Deputy, Assistant or Associate Superintendent – Accounting, Assistant or Associate Superintendent – Human Resources
Santa Rosa City Schools District is seeking a dynamic, creative, transformational leader to serve as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Under the general direction of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent provides administrative direction and evaluation for all aspects of the Human Resources Division which involves employee recruitment, selection and performance management of all District personnel; collective bargaining and contract management; and administration of health and welfare benefits and Workers’ Compensation.
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Under the general direction of the Superintendent, provides administrative direction and evaluation for all aspects of the Human Resources Division which involves employee recruitment, selection and performance management of all District personnel; collective bargaining and contract management; and administration of health and welfare benefits and Workers’ Compensation.
Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to the following:
• Serves as a member of the Superintendent’s cabinet; assists the Superintendent in implementing the Board’s adopted strategic plan and in articulating a vision for the District’s program. • Communicates directly with the Board of Education, prepares reports and makes recommendations as appropriate, and interprets Board Policy for management and non- management employees. • Develops partnerships and grant opportunities with local, state, and national agencies relative to employee recruitment and personnel management. • Analyzes current local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and other requirements to ensure compliance and to model best practices in developing human capital. • Leads the recruitment, selection, placement, evaluation, promotion and discipline of all District personnel; implements relevant bargaining unit contracts, State laws and District policies. • Responsibility for all aspects of employee contract management for certificated and classified bargaining units, acts as the Lead Negotiator for the District. • Provides training to District classified and certificated management employees regarding evaluation, contract administration, disciplinary procedures, and discrimination and harassment prevention. • Directs and/or carries out investigations regarding site and district personnel and acts as an authorized representative of the board for purposes of employee discipline. • Responsible for the development and maintenance of employee records including personnel files, employee attendance, credentials, criminal background checks, Mandated Reporter and legally required trainings, and tuberculosis clearance. • Administers District health and welfare benefits programs including negotiation of programs and plan coverage, research of cost containment and coverage options. Administers the District Workers’ Compensation, disability, and unemployment programs • Develops and administers job specifications for all position classifications including Reclassification, Salary Schedules and all offers of employment. • Facilitates the work of the Employee/Employer committees—Professional Growth, Labor Management Collaborative, and others as needed. • Establish and lead interdepartmental teams to address complex District issues; create and maintain a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement among departments and sites to serve the Strategic Goals of the Board. • Assumes responsibilities for professional growth and development, keeping current with literature, new research findings, and improved techniques; attend appropriate professional meetings. • Evaluates and supervises administrators including principals and program staff as appropriate.
Training, Education and Experience
Any combination of training, education and experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position; Master’s degree is desired but not required. Demonstrated experience with personnel management, school and labor law including collective bargaining, employer-employee relations, recruitment and staffing and professional development. Demonstrated record of managing large scale systems, program alignment and coherence. Teaching and principalship experience is highly desirable.
Abilities and Knowledge
• Ability to develop and set high standards for the practice and professionalism of all staff. • Ability to facilitate positive relationships and collaborate with diverse groups. • Ability to provide direction and build leadership capacity among district staff. • Ability to plan, direct, and establish priorities and simultaneously coordinate a variety of projects. • Ability to collect, interpret, and analyze complex technical data, as well as identify potential problems, evaluate alternative solutions, and prepare sound recommendations. • Knowledge of consensus building techniques and conflict resolution strategies. • Knowledge of human resource, personnel administration, and leadership development best practices in the educational sector. • Knowledge of Federal, state and local labor law, California State Education Code and legislation as they relate to public education and staff in school. Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
Additional Salary Information: An additional annual $1,200 stipend for MA and Ph.D. or Ed.D.
About Santa Rosa City Schools District
Welcome to Santa Rosa City Schools where we embrace, engage and empower all students. Located in the beautiful Northern California Wine Country, we have 1,600 employees and serve over 16,000 students in our 24 schools. Our vision is that SRCS will send students into the world empowered to find purpose, think critically, embrace diversity, work together, and adapt to our changing planet, and live healthy and fulfilling lives. Our mission is that SRCS ensures equitable access to a transformative educational experience grounded in the assets of our students, staff, and community. We nurture the whole student in an engaging, challenging, and safe environment. We recognize and value each student's individuality and our community's cultural wealth. As we prepare our students for their futures as citizens of the 21st century, we remain committed to hiring exceptional staff to lead and support this work.