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Human Resources Director

Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, CA (Sherman Oaks)







Our Mission

Notre Dame High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, educates the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in talent, ethnicity, and society. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation, and the world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons.

Position Summary

The Human Resources Director position at Notre Dame High School is a regular, full-time, 12-month, exempt position that reports to the Vice President of Finance and has no direct reports. The Human Resources Director is responsible for all aspects of the employee benefits programs, employment practices, and workplace policies. The Director will also advise on personnel matters, recruitment, hiring process, compensation approach and other matters impacting employee welfare or the work environment at Notre Dame High School.

Responsibilities (Key Job Elements)

The Human Resources Director has the following responsibilities:

Employee Benefits
• Manage benefit programs including annual renewals and broker/carrier interfaces
• Arrange benefit workshops and prepare compensation and benefits summaries
• Submit payroll information to workers compensation administrator
• Oversee workers compensation claims and payroll audits
• Administer employee leave and disability requests
• Process retirement plan requests, e.g., enrollment, withdrawal, roll-over, loans, etc.
• Calculate and submit 403(b) retirement plan employer matching contributions
• Process other employee benefits such as tuition reimbursement, retirement distributions, etc.
• Manage the school’s employee wellness program

Record Keeping and Talent
• Maintain accurate and timely employee personnel files using the school’s human resources software
• Coordinate fingerprint background checks, I9 and TB testing for new hires
• Maintain VIRTUS database
• Monitor the faculty and staff handbooks for updates
• Manage recruiting website accounts and coordinate the hiring process
• Oversee employee onboarding and offboarding
• Work with the administration to identify diversity and inclusion goals, achieve diverse job applicant pools, and support efforts to recruit and retain a diverse faculty and staff
• Advise on personnel performance issues and assist with resolution
• Advise on salary trends and compensation decisions
• Process employment verifications

Other Insurance Responsibilities
• Obtaining and issuing insurance certificates
• Processing and maintaining student accident forms
• Obtaining statements and document employee or student accidents
• Manage annual flu shots and biometric screenings
• Gather annual data on employee health insurance programs
• Assist the Vice President of Finance with risk management practices and insurance assessment
• Coordinate business insurance for student trips
• Manage COBRA insurance for former employees

Budgeting and Financial Reporting
• Under the supervision of the Vice President of Finance, prepare and monitor annual budgets for payroll, benefits, insurance and taxes

Training and Compliance
• Post all required labor notices on a timely basis
• Administer sexual harassment and other training as needed
• Manage CPR and First Aid training as needed
• Monitor school AEDs


Desired Education and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• At least five years of experience in human resources oversight; educational institution preferred
• Professional human resources certification preferred, e.g., SHRM-CP/PHR
• Extensive knowledge of labor laws and regulations, including but not limited to ERISA, COBRA, FMLA and Cal DOL, EDD and OSHA
• Effective oral and written communication skills, with excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate complex issues and manage employee conflict resolution
• Ability to work with highly confidential information is critical to this position
• Experience with diversity and inclusion programs preferred
• Strong research and analysis skills
• Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills required
• Experience with Google Suite and Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT preferred
• Experience with Human Resources software; Paycom preferred

These responsibilities are based on current Business Office practices and are subject to change based on future needs. If the responsibilities change the Vice President of Finance will notify the Human Resources Director in advance and mutually coordinate a revised job description. Compensation and benefits are competitive among comparable schools. Notre Dame High School is a Catholic school, and thus, may give preference to applicants that are active in the Catholic faith.

Information/Application Contact

Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, CA (Sherman Oaks)

13645 Riverside Drive

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423