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Director of Human Resources
Essential Functions / Duties / Responsibilities:
  1. Oversee the Human Resources Department and functions.
  2. Responsible for employee relations.
  3. Recruit and screen applicants according to objective criteria.
  4. Manage personnel agenda and recommendations of personnel actions for board approval.
  5. Attend school board meetings including committee meetings (as necessary).
  6. Review, update, and communicate Board policies and administrative regulations as needed.
  7. Develop employee handbooks compliant with the policies and administrative regulations of the district.
  8. Monitor unemployment compensation claims and is involved in the processing of those claims.
  9. Directly supervise and evaluate the human resources staff.
  10. Plan and conduct recruitment activities for all classifications of staff.  These activities include preparing vacancy announcements, screening applicants, conducting interviews or referring qualified applicants to other administrators for selection, assisting in the selection process, conducting reference checks, verifying that the applicant has the proper qualifications for the position, making recommendations for appointment to the school board. 
  11. Oversee hiring and retention of a highly qualified faculty and workforce that is representative of the cultural diversity of the students and community.
  12. Manage personnel records with attention to detail, so accurate reports can be generated.
  13. Monitor certification status of professional and administrative staff.
  14. Facilitate employee performance meetings and monitor Improvement Plans.
  15. Provide monitoring and consultant services to district administration during employee disciplinary procedures.  Prepare information for termination of staff while protecting the employee rights during the termination process.  Conduct investigations, conduct personnel hearings, serve as representative of the district in such hearings as dismissal review, nonrenewal of employment, and grievances.
  16. Manage state mandated clearances for all staff.
  17. Serve as the District’s Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer
  18. Serve as the District’s representative at unemployment and arbitration hearings.
  19. Receive, tabulate, and record information regarding staff.  Manage employee specific reports such as sick leave accumulation, seniority lists, and certification.
  20. Supervise equitable servicing of fringe benefits as required by regulations, policy, or administrative agreements.  This includes but is not limited to:  Worker’s Compensation, Unemployment Compensation, Retirement, and Health and Disability Insurance.
  21. Work in conjunction with the Director of Finance to negotiate premium costs with insurance carriers and interface with carriers to resolve employee problems.
  22. Periodically review existing job descriptions and update when necessary.  Create job descriptions for any new positions.
  23. Develop, coordinate, and communicate employee evaluation programs to ensure quality and accountability of staff.
  24. Assist in the development of performance management processes that reflect specific job responsibilities, including goals and objectives for employees.
  25. Assure that job performance is thoroughly documented including specific rationale for reviews.
  26. Coach administrators and supervisors on performance management techniques to assure that evaluations are thorough, objective, and well documented.
  27. Assist the payroll department in the calculation of salaries and hourly rates of staff. 
  28. Work with the business office to implement all employee benefit plans, wellness programs, and employee assistance programs.
  29. Advise the payroll department of board approved leaves.
  30. Assist in the transfer of personnel and notify staff of placements.
  31. Oversee the district wellness program.
Position: Director of Human Resources
Organization: Reach Cyber Charter School
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 5/4/2021
Requirements Title:  Director of Human Resources
            (Member of Senior Leadership Team)
Status (FLSA):  12-month position, exempt, salaried
 Reporting Relationships:
  1. Ascending:  CEO
  2. Descending: Human Resources Staff
Position Summary:  The Director of Human Resources provides primary leadership in all aspects of personnel and support operations.
Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field
Master’s Degree in Human Resources preferred
Experience:  A minimum of three (3) years human resources experience in a public school district (includes cyber and charter school)
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
  1. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, decision-making, and leadership skills
  2. Excellent coaching skills
3.     Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
4.     Strong analytical and computer skills
5.     Personal integrity, good character, and emotional stability
Status: This listing expires on: 5/19/2021
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Organization Information
Reach Cyber Charter School
750 East Park Drive, Suite 204

Harrisburg,  PA 17111
United States