Director of HR
The Director of Human Resources will oversee the school’s HR functions including but not limited to
the maintenance of personnel records, legal compliance, compensation, benefits administration, staffing strategies, personnel issues and the following specific responsibilities:
• Manage and coordinate benefit programs - Health, Dental, HSA/FSA, 403(b) Retirement Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life/AD&D and COBRA - for faculty and staff, including all faculty and staff communication, problem solving and claims resolution.
• Manage annual open enrollment for Health, Dental and Medical Spending Plans.
• Ensure compliance of all plans with all federal, state and local applicable laws and statutes, i.e. HIPPA, ERISA, IRS guidelines.
• Manage all medical leaves and leave of absences in accordance with the School’s paid leave policies.
• Manage Worker’s Compensation and Texas Workforce Commission programs for students, faculty and staff.
Faculty and Staff Relations:
• Manage periodic job description audits and ensure appropriate classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
• Manage faculty and staff recruitment, including but not limited to the management of the search process and maintenance of search documentation to ensure EEOC compliance.
• Ensure compliance with federal, state and local statutes/laws such as FMLA, ADA, Sexual Harassment, Worker’s Compensation, Title VII, and ERISA.
• Execute issuance of employment letters and compensation statements.
• Manage faculty and staff separation process for both voluntary/involuntary terminations.
• Oversee new faculty and staff orientation and documentation process, including background checks.
• Consult administrators and faculty and staff regarding faculty and staff disciplinary problems, resolving personnel issues and providing mediation when necessary.
• Conduct internal investigations relating to faculty and staff complaints.
• Provide training on various HR topics including but not limited to interviewing skills and faculty and staff coaching.
• Coordinate training of faculty and staff on child abuse prevention.
• Oversee payroll processing.
• Serve on Retirement Plan Fiduciary Committee, and other committees as requested.
• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Human Resources.
• Ability to maintain all faculty and staff information with absolute confidentiality.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with a wide and diverse range of constituents, including but not limited to potential candidates, faculty, staff, students, and the Board of Trustees.
• Attention to detail; demonstrate accuracy, thoroughness, and follow through.
• Comfortable working with or learning new technologies.
• Self-starter who can work independently to problem-solve.
• Must have a professional demeanor.
• Engage in professional development to remain current on legal compliances and best practices.
• Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR/SHRM).
• Proficiency with Excel and Word required.
• Knowledge of Paycom payroll systems a plus.
• Knowledge of independent school cultures a plus.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
• Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
• Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
• Works in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
• May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
Interested candidates are asked to e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information of four references to Evelyn
Cambria, Associate Head of School for Finance & Operations at email@example.com.