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Human Resources Manager & Sr. Executive Assistant

New Jersey School Boards Association
5.0 out of 5
New Jersey School Boards Association in Trenton, NJ 08618
$100,000 a year - Full-time


New Jersey School Boards Association in Trenton, NJ 08618

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  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Full job description

TERMS: Full-time



This position is responsible for overseeing HR management and department operations to adhere to organizational policies and procedures. Responsible for managing the schedule and communications of the Executive Director. Ensure efficient operation of the Executive Office. Responsible for salary administration, compensation, benefits administration, talent acquisition and recruiting, on-boarding/off- boarding, compliance to federal and state employment laws, administration of all legally mandated programs.


  • Collaborates with Executive Director to understand the organizations goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Assists Executive Director in developing performance plans, monitoring and evaluating performance, and formulating corrective or disciplinary actions.
  • Develop and monitor the annual budget for human resources including employee benefit programs, employee recognition, staff development, morale boosters, and temporary help. Coordinate and finalize the compilation of the Association’s annual budget under the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Compile info for budget meeting before final budget to be presented to BOD. Assist Executive Director in developing the HR budget annually.
  • Advise Executive Director on personnel issues.
  • Oversee employee benefit programs such as initiation, changes, and termination of medical, dental, disability insurance, and retirement plans.
  • Provide verification of accurate monthly insurance premiums.
  • Oversee, direct and supervise the training, development and continuous learning programs for all staff. Oversee and approve tuition reimbursement and other outside training and development of staff. Identify and implement staff training programs.
  • Direct, approve and oversee payroll. Approve and/or prepare payroll forms reflecting rate changes such as merit salary increases, promotions, garnishes, employee maintenance changes, and all voluntary salary deductions. Maintain salary spreadsheets for budget tracking purposes. Transmit payroll after review. Review and approve employee and director requests for time off.
  • Perform annual maintenance review of job descriptions.
  • Manage recruitment efforts for all positions. Develop strategies to improve recruitment and retention effort. Coordinate interviews, accept resumes and applications, conduct reference checks, conduct interviews, and assist with the final decision process. Administer the recruiting process; maintain job file, place ads, accept resumes and applications, prepare correspondence to applicants, and schedule interviews. Approve, recruit, and select temporary personnel. Coordinate requests and authorize recruitment and placement of temporary personnel.
  • Recommend, prepare, and maintain statistical information on all personnel, and submit the necessary statistical reports required by county, state and federal agencies.
  • Oversee workers compensation administration.
  • Ensure the maximum operating efficiency and maintenance of the association’s facilities and determine and plan for building needs.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Manage daily calendar and schedules for Executive Director and NJSBA Officers.
  • Coordinate with staff to schedule committee and task force meetings around Executive Directors and Officer schedules.
  • Prepare Executive department budget.
  • Prepare purchase orders for Executive Office.
  • Expense reports for officers and ED.
  • Monitor and prioritize emails and information for executive office and ED to escalate important information.
  • Schedule and create and arrange virtual meetings for ED.
  • Prepare background briefs on individuals, corporations, and committees for ED prior to scheduled meetings.
  • Coordinate LEE meetings including scheduling, agenda, advanced materials, guest speakers, etc.
  • Coordinate with Chief Public Affairs Officer to ensure that speeches and materials are provided to the ED prior to scheduled meetings.
  • Assist with Leadership meetings (e.g. food and material preparation, notetaking)
  • County meetings - reports, scheduling, records, travel accommodations for ED and
  • Officer attendance.
  • Prepare agenda and materials for Executive Committee.
  • Coordinate and arrange Board Member of the Year Luncheon.
  • Coordinate and arrange New Officer Orientation.
  • Coordinate and plan the Officers Reception at Workshop.
  • Coordinate with workshop team and communications department for ED and Officers for speaking points, appearances, and speaking engagements for ED and officers during workshop events.
  • Provide ED wand Officers with daily schedules (to include speeches and necessary materials/resources)
  • Workshop duties – shadow ED and officers t keep on schedule and assist with any needed materials (when in-person)
  • Arrange recordings, assist ED with participation in live virtual events (when virtual).
  • Compose and send emails/letters on behalf of ED.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters.
  • Provide follow up with staff and officers to ensure timelines are met for various projects/assignments.
  • Make and answer phone calls.
  • Serve as liaison between Executive Director and staff, officers, directors, school board
  • members, members of the public and other organizations.
  • Assist with ACES.
  • Assist ED by keeping track of ongoing and upcoming events, tasks, reminders, etc.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director.


  • B.S or B.A., Business Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources, or similar education
  • 7-10 years' experience in Human Resources Management, including Human Resource Generalist experience of at least 5 years
  • 3-5 years' experience of Human Resource Specialist experience, to include at least one of the following: Recruiting, Compensation or Benefits, as well as Human Resource Department Management or Supervisor experience
  • 1-3 years' experience in salary administration, performance management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 Apps including Teams, Lists, SharePoint, One Drive, Forms and traditional Office Apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


  • M.S or M.A, in related field, or MBA, preferred
  • Certifications: PHR / SPHR or HRCP


Demonstrated knowledge of Labor relations, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation administration and employment law compliance.

Competencies: Interpersonal Communication, Persuasion and Influence, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, conflict resolution, Organization, Priority Setting, Multi-tasking.


Prolonged period of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Ability to walk, stand, and drive and carry items up to 20 lbs.

NJSBA complies with all state and federal employment obligations including the "New Jersey First Act." This Act requires all NJSBA employees, hired on or after September 1, 2011, to currently reside in NJ or relocate within one (1) year of their hire date.

Submit Resume & Cover Letter by 1/30/2023

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location