduce the frequency and severity of behavioral challenges and violence in the workplace. With steady expansion of their Safety-Care Crisis Prevention Training Program across North America, QBS is significantly improving the safety of educational, residential, and programmatic settings that serve individuals with challenging behaviors.

QBS is seeking a Head of People to develop and champion a comprehensive people strategy including all aspects of the talent lifecycle, organizational development, and HR processes. This key role will be an important contributing member of the QBS executive leadership team and report to the CEO.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a deep and successful track record designing and leading all human resource initiatives including, but not limited to, recruitment; compensation and career lattice policies; benefits and leave; performance and talent management; employee wellness; training; and organizational structure. Experience within the Applied Behavior Analysis and/or Clinical Therapy industries will also be important for success in this role.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and lead HR and Talent Management Strategies and ensure effective staffing alignments with organizational needs
  • Lead and implement all employee life cycle activities and functions including a recruiting process that meets the goals and vision of QBS
  • Maintain a deep understanding of organizational culture using metrics connected to engagement and retention; actively work to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Act as a thought partner within QBS to advise leaders, develop team members, and optimize the organizational structure 
  • Ensure organizational compliance by maintaining current knowledge of HR laws and regulations to maintain compliance and advance a positive organizational culture
  • Optimize all HR-related materials (e.g., policies, job descriptions, calendars, org charts, etc.) ensuring they are current, accessible, and inclusive
  • Develop a competitive compensation system process that attracts and retains top talent
  • Research, recommend and implement all benefits packages and related policies
  • Contribute as an active member of a dynamic executive leadership team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven track record leading the Human Resources function for a multi-state growth company
  • Mission driven with experience in the Applied Behavior Analysis and/or Clinical Therapy industries
  • Has successfully driven the talent lifecycle (recruit, develop, retain) at scale
  • Demonstrated success owning HR enabling tech and communication tools (HRIS, ATS, etc.)
  • Resides in Greater Boston area and able to work at headquarters 2 or more days per week

Since 1997, the mission of QBS has been to provide quality behavioral solutions to complex behavior challenges through evidence-based training and consulting services. Developed with a strong foundation in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) principles, Safety-Care has been adopted widely across the US, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing crisis prevention programs in the world. Over the last two decades the QBS expert team of Board-Certified Behavioral Analysts have trained and certified over 500,000 professionals on the Safety-Care program.

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    • Location: Boston, MA
    • Level: Director
    • Job category: Recruiter/Human Resources
    • Industries: Education Human Resources
    • Reference: JOB-3757