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Human Resource Generalist

Solomon Schechter Day School
Newton, Massachusetts 02459
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Part Time

Human Resource Generalist – Part-Time

Solomon Schechter Day School is a private preK-8 school located in Newton, MA with an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. 

Summary: Reporting to the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO), and working in conjunction with an HR Consultant, the Human Resources Generalist will provide day-to-day management of the human resources work of the School. This position is also responsible for processing the payroll biweekly. This is a 3-day per week, full-year, benefits eligible position. Schedule can be flexible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer all human resources policies and procedures.
  • Organize, and implement all human resources activities of the School; participate in developing business office goals, objectives, and systems; maintain personnel records and HRIS information as assigned generating reports as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with staff supervisors to define positions, write job descriptions, advertise and recruit, manage resumes, schedule interviews and check references for staff positions; assist with faculty hiring as appropriate.
  • Implement on-boarding and off-boarding procedures.
  • Update and maintain Employee Handbook.
  • Prepare and maintain new hire and rehire letters for employees.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll utilizing ADP software.
  • Manage the annual review process for members of the staff.
  • Administer new employee benefits, benefits enrollment processes, reporting requirements and appropriate documentation. Verify accuracy of invoices.
  • Identify personnel matters that need attention and work in collaboration to develop and implement resolutions.
  • Maintain employee files before, during and after employment, segregating all HIPAA-related documents.
  • Complete government reports and surveys as required.
  • Participate in new employee training, benefits education programs, and other training as necessary.
  • Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals; recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to introduce best practices and to effect continual improvements in both department efficiency and in services performed.
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit at a computer for long periods.
  • Ability to travel between campuses as needed.
As we are not easily accessible to public transportation, a car is recommended.

 Resume and cover letter to: liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org



  • A bachelor's degree.
  • 5 years of Human Resources experience with evidence of increasing responsibility.
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including database management skills and experience with Google Apps required; ADP payroll and Blackbaud Financial Edge experience preferred.
  • The ability to cultivate and build superior relationships with all employees and applicants.
  • An open and collaborative style.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Creative ability, a positive outlook, and a sense of humor.
  • A high level of integrity and an extraordinary work ethic.
  • Successful completion of criminal records background checks.
  • Must be discreet and honor confidentiality


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Solomon Schechter Day School
Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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