Greenwich Education Group is seeking an experienced Senior Director, HR. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing, mission-driven organization. Ideal for someone who has worked in HR for a school. The Senior Director Human Resources guides and manages the overall portfolio of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company. One direct report (HR Director)
Areas of focus
Advise, counsel and guide leaders’ strategic challenges and initiatives, provide guidance and support and recommend actions related to day-to-day issues.
Recruiting and staffing
With HR Director, direct recruitment activity for all GEG business lines. Oversee recruitment activities and assist with recruitment of hard-to fill positions and during peak recruitment times.
Organizational /headcount planning
In tandem with business leaders, ensure that headcount needs are aligned with business needs and projected growth; ensure adequate staffing and proactively anticipate and prepare for headcount changes.
Performance management, organizational development and performance improvement systems
Drive performance management and org. development initiatives; focus on aligning staff with organizational imperatives. Advise and support performance improvement initiatives.
Employment and legal compliance/risk management
Ensure that appropriate systems are in place to support a legally compliant workplace; identify and troubleshoot ‘hot spots’, with goal as 0% legal risk.
As Title IX Coordinator, ensure ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports and maintaining records of investigations.
Employee life cycle (orientation, development, and training)
Support employees from onboarding to offboarding, ensure sound employment policies and practices. Focus on employee retention and development, finding creative ways to engage and delight employees. Support department- specific training initiatives.
Develop, create, implement, manage and evolve GEG policies related to employment, legal and operational initiatives. Stay abreast of new/changing HR and legal imperatives.
Compensation and benefits administration
Establish and manage compensation methodology (50th percentile comp. for most positions); oversee and direct compensation administration, in tandem with Finance/CFO; evolve and manage compensation structure, ensuring continual alignment with marketplace; creatively manage compensation issues and imperatives for new and current employees.
Research, assess, implement and manage employee benefits programs (healthcare insurance, wellness initiatives) that are cost effective for company and employee. Seek benefits programs enhancements to continually upgrade benefits offerings, to enhance competitive position in the marketplace.
Proactively engage with employees and leaders to identify potential challenges to retention; develop/implement initiatives to increase/enhance employee satisfaction.
Employee and GEG community communications
Serve as primary communicator for employee issues, initiatives, policy changes/enhancements, company-wide actions, etc. Partner with leaders to ensure that their business communications support the broader GEG point of view.
Employee safety and welfare
Ensure that the workplace is safe and secure; identify and/or respond to environmental/other issues that may negatively impact employees and propose/implement action plans.
Manage risk, targeting a zero liability policy
Benefits include: Medical/Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, LTD, STD and Retirement.