SHRM Certification Relations Specialist - Chapters in Alexandria, Virginia

Certification Relations Specialist - Chapters

Tracking Code

208742-075

Job Description

SHRM WANTS TALENT WITH A BOLD PURPOSE. TALENT THAT BELIEVES IN EXCELLENCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY. TALENT THAT IS FLEXIBLE TO TRY NEW THINGS AND AGILE ENOUGH TO PIVOT WHEN THEY DON’T WORK OUT. WE NEED PEOPLE WHO ARE SMART AND CURIOUS, AND BELIEVE IN OPEN COLLABORATION TO GET TO THE BEST RESULT.

The Society for Human Resource Management is looking for a smart, energetic individual to join its certification team as the Certification Relations Specialist – Chapters. This position is responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, to expand SHRM's certification footprint within SHRM’s chapter communities.

YOUR TYPICAL DAY WILL INCLUDE:

  • Implementing and managing community engagement and outreach strategies for SHRM chapters.

  • Building, maintaining, and maturing relationships with key chapter contacts in order to create alliances and provide guidance, council and direction on ways to expand certification program participation in their communities.

  • Serving as a point of contact, and business partner with internal stakeholder units, (i.e. certification operations, marketing and communications, publications, etc.), to support and assist with organizational level initiatives, programs and activities focused on heightening certification program awareness, acceptance, adoption and growth.

  • Working with chapter Field Service Directors to identify and partner on community engagement/outreach opportunities.

  • Representing certification interests at related events, participate in chapter meetings, conduct presentations or speeches, and serve on panels as necessary to provide on-going access to education on certification and its related products and services.

  • Tracking, monitoring and evaluating engagement activities in order to assess impact, and recommend areas of growth and future opportunity.

  • Performing administrative duties as needed to support community related business processes and to ensure proper upkeep of certification records and reports.

Required Skills

THESE ARE THE SKILLS YOU WILL NEED IN YOUR TOOLBOX:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to persuasively present to a wide range of audiences.

  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills

  • Project and/or management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Required Experience

THIS IS WHAT YOU MUST BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with 7 years of work experience in community outreach/engagement or professional association. Bachelor’s degree in HR, community engagement, or other related fields preferred.

  • Experience working with professional associations or in community outreach/engagement function preferred.

  • SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) or must be obtained within first year of employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.

The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: accessibility@shrm.org or TDD (703) 548-6990.

Job Location

Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Summary of Department

SHRM Certification is a department within the SHRM Knowledge Development division that supports SHRM’s mission and vision to build, manage, maintain, and grow a robust certification business that is recognized as the “gold standard” by HR professionals and the organizations and communities they serve.