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Vice President, Human Resources Operations


CHRISTUS System Office




CHRISTUS Corp Irving Offices 919 and 909 Buildings


919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
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The Vice President, Human Resources Operations supports the Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer with the development and implementation of contemporary and dynamic human resource programs including, but not limited to compensation; regulatory compliance; EEO and diversity; Associate relations; and HRIS services and other human resource initiatives in support of the CHRISTUS Health mission and business strategies. At a CHRISTUS overall level, this leader has responsibility for leading and/or coordinating initiatives that enhance the CHRISTUS brand in the workplace, support CHRISTUS in being a great place to work, ensure consistency and compliance with directives and regulations and research and develop best practices in the human resource services disciplines. This role is responsible for departmental personnel, assists in setting goals and objectives for the department and its personnel and prepares budgets, reports and other communications as required by management.


  • A minimum of a B.A. degree; Master’s degree preferred.


  • Ten to fifteen years of progressively more responsible supervisory positions in human resources and payroll with a minimum of five years in health care, preferably in a multi-institutional and multi-state environment.
  • A diversified working knowledge of all human resources functions, including Associate compensation and benefits, Associate and labor relations, and regulatory standards.


  • Advanced interpersonal skills to effectively represent human resource related matters and discuss and resolve complex human resource issues with management, Associates, and external agencies.
  • Advanced analytical skills to develop and implement new human resource systems, techniques and/or procedures; determine needs; develop and administer expense and revenue budgets; and prepare complex reports and analyses.
  • Excellent influence and negotiation skills.
  • A working knowledge of business issues affecting the health care industry, including payment mechanisms, accounting issues and competitors environment.

Major Responsibilities:

Related to Leadership:

  • Provides oversight of human resource shared services, payroll, and compensation.
  • Provides supervision to the departmental Associates; assists in defining goals and objectives of the department and individual Associates to ensure high quality completion of tasks and objectives; performs performance evaluations; and counsels and disciplines Associates as appropriate.
  • Develops payroll, workforce management and human resource services processes to ensure compliance with regulations and to provide excellent customer service to Associates and leaders across the organization
  • Keeps senior management informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of objectives and those not being addressed adequately at the manager or Associate level.

Related to Human Resources Services:

  • Driving strategic and operational excellence across core areas of HR Operations, including: Associate experience, policy and compliance, HRIS management and administration, shared services, and payroll.
  • Provides guidance to system human resources professionals and management in the interpretation of CHRISTUS Health policies and procedures.Participates in the development or rolling out of System Human Resources strategic initiatives or in setting system-wide Human Resources goals and objectives as directed.
  • Collaborating with other leaders within Human Resources to ensure a seamless and integrated Associate experience across the full employee life cycle - from hire to onboarding to development to offboarding.
  • Improving the HRIS functional systems, processes, and policies in order to deliver best-in-class technology solutions
  • Leading compensation function by participating in market surveys, conducting job evaluations, leading salary & bonus planning and strategic compensation management initiatives.
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to drive CHRISTUS Health's diversity & inclusion agenda forward, supporting it with the right HR policies and procedures.
  • Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources guidelines, programs and practices to keep Senior Leadership and fellow Human Resource Associates informed of new developments.
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of reports that are necessary to carry out functions of department. Prepares periodic reports to Senior Leadership, as necessary or requested.
  • Develops, recommends, communicates and administers human resources policies and procedures that support the business objectives of CHRISTUS and monitor compliance with the same.Strives to align core policies, core procedures and management response. May represent CHRISTUS Health on Human Resources related hearings and or investigations.
  • Ensure appropriate human resource systems records and data retention to maintain records in a confidential manner.Establish standard systems for retention of permanent records and ensure confidentiality of all Associate records and data. Investigate and recommend solutions to data issues resulting from data input/output, including interfaces to vendors or between recordkeeping systems.
  • Supports the organization’s efforts in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures to ensure all data is appropriately transitioned between human resources, payroll and workforce management systems.
  • Ensures all regulatory reports including EEO-1, Affirmative Action and Vets-100 are accurate and completed by the designated due dates.
  • Communicates human resource related information to Associates system wide including for other departments.
  • Collaborates with Talent Management and Learning and Development teams on developing training for human resources, payroll and workforce management systems.
  • Project planning & management of mid to large scale projects.
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