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Human Resources Generalist - Department of Catholic Schools

Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ARCHDIOCESE OF LOS ANGELES (ADLA)

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

DEPARTMENT OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS/CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

This position serves as the Department of Human Resources (HR) lead assigned to support the Department of Catholic Schools (DCS), and Catholic Schools K-12 throughout the Archdiocese of Los Angeles which encompasses Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.  This position reports to the Senior Director of Human Resources.

The successful candidate will have a background in and knowledge of school governance, administration and culture, and six years or greater of professional-level human resources experience in a setting of similar scope and complexity to the ADLA Catholic Schools network.   Knowledge of and ability to uphold the teachings of the Catholic Church is required.   Bi-lingual skills (English and Spanish) are preferred.

We are looking for a well-rounded HR professional, with a solid track record in organization development; investigating, mitigating, and resolving employee relations issues; performance management; and minimizing liability.  The successful candidate will have expertise in employment law, experience acting as advisor and counsel to all levels of staff, as well as successful implementation and change agent experience in Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. We are interested in candidates that have developed training materials and delivered training through e-learning or in person engagements on a variety of topics that also have expertise in other areas of HR such as full cycle recruitment, utilization of result producing recruitment tools and resources, orientation, onboarding, offboarding; benefits and leave administration; HR metrics, and data management and HRIS.

We offer a dynamic working environment, challenging and rewarding assignments, a workplace that values being of service, treating others with respect and dignity, striving for excellence, as well as competitive benefits.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Recruitment and Placement: Provide training, and guidance to ensure compliance with pre-employment and post job offer employment laws as well as Archdiocese policies.  Advise and guide Catholic school principals in ensuring recruitment best practices, policies and employment law are followed in teacher and school staff as regards the recruitment, selection and the hiring process. Provide training to school principals in this regard as needed.

Classification and Compensation:. Consult with DCS leadership on developing organizational structures that enhance effectiveness and reduce administrative costs within the DCS and at Catholic schools. Consult with DCS and HR on writing and developing job descriptions to meet staffing needs. Provide consultation on salary administration and recommend appropriate salary actions.

Employee Relations, Diversity and EEO: Serve as a local resource and advisor to DCS leadership and Catholic School administrators on employee relations issues , performance management, progressive discipline, termination according to Archdiocese policies and applicable employment laws.  Conduct DCS employee conduct investigations and advise on catholic school on same.  Provide leadership and guidance to Catholic schools and the DCS to promote and advance diversity efforts and assure equal opportunity in all hiring, promotion, and related HR decision making.

Benefits and Leave Administration: Assist employees in addressing questions or issues regarding benefits, time reporting, or leave issues in consultation with appropriate specialists in HR. Assure that key benefits and payroll information is appropriately disseminated within Catholic schools and the DCS when requested by HR. Provide oversight of time reporting practices and business processes within Catholic schools and the DCS to assure accuracy and timeliness.

Policy, Planning and Process Improvement: Develop, plan, and implement human resources policies, procedures, and best practices for Catholic schools and the DCS. Collaborate with ADLA central offices in implementing new business processes within Catholic schools and suggest opportunities for improvement or change. Develop and deliver training programs for Catholic schools and the DCS (e.g., live presentations, webinars, or contracting with vendors, etc.).

HR reporting, data management and systems: Assure that HR transactions are processed in a timely and accurate manner in Catholic schools and the DCS with attention to data integrity. Track and analyze key metrics to monitor stakeholder satisfaction and continuously improve HR service delivery to Catholic schools and the DCS.  Produce reports and analysis for DCS leadership regarding human resources trends and metrics utilizing relevant institutional or local reporting tools.

 

Supervision: Provide supervision and oversight of assigned HR and administrative support staff including hiring, coaching, training, work assignments, and managing performance.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, sound business judgment, tact and diplomacy, and the ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the DCS and Catholic schools.
  • Bachelors degree in human resources or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Six (6) years or greater of professional-level human resources experience in a setting of similar scope and complexity to the ADLA Catholic schools network.
  • An advanced degree in a field of study directly relevant to human resources may substitute for 2 years of professional experience.
  • A strong working knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations with prior experience in coordinating or managing some combination of recruitment, compensation, employee relations, position classification or employee benefits matters.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification is preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

Knowledge of:

  • School governance and administration preferred
  • Utilization of social media recruitment tools.

 

Skill in:

  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, HRIS.
  • Bilingual/Biliteral Skills (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Public Speaking
  • Developing training materials and conducting training via e-learning or in person

 

Ability to:

  • Travel within Archdiocese boundaries as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

 

Company Description
Our mission is to live and reflect the core values that flow from our mission statement -- to serve others with Christian dignity and respect, to demonstrate a commitment to community, and to collaborate with one another in ministry.

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Why Work Here?
The focus of our employees is to be of service, have a passion for what they do and strive for excellence.

Our mission is to live and reflect the core values that flow from our mission statement -- to serve others with Christian dignity and respect, to demonstrate a commitment to community, and to collaborate with one another in ministry.

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Los Angeles, CA
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