The Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System (GRSS)
GRSS Director of Human Resources
The GRSS Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing all of the people functions of the Global Regional School System in accordance with its policies and practices, the ethical and social teachings of the Catholic Church and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities, as well as organized labor bargaining units. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources.
- Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s human resources function and performance.
- Participate in the development of the organization’s plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
- Translate the organization’s strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
- Collaborate with other members of management in developing and maintaining the relationship with Paychex, the payroll vendor for GRSS.
- Ensure that all federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting employees’ pay, benefits, time off, leaves of absence and employee relations are properly and consistently applied.
- Provide guidance and direction to the GRSS Human Resources Coordinators.
- Assure the GRSS is appropriately staffed to fulfill its mission by recruiting, developing, motivating and retaining the most qualified persons.
- Collaborate with the Assistant Superintendent of Schools for Teacher Personnel in the administration of the collective bargaining agreement.
- Develop staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for positions of responsibility. Identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.
- Periodically validate the GRSS salary structures (ranges), internally to assure equity among functions and externally to assure consistency with the local economy. Develop recommendations accordingly.
- Monitor salary actions to insure they conform to policy and do not exceed budget constraints. Offer guidance as necessary.
- Oversee and work directly with the GRSS Human Resources Coordinators to manage annual benefits projects, including but not limited to pension census and open enrollment, as well as on-going administration of all benefit plans.
- Evaluate new and revised position descriptions and recommend appropriate salary level and other evaluation criteria.
- Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable organizations and markets.
- Provide technical advice and knowledge to Regional Boards, Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Principals and others regarding the human resources discipline.
- Assist the GRSS Human Resources Coordinators and staff members in situations relating to employee relations.
- Manage the budget and other financial measures of the GRSS Human Resources function.
- Evaluate the human resources team for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group, as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities.
- Special Projects and ad-hoc reports as directed.
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management or related Field.
- Minimum 7 to 10 years of administration and management in diversified human resources activities.
- General understanding of the GRSS mission, organization, management philosophy and culture.
- General understanding of best practices associated with the specific human resources activities for which the position is responsible.
- Experienced in managing the daily operations of a diverse staff.
- Excellent analytical and communication skills.
- A balanced perspective between organizational and staff member needs.
- Imaginative in applying accepted policies and practices.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Advanced knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Anthony.LoBello@archny.org