Brooklyn Heights Montessori School offers a challenging and comprehensive curriculum built on the philosophy of Maria Montessori to children aged two years through eighth grade. Students work and learn in mixed-age classes led by teaching teams of thoughtful and well-trained professionals. The students have exposure to a full range of academic and artistic courses. BHMS also offers an after school program and a summer day camp. The School is housed in a beautiful facility in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn and is ideally located for convenient access to all parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Heights Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer seeking candidates who will embrace the tenets of Montessori Education, including the principles of community, educational and professional excellence, social justice, and equity.
Job Description:HUMAN RESOURCES & PAYROLL MANAGER
Reports to:Director of Finance & Operations
Brief Description: The Human Resources & Payroll Manager works in conjunction
with the Business Office team to handle the general aspects of employment at the School as detailed below.
Full-Time, 12-month position
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Onboarding of all new employees, temp, 1099s, and contractors
Administer all employee benefits and ensure effective and timely communication
Develop, implement and maintain effective compliance with applicable employment regulations
Manage employee time and attendance reporting in Payroll system (Paycom)
Review and manage workers compensation and NYS Unemployment Claims
Review all insurance and pension invoices for accuracy
Oversee fingerprinting, sexual harassment, NYS Mandated Reporter compliance requirements
Oversee the employee orientation process and document completion
Consult with employees to resolve personnel issues
Coordinate recruitment with division representatives
Coordinate salary changes and oversee correct FLSA classification of jobs
Maintain secure and confidential human resource related files and records
Prepare and maintain accurate job descriptions
Consult with the Director of Finance, as necessary to minimize potential liability
Compile data needed to complete nondiscrimination testing for FSA
File annual 5500 reports for qualified benefit plans
Review and revise the Faculty and Staff Handbook relating to employee issues and make recommendations as needed
File all required HR documentation, as needed
Enroll employees on school’s 403B pension plan
Oversee the submission of monthly contributions for pension plan
Prepare benefit requests for Defined Benefit Plan participants
File 5500 reports for pension plans
Collect data for nondiscrimination testing
Assist in processing payroll
Assist in reviewing timesheets
Manage time and attendance process in payroll system
Serve as back-up in processing payroll
Salary is competitive and based on experience and qualifications.
If you would like to be considered for this position, pleaseapply here. No phone calls please.
Brooklyn Heights Montessori School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, social justice and equity. In that spirit, BHMS does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of increasingly responsible human resources experience
Knowledge of CARES Act policies
Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organizations
Working knowledge of human resource principles, procedures and practices
Ability to effectively deal with multiple priorities, functions and activities
Strong working knowledge of recent FMLA, PFL, and Short and Long-term Disability policies
Working knowledge and skill of basic business software, including word processing spreadsheets and database tracking systems
Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to personnel and HR matters
About Brooklyn Heights Montessori School
Brooklyn Heights Montessori School offers a challenging and comprehensive curriculum built on the philosophy of Maria Montessori to children in preschool through eighth grade. Students work and learn in mixed-age classes led by teaching teams of nurturing and well-informed professionals. The students have exposure to a full range of academic and artistic courses. BHMS also offers an after school program and a summer day camp. The school is housed in a modern facility in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn and is ideally located for convenient access to all parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. . In the midst of a capital campaign that will help fund a $2M Raise the Roof renovation project, the School will expand its physical plant.
Brooklyn Heights Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer.