The Culture and Engagement Manager partners with managers and leaders across the organization to align Habitat’s culture with its strong brand to optimize the employee experience, making Habitat a “great place to work”. Modeling our core values to lead with service, respect all people, build community, and deliver results, the person in this role is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase engagement across the employment life cycle. The Culture and Engagement Manager is responsible for creating an exceptional employee experience across the employee lifecycle by focusing on excellent service, progressive practice, and collaborative relationships with others. The leader in this role brings a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion to their practice to continually foster an inclusive and equitable workplace culture. This is an in-person role at the Renton office, five days a week.
Partner with managers and leaders to develop and implement strategies to build a dynamic and scalable people and culture infrastructure.
Partner with managers to optimize the performance development process, including design, training, execution, and continuous improvement of the process.
Coach managers to build solid, effective employee relationships from onboarding to off-boarding through guidance, support, and ongoing training & development.
Provide training to managers and other employees on topics such as conflict management, team building, and coaching skills.
Partner with managers and leaders to improve communication, build trust, and engage in productive conflict.
Partner with managers and leaders to develop career pathways.
Design progressive reward, recognition, celebration, and appreciation programs to optimize employee engagement and performance.
Design workplace holistic wellness programs.
Manage and continually enhance culture practices by leveraging technology and data, including artificial intelligence (AI).
Collaborate with organizational leaders to support, advance, and evaluate Habitat’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all people and culture practices.
Collect data through surveys, interviews, and focus groups to measure engagement throughout the employee lifecycle and partner with managers to create action plans based on findings.
Manage third-party partnerships for leadership development and manager training.
Build and maintain strong, trusted relationships with all levels of staff. Provide counsel, advice, and support in resolving issues and other sensitive matters.
Partner with CPCO regarding complex people and culture issues.
There may be supervisory responsibilities with this position.
For the selected candidate who meets the minimum requirements for the role and has 0-2 years of experience serving in this role and/or at this level, pay for this position is $68,078 to $70,000 yearly, with the potential to go to $76,586 with time and demonstrated success in the role.
For the selected candidate who exceeds the minimum requirements for the role and has 2-4 years of experience serving in this role and/or at this level, pay for this position is $76,586 to $80,000 yearly, with the potential to go to $85,093 with time and demonstrated success in the role.
Benefits package to include generous vacation/sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, short/long term disability, life insurance, and retirement account with employer matching and professional development program.
Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King & Kittitas Counties is firmly committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity (EEO) and will provide such opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to sex, race, age, color, religion, mental or physical disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and/or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement of Commitment on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King & Kittitas Counties, we build hope for all by tearing down barriers to affordable housing. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is unwavering.
We have a deep love of humanity and embrace all our differences including race, religion, background or identity.
We act to remove systemic barriers to sustainable, affordable homeownership through advocacy and equity by providing education on housing issues and inequities for public policy makers and eliminating systemic inequities in our policies and practices. We empower our homeowners through education.
We bring people together, leveraging our differences to achieve our mission in our workplaces, building sites, stores, and in our homes.
We build communities where everyone feels a sense of belonging. Our support does not stop when a homeowner receives their keys.
We provide hope by eliminating disparities in home ownership