Master’s – 2% of Base Salary
Doctorate – 3% of Base Salary
Life Insurance Policy - $50,000
District Paid Dental and Vision
$1,800 (ACSA; AERA, NAESP; and ASCD or other pre-approved org.)
Medical coverage is required while employed by the District; medical benefits may be purchased through the District’s 125 Plan.
Job Purpose Statement/s:
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources provides leadership to the Human Resources Department ensuring that the varied needs of the organization are supported by Human Resources operations. In this capacity, the Director of Human Resources serves as a member of Cabinet, and functions as the district’s Title IX Coordinator and Uniform Complaint Compliance Officer.
This position serves as the District’s human resources administrator and chief negotiator with all employee associations; plans, organizes and directs employee recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion, termination, layoff and separation process, salary schedules and employee benefits; assists in the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of human resources-related operational policies and regulations; maintains personnel files and records; assures compliance with applicable district rules and policies and State and Federal laws, codes and regulations; plans and coordinates the orientation, mandated training, and recognition activities for district employees; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel; and conducts other related duties as directed.
Essential Job Functions:
Serves as the advisor to the Superintendent in all matters pertaining to human resources management, employee compliance issues, employer/employee contracts, and in all related matters.
Identifies, plans and establishes goals and objectives related to the Human Resources Department.
Participates as a regular member of Cabinet providing input and advice for policy and decision-making on human resource issues affecting the entire organization.
Meets with bargaining unit representatives to apprise them of matters affecting their members.
Provides contract management, interpretation and enforcement for all employee associations.
Develops and administers certificated, classified, confidential and management personnel policies and regulations; evaluates and makes recommendations for revisions of Board policies to assure compliance with the law.
Provides in-service training for Management Team related to such areas as contract administration, grievance processing, staff evaluation for professional improvement, and progressive discipline.
Monitors District compliance with Federal and State laws, agency regulations, Board policies and regulations and negotiated agreements.
Monitors bills and laws affecting certificated, classified and management employees, collective bargaining, PERB rulings and court decisions that impact areas of human resources administration; communicates with legislators and lobbyists regarding proposed legislation; and translates laws or rulings into district policies, regulations or procedures.
Completes enrollment projections to determine assigned FTE’s and coordinates with the business office.
Facilitates the designs and establishment of assessment and evaluation procedures for employees.
Attends Board meetings and prepares Board agenda items; presents reports and provides technical counsel to the Board as requested by the Superintendent; reviews and presents Board items affecting human resources; updates the Board in Closed Session regarding personnel and negotiations related matters.
Develops and monitors department budgets and other budgets as may be assigned.
Plans, organizes, implements, monitors and maintains the District’s employee compliance programs including Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical and Health Care Leave Acts and Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Includes establishing goals and objectives; the development and maintenance of employment practices in compliance with equal employment opportunity principles; provides periodic reports for the Board regarding employment composition and analysis of goal progress; investigates and resolves related complaints.
As Title IX Coordinator and Uniform Complaint Compliance Officer, is familiar with related policies and procedures to determine appropriate course(s) of action; ensures supportive measures are in place as appropriate; may conduct investigations or refer investigational duties to other administrators.
Consults with legal counsel in matters involving employee discipline, investigatory processes and policy review and implementation
Conducts wage and benefits studies; prepares reports and makes recommendations related to personnel needs and projections; complete questionnaires and surveys.
Develops job descriptions; conducts job analyses, gathers data and documents findings.
Assists administrators conducting evaluation and disciplinary procedures inclusive of documentation.
Represents the district when working with outside agencies including universities and colleges to promote and support the recruitment of highly qualified staff.
Prepares reports and makes recommendations related to personnel needs and projections; and facilitates planning and delivery of staff development activities.
Attends and conducts meetings, state and regional conferences and workshops to remain current in all issues relating to human resources.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements – 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University (Doctorate Preferred).
Must possess a valid California Administrative credential.
A minimum of five years of successful administrative experience.
Trained and experienced in Collective Bargaining, Compensation, Education Code, and/or applicable Employment Law preferred.
Completion of other relevant courses and/or certificate programs preferred (e.g., ACSA Personnel Academy or other professional organization certification related to employment law and regulations, labor law and collective bargaining).
Must have experience with diverse student and community populations.
Bilingual skills desirable.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Education, Labor, health/disability and other laws, codes, rules and regulations related to classified and certificated personnel.
Legal mandates, applicable sections of the Education Code, District policies and regulations, general labor relations, laws, practices and procedures and financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
Principles, trends, methods, strategies, practices and procedures pertaining to human resource management, including recruitment, testing, selection dismissal, supervision and training.
State credentials and credentialing requirements.
General education, categorical programs and laws, codes, rules and regulations related to areas of responsibility.
Investigation procedures and regulatory guidelines (e.g., Title IX, Uniform Complaint Procedures)
Modern data management, storage and retrieval systems.
Effective communication and public and human relations strategies, methods and techniques.
Basic principles of negotiations and contract management.
Effective classroom and instructional practices.
Plan, organize, direct and manage a comprehensive human resources system.
Analyze organizational problems, develop alternative solutions and make/recommend sound and timely decisions.
Assure compliance with applicable district policies, regulations, rules and procedures and State and Federal laws, codes and regulations.
Maintain confidentiality of records and privileged communications
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing including preparation and delivery of oral presentations.
Work collaboratively with the Superintendent, Cabinet, Administrators, and other District Leaders
Accurately interpret and administer legal mandates, policies, regulations and negotiated agreements.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Effectively serve as a resource to the Superintendent, administration and employees pertaining to human resources related issues.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of groups and individuals.
Train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff.
Prepare, administer and monitor assigned budgets.
Monitor Affirmative Action program.
Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Work independently with little direction.
Meet schedules and timelines.
Operate a computer terminal to enter data, maintain records and generate reports.
Plan, coordinate and provide staff training.
Provide leadership and stability for continuity of services.
Drive a vehicle to carry out duties and responsibilities of the position.
Berryessa Union School District is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, nestled against the northeast foothills in San Jose, California. The District serves a community of approximately 45,000 homes and has about 7,200 students enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade. More than 700 certified and classified Berryessa employees work daily at 10 elementary schools and three middle schools as teachers, administrators, and other support staff.
Challenging educational programs, standards-based curriculum, and a strong commitment to excellence produce high pupil achievement. Our pupils master relevant skills and consistently score above average on state and national tests. Our students attend high school in the East Side Union High School District.
Representing a beautiful spectrum of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, Berryessa pupils experience a well-coordinated curriculum that reflects the commitment to helping each student achieve her/his potential and interests. Support for all of our students gives each student the opportunity to be a successful learner. We also provide specialized programs in instrumental and choral music, the arts, and physical education and sports....
We have a proud tradition of success for all students and encourage you to browse our site for information about programs and successes.
Dr. Roxane Fuentes
Superintendent of Schools,
Berryessa Union School District