St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, MD seeks a Director of Human Resources, beginning July 1, 2023, or sooner.
The mission of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.
Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling approximately 700 students in preschool through grade 12. St. Andrew’s faculty and staff uphold a powerfully innovative, positive culture that challenges and supports one of the most broadly diverse student bodies in greater Washington. The school seeks growth-minded, highly motivated, collaborative faculty and staff that will continue the school’s growth and focus on the development of each student’s full potential.
Position Description: We are seeking an experienced HR Director with outstanding people skills to manage our personnel and ensure that our human resources programs and initiatives are effective, efficient, and aligned with our overall school objectives. Duties of the HR Director include providing expertise and support for all human resource functions, including benefits administration, payroll, recruiting/talent management, onboarding and retention, implementing and communicating HR policies and best practices, and aligning HR programs to foster an inclusive, equitable, and productive work culture. If you are seeking a career that blends human resource management, an organization that values cultural and workstyle diversity, and a great mission, consider joining our team!
The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations, and exceptional organizational skills. The candidate will have demonstrated success in all aspects of human resources, including a practice of collaboration, strategic thinking, and problem-solving, guided by thoughtfulness and compassion. The candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field and at least 3 years of progressive human resource experience. Strong computer skills and experience with HRIS/payroll software is required. Professional human resources certification is preferred.
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrew's is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrew's does not discriminate in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.
Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: