Administration, Education, Human Resources, Independent Schools

Director of Human Resources

  • Harvard-Westlake School
  • Los Angeles, CA

Harvard-Westlake School, one of the nation’s premier independent schools, invites applications and nominations as it embarks upon a search for its next Director of Human Resources.

Reporting to Harvard-Westlake’s Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Human Resources develops and leads the strategic direction of the HR department, designing and implementing policies and programs for employees, and collaborating effectively with school leaders and employees to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of HR services. The major areas of focus for the HR department currently include: employment facilitation and engagement, oversight of compensation and benefits programs, compliance, and policy development and administration. The Director is a member of the 13-person business office, three of whom comprise the HR team for the school. Two HR professionals – an HR Generalist and a Benefits Administrator – report to the Director of HR, together creating a workplace where every employee can thrive. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Work hours will vary and include some evenings and weekends. Harvard-Westlake offers a variety of generous employment benefits and the opportunity to work with a wealth of talented employees who care about the school, its students, and their role as educators.

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The search committee for Harvard-Westlake’s Director of Human Resources will begin accepting nominations and reviewing applications immediately. Requested application materials include a résumé and a letter of interest. For best consideration, all candidates should submit materials—in confidence—to the following address:

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