The Human Resources Manager develops and implements Human Resources policies, services, and programs that emphasize quality, continuous improvement, employee retention and development, and high performance. The Human Resources Manager reports to the Director of Finance and Operations and is a full-time, exempt employee.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Human Resources Manager will:
Actively support the mission of The Fletcher School in the execution of his/her role and responsibilities.
Establish and implement standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures to maintain a superior workforce.
Prepare annual Faculty contracts.
Lead the implementation of the performance management system that includes Professional Success Plans (PSPs), Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and Professional Learning Plans (PLPs).
Manage the Human Resources Information Systems to eliminate administrative tasks, empower employees, streamline onboarding and orientation, maintain accurate employee records and ensure effective communication of policies and procedures.
Coach and train managers in communication, feedback, recognition, and interaction responsibilities with the employees who report to them.
Monitor and advise managers and supervisors in the progressive discipline system of the company. Monitor the implementation of a performance improvement process with under-performing employees.
Review and guide management recommendations for employment terminations.
Lead the implementation of company safety and health programs.
Formulate and recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.
Conduct competitive market research to establish pay practices and scales that help to recruit and retain superior staff.
Monitor pay practices and systems for effectiveness and cost containment.
Monitor best practices in compensation and benefits through research and up-to-date information on available products.
With the Director of Finance and Operations, obtain cost effective, employee-serving benefits.
Recommend changes in benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention.
Lead the benefit orientations and other benefits training for employees.
Lead company compliance with all existing governmental, labor, and legal requirements including any related to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FRMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Department of Labor, Worker Compensation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and so forth. Manage Human Resource-related enterprise risk to reduce exposure.
Design, direct and manage a company-wide process of organization development that addresses succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organization design, and change management.
Keep the executive management team informed of significant problems that jeopardize the mission and goals of the School and are not being adequately addressed at the line management level.
Other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Finance and Operations.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degreeor equivalent in Human Resources or Organization Development.
Minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions.
Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, employee relations, safety, labor relations and training.
Superior written and spoken communications skills.
Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills.
Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Windows, and Human Resources Information Systems, preferably Paycom.
Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources recognition and engagement programs and processes.
Evidence of ability to practice and coach organization managers in maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent organizational management skills.
Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, employee relations, safety, labor relations and training, preferred.
Experience in an independent school environment, preferred.
A criminal history background check is required of all employees.
A drug test is required of all employees.
Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Fletcher School participates in the E-Verify program.
References will be required.
The Fletcher School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants. All employment decisions at The Fletcher School are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, creed, disability, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal or state laws or regulations. The Fletcher School will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
The Fletcher School is a non-profit, independent school offering a comprehensive educational program designed to build the academic, social and emotional competence of students with specific learning disabilities and/or ADHD. The program enables students in grades K-12 to experience success and embrace their unique talents. The Fletcher School program offers a student to teacher ratio of six to o...ne (6:1) and is based on the principles of the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading, writing, spelling, math, and all subject areas as part of a total language system. Instruction is sequential, cumulative, and repetitious in order to achieve mastery and ensure success for the student.