The Human Resource Director assists and collaborates in all human resource functions ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization's core mission and talent strategy. This full-time, year-round position reports to the CFO.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees the daily workflow of HR functions
Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, retention, including diversity, equity and inclusion goals
Assists in recruiting, some interviewing, hiring, and training of new employees
Directs employee benefit programs and reviews proposed changes with plan administrators, consultants, and senior leadership
Develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management
Assists in the administration of human resource functions including, but not limited to, training and background checks; compensation, benefits, and leave; employee handbook; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; training and development; and filing insurance claims
Collaborates with senior leadership to monitor and help ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws/regulations and recommend best practices; reviews and proposes modifications to policies and practices, as necessary, to maintain compliance; consults with outside legal counsel as directed by senior leadership
Performs other duties as needed by the school
Required Skills and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees
Ability to prioritize tasks, to delegate when appropriate and meet deadlines
Working knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and other systems or software
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Many key skills can be learned on the job and will be enhanced with future training
About Waterford School
Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts, college preparatory private school for students in Preschool through High School. Student learning is Waterford School’s reason for being. Since its founding, the School has instilled habits of independent thought, critical thinking, responsibility, passionate learning, and service to others. A commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging is essential to the Waterford mission. Waterford School’s liberal arts program provides a strong foundation, and the campus culture prepares students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose. Waterford delivers a world-class education distinguished by a rich curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a deep commitment to student growth, and a learning environment that is caring, nurturing, and inspiring.
The Waterford campus is set on 45 acres at the foot of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, one of North America’s premier outdoor and recreational areas. The school offers an outstanding working environment. The atmosphere is collegial; both families and faculty show a genuine commitment to learning. Benefits include medical, dental, 403(b).
Waterford School is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment t...o diversity, equity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. For more information about the school, please go to www.waterfordschool.org.