Executive Director of Human Resources-VA

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Job Title:   Executive Director of Human Resources

School District:  Manassas City Public Schools

City/State:   Manassas/Virginia

Where to Apply:  ttps://manassas.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Position Open Until:  05/03/2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Executive Director of Human Resources


Pay Grade: A- 7


Period of Employment: 12 months


FLSA Status: Exempt Supervised by and Reports to: Superintendent


General Responsibilities: Direct personnel services for the Division in compliance with law, policy and regulations in a manner that will improve student achievement, enhance the human assets of the organization, and promote employee morale. Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining a human resources program to include recruitment, selection, and retention of employees; employee relations; benefits and compensation; placement and evaluation of division personnel employment; employee counseling, development, and professional growth; and internal employee communication. Responsible for recommending changes in policy and practice in consideration of the legal requirements as they pertain to Division operations and functions.


Essential Duties: (This list is intended solely as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude their addition if they are similar to or a logical extension of the position.)


  • Supervises and provides oversight for the Department of Human Resources.
  • Provides leadership regarding the implementation, oversight and accountability for the division’s evaluation processes.
  • Provides leadership regarding the implementation, oversight, and accountability for the division’s staffing allotment process.
  • Reviews and recommends modifications to School Board policies, Superintendent regulations, job descriptions and procedures for all employees.
  • Formulates operational procedures for the recruitment, selection, assignment, transfer, and dismissal of all employees.
  • Ensures an effective and active recruitment program to recruit and retain the most highly qualified employees for the division through local, regional, national, international recruitment opportunities.
  • Facilitates professional development activities as they relate to Human Resources issues, especially in the areas of documentation, supervision, and evaluation of support and licensed personnel.
  • Assumes a leadership role, supports the division’s vision and mission, establishes long- and short-term goals and develops a plan to accomplish these goals.
  • Oversees and ensures compliance of all personnel records for the division.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current human resources management software. •Evaluates all personnel assigned to the Human Resources department.
  • Implements employment practices consistent with Federal, State, and local laws. •Coordinates personnel activities regarding wage and hour laws, Virginia Labor Laws and EEO Commission guidelines.
  • Prepares recommendations and reports related to employee compensation, demographic data, education data, working conditions, assignments, and other human resources information.
  • Responds to questionnaires, surveys, and correspondence regarding the Division's Human Resources Department.
  • Serves as the division liaison with local, state, federal agencies on matters related to Human Resource functions.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities, reads professional publications, maintains professional networks, and participates in professional organizations.
  • Investigates grievances and/or complaints from employees (e.g., sexual harassment, pay and/or assignment disputes) for the purpose of ready resolution that provide for a healthy work environment.
  • Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as may be assigned.


Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Thorough knowledge of the state and federal laws, rules, School Board policies and division procedures concerning the employment of personnel and the rights and privileges of an employee.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and extensive knowledge of human resources management and coaching skills. •Serves as a role model.


Requisite Education and Experience:


  • Master’s Degree in Education, School Administration or Human Resources preferred.
  • Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision PreK-12 preferred.


  • Minimum of five years of leadership experience in a supervisory Human Resources position preferred.
  • Minimum of five years successful teaching and leadership experience preferred.


Physical Requirements:

Must have the use of sensory skills to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, or repetitive motions required.


Manassas City Public Schools assures equal employment opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by federal and state orders and laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential tasks.


This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. It is neither intended to be, nor should it be construed as, an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position. Administration reserves the right to modify, assign, or remove duties as necessary.