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for the Blind

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Vice President of Human Resources

Organization: Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

Posted: 3/12/2018

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and overseeing a department of 16, the Vice President of Human Resources (VP of HR) will join The Lighthouse Strategic Leadership team during a period of growth that includes expansion to its new South Carolina location. The VP of HR will work collaboratively across departments to ensure that The Lighthouse has the HR infrastructure, policies and procedures, systems, and people in place to accommodate continued growth.

Key areas of focus include:
• Strategic pipeline development and recruiting
• Employee relations and safety
• Organizational effectiveness
• Human Resources Department Leadership

Read the full position profile here.

Candidates should have a Bachelors’ degree, a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources, and a proven record of effective HR leadership, preferably in a manufacturing environment. A Masters’ Degree and/or Human Resources certification is preferred. Successful candidates will bring strong verbal and written communication skills; additional spoken language, American Sign Language, or braille skills are a plus.

To Be Considered
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is committed to our community, to equal employment opportunity, and to diversity in our workplace. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Cover letters expressing your passion for the mission and fit for the role should be addressed to Mikkell Jackson Roeland. Please submit your materials online via Waldron’s candidate web portal or email her directly at

Contact: Mikkell Jackson Roeland

Phone: (206) 792-4225


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