Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for the general administration of personnel, programs and risk management.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administer the District risk management and workers compensation program.
Administer employee health and safety program, including mandated and other employee training.
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate personnel recruitment, selection, assignment and classification of employees.
Serve as a principal member of the management negotiating team in employer-employee relations, including contract development and management.
Conduct and prepare disciplinary investigations, documentation and recommendations.
Respond to grievances and other association concerns.
Address employee concerns and other personnel matters.
Administer the evaluation program for classified employees.
Direct the review and allocation of positions in the classified service, and the descriptions, and appropriate classifications for new positions.
Prepare job descriptions and directs job analysis of classified positions.
Prepare and recommends new and revised policies and procedures to the Board of Education regarding classified personnel.
Examine and develop personnel procedures, including screening procedures for identifying qualified applicants and proficiency testing, in accordance with laws and district regulations.
Screen and/or supervise the screening of applicants.
Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of personnel reports as necessary.
Supervise and evaluate human resources personnel.
Interpret Board Policies, Education Code, employee contracts, and other employment regulations.
Other duties as assigned
Education Code requirements related to human resources and pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive human resource management program.
Risk management and health and safety programs.
Techniques of job analysis, recruitment, selection, classification and wage determination.
Employee relations and contract negotiation techniques.
Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs.
Principles and practices of program development and administration.
Budget preparation and administration.
Administer the District’s risk management and health and safety programs.
Develop plans and programs to reduce claims and cost to the District.
Understand and accurately interpret laws, rules, regulations, and other guidelines relating to the areas of responsibility.
Communicate and deal effectively with attorneys, employees, administrators, members of the public, insurance carriers and third-party administrators.
Plan, direct and evaluate the work of others.
Analyze complex problems, prescribe remedial interventions, and formulate policies and programs.
Prepare complex written and oral reports.
Analyze difficult personnel problems, and develop and implement practical solutions.
Interpret and apply provisions of law, rules, and collective bargaining contracts.
Organize and manage projects and presentations.
Develop and maintain a budget.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, employee representatives, administrative staff, and the public.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years of responsible, professional personnel experience, including supervision. Master’s and Administrative Credential preferred. Experience with school or state agencies is desired.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Increasingly responsible professional experience in personnel administration, including contract and labor law, workers’ compensation reporting, employee evaluation and discipline, job analysis techniques, position classification, and wage and salary administration.
Normal physical strength and endurance for standing, sitting, bending, reaching, walking and lifting and carrying of moderate weight materials.
Ability to sit at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations for extended periods of time.
Mental ability to think logically, make complex evaluations, determinations and decisions and handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
Physical mobility to drive a car and move about the district.
Physical, mental and emotional stamina to endure long hours under sometimes stressful conditions.
Speaking in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversational distance, on the telephone and in addressing groups.
Sufficient hearing to conduct conversations in person and over the telephone.
Visual acuity and depth perception to read a variety of materials and inspect work in progress.
Valid California Driver’s License.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Work year: Twelve months
Salary: Certificated Management (Director) Range XVII or Classified Management equivalent
Awarded the College Board’s Gaston Caperton Opportunity Honor Roll award in 2016 for expanding access to college, Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is one of 130 school districts across the nation recognized for creating opportunities for traditionally underrepresented students. PUSD is a K-12 district serving the community of Pittsburg, California. Founded in 1933, the school system is committed to providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn. Comprised of eight elementary schools, three junior high schools, one comprehensive high school, one alternative education high school, an adult school, independent study options, and a preschool program, the school district serves more than 11,000 students. PUSD is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, fifty minutes outside of downtown San Francisco.