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Pine Manor College is a private four-year liberal arts college situated five miles from downtown Boston that prepares students for inclusive leadership and social responsibility in the workplace, family and community. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010 as the most diverse private liberal arts college in the country and is committed to diversifying the faculty and staff. With a student-faculty ratio of 10:1, Pine Manor offers an enriching educational experience that promotes collaborative and outcomes-based learning.

Pine Manor College now participates in the E-Verify program and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Director of Human Resources

Job Title:Director, Human Resources
 Department:Human Resources
 Reports To:President of the College
 Salary Basis:Full-time, 40 hours per week

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the President of the College, the Director of Human Resources plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Office of Human Resources, its programs and initiatives, including policy development, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, training, regulatory compliance, organizational development and payroll..

Overview of functions 

Organizational Leadership 

  • Serves as a confidential and trusted advisor to the COO, Vice Presidents, Deans, Department Managers, Line Supervisors, and all other employees on a comprehensive range of issues including, but not limited to:    
    • Talent Acquisition and Talent Management
    • ­Organizational Effectiveness, Learning and Development
    • ­Compensation and Benefits
    • ­Legal compliance and Risk Management / OSHA / Worker’s Compensation / UI/Title IX
    • ­Policies and Procedures 
    • ­Short- and long-range department goals, objectives, policies and procedures
    • ­Program and organizational effectiveness 
    • ­Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) 
    • ­Employee Relations, conflict and problem resolution interventions 
    • ­Manages relationships with outside vendors serving the HR needs of the College
    • ­Serves as staff liaison to the Trusteeship and Governance Committee of the Board of Trustees

Employee Relations

  • Plans and directs a comprehensive program of positive employee relations and employee engagement, and consistent application of fair and equitable policies and practices
  • Oversees and directs new hire orientation encompassing benefits, policy/ procedure overview, FERPA information and an organizational structure review; Conducts exit interviews with terminating/retiring employees 
  • Coordinates Annual Employee Performance and Service Recognition awards selection committee and presentation of awards at the Awards Banquet, as well as directing Community employee gatherings
  • Responds to Unemployment claims and appeals and represents the College during hearings 
  • Manages the College’s internal dispute resolution procedure and serves as a facilitator and mediator, as necessary

Legal Compliance and Risk Management

  • Maintains currency in State and Federal Labor and Employments laws; Reviews and evaluates pending legislation, legal mandates, regulations and guidelines which may affect the College’s programs and systems
  • Develops, updates and implements policies, procedures and handbooks in accordance with legal and operational imperatives to ensure positive employee experiences and overall consistency of policy application 
  • Serves as the College’s EEO Officer and Title IX Coordinator; Provides leadership, goals, timetables and other data essential to implement, administer and evaluate an Affirmative Action plan
  • Administers the College’s Employee Safety, Alcohol and Drug Abuse policies; monitors accident reports, conducts accident investigations, facilitates department safety meetings and conducts quarterly safety audits 
  • Works with College’s outside counsel to respond to grievances, state and federal agency complaints, and litigation issues
  • Maintains appropriate regulatory filings, including EEO-1, VETS-100, ACA, etc.

Departmental Management

  • Develops and manages annual HR budget; monitors and controls expenditures

Talent Management

  • Directs and administers the Talent Acquisition process, participating in strategic recruitment efforts and employment search committees 
  • Manages the College’s recruitment advertising, position postings, and employment brand
  • Coordinates the hiring process from position assessment, job description, budget approval, advertising, recruiting, interviewing, offer of employment, and on-boarding

Employee Learning, Development, and Performance Management

  • Provides leadership and direction for employee training and career development 
  • Develops and manages a comprehensive program of Management Education for first- and second-level managers, including employee communication, corrective action, policies and procedures administration, labor and employment laws, conflict resolution, etc.
  • Develops and implements best-in-class performance appraisal methodologies for all employees; Communicates and reinforces performance programs to community; Processes and tracks yearly non-faculty employee performance evaluations

