The AVP, Talent Development reports directly to the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Administration, Finance and Strategic Development. They will also lead a professional staff responsible for the building and delivering of future focused talent development practices that align with the University’s values and cultivate a strong, inclusive community through innovative talent management, talent acquisition, performance coaching, leadership development, workforce planning, and all aspects of employee engagement. The AVP, Talent Development is responsible for providing programs and systems that reflect the University’s commitment to personal and team excellence in support of student achievement, and developing programs that serve to recruit, retain, and support a diverse and highly qualified workforce. This person will serve as a strategic forward-thinking leader working collaboratively with across the campus to create and cultivate a common vision of the institution’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity that can be shared by all.
This position will be located in the Los Angeles area. The search is being led by Nathaniel Schiffer, Vice President / Managing Partner, Jeff Wilbanks, TCG Recruiting Director.
About Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly Pomona is among the best public universities in the West and is nationally ranked for helping students achieve economic success. Their polytechnic model, unique in Southern California, helps ensure that graduates are ready to succeed in the professional world on Day 1.Faculty in all disciplines put theory to practice, providing students with opportunities to apply their knowledge in hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable internship and service-learning programs. Their history and geography are unlike any other university in the region. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, collaborate on a new product, and help build a rocket. This is a polytechnic education. This is Cal Poly Pomona. To implement its strategic plan, the University is expanding and enhancing many of its programs — and as a result is undergoing growth and organizational change. Central to the University’s continued success is the recruitment, development, retention, and advancement of highly-qualified and diverse faculty and staff.
About The Christopher Group
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