Devon Preparatory School, a private, Catholic boys’ school, grades 6-12, located in Devon, Pennsylvania, is looking for an experienced, part-time Human Resources Administrator to manage multiple functions for the school.

This individual will provide strategic and operational advice to set the strategic direction for staffing, organizational structure, and people-related processes and to translate strategies into operational plans.

Overview of Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with administrators to draft and update job descriptions, advertise open positions, recruit new employees, screen applicants and interview prospective employees on behalf of the school.
  • Manage all aspects of on-boarding newly hired faculty and administrators, and clear all new employees for work at the school.
  • Lead the school’s compliance with all federal and state laws concerning human resource management.
  • Draft and revise employee handbook annually, also, as necessary, to comply with new regulations or operating procedures.
  • Annually facilitate and prepare faculty/staff employment agreements and compensation schedules, and letters of employment or contracts for non-faculty/staff coaches.
  • Lead the annual employee review process with the Director of Student Affairs.
  • Affirm and update all school personnel files to ensure that all data within each file is compliant with the State of Pennsylvania and Federal requirements.
  • Review all updates from finger supported background checks on current and former employees.
  • Manage and direct staff and administration/faculty on interviewing, performance management, harassment, disciplinary and appropriate HR topics.
  • Use discretion, and judgment when providing advice and counsel to management while maintaining strict confidentiality of employee and school information at all times.

The interested candidate should possess the following personal and professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  An advanced degree is considered a plus.
  • Member of HR associations and certification preferred (APA, SHRM, HRIC, etc.).
  • Experience in the non-profit or independent school environment and knowledge of the state of Pennsylvania employment regulations.
  • Must be a self-starter who is detail oriented and able to handle multiple priorities accurately in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player with a customer service attitude and ability to also act as an independent contributor when needed.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in human resource, payroll, and benefit administration.
  • Technologically proficient in Google and Microsoft Office.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of inquiry as well as a resume to the attention of Ms. Jennifer Gregory, Director of Operations, at [email protected].