Devon Preparatory School, a private, Catholic boy’s school, grades 6-12, located in suburban Philadelphia, is looking for an experienced, part time Human Resources Administrator to manage multiple functions for the school.
This individual will provide strategic and operational advice to set the strategic direction for staffing, organizational structure, and people-related processes and to translate strategies into operational plans.
Overview of Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Work with administrators to draft and update job descriptions, advertise open positions, recruit new employees, screen applicants and interview prospective employees on behalf of the school.
Manage all aspects of onboarding newly hired faculty, administrators, and clear all new employees for work at the school.
Lead the School’s compliance with all federal and state laws concerning human resource management.
Draft and revise employee handbook annually, also, as necessary, to comply with new regulations or operating procedures.
Annually facilitate and prepare faculty/staff employment agreements and compensation schedules, letters of employment or contracts for non-faculty/staff coaches.
Lead the annual employee review process with the Director of Student Affairs.
Affirm and update all school personnel files to ensure that all data within each file is compliant with the State of Pennsylvania and Federal requirements.
Review all updates from finger supported background checks on current and former employees
Manage and direct staff and administration/faculty on interviewing, performance management, harassment, disciplinary and appropriate HR topics.
Use discretion, and judgment when providing advice and counsel to management while maintaining strict confidentiality of employee and school information at all times.
Bachelor’s degree required. An advanced degree is considered a plus.
Member of HR associations and certification preferred (APA, SHRM, HRIC, etc.)
Experience in the non-profit or independent school environment and knowledge of the state of Pennsylvania employment regulations
Must be a self-starter who is detail oriented and able to handle multiple priorities accurately in a fast-paced environment
Team player with a customer service attitude and ability to also act as an independent contributor when needed
Minimum of five years of experience in human resource, payroll and benefit administration
Technologically proficient in Google and Microsoft Office.
About Devon Preparatory School
Devon Preparatory School is a private, Catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grade six to twelve. Devon Prep’s approach to education is based on the traditions of the Piarist Fathers who are dedicated to the education of youth. For more than 50 years Devon Prep has provided a trusting and supportive atmosphere where young men are motivated to excel academically, think independently and creatively, to pursue careers in diverse fields and to enjoy extracurricular activities, both in school and in the community.
It is the goal at Devon Prep to inspire in our students a commitment to values that will enable them to become responsible leaders. Focusing on each student’s potential, we believe that the school and the family must work together to foster a love of learning which will propel the student into a lifelong quest for excellence—for the glory of God and the service of neighbor.