Senior Human Resource Manager

Senior Human Resource Manager

Are you a strong collaborator and communicator with the ability to gain buy-in from people at all levels of an organization? Are empathy and discretion strong traits of yours? Are you solutions-oriented and energized by the idea of solving various challenges?If so, Alpha’s Senior Human Resources Manager role may be just what you’re looking for. As the Senior HR Manager, you are responsible for running efficient HR operations for Alpha and supporting its employees. From day-to-day people operations administration to various projects that ensure we are continuously improving our employee experience, you will be the point person in many areas that support Alpha’s teams. Alpha is fiercely entrepreneurial and our students, families, and teachers are focused on creating in our scholars self-reliant leaders who will achieve success in their school, college, and career.  As the Senior HR Manager, you will play a major role in supporting teachers, educational leaders, and the work of Alpha’s mission.What you’ll do…Embody the mission, vision, and core beliefs of Alpha. Own management of HR operations throughout the organization including: Onboarding/Offboarding, HRIS administration, benefits, employee relations, performance management, teacher and staff credentialing, payroll, training, authorizer audit administration, and retention efforts Manage and lead one direct HR report to execute administrative and HR project responsibilities as well as coach professional development Advise managers in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues; providing communication advice (verbal and written), practicing critical conversations, coaching on adaptive management Coordinate Alpha’s efforts to ensure all teachers are fully credentialed; liaise with various institutions to support our teachers in filing permits and furthering their credentials Administer employee benefits, PTO, sick leave, and leaves of absence; and strategize improvements with Managing Director of Talent Operations Develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures that improve Alpha’s HR operations Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment including working with district authorizers on an annual basis for charter renewals Partner with the Managing Director of Talent Operations in the development and implementation of HR initiatives to improve management capabilities for coaches, leaders, and staff Partner with the Finance team to process payroll and pay related processes You stand out by being...Organized: You multitask and manage competing priorities effectively A trusted communications resource: You demonstrate subject matter expertise in human resources and employee communications best practices and can serve as a thought partner for various teams and in delicate situations that require tact and consideration Focused on growth: You exhibit a strong commitment to your professional development (as well as the development of your HR team) by staying up-to-date with the most recent changes in Federal and California legislation and human resources trends Collaborative: You are especially team-oriented and are able to communicate and influence effectively across a diverse set of teachers, leaders, and stakeholders Minimum qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree 3+ years in the HR field working in a senior generalist and/or manager capacity Knowledge of and experience with HR Information Systems (i.e. Zenefits), payroll platforms, and benefits systems Experience with building out HR programs/projects such as continuous performance management Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Proficient in Google applications (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.), Microsoft Excel and Word Experience with California teaching licenses and/or credentials highly preferred SHRM-CP or PHR certification highly preferred Join our team…To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter online.Alpha Public Schools is a network of four high-performing public charter schools founded by a group of East San José mothers dedicated to helping transform their community. We have a strong growth mindset – as individuals, as an organization, and on behalf of our students and families. We want to be better tomorrow than we are today.As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.Salary is competitive and compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package.