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Director of Human Resources

Jefferson County School District

START DATE: TBD - Based upon availability of top candidate

Jefferson County School District is committed to seeing every student realize their full potential while receiving a top-tier education. Our small Central Oregon community is rich in culture and beauty, providing some of the greatest assets Oregon has to offer. You’ll find breathtaking views, an abundance of outdoor activities and plenty of unique and enriching community events. It’s the perfect place to make an impact on the world, one student at a time.

The Director of Human Resources is charged with securing, developing, managing, evaluating and sustaining a top-quality, high-performing staff for the district. The success of the Director in achieving these goals is fundamental to the district’s attainment of its mission to provide a superior education and related support services to every student as effective preparation for success in college and careers. The Director of Human Resources deals with many challenging issues surrounding individual personnel and labor relations and, accordingly, must demonstrate a consistent blend of firmness and sensitivity in devising and presenting options for resolving these issues in ways that support district priorities while respecting the individual or employee group. The Director of Human Resources is a team builder who interacts with every department in the district, and therefore must exhibit skill in developing and managing professionals in multiple and diverse roles while maintaining productivity and morale at high levels. The Director must have a deep understanding of the basic systems of human resources, such as compensation, safety, and evaluation; be able to manage and adapt these systems in ways that comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies; and provide guidance and strategic assistance to the administrative team in order to increase the overall effectiveness and efficiency of district operations.

~ Must possess a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university.
~ Must have or qualify for an Oregon Administrative credential. In lieu of an Oregon Administrative credential, must have a minimum of four years executive leadership in a Human Resource setting with significant experience in labor and employee relations.
~ Must have at least four years experience in a supervisory capacity.
~ At least five (5) years of human resources management and/or related experience.

~ At least five (5) years of human resources management and/or related experience in a k-12 setting.
~ Oregon Administrative License issued by TSPC.
~ Bilingual Spanish.
~ pHCLE Certification.
~ SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested candidates are required to apply at the following link: with online application, letter of interest, current resume, letters of recommendation and professional references.

*Employment contingent upon Fingerprinting. (The $71.50 fee associated with criminal history record checks & fingerprinting, shall be the responsibility of the individual at the time of hire.)

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Jefferson County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer