Director, Human Resources

Director, Human Resources


Roanoke-Chowan Community College
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone: 252-862-1200

Job Location

Ahoskie, NC


$44,691 - $54,621



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Closes: Sunday, October 18, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Expected Work Hours

8 am - 5 pm, M-F

Reports to

President & Dean, Administrative & Fiscal Services

Employment Type

Full-Time, 12 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in human resources management, business administration or a related field.
  • Over three years of increasingly responsible experience in human resources management.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to:

  • Set priorities, organize projects, and maintain accurate and complete records.
  • Interpret state, local, and federal statutes, policies, procedures, and guidelines applicable to personnel and institutional governance.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and written; establish positive employee and public relations.
  • Handle confidential information with absolute discretion.
  • Participate in the recruitment process.
  • Process personnel action forms.
  • Perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of human resources management/benefits administration.
  • Personnel policies and procedures applicable to the College.
  • Classification and compensation practices and concepts.
  • Procedures and policies of the recruitment process.
  • Recordkeeping methods and procedures.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Office procedures and computer software programs, including Word, Excel, Publisher, and Access.
  • The community college system and a commitment to the philosophy and to its mission.

Preferred Qualifications



Position Description


Job Summary
The Director of Human Resources (HR) is responsible for the overall management of the HR department, including employment, benefits administration, recruitment, classification, compensation, training and development, policy implementation, compliance, Title IX, employee and labor relations.


Essential Duties/Functions

Employee Benefits

  • Serve as benefits coordinator in directing the administration of insurance, retirement, and other benefits programs, in compliance with plan document, laws and regulations. Coordinate yearly open enrollment for benefits - State Health Plan, NCFLEX, and Pierce Insurance. Schedule benefits fair and supplemental retirement representatives, as needed.
  • Serve as institutional administrator and representative for worker’s compensation, unemployment, disability, and retirement.

Employee Relations

  • Assist with the coordination of grievance to minimize and mediate workplace disputes, and to foster a positive and productive work environment.
  • Prepare and distribute essential information to employees.
  • Conduct exit interviews with full-time employees who leave the service of the College.

Employee Evaluations

  • Assist in the administration of and coordination of the employee performance evaluation process.


  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end human resources, legal, summary, and technical reports (Staff Information/IPEDS/Workers' Compensation/Public Records request), as directed.

Recruitment and Orientation

  • Coordinate and implement recruitment processes for various departments; confer with departments to ascertain departmental needs; coordinate position announcements and advertise for positions; screen resumes and applications and participate in the identification of qualified applicants; conduct employee background checks; review results and refer cases to administration, as needed.
  • Oversee the use, implementation, and maintenance of the applicant tracking system (ApplicantOne).
  • Responsible for developing and implementing processes and interventions and initiatives to attract, retain and develop diverse talent in the College’s workforce; promoting diversity and inclusion, and advising on best practices.
  • Coordinate and provide employee orientations for new full-time and part-time employees; process verification of prior service and determine the longevity anniversary date for eligible employees.


  • Reconcile leave for full-time employees, research discrepancies and contact employees/supervisors for clarification.
  • Work with Payroll to determine accurate longevity pay and coordinate paid and unpaid leave of absence.
  • Work with the Financial Aid department to employ student workers.

Personnel Information

  • Enter and update personnel information into the Colleague Datatel System and review for accuracy.
  • Manage the security and integrity of HR information, including personnel record-keeping, serving as custodian of full- and part-time personnel files.

Policies and Procedures

  • Stay abreast of statutes, procedures, and current personnel practices and policies by attending professional development activities and reading current publications.
  • Make recommendations for the development and/or revision of human resources documents, policies, procedures, and forms; assist employees and administration with the interpretation and correct application of College policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Serve as Title IX Coordinator, overseeing prompt investigation of complaints alleging sexual harassment, gender discrimination and related misconduct; review findings and proposed remedies, including interim measures necessary to address the harassment/discrimination, eliminate any hostile work environment, and prevent reoccurrence to ensure the College’s compliance with Title IX.

Other Duties

  • Serve on various committees as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the President and Dean of Administrative and Fiscal Services.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Wendy Brickhouse, Interim HR Director

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

109 Community College Rd.

Ahoskie, NC  27910

Phone: (252) 862-1310