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Director of Human Resources

Brooklyn Law School
New York, United States
$150,000.00 - $165,000.00
Posted Date
May 31, 2023
Director of Human Resources

Brooklyn Law School is seeking an experienced Director of Human Resources with 8+ years of progressive experience. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the Director of Human Resources will be responsible for leading the overall HR strategy, recruitment, employee retention, performance management, and HR compliance. S/he will be responsible for HR policies and procedures that enhance the culture, productivity, and employee satisfaction at the school. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing HR functions in higher education and a deep understanding of ADP Workforce Now is essential to succeed in this role. The candidate will also have a deep understanding of payroll, the employee benefit process and experience with health and life insurance and retirement plans and have experience with leave management processes.

Key Responsibilities:

    Administers and oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale. Helps define, develop, and execute HR strategies that support business objectives and support the mission of the school. Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization's human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system. Monitors and ensures the organization's compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance. Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; in conjunction with Legal and Compliance, applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy and practice to the executive team. Develops and implements departmental budget. Works toward clarifying and codifying HR practices and processes for increased efficiencies and stakeholder satisfaction. Manages all aspects of talent acquisition, including recruitment, onboarding, and retention strategy. Conducts employee engagement surveys and compiles data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement. Manages the performance evaluation system and provides guidance to managers for rating and feedback. Increase employee satisfaction and retention through proactive HR initiatives, such as benefits and wellness programs. Ensures accuracy in payroll processing in conjunction with Finance, Reporting, and Compliance.


    Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree or law degree preferred 8+ years of experience in Human Resources management, including at least 3 years at a senior level Deep understanding and experience using ADP Workforce Now Experience in Higher Education preferred Experience managing employee benefits programs Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex environment, Human resources experience in a higher education environment, preferably including working with faculty Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence and advise senior management Strong supervisory and leadership skills Strong project management skills and the ability to lead a team effectively Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees

Range 150K-165K

Brooklyn law school has an excellent benefits package that includes sick, personal and vacation paid time off, a generous retirement plan, dependent tuition scholarship K- undergraduate college and additional summer Friday PTO.

Brooklyn Law School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Brooklyn Law School not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local law. Brooklyn Law School values a diverse and vibrant community and affirmatively encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds and life experiences.



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