Chief Human Resources Officer

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Job Description The West Des Moines Community School seeks a collaborative leader to serve as Chief Human Resources Officer. Working with and reporting to the Superintendent, the Chief Human Resources Officer will join a leadership team that is committed to the principle of continuous improvement and excellence in creating and maintaining a learning community. The Chief Human Resources Officer is responsible for administering the human resource functions of the district. The successful candidate will: • Be a visionary and action-oriented leader who will build a shared vision of the future • Have a proven record of outstanding collaborative and team leadership • Be committed to the welfare and development of all individuals of the learning community • Be a caring and motivational team builder who possesses effective communication, collaboration and facilitation skills • Possess the ability and desire to work with civic, business and corporate leaders in strengthening support for and relations with the district • Have highly successful experience with recruitment, selection, mentoring and evaluation of employees • Implements initiatives related to all aspects of equity inclusion and diversity for candidates and employees. • Be knowledgeable of state and federal regulations pertaining to employee management and relations • Have the skills necessary to mediate and utilize conflict resolution to successfully address personnel issues. • Specialist level degree in Educational Leadership, Juris doctorate or related education. • Eligible for Iowa Superintendent endorsement, Juris doctorate, or comparable certification and evaluator approval. Salary: Competitive salary plus district-paid TSA and excellent benefit package Application deadline: January 17, 2021. Reporting date: July 1, 2021 Interested applicants should include a letter of interest, resume, transcripts (undergrad and grad) and a minimum of five letters of recommendation along with our online application. Available at www.wdmcs.org AA/EEO Employer

School District (Location of Position): West Des Moines Community Schools

City/State (of Position) West Des Moines, IA

Where to Apply https://www.applitrack.com/wdmcs/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Administration

Position Open Until 1/17/2021