Description: Director of Human Resources to provide operational leadership for implementing and administering core HR services in the areas of talent acquisition and management, benefits and compensation administration, employee records management, staff policies and practices, employee relations, HR compliance, and other operational aspects of HR. In this small-shop, the Director works with all employees, from leadership team to faculty to staff, and spearheads training and management support throughout the College. The person in this role will also engage directly with students, serving as the College's Title IX Coordinator (training available as needed). To properly serve our students, staff and faculty work primarily on campus. The position reports to the Vice President for Finance and supervises the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate talent acquisition including recruitment and hiring, onboarding, developing protocols, and supporting hiring managers with interviewing and assessment, using all available methods to ensure that the College has access to a diverse pool of candidates.
Support talent management in creating and executing a robust performance review program, training hiring managers to implement the program, and maintaining updated job descriptions.
Develop and maintain policies and procedures for College employees, including but not limited to the Employee Handbook. Ensure processes are executed efficiently, effectively, and create an optimal experience for employees.
Execute on a benefits strategy to ensure the employee benefit offerings and plan designs remain relevant and competitive. Oversee management of benefits and leaves of absence. Communicate offerings to employees. Serve as liaison to benefits brokers.
Develop and maintain the College's human resources information system (HRIS) in Paycom, coordinating training for end-users. Establish system for maintaining electronic and hard copy personnel records, ensuring a cogent, compliant, easily accessible system.
Identify and remediate employee issues quickly, collaborating with legal counsel as needed for risk mitigation. Advise and coach hiring managers on termination, leave and discipline matters.
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, including required reporting.
Arrange for ongoing content training, such as sexual harassment and Title IX, ensuring the College is in compliance with all federal and state laws.
Support the preparation of the College's staffing budget in collaboration with the Finance division, including staff compensation and tuition benefit projections, as needed. Recommend changes to the College's wage and salary strategy.
Provide HR related data for various surveys such as IPEDS, collaborating with Office of Institutional Research as needed.
Serve as the College's Title IX Coordinator, responsible for training, investigation and promulgation of policies to ensure compliance with federal Title IX requirements and the College's Title IX policy.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
• Candidate needs some higher education background
• Very important that they understand it's a 1 man show
• Conduct Admin and strategy
• Experienced enough to really run with the function by them selves
• Has lead an org on their own before
• A lot of candidates lack self awareness and cannot answer questions concisely
• Read the room, to the point,
• Be Approachable
• They use paycom and this person has to be tech-savy
Target 10 years of HR experience
Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Resources or related field - SHRM Certification a plus
Minimum 5 years' experience in a Director or Manager role
Experience in higher education a plus, but not required
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
Able to assess and prioritize conflicting priorities, quickly resolve issues and address root causes.
Able to work in both strategic and operational modes, efficiently processing transactions and managing details on a daily basis.
Experienced with Benefit administration and HRIS systems - PayCom experience a plus
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