Director of Human Resources at a Leading Charter School Organization

Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are known for providing an empowering support network, innovative and customized teaching methods, and community outreach. They are seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead their HR department.

- Manage and coach direct reports and oversee a department of 7-9 team members to deliver day-to-day human resources services to over 1200 employees
- Empower team members to engage in reflective practice resulting in continually improved practices, protocols, and systems
- Effectively set and execute short and long-term strategic goals and metrics for the department that complements and enhances the strategic goals of the organization and consistently delivers on the department vision
- Partner with the Human Capital Department to connect talent strategy with seamless Human Resources operations (e.g. hiring, onboarding, job changes, exits, etc.)
- Negotiate with HR vendors, including, but not limited to annual health and welfare benefits renewal, to secure maximum benefit for employees
- Implement systems that ensure overall HR compliance is being met across federal, state, and charter authorizer requirements
- Actively engage with employees at all levels across the organization to promote positive and constructive employee relations
- Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred with an emphasis in human resources, business or a related field
- 6+ years of work experience, including at least 3 in strategic HR management
- 4+ years managing and developing people with a proven track record in effectively managing and developing staff talent
- Experience in education, especially in public K-12, a plus
- Desire for personal and professional growth, with a passion for helping the organization reach its goal of supporting academia in disadvantaged areas
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