DEFINITION: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, the Director of Human Resources serves as the District’s Director of Human Resources, and is the lead negotiator for the District in all employer-employee relations. The Director of Human Resources serves as the Superintendent’s designee in absence of the Superintendent. The Director of Human Resources is primarily responsible for the implementation of all Board Policies related to personnel (SECTION 4000). The Director of Human Resources shall be responsible for the efficient operation of the Human Resources Department; implementation of employee contracts, district employee handbook, completion of the annual performance evaluations of all personnel, worker’s compensation rights and protocols, personnel recruitment and retention, practices and promotions. The Director of Human Resources maintains the District’s web page, personnel wellness committee, personnel newsletters, and benefits and salary schedules. The Director of Human Resources shall be evaluated annually by the Superintendent in accordance with annually established performance goals.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are typical duties and responsibilities for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed below:
• Serves as the lead collective bargaining negotiator for the District • Responsible for maintaining a position control and budgetary management program • Makes all personnel selection recommendations to the Superintendent and Board of Trustees for ratification • Evaluates or ensures the evaluation of all employees of the District • Maintains fair and equitable employee discipline, dismissal and release policies • Assumes responsibility for the annual employee performance report to the Board of Trustees • Monitors all licensing and credential controls in accordance with state and federal laws • Maintains a system responsible for the accurate maintenance of employee records, sick leave, retirement services, and performance reviews • Monitors the District personnel directory and web page • Serves as the District recruitment and retention liaison with all professional and paraprofessional organizations • Oversees the annual reporting of mandated cost claiming • Serves as the District contact for all No Child Left Behind federal certification requirements Monitors the successful implementation of the State’s Beginning Teacher Support Program • Provides regular in-service training in evaluation procedures, sexual harassment and contract protocol • Exercises decisive and sound fiscal leadership in collective bargaining negotiations • Maintains a system that monitors and reviews job descriptions, and fair employee recruitment and employment practices • Directly monitors the Human Resources budget • Develops the personnel staff budget in collaboration with the Chief Business Officer and Superintendent • Maintains confidentiality and engenders trust • Adheres to the requirements of the Brown Act • Performs other duties assigned by the Board of Trustees in conformance with State and Federal Law • Performs other duties assigned by the Superintendent
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
KNOWLEDGE OF: • Current educational laws that relate to administering a school district • All aspects of human resources within a K-12 setting • The proper procedures to evaluate the District’s fiscal stability • Administering sound personnel procedures and practices
ABILITY TO: • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions • Execute sound fiscal, personnel, curricular and community relation’s procedures • Organize a planned program of personnel recruitment and retention • Encourage appropriate staff/community participation in the educational process • Provide annual budget and state personnel reports concerning the District • Foster positive community and inter-agency support for the public schools • Demonstrate positive and constructive inner-personal relationships • Provide information to the various media concerning special programs, awards and activities.
EXPERIENCE: • Three years successful site administrative responsibility • Five years of successful teaching experience
REQUIRED EDUCATION: • Bachelors Degree from accredited college or university • Masters Degree from accredited college or university • Valid California Administrative Services Credential
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Doctorate Degree from accredited college or university • Recognized leader and contributor to the field of education through research, teaching, professional or organizational leadership, and/or authored publications • Bilingual/Biliterate in English and Spanish
Additional Salary Information: Windsor offers a very generous benefit package for all employees. The District pays 77 - 82% of the major medical plan selected by our Administrator, the District pays 100% of the vision and dental for employee and family, and 100% for life insurance for employee.
Internal Number: 1239011
About Windsor Unified School District
The District is located in the heart of Sonoma County's wine country, an hour from the Golden Gate. The diverse family community, enjoys beautiful parks, a down town green, easy access to the Russian River, Sonoma Coast State Parks, Lake Sonoma, and world renowned wineries.