With a new CFO/COO on board here is your chance to Partner with a great leader and help build and shape the HR function at the college.  Surrounded by creativity you will be key to setting the tone for HR, providing superior customer service to a staff of approximately 200.  If you are a builder of great HR departments and enjoy working in a smaller more nimble operation check this opportunity out and apply by uploading your resume!

The Senior Human Resource Manager is responsible for the day to day management of all HR functions at the College. The HRM serves as a liaison for all departments and the employee population. As a cultural steward, the HRM works to become a trusted business advisor with a focus on employee relations developing and strengthening the College community’s employee service mentality. The HRM is also responsible for managing HR compliance to include policy and procedure and continuous improvement of HR processes, procedures, and systems. The successful HRM will balance the tactics of the day to day with building and driving forward HR initiatives that support and strengthen the College community.

Essential Functions:
• Develop & ensure departmental compliance with college policies and applicable laws
• Perform HR audits to identify areas for improvement and elevating the HR function
• Act as a professional and trusted business advisor continuously demonstrating the value of HR
• Work with COO/CFO to develop policies and procedures and provide general oversight for all HR functions
• Identify and drive opportunities to better leverage current systems (payroll/HRIS) to improve accuracy, efficiency, and access to business-critical data and reporting or suggest and implement new systems and workflows as needed.
• Coordinate and support all recruiting, employment activities for staff and faculty
• On-boarding, new employee orientation
• Performance management, including the development of programs and training for new managers
• Administer all aspects of the employee benefit programs including medical, dental, S125, 403B, HRA reimbursements, disability, life insurance, and COBRA
• Maintain all employee personnel files following college, state, and federal compliance policies
• Administer leaves, ADA, unemployment claims, and workers compensation
• Leadership development – Coach supervisors and managers on personnel issues, including performance improvement, disciplinary issues, and conflict resolution
• In collaboration with the AP/Payroll Clerk, develop efficient and effective systems for the preparation and processing of faculty contracts and payments. Review all faculty contracts for accuracy before each semester/term
• Assist CFO with HR projects as assigned

Additional Functions:
• Manage the personnel record & policy portion of PNCA’s annual audit
• Provide staff assistance for annual 403(b) audit and related Form 5500 filing
o Identify and partner with TPA
• Coordinate Worker’s Compensation annual audit
• Provide employee data for state, federal, and industry surveys
• Partner with leadership and broker in benefits design and renewal process
• Improve and manage Human Resources website and homeroom (employee information/communication)
• Serve on College committees as requested by the CFO
• Serve as a backup to the payroll clerk

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or equivalent relevant experience
• Minimum of five years of HR experience serving 100+ employees
• Minimum of one year of benefits administration for a large employer
• Deep and broad knowledge of both state and federal payroll, and wage and hour laws and regulations
• Excellent written and oral presentation skills, in addition to strong analytical abilities
• Professional, polished, and collaborative with a track record of establishing an atmosphere of trust between the employee population and HR
• Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments
• Detail-oriented, excellent organization, prioritization, self-motivation, and self-management
• Ability to work with extreme accuracy under pressure and discern confidential matters
• Strong computer literacy including MS Office applications
• Automated HRIS and Pay systems experience to include system optimization or implementation experience
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working in an institution of Higher Education
• Nonprofit experience
• ADP Workforce Now

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to spend extended periods at a computer

Diversity Statement:
PNCA recognizes that diverse classrooms and workplaces offer the richest learning opportunities. PNCA is therefore committed to a policy of equality in our admission and employment practices. All students and employees will be treated fairly at all times and without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran or marital status, source of income, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or the presence of any sensory, physical, psychological or learning disability, and all other bases prohibited by local, state, or federal law. PNCA welcomes applications from candidates that expand the college’s diversity.

Wendy Kent

Wendy Kent

Wendy is the founder of Kent Employment Solutions. Learn More