Richmond City Public Schools

Chief Talent Officer (10313)

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Job Details

TitleChief Talent Officer
Posting ID10313



Job Title:

Chief Talent Officer

Grade Level/Terms of Employment:

Grade 139/Step 17 (12 month contract)

FLSA Status:


Work Location:

Central Office

Immediate Supervisor:




General Description:
The Chief Talent Officer works to transform RPS’s HR system from a traditional transactional structure to a strategic office of the division that helps attract, develop, and retain the best and brightest to teach, lead, and serve in RPS.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads a comprehensive human capital strategy around recruitment and hiring, performance management, retention, benefits/compensation, and employee development
  • Maintains strong customer service-oriented climate by ensuring the Talent Office provides helpful, responsive, and timely support to employees and prospective staff
  • Leads, coaches and evaluates a team of direct reports (in Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Benefits/Compensation, Data and System Management, Risk Management, and Teacher/Leader Pathways) to ensure the Office meets its goals
  • Modernizes, consolidates, and monitors human capital data systems and processes to develop more efficient and customer-friendly processes
  • Serves on the senior leadership team, and acts as strategic advisor, functional expert, and thought partner on organizational issues as well as key Talent issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Master’s Degree required
  • At least 7 years of senior level experience
  • Human capital and education sector experience preferred
  • HR certification such as SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, or related, preferred 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex ideas simply and succinctly
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to motivate and appropriately challenge staff
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and ease at managing competing demands and determining priorities independently
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, environment; adaptable when managing multiple, shifting priorities; comfortable with ambiguity
  • Bilingual/fluency in Spanish preferred


HOW TO APPLY: All applicants (including RPS employees) must submit an on-line application. Please access website at:

Please upload the following information with your application: a current resume, transcript and license if applicable. Also, when completing your application, include three email addresses of your professional references and/or upload letters of references. A combination of professional reference email addresses and letters are accepted. Richmond City Public Schools will conduct a background investigation, fingerprinting and tuberculosis screening as a condition of employment. EOE.


START DATE: Based on School Board approval

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$180,299.00 - $180,299.00 / Per Year
LocationHuman Resources

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/04/2023