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

  • Directs the creation, maintenance and retention of electronic and paper personnel and payroll records
  • Oversees the compliance portion of the College’s payroll, ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal rules and statutes, including FLSA, Massachusetts Fair Labor Practices, and DOL regulations 
  • Audits and maintains accurate records of employee leave benefits use and leave accruals, including Vacation, Sick, Personal, Holiday, and Leave of Absence (LOA) 
  • Works closely with the Office of Finance and Budget to reconcile all statutory and voluntary deductions, contributions, monthly   statements, and Payroll reports

Compensation, Benefits, and Total Rewards 

  • Directs wage and salary administration, position classification, job description library, workforce planning, and benefits; Maintains College organization charts (Table of Organization); Performs regular audits to ensure compliance with FLSA and applicable regulations
  • Ensures that elective 403(b) Plans are compliant with IRS regulations, including discriminatory testing requirements; files Forms 5500 on a timely basis
  • In collaboration with the Director of Finance, reviews, revises and negotiates the College’s liability, Worker’s Compensation, and Unemployment Compensation to lower premiums and optimize coverage; Coordinates and manages all Open Enrollment activities for group insurance plans and retirement transition coverage
  • Manages the College’s Leave of Absence policy in conjunction with FMLA, MMLA, SNLA, and all applicable laws and regulations; Coordinates leaves with application and payment of Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

Minimum Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related  field is required;  Master’s preferred
  • A minimum of 10 to 12 years’ progressively responsible HR generalist and specialist experience, plus three (3) to five (5) years of staff management experience in Higher Education and/or a major non-profit organization
  • Strong business acumen and critical thinking skills are imperative 
  • Expertise in Title IX and experience as a Title IX Coordinator is required
  • Solid knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations governing Human Resources; Deep expertise in the functional areas of HR and current Payroll laws and practices
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, influencing, and conflict resolution skills 
  • Proficiency in the use of required computer software applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access), and ADP Payroll/HRIS 
  • Maintains confidentiality of proprietary and sensitive information obtained in course of official duties, including business data, students, faculty, managers and staff
  • Performs other duties, as assigned

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Demonstrated success providing direct, complete, and actionable corrective feedback to others, with particular skill in providing risk-balanced counsel and solutions to leadership and organizational challenges.
  • Ability to think globally and discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues, projecting them into future outcomes.
  • Ability to resolve complex and sensitive concerns through both formal and informal channels, considering multiple, alternative solutions, with minimal disruption or system “noise.”
  • Models active listening, specific empathy, and a high level of Emotional Intelligence; can accurately restate and/or advocate the opinions of others and directions communicated by the Board and President, even if/when s/he disagrees.

Special Requirements

Will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

 Please respond to hr@pmc.edu

No Phone Calls or Outside Agencies Please

Admissions Counselor with a Healthcare Focus

Primary/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Management of the recruitment of students from targeted schools predominantly in the New England and Mid-Atlantic region 
  • Work with the Director of Academic Partnerships to optimize recruitment efforts and establish a deep pipeline of prospective students 
  • Work closely with the faculty to develop a clear understanding of each academic program 
  • Travel to high schools and college fairs 
  • Consistent and professional correspondence with prospective students, high school and college counselors, applicants, and admitted students 
  • Application review 
  • Participation in on-campus admissions events including but not limited to Open Houses and Admitted Student Day 
  • Working with student ambassadors and utilizing alumnae/alumni as admissions ambassadors 
  • Utilizing SalesForce CRM 

Job Qualifications: 

Identifiable and successful track record with targeted recruitment and the establishment of stable and deep relationships with high schools. As recruitment travel is required, both a valid driver's license and a willingness to travel by air are required. A Bachelor's degree in a field related to this initiative (Biology, Psychology, Community Health, Business and Management) is preferred. Experience in Admissions or related areas is also required. The Admissions Counselor will have outstanding communication and organizational skills and a strong, self-motivated work ethic. The ability and confidence to exercise discretion while working independently, as well as commitment to being part of a larger admissions team, are expected.

