Job Title: Director of Human Resources
Function and Scope of Responsibilities:
The Director of Human Resources plans, organizes, and monitors the day
to day personnel functions in the Human Resources and Payroll Departments;
plans, organizes, develops, and maintains personnel and payroll processing
functions and activities such as recruiting, screening, selection, credentialing,
Essential Functions ( Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of
Administers a wide variety of personnel policies, processes
and employment agreements (e.g. recruitment, selection, hiring, orientation,
labor and employment contracts, compensation schedule, job descriptions, etc.)
for the purpose of conforming to District policies, relevant laws, contracts
Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g.
other administrators, auditors, public agencies, community members, etc.) for
the purpose of implementing, maintaining and/or monitoring services and
Consults and advises administrators on a wide variety of sensitive
personnel issues (e.g. discipline, hiring, promotions, return to work, etc.)
for the purpose of assisting in effective decision making and enforcing all
relevant policies, procedures and regulations.
Coordinates the recruitment process (e.g. advertising
vacancies, screening applicants, conducting interviews, making recommendations
for hire, new employee orientation, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a
highly qualified staff.
Directs department operations, the maintenance of services
and the implementation of new programs and/or processes for the purpose of
providing services including established timeframes and in compliance with
related requirements achieving organizational objectives, and ensuring
compliance with legal, financial and District requirements.
Facilitates meetings, workshops, seminars, etc. (e.g.
personnel actions, financial procedures, regulatory requirements, actions
involving outside agencies, inter-district needs, etc.) for the purpose of
identifying issues, developing recommendations, supporting other staff, and
serving as a District representative.
Investigates grievances and/or complaints from employees
(e.g. sexual harassment, pay and/or assignment disputes, etc.) for the purpose
of reaching resolutions that provide a healthy work environment.
Maintains manual and electronic documents, files and
records (e.g. background information, personnel files, vacancy listings,
applicant tracking, substitute acquisition system; HR website, etc.) for the
purpose of providing accurate information in compliance with regulatory
requirements and established guidelines.
Monitors a variety of processes (e.g. certificated and
classified posting process, interview schedules, substitute placement,
certified and classified placements, personnel transfers, new employee
orientation, departmental procedures, payroll, unemployment claims, etc.) for
the purpose of ensuring efficient processing of applicants and employees in
addressing position requirements and complying with licensing, legal and/or
Participates in meetings, workshops, job fairs and seminars
for the purpose of conveying and gathering information regarding a wide variety
of subjects required to carry out their administrative responsibilities.
Performs personnel administrative functions (e.g. hiring,
training, supervising, evaluating, providing professional development
opportunities, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing,
enhancing productivity of personnel and ensuring department/program outcomes
Prepares a wide variety of complex written materials (e.g.
plans, budgets, funding requests, investigative reports, analyses,
recommendations, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities
and issues, meeting compliance requirements, providing audit references, making
presentations, and/or providing supporting materials for requested actions.
Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions for the
purpose of providing direction for meeting the districts goals and objectives.
Researches information required to manage assignments
including reviewing relevant policies, current practices, staffing
requirements, financial resources, etc. for the purpose of developing new
programs/services; ensuring compliance with legislative requirements; securing
general information for planning; and/or responding to requests.
Responds to written and verbal inquires from a variety of
internal and external sources (e.g. staffing, conflicts in policies and
regulations, community concerns, parental requests, etc.) for the purpose of
identifying the relevant issues and recommending or implementing a remediation
data-processing system for payroll for the purpose of ensuring the system is
operating efficiently, effectively, and accurately.
Oversees Employee Benefits (Wellness Program, Workers Compensation, FMLA,
Employee Safety Training, etc.)
Monitors the following activities of the payroll and benefit departments: reconciliation of payroll (time sheets,
direct deposits, benefits, wage levies, garnishments, voluntary and involuntary
contributions, etc.); compliance with established financial, legal and/or
administrative requirements (County, State, and Federal agencies, tax laws,
FMLA, etc.); preparation of a variety of payroll and benefit related documents
(overpayments, special pay, leaves, W-2 controls, workers compensation,
budget, risk management, verification of employment and salary, etc.).
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Degree(s), area(s) of study, and/or licensure(s), denoting
(R) if required or (P) if preferred:
*Holds a Bachelors degree or Professional Certification in
*Knowledge and experience in public schools Human Resources.
*Has a valid Fingerprint Clearance.(P)
*At least 5 years of experience in a managerial or
supervisory role in Human Resources.(P)
*Such alternatives to the
above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Training, Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience: denoting (R) if required or (P) if preferred
*Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, County and City
statutes, rules, policies and procedures.(R)
*Knowledge of applicable Litchfield Elementary School District and departmental
policies and procedures.(P)
*Knowledge of employment laws and practices.(R)
*Knowledge of the Human Resources function and how the department interacts
with various departments and individuals at all levels. (P)
*Knowledge of Unemployment Compensation Laws, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family
Medical Leave Act, The Americans with Disabilities Act and other practices of
employment law. (R)
*Skill in communicating both orally and in writing. Must have the ability to communicate orally making
presentations to a variety of employee groups. (R)
*Skill in handling conflict resolutions in a variety of settings with different
employee groups and staff. (R)
*Skill in operating a personal computer - utilizing a variety of software