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Human Resources Director

Human Resources Director


The HR Director has overall responsibility for the Human Resources functions within the College.  The HR Director oversees hiring processes, benefits administration, employee relations, records management, and compliance with local, state and federal employment laws and college policies and procedures. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources management, Business Administration or related field. 
  • Ten years Human Resources generalist experience, with five years in Human Resource management.
  • Experience in higher education is highly preferred.
  • Proven knowledge of Human Resources laws and practices particularly regarding employment and benefits.
  • Excellent organizational, listening, and decision-making skills. 
  • Proven supervisory skills to lead Human Resources staff. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse employees and with all levels of management. 
  • Ability to manage sensitive situations and confidential data.
  • Active SHRM membership.
  1. Oversee the hiring process, including advertising open positions, assisting with interview process, completing onboarding requirements, and maintaining current open positions reports.  Provide guidance and assistance to unemployment claims processes. 
  2. Oversee employee benefits administration ensuring compliance with plan requirements, timely payment of monthly invoices, and managing annual Open Enrollment.  Maintain relationships with benefit plan representatives. 
  3. Conduct employee investigations of complaints and/or concerns reported to the HR Office.  Provide guidance to managers and supervisors on employee performance and disciplinary matters. 
  4. Provide guidance and consultation to Vice Presidents, managers and supervisors on various Human Resources matters. 
  5. Handle employee requests for leaves of absence and accommodations under ADA. 
  6. Maintain employee and benefit files in accordance with document retention policies and legal requirements. 
  7. Assist the Chief of Staff with annual review of the Employee Manual.  Ensure employee compliance with college policies.
  8. Assist the Chief of Staff with developing, implementing, and training a more robust Performance Management System.
  9. Assist the Chief of Staff with various programs designed to attract and retain qualified employees. 
  10. Serve on various College committees, as appropriate. 
  11. Report worker’s compensation injuries to third party.  Maintain report of injuries on an annual basis. 
  12. Provide guidance and answer questions for employees retiring from the College. 
  13. Prepare and submit annual IPEDs survey.  Participate in CUPA-HR surveys, as needed. 
  14. Participate in annual 403(b) plan and financial audits, as necessary. 
  15. Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Contact Information: 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Jobs@chc.edu.  No phone calls please.

Chestnut Hill College is an employer committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion as a core value.  In an effort to support our diverse student community, we embrace equal access and welcome application from candidates of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, and encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.  We are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum.

Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer