Executive Director of Human Resources

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Public School
School District/Cooperative
State Education Agency


New Kent County Public Schools is seeking an Executive Director of Human Resources excited to join the New Kent Leadership Team. This canidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of the philosophy, principles, practices and legal aspects of human resources management, related laws and policies, and benefit programs. 

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General Definition of Work 
The Exective Director of Human Resources is responsible for personnel policy development, recruitment, staffing, compensation, employee relations management, certification, training, organizational development, and special recognition programs. Major areas of responsibility include: recruitment and retention, employee compensation and benefits, employee engagement and employee relations, and strategic HR functions. The Human Resources Department oversees teacher licensure and professional staff certifications, employee contracts, employee performance counseling, annual personnel evaluations and related talent management areas.
Extensive experience in legal aspects and school administration (five years as an administrator strongly preferred); Master’s degree in School Administration and Supervision; Human Resources leadership experiences or extensive experience in organizational administration; Must have or be eligible for a license as required by the Virginia Department of Education for School Administration and Supervision. Demonstrated experience supervising professional staff, managing budgets and transforming human resource data into management information required. 

Commensurate with ability and experience (Exempt position)
New Kent County Public Schools will conduct a background investigation (fingerprinting) of the individual recommended to fill this vacancy.

The New Kent County School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, age, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or disability is prohibited.


Posted By

New Kent County Public Schools

P.O. Box 110 , New Kent, VA 23124

At the following locations

School Board Office

11920 New Kent Highway , New Kent, VA 23124

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801