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Director of Human Resources

  • 17 Dec 2021 11:32 AM
    Message # 12199326

     Brentwood School inspires every student to:

    Think critically and creatively.

    Act ethically.

    Shape a future with meaning.

    Brentwood School

    Director of Human Resources



    Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a Director of Human Resources. The Director of Human Resources reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is responsible for planning, leading, directing, developing, and coordinating the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the school’s mission and personnel strategy.


    Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

                       Oversee the daily workflow of the department and supervise the HR Manager

                       Collaborate with the CFO to develop human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances.

                       Develop strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to senior administrators; and establishing human resources objectives in line with the school’s objectives

                       Plan, lead, and implement policies, processes, and initiatives to support the school’s HR needs

                       Oversee the administration of HR programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and personnel management

                       Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, personnel management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to senior administrators

                       Monitor and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance

                       Develop and execute best practices for recruitment and retention in collaboration with senior administrators

                       In conjunction with senior administrators, plans and facilitates the school’s onboarding and offboarding processes

                       Identify areas for improved efficiencies and stream-lined processes

                       Collaborate with senior administrators and outside counsel, as needed, on disciplinary matters, investigation, performance, and personnel management

                       Ensure that constructive and timely performance evaluations are executed  throughout the school

                       Partner with senior administration in the discipline and termination of employees in accordance with school policy

                       Actively contribute and participate in the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

                       Facilitate professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff and other employees

                       Engage and support employees of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs

                       Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view

                       Other duties and special projects as assigned by the CFO or the Head of School

    In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

           Strong collaboration and cross-cultural competency

           An interest in and openness to professional development

           Commitment to equity and inclusion

           A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy


    Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com. Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience specifically related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Susanne McNeil Eng

    Chief Financial Officer

    100 S. Barrington Place

    Los Angeles, CA 90049


Cal-ISBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org

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