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Director of Human Resources

October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023

Title: Director of Human Resources
Full Time: 12-month position
Reports to Chief Financial Officer

School Description

St. Anne’s Episcopal School is an independent school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool through 8th grade. St. Anne’s has a rich history of caring for children. Since first opening as a school in 1950, our goals have been to provide children with a nurturing and uplifting environment where children are supported. We aim to foster a community of character, humility, and kindness, while providing a balanced program that includes high-quality academics, athletics, and the arts.

The school enrolls over 430 students and employs 100 full and part-time employees.

St. Anne’s Episcopal School educates minds, enriches hearts, and expands horizons.

We provide an uplifting, nurturing environment where each child is fully supported academically, artistically, and athletically. We build character and integrity upon a spiritual, moral, and ethical foundation and strive to foster the development of people who go on the make significant and lasting contributions to society.

Director of Human Resources
St. Anne’s Episcopal School seeks an experienced and highly motivated human resources professional to serve as the Director of Human Resources. This position is responsible for full-cycle human resources (HR) management for faculty and staff at St. Anne’s. This position provides hands-on expertise, support, and coordination for all HR functions including recruiting and retention, compensation and salary administration, benefits, regulatory compliance, employee relations, training and development, onboarding/offboarding, and leave reporting. This is a 12-month position reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This is a new position for the school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for the Director of Human Resources
• Collaborates with school leadership to understand and deliver the goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
• Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
• Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, and training to support the school’s human resource compliance needs.
• Manage and coordinate benefit programs – health, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, 403(b) retirement, core life/AD&D and LTD, and COBRA – for all school employees.
• Monitors and ensures the school’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain up-to-date compliance.
• Works directly with school leadership and division heads to assist with performance/employment matters by effectively balancing needs of school with providing employees supportive environment.
• Manages and coordinates on-boarding and off-boarding processes for all employees.
• Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to school’s leadership.
• Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for school employees.
• Performs other duties as required.

Skills, Abilities and Qualities
• Superior customer service skills
• Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
• Superior time management and prioritization skills
• Attention to detail with accuracy and thoroughness
• Commitment to using role to further the goals of an equitable and inclusive community
• Ability to adapt to needs of school and employees
• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree required
• At least five years of human resources management experience required
• SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred

This is a 12-month, 1.0 FTE exempt position, with annual salary range of $82,000 to $95,000 (commensurate with experience). St. Anne’s Episcopal School provides a wide range of employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement programs along with paid leave, school holidays, and free lunch during the school year.

To Apply
• Please send the following to [email protected]:
o Letter of interest
o Current resume
o Contact information for at least three professional references