The Director of Human Resources is responsible for planning, implementing, administering, monitoring, and evaluating the specific functions in the Human Resources office. Tis includes all programs and services of the office including recruiting employee relations, training, and HR policies and procedures.
Maintain and update employee records, and ensure compliance with State and Federal Laws and Regulations;
Manage the recruiting and hiring process, including assisting the hiring manager in the hiring process, preparation of employment advertising, and the timely collection of new hire paperwork, including follow up with employees on missing items;
Conduct interviews, including, but not limited to, candidates for open positions, new hire check-in’s, and exit interviews for employees separating employment;
Design and conduct new hire orientations, including working directly with supervisors to ensure a smooth transition for new hire and the department;
Design and implement Diversity Training for Faculty and Staff, work with Managers when Diversity issues arise;
Develop, review, approve or maintain organizational charts and job descriptions;
Develop and maintain performance review process, including training of supervisors and employees;
Develop, review, and make recommendations of policies and procedures, to ensure that the College is following all personnel policies and procedures, and compliance with state and federal labor laws;
Preparation of various reports, including IPEDS, NECHE, and other labor related reporting;
Updates and streamlines HR systems and processes, and benchmarks HR related data;
Analyzes workforce classification and compensation, assesses the competitiveness of compensation practices, and makes recommendations to align classifications and salaries with system-wide benchmarks and market data;
Verification of all benefit invoices from vendors assuring accuracy for both employee deductions, terminations, adds, etc. Updating of Excel spreadsheets monthly;
Coordinate enrollment, cancellation and COBRA notification with benefit vendors and third-party administrators;
Process all claims for FMLA, workers’ compensation, long-term disability and life insurance, coordinate all leave of absence paperwork. Provide updates to the insurance carrier and management as necessary and ensure that all required paperwork is in place before claims are closed.
• 7-10 years in Human Resource Management; • 3-5 years supervisory experience; • Strong time management skills; • Ability to adapt to constant changes in priorities and tasks; • Strong attention to detail; • Strong verbal, written and communication skills; • Maintain a working knowledge of changes to state and federal labor laws; • Microsoft office products experience.
New England College is a private, non-profit college, located in the quintessential New England town of Henniker, New Hampshire dedicated to providing exceptional education for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from all over the world.