Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to communicate highly technical and constantly changing subject matter in non-technical terminology. Ability to design, develop and make presentations to stakeholders and the community. Ability to use effective public relations skills. Ability to plan, manage and supervise. Ability to use problem-solving skills effectively. Skill in conflict resolution. Ability to develop sound recommendations based on accurate information. Ability to maintain effective working relationships. Ability to handle highly sensitive personnel matters. Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ability to read, interpret and implement State Board of Education rules, School Board policies, appropriate federal/state statutes, procedures/regulations related to the employment process, information technology, and computer systems. Knowledge of Florida Retirement System rules and procedures. Knowledge of all collective bargaining agreements for employees of the District. Knowledge and skill in the use of computers, software, and other technological equipment.
Master’s degree from an accredited educational institution including coursework in school/public administration, human resource management, labor relations, business administration, and data/information systems management.
Doctoral degree preferred.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and/or Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential preferred.
Project Management Professional (PMP) credential preferred.
Valid Florida certification in Educational Leadership or Administration and Supervision
Ten (10) years successful experience in public education including both teaching and school administration or prior experience covering a broad spectrum of human resource/public and governmental relations management, including procedural and policy formulation.
Five (5) years of experience in the areas of contract negotiations, employee investigations, employee discipline, grievance hearings, and arbitration preferred.
Valid Florida driver’s license.
Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screening.
Internal Number: 4170
About School District of Indian River County
The School District of Indian River County is located approximately halfway down the east coast of Florida. Centrally located 75 miles south of the Kennedy Space Center and 135 miles north of Miami, our 543 square miles contain beautiful beaches, immaculate ocean and river front communities, and endless groves of renowned Indian River oranges and grapefruits. Our district has 13 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 2 high schools, one alternative education center, one technical college, one exceptional student education school, and 5 charter schools.
Vision: Educate and inspire every student to be successful
Mission: To serve all students with excellence
Core Values...We believe:
It is our responsibility to empower every child to learn
In the continuous improvement process
In holding all individuals within the organization accountable for their decisions and actions
In the power of the human spirit
In honesty and integrity in all relationships
Diversity adds value to the organization
Students are the focus of all decisions and actions
Family and community involvement are essential to student success
In a safe, healthy, and supportive learning and working environmen...t
In effective and efficient management of all resources
2017-18 Graduation Rate: 92%; above the the state average 5 out of the last 5 years.
Florida Department of Education “B” school district for 2017-2018 school year
Home of the 2017 Macy’s State Teacher of the Year finalist
Pacesetter Award: Vero Beach Community recognized for initiatives promoting early reading.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program available in elementary, middle, and high school
2017 Career Source Best Place to Work
2016 GFOA certificate of achievement for Excellence in Financial Accounting
FHSAA Class 9A Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Awards Champions
Award winning Performing Arts Programs
ROTC Programs at both high schools