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30 May 2019

Operations / Administration Director of Human Resources

Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School
 Bronx County, New York, United States

Job Description

Director of Human Resources: Reports Directly to the Head of School
The Director of Human Resources is a person with strong human resources and analytical skills who works well in a fast paced environment and requires a willingness to work autonomously and collaboratively at times with multiple business partners. The Director of Human Resources work together with the HR Manager in streamlining, coordinating, and performing various HR functions and ensures that goals and objectives are met through the Employee Handbook. The Director of Human Resources provides guidance and enhances performance in a manner that incorporates Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School’s vision, and works collaboratively with the school leadership team to develop a school-wide culture of respect and achievement in common goals.


Essential Functions

  • Administers a comprehensive Human Resources program to maintain a well-qualified and diverse employee workforce with adequate staffing
  • Leads the recruitment and hiring of a workforce at all levels of the organization including substitutes, develops recruitment materials, visits college campuses, arrange for and attends career fairs, trains administrators in recruitment techniques, and plans other recruitment functions
  • Designs and direct the hiring process for all certificated and classified school employees, in cooperation with the leadership team to assure consistency in the school and ensuring compliance with state and federal law and contractual provisions (i.e. Highly Qualified, endorsement, certification requirements)
  • Develops and lead the on-boarding and new orientation program
  • Develops/revises school policies and procedures for Human Resources for the Head of School consideration, to assure consistency in the school, and compliance with laws, regulations and collective bargaining agreements
  • Develops and implement goal areas as defined by the School Strategic Plan
  • Provides leadership and training in developing staff evaluation procedures
  • Coordinates performance assessment of all employees, advises leadership and oversees the process for tracking notification and receipt of evaluation/probation paperwork.
  • Monitors Human Resources activities of administrators and managers to assure compliance with the city and state policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements and laws and regulations
  • Provides training to the school administration to ensure that personnel policies and procedures are understood and implemented fairly and appropriately
  • Collaborates with the Head of School and other leadership to ensure best practices in Human Resources leadership operations and management
  • Supervises the preparation and complete in an accurate and timely manner state and federal reports for the purpose of compliance
  • Advises the Head of School to assure sound and accurate information for decisions
  • Participates in staff meetings and follow-up action based on labor-management discussion/meetings works proactively to resolve issues before they become formal grievances and utilizes problem-solving and meditation techniques to bring about resolution where appropriate
  • Attends professional growth sessions to keep his/her professional Human Resources knowledge current with changing laws and regulations
  • Work with the Head of School and Leadership on employee relations issues including investigations of alleged misconduct and other personnel issues and either complete investigations and oversees outside contracted services as appropriate
  • Assists in the preparation of a new employee packet of information for personnel.
  • Displays the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school
  • Protects the confidentiality of records and information about staff, and use discretion when sharing any such information within legal confines.

Requirements: Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree  Master`s preferred
  • Prior experience working in a Charter School environment is a preferred or non- profit
  • SHRM-CP preferred

Requirements: Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrate Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel), ADP, and other Financial Management Systems
  • Ability to Organize, Analyze, Interpret, Evaluate and present data
  • Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Acute Attention to Detail coupled with the ability to Think and Act Strategically
  • Excellent Organization, Time management, and Follow-up skills
  • Ability to turn best practices into high quality, goal-driven results
  • Highly effective writing, oral and interpersonal skills to communicate with a varied audience
  • Data management tools, organizational tools, computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook)


  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and education
  • Shuttle to the 2/5 Train
  • Empire BCBS Medical/Dental/Vision
  • $25,000 Term life insurance covered by an employer
  • Commuter and Transit Benefits
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 403 B Retirement with Company match
  • Comprehensive Time off which includes 10 PTO days in addition to paid vacation breaks competitive with DOE vacations

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Job Tags: Director of Human Resources and Human Resources.

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