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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health People Operations Director - Systems in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania


Are you interested in an impactful role that focuses on People Operations (Human Resources) technology strategy and systems?

Do you enjoy providing leadership, project management and guidance to a team of professionals?

If you answered yes, and have a passion for our mission, we invite you to consider joining Devereux’s nationwide team of people operations leadership!

Based at Devereux’s national headquarters in King of Prussia, PA, and under the direction of the Senior Vice President of People Operations, the People Operations Director – Systems will be responsible for leading all aspects of Devereux’s PO technology strategy and systems, and for providing leadership to ensure PO systems are maintained, enhanced, and fulfill functional requirements.

In this newly-created role, you will use your skills and experience to :

  • Identify and assess requirements, translating business requirements into cost-effective system solutions.

  • Assist in leading implementations, upgrades, enhancements and other assigned projects related to the People Operations applications, and in accordance with Corporate Information Systems protocols.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the PO Systems Team, and serve as the liaison to the National Learning Team, Corporate Finance, Payroll, Information Systems and the People Systems user community.

  • Maintain communications and strong working relationships with internal and external customers on PO systems related matters, and respond to customer inquiries, handle the delivery of services and special requests or problems.

  • Support the planning, coordination and implementation of open enrollment, health and wellness, and other PO related projects.

What is People Operations?

Today, many businesses are moving toward the term “People Operations,” as this function is viewed as an equal partner across business lines. Truly, an organization’s employee workforce requires the same strategic approach and vision as its other core business functions. So, whereas HR functions are more narrowed in scope, People Operations is more strategic and data-driven, placing purposeful focus on people and culture, and working to build a sense of community among colleagues. At Devereux, our goal is to serve as a valued and trusted strategic partner, helping centers/departments make the best possible people-based decisions that will benefit employees, the individuals we serve and the overall organization.

Devereux National offices are located in Villanova and King of Prussia, PA and provide leadership, consultation and support services to the operating Centers located in 12 states. National staff include Clinical, Finance, Information Technology, People Operations, Legal, Contracts, External Affairs & Development and Marketing/Communications.

Keywords: HRIS analyst, data analytics, Human Resources, HR consultant, HR analyst, HRIS administrator, people operations, consultation, project management, data collection and analysis, SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive HR systems / project management experience required, preferably as an HRIS Manager. Experience working in a multi-site, multi-state behavioral healthcare or human services environment preferred.

  • Advanced computer skills in various software applications, including MS Office products required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws and regulatory requirements, in areas including but not limited to, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Workers’ Compensation, ERISA and OSHA are preferred.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills, as well as an ability to independently follow up as required.

  • Requires an ability to be flexible and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must demonstrate professional demeanor and sound judgement, and be able to make quick and accurate decisions independently.

Physical Requirements: Requires sitting ¾ or more of the workday. Standing, walking, stooping, bending, and push/pull movements performed occasionally. Requires ability to lift light loads of one to ten pounds occasionally. Requires continuous use of office equipment requiring repetitive wrist/hand movement and vision. Free of dependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, or other chemical substances or controlled substances. Significant and frequent use of physical requirements associated with verbal and written communication.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

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The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-5666

Category People Operations

Position Type Full-Time