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Under professional direction, to serve as the District's chief Human Resource officer; to plan, organize, direct, and administer employee recruitment and selection, employment, administrative staff development, transfer, promotion, layoff, and separation processes; to plan, organize, direct, and administer the employee health and welfare programs; workers compensation and risk management; to aid in the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of operational policies, regulations and guidelines; to plan, direct, and administer the District's employer/employee relations process; and to do other related functions as directed.
This classification is an executive cabinet level position. The work functions are typical management and administrative leadership tasks. The position requires subject matter expertise in educational human resource management, and comprehensive educational organization management experience. The job knowledge requirements are applied to organizational leadership and in the development of appropriate personnel practices, policies, goals and objectives. The position is involved in decisions of a highly critical consequence that impact the organization's mission and organizational objectives. This administrator meets regularly with the Board of Trustees, Superintendent and other policy makers in planning personnel matters, implementing decisions, and negotiating or settling significant and often-controversial personnel management issues. The individual serving in this position classification performs light work that involves sitting a portion of the time, but does require walking and standing for extended periods. This position requires accurate sound and depth perception, near and far vision, working with educational materials and objects, and providing oral information and direction.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Serves as the advisor to the Superintendent pertaining to personnel management, staff development and employer/employee relations’ problems, issues, and concerns.
Identifies, plans, and establishes the goals, objectives, and direction of the District personnel management and staff development programs and systems.
Plans, organizes, develops, and recommends personnel policies and regulations statements, and operational procedures and guidelines.
Aids in reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating pending legislation, legal mandates, regulations, and guidelines that may affect the District programs, functions, and activities.
Plans, develops, and implements audit and evaluation procedures to ensure that the personnel management and staff development systems, processes, and procedures are pursued in a cost effective and cost beneficial manner.
Plans, designs, and establishes assessment and evaluation procedures.
Plans, designs, implements, and continuously assesses the personnel record management, storage, and retrieval system.
Plans, organizes, and administers a comprehensive employer/employee relations program, including the conduct of negotiations with labor organizations, and the administration and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements.
Serves as a liaison to labor organizations in analyzing problems and in developing alternative solutions.
Plans, organizes, and administers a variety of research and development activities.
Administers, manages, and coordinates the District employee health and welfare programs, the industrial injury, illness and disability programs, and other related operations.
Plans, organizes, implements, and maintains the District's affirmative action program.
Performs the annual pupil enrollment projections and pupil housing analyses.
Reviews, analyzes, and audits the District employee performance appraisal program, and counsels, advises, and assists management and supervisory personnel in developing programs that aid in employee motivation and in the improvement of employee performance.
Serves as the District's grievance process coordinator, which includes advising and managing the District's grievance hearing process.
May assist in the planning, organization, development, and conduct of internal and external public and communication programs and activities.
Provides leadership and expertise in the budget planning process, particularly pertaining to the utilization of appropriate human and monetary resources.
QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of:
Principals, trends, methods, strategies, and procedures pertaining to human resource management and staff development systems and programs;
Principles, methods, techniques, and strategies of organizational planning, control, evaluation, and forecasting;
Modern data management, storage and retrieval systems; including the use of personal computer software;
Legal mandates, Board of Trustees policies, superintendent regulations, and guidelines appropriate to the administration of a comprehensive personnel management program;
Research and development methods, techniques, and strategies, including assessment and evaluation design processes;
Effective communication and public and human relations strategies, methods, and techniques.
Plan, organize, direct, and manages comprehensive human resource management system;
Analyze organizational problems, develop alternative solutions, and recommend and make sound and timely decisions;
Accurately interpret and administer legal mandates, policies, regulations, and negotiated agreements;
Effectively serve as a resource to employees pertaining to personnel related problems, concerns and issues;
Communicate effectively in oral and written form in the simplification of complex statistical and technical information and materials;
Understand and carry out oral and written directions with minimal of professional direction:
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative organizational, public, and community relationships.
Additional Salary Information: Additional 2% stipend for doctorate. Walnut Valley USD has a generous benefit package that include Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. These benefits can be valued at $24,876
About Walnut Valley Unified School District
Walnut Valley schools have been recognized by both the California State Department of Education and the United States Department of Education. Numerous sites are National Blue Ribbon, California Gold Ribbon, and California Distinguished Schools. These schools are high achieving and have risen to the challenge of educating every child.
The International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs at both comprehensive high schools provide students with a challenging academic experience that prepares them to be successful in college. Both programs have been acknowledged for their excellence on the state, federal, and international levels.
Two elementary schools offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program. This international curriculum teaches children to be global thinkers through creative thought and inquiry. Funding from a prestigious federal grant provides students with the opportunity to learn Spanish and become proficient bilingual speakers.
Walnut Valley serves a student population of approximately 14,600. The District takes pride in the fact that it develops awareness and appreciation for the cultural and ethnic diversity represen...ted on every campus. Walnut Valley students experience a rigorous academic program. Every student’s progress is monitored and a variety of interventions are offered to learners needing additional assistance. Through personal attention and concerted school team efforts, students are able to meet their post-secondary goals.
The District’s high academic ranking reflects its efforts to provide targeted instruction for students with special learning needs. Students are served by state and federal programs such as Special Education, Title I, and English Language Development. Instructional support centers such as the English Immersion Center (Mandarin and Korean) and the Reading Clinic provide intensive small group instruction.
Walnut Valley students have numerous opportunities to enrich their educational experience through a variety of clubs, athletic teams, and student government. Walnut Valley recognizes the importance of educating the whole child and therefore continues to offer fine arts and performing arts programs to elementary and secondary students.
Walnut Valley is proud of its highly qualified staff. The District recognizes that professional excellence requires teachers to be lifelong learners who continually seek to improve their skills. This includes expanding one’s repertoire of instructional strategies and becoming educational researchers who use data to better meet the learning needs of every student. A number of Walnut Valley teachers are National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certified.
Newly credentialed teachers receive support and training from an outstanding Teacher Induction Consortium. This state-approved program allows teachers to earn their Professional Clear Credential.