Hiring Organization / Company: Dsst Public Schools
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time
Human Capital Manager
We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive team leads to innovation, which allows us to better support our students, families, and the community – regardless of background, experience, social and/or cultural identity. DSST aims to be an inclusive & equitable workplace by valuing race, gender, sexual orientation and all aspects of individual identities. When reading this job description, we hope you feel energized by what you see, feel and hear. If you believe you could bring passion and commitment to the role but aren't sure you meet every qualification, please apply! Above all, we are looking for people who believe in our mission to eliminate educational inequity.
Overview of Position :
The Human Capital Business Partner will serve as the direct contact for a portfolio schools and a thought partner for the larger Human Capital team. This person will play a key role in DSST’s people philosophy by redefining how Human Resources serve staff in public education. This role is a truly unique opportunity where you’ll be exposed to a diverse and evolving set of responsibilities, be provided with learning opportunities from some of the smartest education minds in Colorado, and have the chance to lead high impact projects that will build and develop valuable core skills for a career in Human Capital.
Essential Functions :
Serve as the primary Human Capital Business Partner contact for a portfolio of DSST campuses in areas including employee support, onboarding, benefits, compensation and leave of absence
Refine and lead the onboarding process for new DSST staff
Assist in maintaining the DSST employee database ensuring complete and accurate data is kept at all times
Work closely with other members of the Employee Resources team to identify, innovate and implement new ways improve the experience of DSST staff
You are highly attentive to detail and committed to prioritizing the needs of DSST staff
You are eager to learn the inner workings of a growing charter school network and love operating in an all-hands-on deck work environment
You have strong communication skills and are comfortable giving and receiving honest feedback for continuous improvement
You take the time to understand the process behind what you’re doing and try to find ways to streamline your work
You have a service mindset and will do whatever you can to remove barriers and distractions for school staff to ensure they can devote all of their focus to serving our students
You have a sense of urgency and strong time-management: You are passionate about doing whatever it takes to change the status quo of public education
You are mission-driven: You have a desire to change the way the public school system serves students, so that all kids – regardless of race, ethnicity, or income – have the opportunity to go to college
You are proficient in Microsoft Excel & Google Suite
Desired Experience :
DSST Public Schools seeks candidates with strong character, passion for excellence and a relentless commitment to our mission.
At least 3 years of experience in Human Capital is preferred. We are looking for someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment, learns quickly and is eager to serve our staff.
Experience working with Human Resources systems such as iVisions, Greenhouse, and Workday
Mission Driven: Is deeply connected and committed to DSST’s mission and the belief that all students can acquire a world class education.
Values Driven: Is deeply committed to living our core values in their daily work.
Influences and Motivates Others: Inspires committed action from others to live our values, get results, and accomplish our mission.
Drives to Results: Has a drive and urgency to achieve and sustain results over time.
Demonstrates Understanding of Others: Has a strong understanding of people, an inclusive lens, and leads with our view of the human condition.
Is Self-Aware: Has a deep, reflective understanding of self that exhibits awareness and humility.
Commitment to Equity
· We believe that if we actively commit to equitable and inclusive practices aligned to our mission and values, our students and staff will achieve at high levels that do not correlate with any social or cultural factors.
Commitment to Continuous Growth
· We believe that if we strengthen our own growth mindsets, our students and staff will develop a commitment to continuous improvement and thus become the best version of themselves.
Commitment to Healthy Team
· We believe that if we commit to modeling and fostering healthy teams, our students and staff will achieve a collective success that surpasses that of the individual.
Drives to Results
· We believe if we strategically develop systems and people with a driven sense of urgency and focus on results, our students and staff will achieve ambitious goals.
Classification : Exempt
Reports to : Director of Talent Operations
Compensation and Benefits : DSST Public Schools is committed to providing our staff with benefit offerings that empower each of our employees to make the choices that best meet their individualized and personal needs while also keeping cost in mind.
DSST Benefit highlights include:
· Medical Plans offered through Aetna
· Annual Health Savings account (HSA) gift from DSST Public Schools
· 2 Dental Plans options offered through Aetna Insurance and Vision through the Eyemed network
· Employee Assistance and Counseling Support
· 401(k) retirement plan with 5% annual gift from DSST regardless of personal contribution
· Access to additional discounts through our benefit partners exclusively for DSST staff
· Paid leave beginning day one
*Candidates placed in Aurora Science & Tech. will be eligible for a PERA Retirement Plan
Physical Demands :
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching throughout the day. The employee must lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds. The employee must have sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
DSST Public Schools proudly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Denver School of Science and Technology does not exclude participation in, deny benefits to or discriminate on the basis of, ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. (Protected Classes).
DSST Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate against a member of a Protected Class in admission or access to, or terms and conditions of employment, or in its programs and activities. DSST Public Schools shall operate as an equal opportunity employer and will provide and safeguard the opportunity for all persons to seek, obtain, hold and advance in employment within the district without discrimination. The District shall actively promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, aggressive, continuing affirmative action program.
Further, DSST Public Schools affirms the rights of all Protected Classes to be free from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm and/or harassment.
DSST Public Schools shall inform students, parents, employees and the general public each school year that the educational programs, activities and employment opportunities offered by the district are offered without regard to ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. The announcement shall also include the name/title, address and telephone number of the person designated to coordinate Title IX and Section 504 and ADA compliance activities.
Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact the Assistant Superintendent or Human Resources.
DSST Public Schools Overview:
DSST Public Schools (DSST) operates a network of tuition-free, open-enrollment public STEM charter schools. DSST schools operate within the Denver Public Schools (DPS) and Aurora Public Schools (APS) districts. Our schools focus on building a community where students and staff are valued for their unique talents. Meaningful relationships are at the core of our model which is why our schools are small enough so that every student is known and valued for their individuality. We have developed systems and structures to ensure our students will be prepared for college, career and life. The student population across the DSST network is 84% students of color and 71% qualify for free and reduced lunch. This year, DSST will serve approximately 6,000 students at fifteen schools on nine campuses across Denver and Aurora.
DSST Public Schools employees support each other not only to have fulfilling careers, but more importantly, to lead fulfilling lives that combines deeply meaningful professional work with personal well-being. Our core values are central to our program and to our results. These values are embedded in everything that we do and how we do it, both for our students and our staff. The six DSST core values are:
Respect - We appreciate each person and their story through our words, actions, and attitudes. We value their unique perspective and treat others with dignity.
Responsibility - We acknowledge that our actions and choices impact ourselves and our community. We take ownership for what we do and how we choose to do it.
Integrity - We act and speak with honesty, fairness, and thoughtfulness. We consistently align our words and actions.
Courage - We possess the confidence and resolve to take risks, push ourselves, and persevere in the face of pressure, adversity or unfamiliar circumstances.
Curiosity - We are eager to learn, questions, and explore. We have a thirst for knowledge, a love of investigation, and a desire to learn about ourselves, our community, and our world.
Doing Your Best - We put our best effort into everything we do. We know that individual and collective effort are required for our community to thrive.
Job Location Information:
Location: Denver, Co
Date Posted: 2021-06-10
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