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AVP, Human Resources - CVPH & AHMC

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Job Ref:
Human Resources
Employment Type:
Full Time
75 Beekman St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
UVMHN Shared Services Human Resources
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
Variable - Variable
Hours per Week:
Weekend Needs:
Pay Rate:
$185,920.00 - $278,880.00 per year


The AVP, Human Resources will be responsible for the strategic and transformational leadership of all aspects of HR at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) & Alice Hyde Medical Center (AHMC). The AVP, HR will be a thought leader in advancing organizational capabilities and effectiveness by contributing to the network wide efficacy of a matrixed shared service model. S/he will be charged with aligning HR initiatives with the Campus Partner and Network near & long-term strategic imperatives, while also providing leadership for the continued integration.

The role is integral to the success of CVPH, AHMC, HR Function, Shared Service Centers of Excellence (COEs) and provides deep expertise, thought leadership and partnership regarding the design, development, and deployment of our people strategies; while partnering with our COE and Partner leadership to design and manage enterprise-wide employee solutions.

The AVP, HR will lead the HR function at CVPH & AHMC through thought leadership and be a strategic asset to both hospitals and Network HR Leadership Council. S/he will be responsible for the development of a strong effective and respected human resources organization network-wide. The AVP, HR will ensure that the HR organization is expert; proactive and viewed by its internal clients at all levels to be credible in the business, while strategic, responsive and vital to the organization’s success.

Specific Responsibilities:

The AVP, HR will be focused on embedding talent, total rewards, organizational development, HR operations & technology, engagement & labor management as core processes throughout the Partners & Network. S/he will be accountable for supporting the organization’s people agenda i.e., to acquire, develop, engage and retain exceptional talent to drive long-term performance and results.

S/he will direct the continuing development and deployment of performance management, learning and leadership development programs to build organizational skills, foster change management competencies and achieve goal alignment in support of strategic imperatives and opportunities.

S/he will also focus on developing a strong employee engagement program that facilitates open communication with leadership, educates employees on how they contribute to enterprise-wide goals, and promotes a commitment to continuous improvement at all levels within the organization.

S/he will evaluate the organization on a recurring basis, propose changes that will make the HR organization better aligned with campus partner and network objectives, increase organizational clarity and reduce redundancy and costs.

Further responsibilities include:

• Quickly develop credibility with employees at all levels of the organization, and consult with senior management regarding key organizational issues related to the attainment of people, patient, community and organizational goals.

• Maintain an integrated Human Resources Organization aligned with UVMHN immediate and long-term business priorities, while ensuring cost competitiveness and collaboration across the entire enterprise.

• Partner with senior leadership team to develop and execute a succession planning, change management and other programs facilitating the integration of cultures and people.

• Develop and implement a talent management and leadership development philosophy and programs to ensure that current and future leadership requirements to run the organization are met at all levels, beginning with senior leadership (e.g., workforce planning, succession planning, recruiting, management and employee training, and mentoring/coaching).

• Establish a key set of HR metrics that can be tracked over time and that are instrumental to the growth and performance of CVPH, AHMC, UVMHN and its employees.

• Ensure that there is shared ownership of HR programs across the organization.

• Partner effectively with labor organizations, ensuring that these relationships create long-term success for our people and organization.

• Manage external partners/resources to help support and develop any of the above; as well as determine which strategic partnerships and business models will deliver the most impactful results.  This includes alignment with advocacy partners like HANYS & IHA.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, organization development or related Human Resources field. A Master’s degree in Business or Human Resources is preferred.


  • 12+ years of experience in best in class HR functions in roles with increasing scope and responsibilities.  5+ years of experience as the HR Leader of a large multi-specialist HR Function. 

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