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Human Resources Administrator

Organization: 
Eugene SD 4J
Closing date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Human Resources Administrator oversees the human capital, staffing, and personnel functions for employees in the District. Ensures outstanding talent is attracted to the District, developed, and retained by planning and directing the recruitment and selection, compensation, evaluation and succession planning processes for all classified and licensed employees.

The Administrator operates with autonomy in close consultation with the Director of Human Resources, aligning decisions with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations, as well as District policies and collective bargaining agreements. Independent judgment and decision-making is required in matters not having established rules, regulations or policies. The incumbent works closely with administrators and supervisors throughout the District in order to make the most effective decisions regarding employee talent and performance in the workplace.

Special Qualifications
Human Resources prefers a candidate with experience working in the areas of Worker's Compensation, Insurance and Risk, and Recruitment.

Essential Functions
•Manages and consistently monitors the end-to-end recruiting experience ensuring consistent interviewing, reference checking, and hiring processes that support a highly positive candidate experience and talent acquisition/hiring administrator/supervisor efficiencies.
•Communicates and collaborates with all levels of District and state personnel.
•Advise prospective teachers regarding hiring procedures, regulations, and coordinate information on licensing requirements as mandated by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).
•Communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people, including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Contributes to cultural diversity for educational enrichment.
•Develop and maintain procedures to ensure the District's Diversity Plan meets all District, regulatory and legal requirements. Monitor and stay abreast of regulatory changes affecting EEO/AAP compliance and recommend appropriate process and policy changes/updates.
•Fosters a challenging, equitable, ethical and safe work environment, which encourages collaboration, skills development and professional growth, and continuous improvement.
•Management of online recruitment and applicant tracking system.
•Oversees the organization of professional development programs associated with retention initiatives.
•Manages the yearly staffing process from distribution of staffing allocations to principals/administrators to complete school staffing of all vacant positions.
•Demonstrates skill at bringing together and facilitating disparate groups to achieve shared objectives. Builds trust and rapport with a diverse body of stakeholders.
•Coordinates and strengthen Human Resources' network in order to enhance collaborations, communications and the implementation of the Department's plans, programs, policies procedures and performance results.
•Develops and maintains trusted Human Resources consultant/advisor relationships with principals, administrators and supervisors.
•Personal skills are critical, including consulting, influencing, relationship, and trust building; ability to inspire action among a diverse population with multiple perspectives; willing to ask questions and learn vs. telling and doing.
•Directs the staffing process of employees across all the District's schools and departments. Counsels administrators and supervisors in determining staff needs regarding assignments.
•Assists supervisors and employees in solving problems in the workplace or solving challenges arising from policy, regulations, contracts or practices. Provides counseling to employees in work performance.
•Maintains the highest level of confidentiality with respect to personnel matters, and sets a tone for others so that a culture of respect and discretion is fostered throughout the organization.
•Assures fair and consistent application and interpretation of District policies and/or state, federal, and local regulations.
•Provides support for new employee orientation. Collaborates interdepartmentally to identify employee in-service training needs.
•Collaborates with Financial Services Department regarding appropriate position control in the recruitment process.
•Undertakes initiatives to train District administrators on Human Resource law, contract interpretations, District personnel policies and procedures, and best practices.
•Participates in collective bargaining process and provides interpretation and advice regarding contract administration. Researches issues, develops proposals and recommends District position; sets an expectation and assists with ensuring that potential problems are solved at the earliest stages of the grievance process.
•Serves as an expert on compensation and re-classification.
•Serves as a member of the joint labor management committees.
•Ensures that all aspects of the collective bargaining agreement are followed with fidelity by implementing provisions that relate to leaves, layoffs, transfers, salary placement, extra pay, complaints regarding staff, personnel files, evaluation, and other related provisions, and by holding staff accountable for honoring the agreement.
•Under the direction of the Superintendent or Director of Human Resources, authorizes employee discipline and termination when warranted.
•Develops and maintains classified position descriptions.
•Writes and implements internal administrative procedures.
•Maintains effective working relationships with other members of the Department as well as other school personnel and community members, including those from diverse cultures or backgrounds or those who speak limited or no English.
•Coordinate and prioritize data requests from school and District staff.

The statements contained above reflect general details as necessary to describe principal functions of this job but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may at times perform other duties as assigned which could include work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to multi-task and manage flow of simultaneous projects in a fast paced environment.
Outstanding diplomacy and relationship building skills, problem solving skills, a consultative approach and the ability to analyze, forecast and plan.
Ability to work with, and build trust and rapport with a diverse body of stakeholders.
Ability to establish and maintain strategic partnerships.
Skilled at bringing together and facilitating disparate groups to achieve shared objectives.
Demonstrated ability to manage change and ambiguity.
Ability to build programmatic change initiatives throughout the organization and build solid relationships at all levels of the organization.
Ability to drive results, strong analytical and mediation/negotiation skills, and strong process orientation.
Excellent interpersonal skills and customer focus, with the ability to positively interact with administrators/managers, employees, and vendors.
Understanding of and ability to work within a political environment with competing demands and limited resources.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Ability to successfully work independently as well as in a team environment.
High degree of professionalism, integrity, and dependability.
Demonstrates a sense of urgency in accomplishing goals and objectives to ensure success.
Strong commitment and interest in enhancing the role of Human Resources as a strong service provider to schools and departments.
Outstanding written, verbal, and communication skills.
Ability to use appropriate software tools including spreadsheets, databases, and statistical packages to access and analyze data.
Staff may be expected to use personal vehicle for business.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university.
Must have or qualify for an Oregon Administrative credential or a minimum of four years executive leadership experience in a Human Resource setting.
Must have at least four years experience in a supervisory capacity.
Must hold a valid Oregon driver's license.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required expertise to perform essential functions listed in the job description may be considered qualifying by Human Resources.

For more information or to apply, visit our website at: https://www.4j.lane.edu/hr/jobs/