Sewickley Academy, an outstanding Pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 coeducational independent day school twelve miles west and north of Pittsburgh, seeks a Director of Human Resources. Under the general, technical, and administrative supervision of the Director of Finance & Operations, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the Director of Human Resources’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Successfully manage and coordinate benefit programs (Health, Dental, Section 125, 403(b) Retirement Plan, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D, and COBRA) for employees, including all employee communication, problem-solving, and claims resolution.
Ensure all plans comply with applicable laws and statutes (HIPPA, ERISA, and IRS guidelines).
Research and implement new supplemental benefit programs as needed.
Assist in development of insurance budget and negotiate contracts on an annual basis with the Director of Finance & Operations.
Prepare/edit Summary Plan Descriptions as needed for plan changes and legal compliance.
Administer Section 125 Plan, including monthly claims processing.
Manage annual open enrollment for Health, Dental, and Section 125 Plans.
Audit preparation for the Form 5500.
Maintain employee handbook for the School and recommend changes to the Administrative Team.
Edit/update job descriptions for all employees in conjunction with the appropriate Division Head/Supervisor. Complete periodic job description audit and reclassified employees as appropriate under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Ensure compliance with FMLA, ADA, Sexual Harassment, OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, Act 126, Act 77, CPR training, Title VII, and ERISA.
Manage recruitment lifecycle, coordinating candidate visits, new hire paperwork including background checks and conducting new hire orientations in conjunction with the NEMP program.
Payroll processing for all employees including ACA reporting, W-2, and 1099 preparation
Complete quarterly and annual State Unemployment Insurance reports.
Complete annual compensation and benefit surveys.
Assist in development and maintenance of Faculty Salary/Compensation Scale.
Manage Worker’s Compensation program (file claims, follow-up, etc.)
Manage employee separation process for both voluntary/involuntary departures.
Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to accurately interpret procedures and regulations along with the ability to ensure appropriate implementation.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to solve problems, effectively and efficiently in a service-oriented manner.
Demonstrated skill in using Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Google classroom, email, and software required for all benefits management.
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of human resource experience is preferred for this position.