First Commonwealth
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

$716 Million

Contact Information:

Sarah Hilton | 281.719.2133

[email protected]

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union

Vice President of Human Resources

Position Summary
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for an experienced executive to join their senior management team as the Vice President of Human Resources. Reporting to the President/CEO, this individual will be responsible for the strategic direction of the credit union’s HR function as it strives to become an employer of choice. The VP will have two direct reports who will oversee employee relations and engagement, talent acquisition, total rewards, including recognition and wellness programs, HR compliance and reporting, as well as organizational development and integrated talent management. This individual will lead our efforts to improve the employee experience and drive a culture of continuing learning and improvement, owning programs that help us ensure we are living our values as part of the rollout of the new mission, vision and values. This role needs to champion cultural transformation and help us build a high-performing, member-centric and inclusive culture of innovation to create a “best places to work” environment. This VP must help us achieve our strategic goals and our mission of “empowering the pursuit of financial happiness.”
The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of financial services, policies, regulations, and compliance with State and Federal regulations. Bachelor’s degree in human resources or business-related field, along with a minimum of three or more years of senior leadership experience and ten or more years of human resource experience is required. MBA, SPHR and/or SHRM-SCP certifications strongly preferred.

Company Profile
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union was originally founded in 1959 to serve Western Electric employees. After expansions and mergers over the years, membership is now available to employees of more than 1000 companies. Now, with more than 60,000 members and more than $715 million in assets, First Commonwealth has grown to be the largest credit union in the Lehigh Valley, offering eight convenient, full-service branch locations and 24/7 online banking services. First Commonwealth’s mission is to empower the pursuit of financial happiness, and their core values are to be honest, innovative, generous, humble, excellent, and respectful. In line with the mission the credit union is more community focused than ever, and is working toward leaving a legacy of financial health and wellness for consumers and businesses in the Lehigh Valley. Candidates who have invested their time, talent, and treasure in serving their community will be given more consideration. To learn more about First Commonwealth, visit

Community Profile
First Commonwealth is in the process of building its beautiful new headquarters in Lower Macungie Township. Today, Lower Macungie Township is home to just over 30,000 residents and is one of the fastest growing residential areas in the Lehigh Valley. Thanks to its attractive communities and developments, it is often considered one of the Lehigh Valley’s most desirable places to live and raise a family. The Lehigh Valley area has been recognized for its booming economy, as well as boasting a lower cost of living and lower taxes than most of the Northeastern US. With its proximity to major cities, thriving, diverse industry, scenic country sides, endless shopping, museums, and more, the Lehigh Valley area has it all, and is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.

You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Sarah Hilton, Vice President at (800) 367-0433, extension 133 or [email protected].

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