Director, Human Resources, Equity and Social Justice Cristo Rey San José Jesuit High School
The Director for Human Resources, Equity & Justice will be responsible for ensuring a positive, supportive and effective Human Resources function for Cristo Rey San José Jesuit High School. Promoting CRSJ's mission, the Director will develop development and oversee administrative policies, tools and systems which support employees, foster growth mindset and further the school's Jesuit Catholic identity.This will involve understanding, communicating and continuing to build a school culture that is student-centered, courageous, self-reflective, and intentional in its pursuit of social justice. A focus on leading the school to best practice status in all aspects of equity and social justice will be a key priority. The Director reports to the President, serves on the school leadership team and assists and advises managers on Human Resources, equity and social justice issues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned): Equity and Social Justice
Continually monitor and maintain the commitment to create an inclusive culture where all people are welcomed, valued, honored and heard:
Ensures initial Equity & Justice planning and work continue after consultancy has ended.
Liaises with key departments to support and advance next steps & commitments.
Plans and implements Equity & Social Justice related professional development:
Provides leadership to all constituent groups in planning and implementing projects and/or programs that cultivate employee diversity, racial/ethnic equity, inclusion and professional growth
Raises the visibility of issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Recruiting and Staffing
Manages equity based recruiting and employment process, ensuring requirements are clear and well-communicated, an appropriate pool of candidates is generated, and CRSJ conveys its mission and strategic goals to all candidates. Supports hiring managers through this process.
Designs and conducts new employee orientation to foster an understanding of the organization mission and culture.
Responsible for smooth execution of all employee transactions from onboarding, through initial enrollment in benefits and payroll through the full life cycle of employee activity.
Manages benefit plans to ensure the best possible offerings to employees within the constraints of organizational resources, and a thorough understanding and appreciation of the benefits and opportunities offered.
Prepares essential employee documents, such as position descriptions, offer letters, benefit communication and separation paperwork.
Advisor to Executive Director of Corporate Work Study Program and team ensuring comprehensive HR support and advice for student workers and the CWSP
Performance Management and Improvement Systems
Provides coaching to managers to ensure effective practices, strong employee relations, legal compliance and an environment free of bias. Coordinates management training to ensure managers are confident and competent.
Create and administer compensation and performance review programs to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity.
Evaluate and implement or ensure the coordination and communication of: All Staff Meetings, professional development and Staff Satisfaction and Engagement Committee.
Responsible for creating and executing full life cycle employee relations processes.
Serves as a resource to employees on issues of policy or matters of concern.
Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues and may serve as liaison to outside employment counsel.
Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
Tracks and reports on key indicators of employee effectiveness and satisfaction, including turnover, survey data, and demographic data.
Employment and Compliance to regulatory Concerns
Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance with local, state and federal law.
Develops and oversees Human Resource Systems ensuring accurate, effective and responsive systems which interface smoothly with payroll.
Ensures compliance with COVID-19 requirements.
● Demonstrated commitment to CRSJ's mission and values.
● Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethics; upholds and personally embodies core Jesuit Catholic values.
● Strong communication skills, speaking and writing persuasively and listening attentively.
● Solution oriented, rooted in the context of the culture and intent of the organization.
● Able to manage detail through simple systems and processes focused on accessibility and collaboration.
● Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback, supports everyone's efforts to succeed, and inspires respect and trust.
● Hands on in ensuring all aspects of HR duties are done effectively, spanning the range from entering data to proposing new policies, and able to appropriately prioritize activity.
● Ability to work in partnership with other school leaders and all staff.
● Minimum 5 years' experience in Human Resources.
● Specific competence in and commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
● Fully competent generalist-sufficient previous exposure and/or study to be comfortable in all aspects of human resources, including but not limited to recruiting, administration, employee relations, benefits, compensation, compliance, leadership and staff development.
● 4 year degree from a college or university with graduate level understanding of effective HR practices.
● Experience in an academic environment is preferred.
Director,Human Resources, Equity & Inclusion