Job Title: Director of Human Resources
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
This position is considered Professional Exempt under FLSA
Basic Purpose: Assist with policy development and directs and coordinates human resource activities, such as employee benefits, employee relations, employment, compliance, training and compensation
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Direct, manage and support all Human Resource needs of the School.
- Manage, administer and maintain the School’s employee benefits and policies, Wellness and EAP programs, personnel forms and recommend changes as needed.
- Serve as primary information resource and administrator for employee benefit and retirement plans.
- Advise and consult with CFO, Heads of School, Senior Staff and outside legal counsel to resolve and/or diffuse employee relations issues; oversee and directly engage in the resolution of delicate personnel matters and seek at all times to protect the School’s best interest.
- Support the CFO, Heads of School and Senior Staff in the recruitment and hiring process including writing and placing ads, reviewing resumes, interviewing candidates, exempt vs nonexempt classification and independent contractor status, checking references, verifying credentials and preparing offers.
- Oversee new employee orientation and benefits enrollment. Monitor new employee background checks and work authorization, I-9 compliance files for work visas, immigration requirements, etc.
- Develop, implement and maintain effective compliance with all applicable employment regulations (FSLA, FMLA, ERISA) as well as Federal and State labor laws and preparation of EEO-1 report.
- Manage workers’ compensation procedures and preparation of annual OSHA reports.
- Monitor and submit insurance claims related to worker’s compensation, disability, pregnancy disability and family medical leave, and COBRA administration.
- Develop, implement and maintain effective compliance procedures for the 403(b) retirement plan. Oversee annual 403(b) audit and preparation of 5500.
- Participate in risk management, including renewal of all insurance policies.
- Prepare employment, residential and coaching agreements, coordinate salary changes and oversee correct FLSA classification of jobs. Support the Heads of School and CFO with employee-related contract and budget items including compensation analysis, salary and benefit budget comparisons.
- Oversee waivers for all students and related activities, tutoring requirements, etc.
- Prepare and maintain accurate job descriptions.
- Oversee the random drug screening program.
- Maintain secure and confidential human resource related files and records.
- Organize and coordinate group training and development for staff and administration.
- Manage payroll processing for all exempt, non-exempt and part time employees. Handle timely preparation of W2s and all payroll-related reports.
- Regularly attend professional conferences/webinars/workshops to remain current on best human resources practices and labor laws.
- Other duties as assigned by CFO.
Experience and Qualifications:
- BA degree required.
- A master’s degree in human resource management or SPHR/PHR certification preferred.
- Minimum ten (10) years human resources experience.
- Excellent strategic, analytical and problem solving ability; demonstrated organizational and project management skills.
- Experience administering 403(b) or 401(k) Plans.
- Experience working with legal counsel in all areas related to HR management (e.g., benefits/plan document preparation, wage and hour issues, and complex disciplinary actions).
- In-depth knowledge of COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, FLSA and related state and federal employment regulations.
- Comfortable multitasking and working independently with flexibility/adaptability.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong attention to detail.
- Strong computer skills.
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The Stevenson School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, genetic characteristics, and any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or local laws in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.