Kennett Consolidated School District Director of Human Resources
Job Summary: The Director of Human Resources will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization's mission and talent strategy.
Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
Oversees the school district's teacher residency program.
Oversees the school district's aspiring administrators' program.
Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization's human resource compliance and strategy needs.
In conjunction with the Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer, administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization's human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
Monitors and ensures the organization's compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
Develops and implements departmental budget.
Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
Serves as a member of the District negotiating team.
Collaborates with the Board and Association to review and revise Board policies as needed.
Performs other duties as required.
Excellent Verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
Ability to work collaboratively with team members.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master's degree preferred.
At least five (5) years of experience working in the field of education required.
At least five (5) years of experience in human resource management preferred.
ADA Specifications: While performing in this position the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and to talk and hear; sit and occasionally be required to sit, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crawl and crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee will be subject to inside office environmental conditions with low to moderate noise levels. The employee will possess effective communication, judgmental, planning and human relations skills, and will be required to work under periods of stress due to the level of the position responsibility.
Terms of Employment: Twelve (12) month position-Salary and Work Year to be established bythe Board of School Directors, in accordance to the Administrators' Act 93 Agreement.
Evaluation: Performance of the job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Administrative Personnel.
Procedure for Applying: A letter of application, resume, PA Standard Application, and copies of transcripts, background clearances and three current letters of reference should be submitted to: Michael A. Barber, Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent Kennett Consolidated School District 300 East South Street Kennett Square, PA 19348-3297
Wissahickon School District Benefits Administrator
The Wissahickon School District is seeking to fill a Benefits Administrator position effective July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will have:
3-5 years of experience in benefits administration;
Knowledge of school district policies and practices in the area of personnel and benefit programs;
Specialized knowledge in benefits administration, along with understanding of government laws and regulations affecting employee benefit programs;
Strong problem solving skills;
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills;
Proficiency in related computer applications;
Demonstrated ability to initiate and follow through with limited supervision.
The Benefits Administrator reports directly to the Director of Human Resources and works collaboratively with District legal solicitor, consultants, and all other school district personnel.
Terms of Employment 12 month, full-time position. Salary commensurate with experience and determined in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Act 93 agreement for administrative personnel.
If you are an external candidate, and offered a position with the Wissahickon School District please be advised that the following documents will be required before you can begin working; FBI Clearance, Child Abuse and State Police Clearances, School Health Record including TB test within a year, PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure form, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit these documents and complete the online application process by going to the district employment website. All internal candidates, please send letter of interest, or email, to Cathy Rossi, Director of Personnel at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applying is Friday, April 23, 2021.
Bucks County Intermediate Unit Supervisor of Transportation
The Supervisor of Transportation is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the administration and operation of the Bucks IU’s Specialized Transportation Department.
Conforms to all state laws and regulations regarding school transportation.
Maintains safety standards in conformance with state and insurance regulations.
Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates all transportation personnel.
Develops and administers a specialized transportation program to meet all the requirements of the daily instructional programs of the Bucks IU and its member school districts.
Supervises the preparation of “portal to portal” vehicle routes and vehicle schedules for all special education students as requested by districts.
Monitor routes to ensure that services and costs are appropriate.
Prepares and administers the transportation budget and authorizes payroll.
Maintains the specialized transportation database and any related software.
Determine the proration of transportation costs to districts and submit required financial and statistical reports to the Pennsylvania Department of Education or other governmental agencies, as required, as well as to school district customers.
Authorizes purchases in accordance with budgetary limitations.
Manages the agreements and the relationships with the various contracted carriers that are utilized to augment the Bucks IU specialized transportation operations.
Arranges for the completion of all insurance reports.
Submits all reports required by state authorities including state reports for reimbursement.
Ensures prompt and appropriate responses to complaints and special inquiries from parents and staff members.
Liaison with Bucks IU special education administration and school district transportation personnel, building principals and administration regarding transportation, service, and student discipline.
Manages the Bucks IU fleet of vehicles and develops plans for preventative maintenance.
Assists in planning and making recommendations for the leasing or purchasing of buses, vans, and other automotive equipment and supplies in alignment with the Bucks IU’s short-term and long-term replacement plans.
Works with parents and district personnel to resolve student behavioral problems and their special requirements.
Performs duties required of a State Transportation Instructor/Coordinator for Bucks County schools, including the training and certification of school bus drivers and district instructors.
Conducts and arrange for in-service and staff development programs for Intermediate Unit and district transportation personnel.
Maintains updated collection of resource materials relating to PennDOT regulations, operating regulations, vehicle code changes, safety equipment for students and vehicles, and forms of operation for dissemination and use by districts and/or other IU's, as requested.
Makes transportation-related decisions and arrangements in the event of emergency school closings.
Maintains the Bucks IU Drivers Handbook.
Member of the Bucks IU Safety Committee and maintains active membership in the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) and it’s regional chapter.
Assume all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Business Administrator/CFO and/or the Executive Director.
Supervisory Responsibility: Directly supervises employees in the Transportation Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time, 260-day calendar position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Hours of work are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours are dependent on the needs of the districts. Occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend work may be required as job duties demand (i.e. during inclement weather and/or emergency school closings or delayed openings).
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in business, public administration, or related field preferred.
Experience in a leadership role of a Transportation Department in a Pennsylvania School District or Intermediate Unit or related field.
Experience with computer-based route planning and related software.
Preferred, but not required, Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with all appropriate endorsement required to operate a school bus in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Knowledge and experience related to budgeting, planning, scheduling, driver training and needs of exceptional children.
Ability to communicate effectively and act as a consultant to local districts, intermediate units, and the general public.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable): Citizenship or work authorization to work in the United States required.
EEO/AA/VEVRAA Employer: The Bucks IU is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Bucks IU does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
Delaware County Intermediate Unit Assistant Chief Financial & Operations Officer
A career with the Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU), a regional education services agency, is professionally and personally rewarding because you are answering a call to service by helping children learn, grow, and work towards their career and life goals through education. We invite you to become a part of a long-standing tradition of child-focused service that is the hallmark of DCIU.
Position: The Assistant Chief Financial and Operations Officer serves as support to the Chief Financial and Operations Officer for the DCIU. The position is responsible for supporting the direction of the fiscal functions of the Business Office in accordance with Pennsylvania School Code/PDE state education standards and generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate for a state government entity. Furthermore, the position provides the leadership and support for the management and vision necessary to ensure that DCIU has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength, technology infrastructure, and operating efficiency. Critical areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
Assist with planning, developing, organizing, implementing, directing, and evaluating the organization's fiscal function and performance.
Evaluates and provides advise to the Chief Financial and Operations Officer on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs, strategies, and regulatory mandates.
Develop and provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and/or financial trends in order to assist the Chief Financial and Operations Officer with advising Executive Director, the Board and other Business Managers throughout the County in performing their responsibilities.
Provides assistance for the organization budgetary related responsibilities including planning, developing, scheduling, monitory ensuring budgetary and fiscal practices are followed.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a bachelors’ degree in finance or related area. Master’s Degree and PCSBA is preferred.
Compensation: In addition to a competitive salary, DCIU offers an impressive range of benefits which include: Retirement Plan; Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development; Medical, Dental, Prescription, and Life Insurance; Holidays; Summer Schedules; Vacation and Sick Time.