Human Resources and Administrative Services, Assistant Superintendent

Posted: 01/06/2022

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

HUMAN RESOURCES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES


The Sheboygan Area School District is looking for a dynamic person who can bring groups together to solve complex problems. The primary role of the position is to facilitate the alignment of District Human Resources to maximize student learning.
 
This position is responsible for human resource functions including staffing, hiring, coordinating the Meet and Confer process, individual employment contracts, staff development, and recordkeeping for all staff. The position plans, coordinates, and supervises the operations of the Department of Human Resources.
 
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE POSITION:
  1. Master’s Degree in School Administration or a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources/Relations, Industrial Relations, or Organizational Management.
  2. Five or more years in Human Resources or School Administration or equivalent experience combined.
  3. Must have a proven track record of promoting team-building and shared responsibilities among various employee groups.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and the school community.
  5. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  6. Ability to write reports and business correspondences.
  7. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employee groups and the general public.
  8. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  9. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in a specific field.
  10. Ability to word-process and use appropriate software to enhance the work of this position.
  11. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication.
  12. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District requirements and Board of Education policies.
  13. Must be trained as a Level One Coaching Certification within the first three years of employment.
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
?      Coordinate all aspects of Human Resource functions for the District
?      Develop positive relationships with employee leaders
?      Facilitate the teacher, support staff, and administrator Meet and Confer teams’ process to arrive at positive solutions to complex Human Resource problems
?      Supervise all aspects of the District’s hiring process
?      Review employee job descriptions and make updates as necessary
?      Coordinate the staffing procedure with all building administrators and program coordinators to prepare and make recommendations for staffing
?      Monitor teacher movement and placement on the salary schedule
?      Coordinate and administrate all aspects of employee handbooks
?      Serve as a coach and support for District administrators, particularly in the area of Human Resources
?      Consult with and advise administrators and supervisors on employee handbook interpretation and implementation
?      Coordinate all aspects of individual employment contracts, renewal, and nonrenewal
?      Ensure that instructional staff members are properly certified
?      Coordinate all aspects of the District’s new teacher/mentor program
?      Coordinate employee performance evaluation programs
?      Advise supervisors about matters involving discipline, job performance, employee duties, and assignments
?      Coordinate the performance improvement plan process for staff
?      Administer the District's grievance procedure for all employee groups
?      Handle pre-termination hearings for all employee dismissals
?      Interface with District legal counsel on employment matters and ensure compliance
?      Coordinate the procedures for employee transfers and leaves of absence
?      Administer the Family and Medical Leave Acts (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Workers’ Compensation Program
?      Serve as the liaison to the Sheboygan Police Department in working with the School Resource Officer positions
?      Prepare and present the monthly Human Resources’ Report at Board meetings
?      Coordinate new or revised NEOLA/Board Policies concerning Human Resources with the Superintendent’s Office
?      Coordinate the implementation of the District's Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
?      Manage compliance issues including, but not limited to, Title IX, Sexual Harassment, Wisconsin Act 81, etc.
?      Use universal precautions as per bloodborne pathogens training
?      Prepare legal reports and surveys required by the District, Federal, State, and other agencies
?      Supervise the substitute system
?      Maintain the District's standards relative to confidentiality
?      Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools
 
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibility of the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Administrative Services is to establish positive, trusting relationships with employee leaders in order to facilitate positive and successful change.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directly supervises employees as per the annual supervision and evaluation rotation schedule. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the District's policies and applicable laws.
 
CONTRACT PARAMETERS:
1.     Twelve-month contract.
2.     Extensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, Free InHealth Clinic and physical therapy, long-term disability, payment to Wisconsin Retirement System, mileage reimbursement, plus paid vacation time and sick leave.
3.     Annual salary based upon an evaluation of performance.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Applications will be accepted only through the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network (WECAN). Go to: https://wecan.waspa.org/Employer/Vacancy/PublicCertified/3479 to view the vacancy and to submit your application materials. All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on January 28, 2022.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION:
1.     The Sheboygan Area School District is located on the shores of Lake Michigan approximately halfway between Milwaukee and Green Bay and has an excellent reputation as a community and as a team leader in education. It has:
Two Senior High Schools (9-12)
Eight Charter Schools (K-12)
Three Middle Schools (6-8)
Eleven Elementary Schools (K-5)
An Early Learning Center
An Administrative Services Building
2.     The district offers a full range of educational opportunities for over 9,600 children. Visit www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us for specific details and additional information.
3.     The Sheboygan Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, handicap, marital or parental status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation.
4.     View the benefits package at https://www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us/perch/resources/admin/2022-sasd-employee-benefits-guide.pdf.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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