The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the Colburn School in the search for a Director of Human Resources.
Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources, the Director of Human Resources will play a key role in ensuring the highest quality of human resources programs and services for the Colburn School. The Director of Human Resources will ensure that the Colburn School complies with all federal, state, and local employment laws and will manage the Human Resources function including recruitment and retention, employee relations, compensation, benefits administration, payroll for over 400 employees, training and development, performance management, and development of policies, procedures, systems, and programs.
The Colburn School provides young people who possess a passion for music, dance, and drama access to quality instruction so they may further explore their interests and continue developing their talents. Colburn’s renowned faculty guide students through classes appropriate and catered to their age and skill level. The Colburn Community School of Performing Arts provides music instruction to beginners of any age as well as to those who want to hone their skills or participate in one of the Schools ensembles, orchestras or choirs. Highly gifted pre-college students may apply to study at the Colburn Music or Dance Academies, and college-age students prepare for careers in music performance through diploma and degree programs at the Colburn Conservatory of Music.
The staff and faculty of the Colburn School are committed to bringing music and dance performances and education into the greater community so others can experience the many benefits associated with the performing arts. Every year Colburn students and faculty present hundreds of free or affordable performances in Colburn’s beautiful, professional theaters on campus as well as in prestigious venues around Los Angeles. The Colburn School partners with 15 Los Angeles Unified School District schools, 13 of which receive Title I funding, providing interactive and engaging concerts and instructional sessions to 5,000 students every year.
Colburn’s goal is to accommodate students in developing a lifelong appreciation for the performing arts whenever possible without the constraints of financial concerns, awarding over $500,000 in need-based scholarships to the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts every year. All students at the prestigious Colburn Conservatory of Music receive full tuition, room and board scholarships.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required for this position as is at least seven years of experience in human resources, the majority in a lead, generalist position. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of the Colburn School.
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