San Mateo County

Human Resources Performance Management Fellow (19924739)

Human Resources
San Francisco/Peninsula
12/10/2019 at 11:30pm
$72,841.00-$89,980.00 Annually


County Center Redwood City, 94063


The County of San Mateo aims to foster positive employee experiences and increase employee engagement that result in improved outcomes for the residents of San Mateo County. Join us in leading a high-impact performance management pilot program.

The Human Resources Performance Management Fellow will build on an established evidence-based method of performance management, including promoting ongoing development and performance conversations between supervisors and employees. This position will be part of the Human Resources Department Organizational and Development Unit and will have the opportunity to work with leaders throughout the organization.


In this dynamic role, you will:

  • Understand the principles of the pilot and support plans for county expansion
  • Be responsible for the program management of the pilot and serve as point of contact for administrative tasks and coordinating technical issues with TinyPulse and departments
  • Lead continuous improvement of the TINYpulse platform and explore additional features for implementation
  • Build upon the planned 2019 evaluation by tracking impact after three years, adding additional data sources as available  
  • Persuasively communicate goals and expectations of the pilot to all participants by writing, designing, and sharing Pilot Newsletter quarterly
  • Deliver Pilot onboarding presentation to new teams
  • Evangelize Pilot model with County leadership
  • Prepare reports and insights on the pilot and make recommendations for adjustments and iterations to achieve maximum effectiveness
  • Anticipate issues and bring high energy to offering solutions
  • Schedule, plan and facilitate effective meetings and training sessions/learning opportunities for participants
  • Generate and share monthly department reports of TINYpulse results based on existing templates
  • Analyze data and recommend actionable responses to trends



A Master's Degree in a related field is required for this Fellowship. A graduate degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources Development, Education, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Learning Design and Development, Performance Technology, Instructional Design or Adult Learning, Business, Public Administration, Sociology, or a related field is preferred. 

List of Desired Skill Sets:

  • Skillful facilitation of large and small group activities
  • Understand and have enthusiasm for employee performance management innovations
  • Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change
  • Ability to lead complex projects across multiple departments through influence
  • Outstanding ability to influence, inspire, and motivate a team
  • High level of comfort with technology tools and advanced applications of Microsoft Office/Google Drive
  • Familiar with Excel, able to navigate PowerBI and TINYpulse platforms. 
  • Experience designing surveys and interpreting results
  • Experience in research and analysis
  • Approachable, positive energy and initiative
  • Role model emotional intelligence, build relationships, and communicate effectively
  • Be curious and want to experiment and take risks in order to learn
  • Collaborative, participatory decision maker
  • Change management or professional employee coaching experience
  • Strongly self-motivated and enjoys working hard to achieve ambitious goals


To apply for this exciting position, please click on the "Apply" button or go to  

In addition to completing the application, you will need to attach: 

  • A Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three References

Final Filing Date: December 10, 2019
Application Screening: Week of December 16, 2019
Panel Interview: January 2020 - TBD
Finalist Interview: January 202 - TBD

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