Position Purpose: The Director of Human Resources proactively develops HR policies and strategies and directs and coordinates human resources programs for all campuses, including talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, reward and recognition, health and wellness, performance feedback, diversity and inclusion, and employee services.
Demonstrates and enthusiastically supports the School’s Mission and values of courage, integrity, compassion, and excellence
Performs in a manner that reflects positively on The Bolles School
Builds deep relationships with students, families, and staff to foster a culture of inclusion
Performs other duties as requested
Develops and maintains the School’s human resources policies and procedures
Oversees the development and consistent administration of employee benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances; retirement plans; time off; and employee assistance; ensuring compliance with plan documents, school policy, and all state and federal regulations
Assists with the administration of payroll programs and processing with Finance
Develops and ensure a consistent and robust talent acquisition process in coordination with department representatives and the Head of School to include recruitment, advertising, position descriptions, offer preparation, and onboarding
Leads and facilitates the recruiting, interview, and selection process to fill vacant positions
Develops and manages the succession planning process for identified mission critical roles
Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure the School’s policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance. Oversee the analysis, maintenance, and submission of records required by law.
Develops and facilitates new employee onboarding to foster positive attitude toward the School’s mission, vision and values
Assists with identifying and developing opportunities for ongoing employee training and professional development; ensure appropriate training in hiring, performance reviews, employee safety, harassment prevention, and other relevant HR-related topics
Ensures completion of an evaluation process for faculty and staff, including review of performance and goal development
Serves as the primary point of contact in conjunction with the CFO and Head of School relative to employee terminations, including preparation of employee separation notices and related documentation, if applicable
Ensures an environment that promotes the wellness of employees through education, behavioral change, and cultural support
Manages and oversees the implementation of an HR Information System to support the employee initiatives of the school
Ensures data integrity of human resource related files and records
Applies compensation strategy consistently and equitably via annual salary survey/market analyses; creation of Total Compensation Statements for all employees; review of and consultation on employment offers; administration of Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act.
Designs, develops, and administers a consistent employee rewards and recognition program
Prepares and maintains accurate job descriptions and organizational charts
Consults with administrators and employees in resolution of employee relations issues
Designs and administers an employee satisfaction and engagement survey; provide solutions for opportunities identified through survey results
Consults with legal counsel, as necessary, to minimize potential liability
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of human resources experience demonstrating progressive responsibility; Master’s degree in related field preferred
HR certification required (SHRM-CP/SCP or PHR/SPHR)
Experience in working in K-12 independent/private education preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organization
Advanced working knowledge of human resource principles, procedures, and practices
Ability to effectively deal with multiple priorities, functions, and activities
Working knowledge and skill of basic business software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and data base tracking systems, HRIS
Interested applicants should submit an application at www.bolles.org via the career center.
The Bolles School is a nationally renowned, independent day and boarding School serving over 1,600 students in Pre-K through grade 12 on four campuses in Jacksonville and surrounding communities. A leader in academics, arts, and athletics, the School is firmly rooted in the principles that have characterized its community and traditions for nearly 85 years: pursuing excellence through courage, integrity, and compassion. The vast resources and expert instruction available to students as they explore and hone their individual interests and strengths are embodied in the School’s motto -- All Things Possible -- and students eagerly embrace the myriad of opportunities available to them both in and out of the classroom.