Asheville, NC, USA
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Position Type: Administration/ Executive Director of Human Resources Date Posted: 11/26/2019 Location: Central Office Date Available: TBD Closing Date: Until Filled ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE : E x ec utiv e Director for Human Resour c es JOB STATUS: Full Time with Benefits LOCATION: Central Office GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Under limited supervision, provides leadership and performs highly responsible personnel administration work to carry out school system policies and procedures relating to staffing, salary administration and technology within the HR department, evaluation processes, allotment planning, and site-based budget coordination. Work involves providing oversight for these functions and ensuring that various HR reports and data requests are completed as mandated by the BOE, the Superintendent, and/or state and federal agencies. Work further involves providing operational, administrative, and technical support and leadership in overseeing the employment of licensed and non-licensed personnel for all schools and administrative departments . Position provides guidance and direction for the Human Resources staff. Reports to: Superintendent SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Follow all rules, policies and procedures of Asheville City Schools, along with state and federal regulations pertaining to personnel issues Direct the planning, development, coordination and evaluation of operations for the human resources department including establishing department goals Oversee the department’s advice, support, and assistance functions in interpreting policies and procedures and in counseling directors, administrators, employees and other government agencies on employment, record keeping, retirement, grievances and other personnel matters and procedures Direct investigations, analysis and method formulation for handling special projects; evaluate final results; review various reports and perform special projects; advise and consult with Board of Education, Superintendent and senior staff on a variety of non-routine matters Direct investigations, analysis, and decision making process regarding personnel problems and/or related policy issues Assume leadership role on the senior staff; assist with long-range strategic planning; assist with developing system-wide budget, plans, policies and activities; performs various duties assigned by the Superintendent Provides leadership and guidance for Staffing Operations Manages and directs the daily monitoring of the department system process for the timely processing of requests to create, reallocate, or abolish new or existing budget positions and/or position classification changes. Manages and directs the review and update of the compensation and job classification program for the district Coordinates with the Finance Department the allotment and site based budgeting process for timely and accurate implementation of approved budgetary policies and directives; responds to requests for information and/or assistance from the BOE, the Superintendent, site base administrators, and other school system personnel Manages and directs the department process used to establish salary assignment for licensed employees (i.e. those requiring Educator’s license from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and Paid on State Teachers and Student Services Personnel Salary Schedules plus local supplement Manages and directs the department process used to establish salary assignments for classified employees Manages and directs the department process used to establish salary assignment for Substitutes and those employed through Extended Employment Contracts Manages and directs the department process used to establish salary assignment for Bus Drivers Manages and directs the department TNL/Technology maintenance and revisions as it pertain to updates, help, and/or training Assists with personnel issues such as resolving employee conflicts and grievances Investigates, analyzes and formulates methods for handling special projects; oversees projects to completion and evaluates final results; prepares and reviews various reports and performs special projects; serves as liaison with outside agencies on special work programs and special projects; advises and directs staff on variety of non-routine matters Directly supervises staff and conducts performance evaluation in conjunction with defined policies and procedures; assigns work on a regular basis to subordinate personnel; conducts other personnel administration duties including hiring and firing, disciplining, assigning special duties, monitoring attendance and granting leave Thorough knowledge of State and local policies and procedures regarding human resources activities Considerable knowledge of current job classification and compensation practices and procedures Considerable knowledge of the ethical guidelines applicable to the position as outlined by professional organizations and/or federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration Skill in scheduling and coordinating large programs Ability to develop or interpret personnel policies and procedures Ability to review and evaluate job applicants Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and to develop meaningful reports from them Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in applying standards to a variety of work situations Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments Provide scalable instructional program leadership to all high school leaders with specific responsibility for planning, development, implementation, assessment and improvement across current and future schools Provide leadership, support, and supervision to school and district level administrators to ensure the successful operation of the district high schools MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Must have at least five (5) years successful experience in school administration and/or supervision and hold or be eligible to hold North Carolina Administrator License or like experience in Human Resources management. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to sit, stand, walk and drive a car. Must be able to lift boxes up to 10 pounds. Physical demand requirements are for Light Work. Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards} of data, people or things. Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants. Language Ability: Requires the ability to read and write complex text and data. Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations. Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in standard English. Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas, to add, subtract, divide and multiply, and to understand and interpret complex statistical analysis. Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, with and shape. Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using computers and other technology. Manual Dexterity: Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination. Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors or shades of color. Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under average levels of stress. Physical Communications: Requires the ability to see, talk and hear. [...]