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Vp of People
Posted on 7/5/2022
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • ~12+ years of experience in human resources; 7+ years in a leadership role
  • Experience building teams in a global high growth venture-backed technology company
  • Experience managing DEI programs to build a diverse, inclusive & equitable organization
  • Proven track report in building a people operations function to support business growth
  • Demonstrated success in sourcing talent, cultural development, performance management, compensation planning, total rewards, employee relations
  • Solid business acumen and understanding of what it takes to be successful
  • Ability to wear multiple hats in a fast-paced environment
  • Hands-on, "can do" attitude and a bias for action
  • Low ego and high intellectual curiosity
  • Lead the organization's people strategy and practices to ensure alignment with our mission, values, and growth ambitions
  • Managing the strategy and processes related to building and retaining an exceptional team of top talent
  • Optimize people-centred activities such as hiring, training, professional development, and performance management to ensure these efforts support the company's growth and bottom line
  • Spearhead our DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) efforts and design programs that allow for the company to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization
  • Act as an advisor and confidant to the executive team, advise on topics such as org design, talent, performance, and succession management
  • Strategic and operational ownership of all HR functions including talent recruitment, development, performance review process, employee engagement, compensation and benefits, and all people-related programs, processes and policies
  • Partner with senior leadership to prepare for board of directors and compensation committee meetings

1,001-5,000 employees

Udacity provides and promotes digital education services.
Company Overview
Udacity's mission is to train the world's workforce in the careers of the future. They partner with leading technology companies to learn how technology is transforming industries, and teach the critical tech skills that companies are looking for in their workforce.
  • Health Care - No-premium health, dental, and vision benefits, 401K, FSA
  • Lifestyle - Monthly wellness stipend (gym memberships, work-out gear, etc.)
  • Learning - Reimbursements for conferences, classes, and seminars
  • Flexibility - Flexible work hours, unlimited vacation, and paid parental leave
  • Meals - Healthy catered lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks on site
  • Fun - Board games, team outings, company parties, and more
Company Values
  • Students First - The student and their needs are at the center of everything we do
  • Better Together - Highly collaborative as a team and are committed to a diverse, inclusive workplace free of judgment, bias or discrimination
  • Entrepreneurial - We act with a high sense of urgency and eliminate bureaucracy to promote innovation
  • Data Driven - We make hard decisions in the face of ambiguity, are unafraid to fail fast, and move forward.
  • Candid & Direct - We share direct and constructive feedback
  • Talent Obsessed - We strive to increase talent density continuously and reward exceptional performance