Rowland Unified School District is seeking a Director of Human Resources who is a dedicated, collaborative, thoughtful, dynamic, and experienced school district administrator. The closing date for this position is July 6, 2020, at 5 p.m. Apply: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1306598. Contact: Dennis Bixler at email@example.com or 626-854-8336.
Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources, the Director coordinates and manages the recruitment and assignment of regular, temporary, and substitute certificated personnel; coordinates the non-classified personnel function; assists administrators in coaching and evaluation procedures related to all employees; assists in conducting of personnel-related administrative matters; selects, trains, supervises and evaluates paraprofessional and clerical staff; performs specialized studies and prepares reports; develops and coordinates training programs; advises employees and supervisors regarding the principles of progressive discipline and administers the disciplinary process; provides guidance to managers, supervisors, employees and candidates regarding, personnel procedures, employee agreements and related personnel matters; coordinates personnel recruitment/selection and staffing activities; develops sound personnel procedures in response to new personnel programs, laws, regulations, and County requirements; acts in the absence of the Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources as assigned; and performs other related duties as required.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources in directing all aspects of the District’s personnel program for certificated and classified employees;
Assists in coordinating, reviewing and evaluating the personnel program including recruitment, certification, selection, and processing of certificated employees;
Assists applicants, employees, supervisors, and managers with information; interprets and explains rules, regulations, policies and employee agreements;
Provides technical expertise and advice to supervisors and managers regarding staffing, personnel practices, employee discipline, and investigations;
Coaches and mentors district management in the evaluation and due process of all employees;
Participates in the identification of annual goals and objectives for the department;
Assists the Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources with employer-employee relations, including participating as a member of the negotiations team;
Develop new or revised personnel policies and administrative regulations for Governing Board consideration; review new legislation, legal opinions, and administrative advisories and make recommendations as necessary; interpret and apply relevant federal and state laws, and District policies and procedures and collective bargaining agreements as necessary;
Develop Board Agenda materials, as necessary; prepare personnel reports and other documentation of personnel actions; conduct administrative and salary surveys; research, compile and analyze data for district and state reports; develop, plan and implement information systems to maintain and retrieve personnel data; annually audit the assignment of certificated personnel within their credential authorization; prepare information and reports for CBEDS, Williams, SARC and other federal or state reporting.
Organizes training programs for certificated and classified employees, including substitute teachers;
Monitors the assignment and performance of substitute teachers;
Conducts investigations as needed and recommends appropriate courses of action;
Coordinates the County Human Resource System;
Prepares or ensures accurate completion of a variety of reports including EEOC/Affirmative Action reports, Form R-2 (administrative/teacher ratio), Form J-90 (salaries and benefits), training program summaries, School Accountability Report Cards and other internal/external reports;
Provides for the input and integration of data in conjunction with Fiscal Services;
Develops and maintains certificated job descriptions and staffing lists;
Serves as the liaison for the University Student Teacher Program and intern programs;
Oversees, implements, and monitors employee leaves of absence;
Oversees fingerprint processing;
Assists in training programs related to interest-based problem-solving models;
Reviews existing procedures and recommends/implements changes to improve operations.
Performs related work as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working Knowledge of:
Effective school leadership and management strategies;
Principles, procedures, and policies relating to the employment of certificated, classified and nonclassified personnel;
Practices and trends of public personnel administration, including employee due process procedures;
Principles of wage and salary administration, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination.
Management principles and practices, including organizational behavior, procedural analysis, forms control, work simplification, etc.;
Problem-solving methods and techniques, including the interest-based model;
Principles of good public relations and customer service;
Merit System personnel concepts desirable;
School district organization, policies, employee organization contracts and agreements, and personnel procedures;
Supervisory principles and practices including interviewing, training, evaluating and administering progressive discipline;
Independently plan and organize work for self and others, establish priorities and meet deadlines;
Solve supervisory/employee problems with very little direction;
Work on confidential and highly sensitive issues with discretion;
Exercise sound judgments and make independent decisions;
Gather, read, analyze and interpret statistical and narrative data;
Prepare clear and comprehensive reports of detailed complex analyses, recommendations, and conclusions;
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships;
Follow oral and written directions;
Communicate effectively in oral and written form using correct English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in education.
Completion of the ACSA Personnel Academy, and/or attendance at ACSA Personnel Institute and Negotiators Symposium desirable.
Experience as a school principal.
A valid driver's license
California Administrative Services Credential
Additional Salary Information: The District provides an excellent benefits package including Employee and Dependent Health, Dental, and Vision coverage.
About Rowland Unified School District
Nestled in the San Gabriel Valley is an award-winning school district that is on the move…Rowland Unified School District. As you visit our family-friendly schools, you quickly realize innovation has been unleashed. Our passionate educators are embracing new technology and working collaboratively to provide innovative learning for all – for our students, staff, and parents. Step into our classrooms to see our dedicated teachers at work, igniting learning, and engaging students in rigorous instruction. Programs are innovative in the use of technology, focus on college and career readiness, and prepare students to be creative problem solvers. Choices abound with Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), GATE, AVID, International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, Career Pathways, Dual Language Immersion, Music, Arts and Athletics.
We are proud of our numerous awards: 5 California State Distinguished School awards in the past three years, 9 Gold Ribbon School awards, and 4 National Blue Ribbon School awards.
We also have earned more state Golden Bell awards by the California School Boards Association than any other school district in the region.
We are located 40 miles east of Los Angeles, w...ith an estimated 13,500 students and 11 K-6 elementary schools, 3 K-8 Academies, 2 Intermediate schools, 2 High Schools, 1 Continuation High School as well as a Community Day School. We serve the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry and West Covina, and permits allow students from other communities to attend our schools.
In addition, we impact the community with programs for more than 5,000 adults through Rowland Adult and Community Education and Recreation.
Board Vision: The Rowland Unified School District promotes, expects, and accepts nothing short of excellence. We have a collective commitment to be the best school district in California.