 Please respond to hr@pmc.edu

Community Developer and Standards Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Community Developer and Standards Coordinator will work with students and colleagues to hold students accountable for their actions and build a healthy, safe, and inclusive community at Pine Manor College that reflects the College’s mission and student handbook. Starting with orientation and working with students throughout the year, the Coordinator will incorporate Pine Manor College’s ideals and core competencies into the work we do and hold students accountable for their actions. The Coordinator is the principal source of student information, education, and administration of the College's community standards program. The position requires an educational approach to community standards and community building through dialogue, programs, trainings, and mediation with the driving goals to promote student health and wellness and build community to enhance student engagement, satisfaction, and retention.

School Setting: 

Pine Manor College is a small, private liberal arts college outside of Boston, Massachusetts with a residential campus. We currently have about 450 students that mostly identify as first generation college student or international students. U.S. News and World Report ranked Pine Manor College as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country. This reflects our student demographics which include: 0.4% American Indian/Native Alaskan, 1.7% Asian American, 26.2% Black/African American (non-Hispanic), 2.6% Cape Verdean, 3.4% Haitian, 10.1% Hispanic/Latina/Chicana, 41% International Students, 2.3 % Other, 0.8% Puerto Rican, 8.4% Undisclosed, and 4.3% White/Caucasian.

Essential Functions

  • Understand student development, ethical decision-making, learning theories, mediation and restorative justice.
  • Collaborate with students, student leaders, and colleagues to implement programs that engage the campus and advance community standards.
  • Responsible for the leadership, development, and coordination of our community standards and community standards process.
  • Direct conduct cases to ensure that all conduct referrals are addressed in a confidential, consistent, and timely manner through appropriate College procedures.
  • Meet with students involved in incidents to review incidents and violations, make needed referrals, and track applicable paperwork.
  • Oversee community council boards, administrative meetings, and hearing officers (including selection, training, meetings, and follow-through).
  • Oversee implementation, administration, and monitoring of reporting and case management software.
  • Organize all incident reports and prepare documents for conduct meetings.
  • Take an educational approach to community standards work while maintaining and promoting the importance of a safe, inclusive, healthy, engaged campus.
  • Serve as a resource for colleagues, students, and family members on FERPA and the student conduct process.
  • Assist with the Annual Campus Safety, Security, and Fire Report (part of the Cleary Act).
  • Oversee production and changes to the Student Handbook in collaboration with the Dean of Students.
  • Work closely with police departments to assure proper recording and reporting.
  • Develop and execute a drug and alcohol awareness campaign and programming.
  • Oversee Fall and Spring’s new student orientations.
  • Further develop and implement a student-led orientation model, including orientation leader selection and training.
  • Ensure orientation builds community and engages students on community standards.
  • Collaborate with students, faculty, and administrators.
  • Assist with Graduate Assistant (GAs) and Resident Advisors (RAs) training.
  • Participates in college events throughout the semester.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience in conduct.
  • Experience coordinating and assessing programs.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Organized and attentive to detail, process, and procedures.
  • Positive attitude, team player, self-starter.
  • Ability to handle multiple work priorities.
  • Ability to listen, refer, and advise individuals and groups of students.
  • Experience creating and implementing training models and programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant higher education regulations.
  • A commitment to student development within the context of a population inclusive of racial, ethnic, cultural, and sexual difference.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Experience using Maxient.
  • Bi-lingual (with preference to Mandarin or Spanish speakers).
  • Previous experience working with Title IX.
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor certification, Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) training certification, or other drug and/or alcohol certification.
  • Gehring Academy attendance.

 Please respond to hr@pmc.edu


Last updated: July 26, 2016