Director, Human Resources

Posted by Community College of Philadelphia on April 17, 2017

Director, Human Resources
Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Director, Employee Benefits

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, the Director, Employee Benefits is responsible for the overall implementation, administration and communication of the College’s retirement, health and welfare benefit programs. The Director will administer and process all College employee benefit programs in accordance with pertinent laws, regulations and union contracts. The Director will also recommend new or modified benefit plan policies and procedures. This position develops cost control procedures to assure maximum coverage at the least possible cost to the College and employees. The Director provides oversight and supervision to direct reports.

For a complete position description, and to apply online, please visit our career site at

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

• Six (6) years experience in employee benefits administration required.

• Supervisory experience required.

• Demonstrated knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations as they pertain to the duties and responsibilities of the position required.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

• Ability to multi-task and establish priorities in a rapidly changing environment required.

• Excellent organizational skills required; accuracy and attention to detail required.

• Ability to demonstrate initiative, responsibility and flexibility required.

• Ability to use working knowledge of working environment to meet established goals and objectives required.

• Proficiency in MS Office including MS Word and Excel required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds required.
Preferred Qualifications

• Higher education experience preferred.

• Supervisory experience in a higher education, unionized environment preferred.

• Proficiency in enterprise wide systems such as Banner preferred.

Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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