The Human Resources Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the School’s Human Resources Department. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to thrive in a hands-on environment as a department-of-one, but will also possess strategic vision to help guide the organization toward increased efficiencies and best practices. The Human Resources Director oversees the following areas of responsibility:
Responsibilities (with estimated percentage of annual time spent)
Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) – 25% Maintenance of the employee database to insure accurate data for internal and external reporting
Benefit Administration – 25% Insure that employees are properly enrolled in benefits and coordinate with Business Office to reconcile monthly carrier bills. Respond to employee questions regarding benefits issues. Educate and guide employees as appropriate to encourage informed decisions with regard to benefits.
Employee Relations – 10% Responsible for maintaining and updating employee handbook and, working in conjunction with school administrators, establishing and communicating related policies and procedures
Legal Compliance & Recordkeeping – 10%
Employee Training and Development – 5% Includes leadership role in New Employee Orientation process and maintenance of all records related to internal and external training and professional development
Other Duties – 5%
The ideal candidate for the Human Resources Director position will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field, a Professional Certification in Human Resources (e.g. SHRM-CP/PHR), three or more years of experience working in Human Resources management. Must be familiar with California employment law, wage/hour requirements, compliance requirements affecting employee benefit programs, including ERISA, COBRA, Social Security, Medicare, FMLA, ADA, Section 125 Plans, Workers’ Compensation, the Department of Labor laws, California Employment Development Department and Cal OSHA. Experience with payroll and HR/benefit software systems is required. Hands-on experience with Paycom software system is preferred. Prior experience working in a school environment is also a plus. Great interpersonal and multi-tasking skills are a must.
Head-Royce School Overview Located on a 12-acre campus in Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a pre-eminent, co-educational, independent, K-12 day school with a 131-year history. Our mission is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning & pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of & respect for diversity that makes our society strong & to encourage active & responsible global citizenship.
Head-Royce enrolls 890 students in the three separate divisions — Lower, Middle & Upper Schools — & provides a dynamic, whole-child education to every student. With our Strategic Plan, Bridge to 2022, the school’s current initiatives include advancing an innovative, student-centered program, promoting an inclusive community, driving deeper civic engagement, sustaining a culture of balance & well-being & carefully stewarding our resources.
Other Considerations Compensation: Competitive among comparable schools Location: Oakland, California Travel: Light Education: Bachelor’s degree and Professional Certification in HR required Start Date: Immediately Website: www.headroyce.org
To Apply Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, current resume and references. Files should be sent via email to Jobs@headroyce.org with the subject line “HR Director.”