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Senior Vice President of People and Possibilities

at Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

Pay: $175000 to $195000/year
$175000 - $195000
Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2539167
Keywords: executive

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


HIRING SALARY RANGE: $175,000.00 - $195,000.00



The Senior Vice President (SVP) of People and Possibilities will be responsible for leading dynamic change across the organization and executing successful human resources programs. The SVP will also have responsibility for helping align organizational performance to business outcomes.

Examples of Duties


  • Executive Leadership: Serves as the executive leader for the People & Possibilities department for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, driving consistent excellence in all facets of human resources management.
  • Talent Management:  Develops innovative, successful strategies and tactics to attract, retain, and develop top-level organizational talent.
  • Culture Development: Serves in the lead role of shaping the LVCVA's company culture, ensuring that values are understood and lived across the organization.
  • Diversity and Inclusion:  Develops strategies and practices to attract and support a diverse and inclusive workforce that understands, accepts, and values differences between people and that is collaborative, supportive, and respectful to maximize participation and contributions of ambassadors.
  • Compensation Systems: Develops and implements highly organized and informed policies and programs for market appropriate compensation and benefit programs.
  • Change Management: Provides recommendation to leadership and steers efforts to support organizational initiatives and manage change.
  • Organizational and Performance Management: Develops and administers meaningful programs to measure and manage organizational and employee performance.
  • Labor Relations: Represents the LVCVA, and serves as a key leader, during collective bargaining negotiations.  Administers the collective bargaining agreement. Serves as key liaison with Legal Counsel on labor issues.
  • Succession Planning:  Oversees a strategic, forward-looking succession plan for key organizational talent.

Typical Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related disciplines required, Masters of Science or Masters of Business Administration degree is highly desirable
  • 10 or more years of progressive HR experience with 5 or more years of HR leadership in organizations known for ambassador engagement and operational excellence
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws, wage and hour laws, and regulations
  • Demonstrated success in talent acquisition and development
  • Expertise in compensation strategies and systems
  • Experience in a unionized environment and strong experience in labor relations
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to proactively address issues likely to impact LVCVA
  • Experience designing and delivering innovative solutions as they relate to wellness, retention, succession planning, and performance management programs
  • Possess integrity, ethics, professional credibility, and accountability
  • Model highly-refined skills in critical thinking, analysis, problem solving, risk assessment and prevention, communication, and leadership influence
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel when necessary (light travel requirements)

Supplemental Information

Provide elevated customer service levels and experiences for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's ambassadors.  Establish personal and departmental credibility throughout the organization to promote the Authority as the best place to work in Las Vegas.
At the LVCVA, safety is everyone's job. Executives and managers are expected to ensure safe work and a safe working environment through guidance and leadership for ambassadors and contractors to include assessing and eliminating workplace hazards.  Further expectations include ensuring compliance with, and demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of, established rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.  Management is also expected to provide tools necessary for achieving safety.
Inclusion and the embodiment of not only tolerance, but a genuine appreciation for a diverse workplace is an essential element of the LVCVA's culture.  Supporting and respecting the various cultural and ethnic values, behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes leads to successful ambassador relations and business results.  All levels of supervision in our organization are expected to ensure diversity is practiced and is a managing strength in their operation. 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an ambassador to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The individual in this position must have the mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, including a computer, and be able to read printed materials and computer monitors.  Able to communicate in person or over the telephone.  Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.