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Vice president - Human Resources

Somerville, NJ 08876 US

Posted: 10/19/18 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: HR Director/Manager Job Number: 12422



Highly regarded and fast growing credit union in New Jersey with assets above $400 million and extensive branch network, providing full range of consumer services as well as business lending and services is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to head all aspects of Human Resources including the development of state of the art training and employee development programs.

The VP of Human Resources will report directly to the President & CEO as a member of the executive leadership team. This is a strategic and " hands on" position.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and engaging leader who is a change agent to join our growing team as we continue to build a “ best in class” organization predicated upon our pledge to be responsible to our members, employees and communities where we live and work. The VP of HR will provide the vision, leadership, direction and oversight to ensure excellence in the delivery of HR programs and services including organizational design and development, workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance management, career development, employee relations, compensation and benefits; as well as other programs that attract, develop, and retain talent. This position will also serve to be a partner with all lines of business with a focus on maximizing employee performance and success through the advancement of employee skill development, while fostering a positive and collaborative team environment.


Primary responsibilities involve the management and handling of the human resources area and learning and development area of the Credit Union with two direct reports. Human Resources area includes recruiting, retention, performance management, career development, employee relations, payroll, compensation and benefits. Learning and development area includes employee and system training, leadership and management development, competency management and succession planning.

  • Bachelor' s degree, professional designation / SPHR desired.
  • Requires at least ten years of progressive work experience in a lead HR position with three years of strategic management experience (leading other managers).
  • Successful experience in Career Pathing, organizational design and development.
  • Proven success in developing alliances between departments and acting as a change agent to drive cultural transformation.
  • Recruiting and retention experience.
  • Compensation and benefits experience, including payroll.
  • Requires knowledge of human resource principles, practices, rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Learning and development (LD) experience.
  • High-level HR and LD technical proficiency.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical ability and good judgment.
  • Integrity and Boardroom presence are essential.

In addition to being part of a great team and enjoying a rewarding career, our client  provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits package. Enjoy a competitive salary, medical/ dental/vision benefits, 401(k) plan with an employer match, profit sharing opportunities, tuition assistance program, flexible work schedule program and a generous paid time off program including 10 paid holidays per year.


Jim Hinckley

Jim Hinckley joins Adams Consulting Group with 32 years in the search and recruitment business, most recently as President and CEO of Hinckley Associates, which he established in 1994, later acquiring Allen Staffing Services. He entered the business in 1981 with The Fisher Organization as Director of the Banking and Finance Group. Prior to entering the recruitment field, he served in senior management positions with Manufacturers Hanover Trust and Fidelity Union Bancorporation. Jim brings years of search and recruitment experience, primarily in banking and financial services with a long and successful career in middle to senior management recruiting for a wide variety of financial institutions spanning from local community banks to the top global financial firms. Additionally, his specialty includes financial, administration and marketing positions in non-financial firms. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a major in accounting, and minors in finance and economics, and attended graduate school at Fairleigh Dickinson University with a major in marketing. Jim is also active in professional, charitable and civic organizations, and has served in government offices both elective and appointive, and serves as an officer and board member in several organizations.
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