Supervised by the Director of Human Resources, the Assistant Director of Human Resources will be responsible for a wide range of Human Resources services including: recruitment and employment; employee lifecycle; employee relations; compensation analysis; performance management; and employee engagement.
Recruits exempt, non-exempt and temporary employees within established time frames. Responsible for full-cycle recruiting from sourcing to preparation of final offer and paperwork, and for the on-boarding of all employees.
Counsels employees throughout the cycle of employment (orientation, mandatory trainings, professional development, changes in position, separation, exit interviews, etc.)
Contributes to the maintenance of positive employee relations through the performance management process.
Coach supervisors in performance management, employee relations, retention and career development.
Responds to employee and/or supervisor needs to address performance concerns and interpersonal conflict.
Assists managers in the development of performance improvement plans and corrective action documents.
Develop job descriptions for new positions and update existing job descriptions as needed.
Advise and oversee the design and implementation of learning and professional development for faculty and staff.
Conducts compensation reviews and makes recommendations on appropriate starting salaries and promotional salaries for faculty and staff to ensure equity.
Respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures. Interpret personnel policies and procedures and advise faculty and staff appropriately.
Keep current with HR industry trends. Recommends new policies and modifications to current human resources policies, procedures and programs.
Oversees mandatory trainings such as Title IX.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field and 5-7 years’ experience in Human Resources.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work effectively with administration, faculty and staff at all levels
Strong analytical and decision-making abilities based on a mix of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement.
Strong computer skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Commitment to diversity and serving the needs of a diverse community.
Prior experience in higher education preferred.
Please submit resume and cover letter to: Ms. Ellen Collins, Director of Human Resources at HR@williamjames.edu
About William James College
From our new campus in Greater Boston, William James College educates students for careers that meet the growing demand for access to quality, culturally competent psychological services for individuals, families, communities & organizations both locally & around the globe. We offer graduate programs attentive to the needs of vulnerable populations including children of adversity and the needs of specific populations such as Latinos and veterans, as well as organizations and leaders on the forefront of creating social change.
William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.