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Employment Opportunities are listed in chronological order by date and listed for 60 days unless we are notified that your position has been filled.  If you would like to submit a job posting, please e-mail contactus@mahra.org, along with your job posting attached as a word document.

JOB TITLE: HR Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

This position will help support the entire Human Resources department, being responsible for cross-training on all operational and technical human resources duties to include, but not limited to: the full cycle recruiting process, benefits administration, payroll processing, performance management, employee relations, discipline and terminations, and overall compliance.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist the Talent Acquisition/HR Coordinator with the full recruiting life cycle to include, but not limited to: prescreen and interview candidates, coordinate pre-employment/post offer screenings, updating online job boards, conducting new hire orientation, and processing new hire paperwork.
  • Responsible for the coordination and implementation of company-wide events such as different retention initiatives, employee engagement events, fundraisers, etc.
  • Support the HR Generalists with performance management, timecard maintenance, projects/initiatives, etc.
  • Provide back up to the Payroll Administrator to include payroll processing, running and auditing weekly reports, issuing manual checks, and entering maintenance.
  • Provides general information and answers to employees’ questions regarding policies and procedures; refers questions or concerns requiring policy interpretation to HR Manager as appropriate.
  • May provide backup to the Receptionist.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of AG University curriculum and/or other corporate trainings.
  • Maintains and updates documentation, tracking systems and databases; ensures proper recording, approval, and disposition of all documents received in accordance with established policies and procedural guidelines.
  • Establishes, organizes, and maintains files for all employees ensuring that all files are accurate, current, and complete.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2–4 years’ of HR and Payroll experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong organization skills, with the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Knowledge of recruitment/employment information documentation and standards.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of and experience with HRIS software.
  • Ability to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient office workflow and administrative processes.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

JOB TITLE: HR Generalist

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

The HR Generalist will provide leadership, consultation, and expertise across a variety of key HR focus areas, including but not limited to employee relations, performance and talent management, training and development, and HR compliance.  The HR Generalist will provide support to HR Manager in driving and implementing HR strategies and business solutions (i.e., organizational behavior, change management, employee engagement, performance and talent management, policy implementation, and communications).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Act as a strategic business partner with the assigned business group (Union Operations, Supermarkets, and non-union Office). Diagnose business challenges and work with management to develop and implement strategies and solutions to best resolve those challenges.  Explore alternatives solutions and recommend best fit solutions in alignment with business goals.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are well understood and adhered to by all employees.
  • Act as liaison and advocate for employees to management.  Foster positive working relationships and employee engagement.
  • Help drive organizational talent initiative, focusing on recruiting, retaining, developing and training staff with specific emphasis on building future leaders and developing talent. 
  • Assist in resolving complex employee relations issues in a balanced, fair, and objective manner, using appropriate counseling, investigative, intervention and mediation techniques. 
  • Ensure performance management practices are consistent and complete and that regular coaching and counseling sessions take place and are documented.
  • Participate in and facilitate activities and special projects as assigned.
  • Develop strong relationships and partner with hiring managers to maximize effectiveness of the recruiting process.
  • Stay informed of changes in employment laws and regulations, and HR trends and best practices.  Research and present recommendations for improvements to HR policies and processes. 
  • Work jointly with safety and HR Manager regarding leaves of absence, worker’s compensation, and work restrictions and accommodations to ensure compliance and consideration to company policies, procedures, and federal and state laws.
  • Manages FMLA process, reviewing and approving requests, typing verification letters, tracking hours, and answering employee questions. Consults with HR Manager as needed to enforce rules and/or conduct deeper level investigations as needed.
  • Represent and promote the company in a positive manner.
  • Maintain a highly professional manner and style, setting the standard for others to follow.
  • Provide assistance with other HR functions as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates with 3+ years experience to the duties and responsibilities specified or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively at all levels of the organization and be a strong contributing member of multiple teams
  • Strong working knowledge of multiple HR disciplines including talent management, employee relations, recruitment, performance management, employment law, compliance and compensation.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others to influence and implement HR processes, strategies, and programs.
  • Strong relationship development skills resulting in long-term mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail; ability to prioritize tasks to meet requirements and time sensitive deadlines.
  • Ability to manage competing demands while being extremely adaptable and flexible; must be organized and able to multi-task in a busy environment.
  • Experience working with various HRIS, Applicant Tracking Systems, and other HR systems.
  • Strong MS Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and team based project experience.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION:N/A 

NON ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

SPHR/PHR or SHRM-SCP/CP

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Travel to other company sites and some overnight travel will be required for this position.

  • 0-10% travel is expected.

To apply go to https://www.agne.com/employment-1


Director of Human Resources Position Description

JOB  TITLE: 

Director of Human Resources

REPORTS  TO : Superintendent of Schools

JOB  OR  POSITION  SUMMARY: The primary responsibility is to work as part of the SAU senior leadership team (SLT) focused on the mission and goals of the SAU and to lead the human resources team in recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining quality employees to support the mission. The position is designed for the purposes of managing assigned operations in accordance with district policies; providing information to the Board, superintendent, staff and the public; ensuring compliance to established policies, procedures and/or codes; and addressing a variety of administrative needs and processes.

ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS  AND  RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Believes in the importance and value of all human narratives and identities and works to effectively employ an anti-biased workforce that actively promotes equitable practices for all members of the SAU community;
    2. Administers a comprehensive human resources program for the purpose of maintaining a well-qualified and diverse employee workforce with adequate staffing;
    3. Leads the recruitment and hiring of a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization including substitute teachers, develops recruitment materials, arranges and directs annual teacher and paraprofessional job fairs, and plans other recruitment functions;
    4. Designs and directs the hiring process for all certificated and/or classified district employees, in cooperation with the administrators/supervisors for the purpose of assuring consistency in the district and ensuring compliance with state and federal law and contractual provisions (i.e. alternative certification process, endorsement, standard certification requirements);
    5. Understands and manages a comprehensive benefits program while supervising a full time Benefits Coordinator;
    6. Oversees and assists employees with ADA/FMLA needs while supervising a full time HR Coordinator;
    7. Develops and implements goal areas as defined by the SAU Strategic Plan;
    8. Maintains and organizes the process for tracking notification and receipt of evaluation/probation paperwork, works with appropriate personnel in the development/revision of evaluation procedures and related forms;
    9. Participates on and provides guidance to the districts’ collective bargaining teams as needed, from negotiations through managing the contract, interpreting contract language, assisting with grievances and supporting administrators in managing the collective bargaining agreements, for the purpose of assuring high quality staff;
    10. Monitors human resource activities of administrators and managers for the purpose of assuring compliance with district’s human resources policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations;
    11. Provides training to District administration for the purpose of ensuring that personnel policies and procedures are understood and implemented fairly and appropriately collaborates with the Superintendent and other SLT members to ensure best practices in Human Resources leadership operations and management;
    12. Supervises the preparation and/or complete in an accurate and timely manner state and federal reports for the purpose of compliance;
    13. Oversees, supervises, and be accountable for management aspects of the Human Resources department including the evaluation of Human Resources staff;
    14. Advises the Superintendent as a member of the SLT for the purpose of assuring sound and accurate information for decisions;
    15. Participates in labor-management meetings and follow-up action based on labor management discussion/meetings, works proactively to resolve issues before they become formal grievances and utilizes problem solving and mediation techniques to bring about resolution where appropriate;
    16. Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with collective bargaining groups for the purpose of assuring good employee relationships;
    17. Work with administrators/Cabinet members on employee relations issues including investigations of alleged misconduct and other personnel issues and either completes investigations and/or oversees outside contracted services as appropriate;
    18. Assists in the preparation of a new employee packet of information for personnel;
    19. Displays the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school;
    20. Protects confidentiality of records and information about staff, and uses discretion when sharing any such information within legal confines;
    21. Participates in regional and national human resources organizations.

KNOWLEDGE,  SKILLS,  AND  ABILITIES  REQUIRED

    1. Experience with contract management, contract negotiations, and contract interpretation including establishing positive relationships with labor groups required;
    2. Knowledge of and experience with applicable laws, regulations, and emerging practices pertaining to assigned responsibilities, including current issues and trends in education and human resource activities;
    3. Knowledge of State of New Hampshire and federal regulations and policies regarding personnel matters and employment, civil rights, and Title IX;
    4. Skills and ability in organization, time management, task prioritization, and record keeping;
    5. Exemplary skills in written and oral language with the ability to communicate respectfully, clearly and concisely by telephone, in person, and in written form;
    6. Skills demonstrating a high level of empathy, integrity, commitment, and work ethic;
    7. Ability to make effective presentations, produce high quality reports, draft policies and procedures, and product publications;
    8. Ability to apply diplomatic techniques in all district-related matters and maintain strict confidentiality in sensitive matters;
    9. Ability to analyze and synthesize complex data;
    10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, administration and community in a variety of roles and positions;
    11. Ability to work effectively as a team member and as a senior leadership team member;
    12. Ability to remain calm, flexible, and work effectively under pressure;
    13. Ability to use technology to advance productivity and efficiency in order to fulfill job functions.

LICENSING/CREDENTIAL  AND/OR  EDUCATION  REQUIREMENTS

    1. Bachelor’s degree in business, human resource administration, organizational leadership, or other related field; or earned Master’s in business or human resources preferred; or, PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SPC certification preferred, or equivalent combination of years and education considered.
    2. Minimum five (5) years of graduated job responsibilities in a school district human resource office including supervisory experience;
    3. Successful NH State Police criminal records check and FBI Fingerprint Clearance Report and Disclosure Statement in accordance with state law.

PHYSICAL  REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to stand, walk, and sit frequently or for prolonged periods of time. Ability to travel to school buildings, offices, various events, and other engagements. Ability to perform extensive work at a computer display terminal. Additionally, physical abilities include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching, reaching/handling/fingering, talking/hearing conversations, and near/far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field  of vision.

Salary and Benefits are regionally competitive. Work Day: Eight hours, sometimes more as needed

Work Year: 260 days (includes paid vacation and paid holidays)

We invite qualified applicants to click here to visit our online application submission service on the SAU16 Human Resources website, or visit www.sau16.org, choose SAU 16 District and under Services, click HR & Employment.

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