Director of Human Resources

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $93,000.00
Maximum: $125,000.00
Details: Additional Masters' Stipend




3235 Union Avenue
San Jose
United States


Job Summary

The HR Director will oversee and implement employee recruitment, selection, distribution, induction, professional development, performance management and evaluation, compensation, and career progression to align the district's human capital management strategy to student learning and boost teacher and principal effectiveness.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Plan, organize, control and direct the personnel program; coordinate, administer and monitor compensation, leave and vacation programs; coordinate the District’s search and recruiting process
  • Coordinate the recruiting, interviewing, testing, selecting and placement of personnel; evaluate staffing needs and position allocations; coordinate and oversee personnel transactions
  • Monitor and oversee various compliance issues, including credential oversight. Act as primary credentialing resource
  • Oversee and coordinate hiring and placement of temporary substitute employees, including oversight of computerized substitute system
  • Oversee evaluation process for employees; provide training, and feedback in evaluation process; oversight of and assistance with employee improvement plans
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of personnel files and records; ensure annual information verifications
  • Management, coordination and oversight of employee work calendars
  • Plan and implement processes with the business department to ensure proper staffing levels, position control and pay approvals
  • Supervise student teaching MOUs and placements
  • Maintain several databases with information that is utilized by both District departments and school sites
  • Train and supervise the performance of assigned personnel; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; monitor performance evaluation according to established guidelines and procedures
  • Coordinate communications between administrators and personnel to resolve issues or concerns and exchange information; provide regular counsel to administrators and personnel to resolve issues or concerns and exchange information; provide regular counsel to administrators regarding conflict resolution and employee relations; maintain regular and timely communication with employee organizations and consult employees concerning personnel policies, practices and procedures
  • Respond to and resolve complaints, grievances, unfair labor practices and related conflicts
  • Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Chief Human Resource Officer regarding assigned functions; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs to assure an economical, safe and efficient work environment; advise the Chief Human Resource Officer of unusual trends or problems and recommend appropriate corrective action
  • Plan, organize and implement long and short-term staff development programs, policies, procedures, administrative regulations and activities designed to enhance personnel programs and services
  • Monitor the District’s process in discipline policy; assure compliance with bargaining unit discipline procedures, rules and regulations; draft disciplinary procedures within bargaining unit policies
  • Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to personnel and assigned
  • activities; provide organizational analysis and research related information; conduct reclassification, compensation and assignment studies
  • Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budget for the Department; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations
  • Operate a computer and assigned software programs; operate other office equipment as assigned; operate a vehicle to conduct work
  • Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned; participate in negotiations for bargaining units

Knowledge and Abilities


Knowledge of:


  • Planning, organization and direction of personnel recruiting and administration.
  • California Education Code
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training
  • State and federal laws, codes and regulations concerning personnel administration including equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and mandated leaves
  • Principles, techniques and methods of recruitment, selection, training, classification and compensation
  • Bargaining agreements and union contracts
  • Compensation plans
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software


Ability to:


  • Plan, organize, control and direct the personnel program
  • Coordinate the recruiting, interviewing, testing, selecting and placement of personnel
  • Supervise the performance of assigned personnel
  • Coordinate communications between administrators and personnel
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Operate a computer and assigned office equipment
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Meet schedules and timelines
  • Work independently with little direction
  • Plan and organize work
  • Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical records and reports
  • Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance
  • Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations
  • Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • See to read a variety of materials


Education and Experience Required


  • For Classified Applicants: Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration or related field and five years increasingly responsible experience in the administration of public personnel.
  • For Certificated Applicants: Three or more years Principal or district level certificated administrative experience.



  • A competitive salary schedule , plus Master's and Doctorate supplements of $2,219.
  • Exceptional benefits packages to all employees serving at 50% time. Staff have the choice of several HMO/PPO medical plans including full family coverage. Seven benefits plans require no employee contribution.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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