Position Overview: The Human Resources Administrator is responsible for various Human Resources functions. This includes a variety of responsibilities such as: administrative functions, recruiting and onboarding, workers’ compensation, safety team planning, and benefits administration.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
Educate and communicate company personnel policies and procedures to newly hired and current employees.
Responsible for onboarding newly hired employees to include: employee handbook overview, employment documents, and benefit enrollment.
Create and maintain complete and confidential files on each employee. Process, verify and maintain documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations and classifications.
Assist with company benefit administration to include enrollment forms, plan questions, claims resolution, and open enrollment.
Develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures, preparing and maintaining Employee Handbook
Establish and maintain department records and reports; recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency and services performed.
Respond to applicant inquiries in-person, over the phone and via email.
Assist in processing and reviewing employment applications to evaluate qualifications and eligibility of applicants.
Assist in managing workers’ compensation injury claims. File reports with insurance provider, maintain accident information and monitor progress.
Respond to various information requests from governmental agencies, such as Unemployment, in a timely manner.
Record and maintain data for each employee, including such information as addresses, weekly earnings, absences, supervisory reports on performance, change of statuses, and dates of and reasons for terminations.
Answer questions regarding eligibility, salaries, benefits and other pertinent information.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Skills:
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
3 years consecutive Human Resources experience
Ability to work independently with little supervision required.
Ability to remain calm while working under pressure in a busy environment.
Ability to work within timeframe of standard policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain confidentiality related to sensitive company and employee information.
Thorough knowledge of HR principles and federal/local regulations
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power Point is essential
Exhibit extraordinary discretion, confidentiality, flexibility, and willingness to work closely with our team
Professional, kind and friendly attitude with a sense of humor
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
5+ years consecutive Human Resources experience at a non-profit, preferred
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Formal cover letter for the position;
At some point during interview process, we will expect:
List of at least three references with name, title, phone number and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission).
No Phone Calls
The Fessenden School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, ancestry, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, conditions, and privileges of employment.
The Fessenden School encourages applications from candidates with diverse or minority backgrounds.
About The Fessenden School
The Fessenden School
250 Waltham Street, West Newton, Massachusetts 02465
The Fessenden School (526 students, Pre-K through 9th Grade) located ten miles west of Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest all boys, junior boarding school in the country. The Fessenden School’s mission is to teach, nurture, and celebrate growing boys; cultivating each boy’s individual potential and developing in balance his mind, character, heart, and body in an inclusive and joyful community. For over 100 years we have been committed to the education of boys and our facilities, curriculum, and programs are designed with the necessities of boys in mind. Faculty programs include ongoing professional development relating to the education of boys, cultural competency, project-based learning, academic technology, and differentiated instruction.