The human resources benefits and leave manager provides the highest standards of customer service and leverages their knowledge of best HR practices to support the alignment of the human resources department with the network's people strategy. Reporting to the managing director of human resources, the benefits and leave manager is responsible for implementing all aspects benefits and leave management. As a champion of Ascend's mission, culture, and values, this individual partners with the organization's staff to help navigate benefits and leave inquiries.
Why extraordinary professionals choose Ascend
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,700 students across 15 schools in Central Brooklyn. Our mission is to lead our students on a great intellectual journey, providing them with an exceptional education and placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students' natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Even our school buildings are designed to reflect our high aspirations for teaching and learning and the notable accomplishments that occur within our walls.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our team members by providing ongoing, best-of-class professional training and support. We encourage them to collaborate closely and push one another to achieve great outcomes.
Learn more about the Ascend approach by visiting our website.
Human resources processes and practice
The human resources benefits and leave manager reports directly to the managing director of human resources.
Diversity at Ascend
Ascend is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Ascend offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
The human resources benefits and leave manager provides the highest standards of customer service and leverages their knowledge of best HR practices to support the alignment of the human resources department with the network…