Oversee employee benefits and ensure effective, appropriate and timely communication with the staff. Manage compensation process, including generation of employment agreements
Children’s Day School is committed to the work required to create more equitable and inclusive systems and environments so that all members of our community can thrive and belong. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the mission of the school and will enthusiastically continue to build community within the staff of the school. You’ll be responsible for the administration and management of all areas of human resources activities for the School to support these goals. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Operations.
Core Dispositions/Habits of Mind: The CDS Employee
Curiosity and Open-Mindedness - I am curious about teaching and learning, open to new ideas and approaches, and learning from my community
Resilience and Persistence - I know who I am, am comfortable making mistakes, and am willing to engage in productive struggle to achieve my professional goals and meet the needs of the school.
Emotional/Social Intelligence - I demonstrate empathy, listen, model respect, and take responsibility for my impact on learners, families, and colleagues.
Cultural / Intellectual Humility, Reflection, and Responsiveness - I know that my perspective is one of many and engage in ongoing learning to unpack systems of power and privilege, broaden my worldview and build my skills for having courageous conversations.
Advocacy/Activism/Civic Engagement - I engage actively in the learning community by contributing my time and skills to support school wide initiatives that support program innovation, community wellbeing, and learning. I am an advocate for my families, colleagues, and self, noticing and acting when injustice is present, and reflecting on my own practice and biases.
Core skills for the position include:
Research and Inquiry
Critical and Creative Thinking
CDS Employees demonstrate the humility to listen and the resolve to speak up for their colleagues, community, and self.
Responsibilities of the Position:
Community and Culture
Create opportunities and activities to foster community within the staff of the school.
Recommend changes in policies and procedures to school administration
Consult with administrators and employees to resolve personnel issues
Work with the Director of Finance and Operations in support of the School's Strategic Plan
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Operations
Recruiting, Onboarding and Retention
Create, explain, review and maintain the School’s personnel policies and procedures, employee handbook, and personnel forms
Prepare and maintain accurate job descriptions and job postings to align with the values of the school.
Oversee correct FLSA classification of jobs
Post open positions and assist Division directors and managers with recruiting, interviewing, and hiring.
Responsible for employee onboarding, orientation to help new employees find their place at CDS,
Responsible for exit processes, and document completion
Manage employee leave of absence process to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws
Track payroll and benefits information to ensure that it is accurately maintained
Develop, implement and maintain effective compliance with applicable employment regulations, including employee training
Maintain confidential human resource files and records
Collect and analyze human resource data for internal and external reporting
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
Strong commitment to joining and continuing to build a learning community where the people, culture, and curriculum reflect the racial, ethnic, economic, and family diversity of San Francisco
Kind, thoughtful, and effective communicator, willing to support people at all levels in the organization
Proactive problem-solving mentality
Well-developed business ethics and the ability to maintain a high level of discretion
Passion for working in a joyful school environment with students, parents, faculty and staff
Minimum of five years of experience in Human Resources
Bachelor’s degree and/or PHR/SPHR or equivalent combination of education and experience
Working knowledge of human resource principles, procedures and practices
Ability to effectively deal with multiple priorities, functions and activities
Working knowledge of basic business and payroll software, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint