Director of Human Resources

  • St. Anne's-Belfield School
  • 2132 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Sep 14, 2023
Full time Business

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO), the HR Director acts as an 
employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates human resources-related 
needs. Overall, the position formulates partnerships across the organization to deliver value-added 
service to leadership and employees that reflects the strategic objectives of the School.

The Director of Human Resources originates and leads human resources practices and objectives that 
will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, 
productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a 
superior workforce.

• Supervise the staff of the human resources department
• Annually review and make recommendations for improvement of the School’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters
• Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensure School’s compliance
• Responsible for all payroll administration
• Manage the annual 403(b) audit
• Work with the Head of School to review, prepare and administer the School’s wage and salary 
• Responsible for benefits administration (group health, dental, long-term disability, life 
insurance, flexible spending plans, 403(b) & 457(b) plans, workers compensation)
• Communicate changes in personnel policies/handbooks and procedures and ensure proper 
compliance is followed
• Conduct new employee orientations to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefit plans and enrollment provisions
• Work with senior administration to create staff training
• Manages CPR, First Aid, Medicine Administration training for all employees
• Conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation
• Consult with legal counsel as appropriate on personnel matters
• Work closely with senior administration and leadership on personnel issues
• Participate in performance improvement meetings with employees
• Perform job analysis and write job descriptions
• Develop and maintain the human resource information system
• Assist with recruiting for internal positions
• Act as liaison between employees and insurance providers to resolve benefit related problems 
and ensure effective utilization of plans and positive employee relations
• Administer FMLA