JobID 4910 : Director of Human Resource Services (#1779491)

Job | Posted 25 days ago


Salt Lake City School District

Director of Human Resource Services

Contract (223 Days)
FTE: 1.0
Anticipated Start: As Soon As Possible
Priority Screen Date: COB September 9, 2019
Interview Date/Time:  September 10, 2019 from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

FLSA Status: Exempt
This position is benefits eligible

Starting salary: $99,246 (8-V)

NOTE: Applicants who are invited to interview will need to plan on a 35 minute interview on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 between 7:30am and 12:00pm.


Purpose Statement
The Director of Human Resource Services (Director) performs a variety of administrative duties to include, but not limited to: the planning, coordination and implementation of operations and activities related to the recruitment, selection and negotiation processes for district personnel; salary and contract administration; employee benefits and retirement processes; job classification; revision to applicable district administrative procedures, handbooks, guidelines and other written employment documents.
Additionally, the Director provides leadership, direction and administrative oversight to HRS functions and personnel; serve as a liaison for the district in all levels of communication; maintain a current working knowledge and enforcement of all applicable rules, regulations, federal and state laws, and district policies, procedures, etc... . The Director provides information and recommendations to the Executive Director of HRS, the district Superintendent, staff and/or the public, and addresses a wide variety of administrative processes.
This job reports to the Executive Director of HRS.
Minimum Qualification
1.      Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in human resource management, business, public administration or a closely related field of study
2.      3 years satisfactory service of senior employment consultant, senior business partner, and/or human resource level experience
3.      Direct experience as a supervisor of employees
4.      Pass criminal background check
5.      Valid Utah driver’s license and evidence of insurability with acceptable driving record that will be verified annually
6.      Ability to operate office equipment and technology
7.      Speak, read, write, analyze, and follow written and verbal communication in English; listen to, and understand information and ideas presented verbally or in writing
Preferred Qualification
1.      5+ years in a senior employment consultant, senior business partner, and/or senior consultant level experience; or 3 years as an Human Resource Manager; or 2 years as a Director of Human Resources
2.      Direct supervision experience of at least three (3) employees
3.      SHRM-SCP and/or SPHR
4.      Experience in public or higher education
Essential Functions
1.      Research and analyze relevant data sources (e.g., financial information, benefits information, state and federal laws, etc.), monitor legislation affecting assigned activities, to make recommendations/develop/implement efficient and effective HRS and district practices
2.      Collaborate with other relevant colleagues and community members; attend a variety of meetings; stay current on applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations; prepare written materials (e.g. budgets, curriculum, reports, directives, memos, etc.) prepare and deliver presentations
3.      Coordinate, train and consult on all employment supervision practices, including due process, remediation, informal and formal discipline, interventions and mediation; coordinate and assist in the resolution of grievances, discipline appeal hearings and at times serve as NER appeal officer
4.      Effectively and diplomatically interact and work in cooperation with district staff at all levels, as well as outside entities.
5.      Conduct work place investigations to gather information and resolve issues in compliance with mandated laws and policies
6.      Facilitate communication between personnel, administration, and/or the general public to evaluate solutions, solve problems, and/or resolve employee relations conflicts
7.      Maintain regular and predictable attendance to fulfill job requirements in an efficient and effective manner
8.      Monitor assigned programs and related financial activity to ensure performance objectives are met, allocations are accurate, revenues and expenses are within budget and/or operational practices are followed
9.      Negotiate and build effective relationships with employment associations to establish, and renew employment agreements
10.  Oversee a variety of programs and processes to direct staff activities and comply with established financial, legal, and/or administrative requirements
11.  Provide sound judgement and advise on employment matters to ensure equity and due process
12.  Oversee multiple HRS operational functions and programs (e.g. health insurance, life insurance, dental, Insurance Design Committee, open enrollment, electronic application tracking system, employee training, recruitment, hiring, ACA, OSHA reporting, compensation, job reclassification, employee verification, HRIS, unemployment, etc.) to ensure timely and accurate accountability for HRS operations
13.  Perform other related duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective operations of HRS
14.  Present information on a wide variety of topics (e.g. staffing needs, proposals, employment law, ADA, FMLA, etc.) to convey information, gain feedback, and/or make recommendations regarding district services; sit on the HRS committees for ADA, FMLA and other related decision making bodies
15.  Provide technical support, training, and education (e.g. workshops, seminars, classes, discussion groups, one-on-one, etc.) to ensure compliance with district, state, and federal requirements
16.  Recommend solutions to a variety of complex issues to address the needs and responsibilities of the district
17.  Serves on the district risk safety committee to ensure compliance and regulations to the work environment are discussed and addressed in a timely manner; supervise the district Risk Manager; provide liaison services with State of Utah Risk Management
18.  Supervise personnel (e.g. screening, interviewing, hiring, coaching, determining workload, training, evaluation, discipline, termination, etc.) to maintain adequate staffing; ensure accurate, timely, and smooth completion of HRS responsibilities and goals; enhance personnel productivity and achieve objectives
19.  Maintain professional workplace etiquette and represent the department/district in a professional manner; communicate effectively and efficiently with diverse groups of people while maintaining confidentiality and positive working relationships with co-workers, students, parents, and other district employees
20.  Maintain adaptability and understanding of cultural differences and in working in a diverse environment while coping with stressful situations related to students and maintaining confidentiality
21.  Assist in budget management; maintain a working knowledge of salary allocations, benefits costs, etc…
22.  Work with limited supervision; ability to work effectively under constant deadlines and time constraints; manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and prioritize accordingly
23.  Other duties as assigned
  Other Functions
1.      Assist other personnel as may be required to ensure an efficient and effective work environment
Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

Posted By

Salt Lake City School District

440 E 100 S, SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,135 (USD)

State Average: $7,571 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338