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  • Job ID: 3251954
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 29, 2020

Job Description


Job Title:               
Director of Human Resources - Talent Acquisition
Department:         Human Resources
Reports To:          Executive Director of Human Resources
Salary Range:      Salary Based on Director Salary Schedule in PASE Negotiated Agreement
Benefits:               Fringe Benefits based on PASE Negotiated Agreement
Status:                  FLSA Status: Exempt
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS: Responsible for all aspects of District employment including classified, licensed, administrative and substitute recruitment and hiring. These responsibilities include planning, developing and implementing recruiting strategies; providing quality candidates for administrative, teacher, classified, and substitute employment; managing the District hiring process; supporting applicants, employees, and managers with their employment and human resources needs.  The Director is responsible for the implementation of the educator effectiveness system that is aligned with Colorado Senate Bill 191 including leadership of internal and external partners and resources, and planning and facilitating new teacher and new leader induction and training as it relates to the evaluation system. The Director advises, problem solves, and supports the district as it relates to certified and classified employees. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, labor relations, and licensure.   This position also supports District Strategic initiatives that relate to Quality Staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a major in Education/Administration, Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in school setting and/or human resources
  • Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary
  • Master’s degree in education, human resources or business management
  • Previous experience in K-12 education
  • Building or Central Administration experience
  • Experience RANDA - Colorado State Model Performance Management System
  • Previous experience recruiting in the educational field
  • Spanish speaking skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills and the ability to motivate people
  • Knowledge of Human Resources processes, procedures, practices, and policies
  • Strong working knowledge of federal and state laws that apply to employee relations
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles and practices of labor relations and negotiations
  • Ability to maintain highly complex and complicated records, prepare standard reports, and ensure their confidentiality.
  • Ability to relate well with District staff and the public and to understand their requests and needs and to respond to such requests in a professional and timely manner
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others  in a diverse educational community
  • Knowledge of the functions of personnel, contract interpretation, investigations, evaluations, supervision, and discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize, and execute work independently
  • Excellent work attitude, with willingness to take responsibility for project completion and implementing initiative in reaching organizational goals
  • Ability to utilize interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy to maintain a professional and friendly environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position.  This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success.  That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities.  Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified.  It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s/department’s goals.  Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors.
  • Protect organization’s value by maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of assignments.
  • Direct administrative, teacher, classified, and substitute recruitment and employment processes.
  • Develop recruitment strategies and evaluate processes to establish diverse, quality applicant pools.
  • Establish relationships with higher education and alternative education programs to establish a talent pipeline for Pueblo School District #60.
  • Attend and assist in coordinating events for recruiting in state and nationally.
  • Direct student teaching processes including selection, placement, and support to provide a pipeline of qualified teacher candidates.
  • Implement Board policy; negotiated agreements; and local, state, and federal legislation in all employment matters.
  • Oversee licensure compliance, background checks, and highly qualified review for licensed administrators, teachers, and substitutes.
  • Develop,update and monitor Human Resources employment website.
  • Direct District leadership on hiring procedures and requirements. Support principals with their employment questions and certified personnel issues. Partner with Executive Directors on hiring of school principals.
  • Partner with Staffing Team and Employee Benefits to onboard all new employees.
  • Work collaboratively to lead and ensure the development and confirmation of definitions, tools, and processes related to the evaluation system for teachers and leaders.
  • Plan and facilitate training for teachers, building administrators, and designated evaluators to understand the evaluation system to include the quality standards, evaluation processes, and reporting tools.
  • Produce/manage the District evaluation website, including FAQs, online rubric resources, HB1338 committee agendas and minutes, and the Pueblo School District #60 Educator Effectiveness Handbook.
  • Employee Relations:  Investigate allegations of inappropriate employee conduct concerning potential negotiated agreement and/or board violations. 
  • Participate in district negotiations.
  • Create and provide professional development and training of progressive discipline, evaluations, and licensure requirements. 
  • Support building administrators and district with informal and formal grievances.
  • Using climate surveys, exit surveys, and staying interviews, analyze data to identify district trends and develop strategies to improve employee retention and engagement.
  • Facilitate calendar committee to prepare all work schedule calendars for all employee groups.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the Human Resources Administration
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The work requires the use of telephone and using fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The work requires the ability to speak and hear normally and to use normal or aided vision and hearing.  

WORKING CONDITIONS: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The work is performed in a typical office environment.

Instructions for Applying:
All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application.  Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not be forwarded to the hiring administrator for review.  The following will need to be uploaded with the application:  current cover letter for the posted position; current resume; copy of transcripts conferring required degree and three current letters of reference (one of which must be from your current supervisor and all within two years). and any other materials requested on the application.
Please note:  If hired, a new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing.  Fingerprints will be required for all employees of Pueblo City Schools prior to your processing date.

Pueblo School District No. 60 does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. Additionally, a lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Eric DeCesaro, EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and Cheryl Madrill, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students. Both individuals can be located at 315 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, (719) 549-7100. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R).

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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Human Resources
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pueblo City Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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    • Human Resources
    • Pueblo, Colorado 81003

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