To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University
PHR or SHRM-CP preferred
Minimum three years’ experience leading administration for a range of HR duties
Solid understanding of HR laws, particularly FLSA, FLMA, ADA and similar work rule-related statutes
Hands-on claims or benefits processing experience
Proficient in Office and Google
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Able to handle sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Able to juggle and successfully keep organized multiple, sometimes high volume, time sensitive projects
Strong team player who is able to support positive team morale even during times of stress
Comfortable and effective at leading projects and work teams, demonstrating flexibility and good judgement
High initiative and enjoys working with modest supervision to produce high quality outputs
Organize and implement people positive work practices and policies to support all areas of Human Resources. Manage HR areas including producing educational employee communications that directly support employees’ work-family needs such as Employee Benefits, Engagement Surveys and Events, and the HRIS application. Administer policy creation, awareness and compliance for Employee Relations, Personnel Records, Onboarding and Orientation. This position is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES *perform other duties as assigned.
Support Employees’ Work-Family Needs (Benefits, Time Off, Surveys, HRIS)
Counsel and aid employees and managers particularly managers of regionally located schools regarding policies, practices and procedures such as benefits claim processing, federal loan forgiveness applications, time off rules.
Manage plan reviews and pricing changes for the benefits programs. Lead administration of benefit and time away programs including: medical, dental, life, short & long term disability (STD/LTD), flexible spending accounts (FSA), health savings accounts (HSA), wellness programming, employee assistance program (EAP), retirement/pension plans, workers compensation, FMLA and all leaves, COBRA, and unemployment claims.
Manage the annual benefits open enrollment process
Lead administration, collection and initial analysis for engagement (new hire, exit, pulse) and benefit market surveys
Perform responsive, thoughtful fact-finding discussions and investigations of misconduct allegations involving adults if needed
Assist with coordinating grievances and mediating workplace disputes
Guide new hire onboarding including delivery and completion of new hire paperwork, processing background checks and employment verifications, coordinating required payroll and IT information
Oversee and perform HR orientation; monitoring school orientation for new hires
Prepare, administer, audit and maintain accurate paper and electronic departmental files (employee, payroll, job descriptions, applicant, benefits, master forms, I-9, EEO, performance)
Produce accurate and detailed data reports related to retention, compensation, diversity, parents right to know, etc., and in response to audits, grants, and internal/external inquiries
Stay abreast of HR regulatory changes particularly those unique to Charter schools to keep the employee handbook and all policies in compliance with applicable government laws