12 days old

Director of Human Resources

Company Confidential
Washington DC, District of Columbia 20008
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Whittle School & Studios seek a Human Resources Director to build our Washington, D.C. team on the ground. This position will be responsible for managing all daily human resources operations in Washington, D.C and will support the overall campus team. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • This position will report to the COO of the Washington, D.C site and to the Chief HR Officer in the NY HQ.
  • Design and construct campus-based HR processes from the ground up including candidate interview, employment contract signing, local benefit account management, etc.;
  • Work and communicate effectively with all HQ and campus-level leadership to perform talent acquisition and development; 
  • Identify and manage executive recruiting and other external HR-related vendors for the campus;
  • Ensure full internal and external compliance related to all HR matters;
  • Participate as an active member of various school-wide administrative meetings and extend himself/herself beyond the responsibilities of the job description when the need arises to assist the Washington, D.C. Head of School with any other duties as assigned.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • 7-12 years of demonstrated increasing HR experience in multinational company or independent school.
  • Undergraduate degree required; Masters degree preferred.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Preferred
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with the experience to both navigate issues and develop action plans;
  • Experience with expatriate staff hiring and policy compliance is a bonus;
  • Experience with school or educational institutions and/or organizations is a bonus;
  • Bilingual proficiency in Chinese or other global language a plus;
  • Entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, well organized, and a positive person able to represent our school and community.


Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Director of Human Resources

Company Confidential
Washington DC, District of Columbia 20008

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast