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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3728465
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 23, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



Position Title:  Senior Human Resources Generalist  


Pay Grade:  20                                                Period of Employment:  12 months


Description Approved/ Revised:  11/2021      FLSA Status:  Exempt


Supervised by and/or Reports to:  Executive Director of Human Resources


General Responsibilities: Leads the Human Resources activities for instructional and administrative recruitment, employee recognition, and classification and compensation.    


Essential Duties:

(This list is intended solely as an illustration of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude their addition if they are similar to or a logical extension of the position.)


  • Plans and participates in recruitment fairs, conferences, and activities to recruit applicants; coordinates recruitment for instructional and administrative positions.   
  • Prepares and submits state and federal reports as required. 
  • Processes unemployment claims; participates in VEC hearings.
  • Reviews and evaluates employment recommendations, communicates with hiring managers, and extends employment offers in an expedient manner.  
  • Creates, facilitates, and maintains onboarding for new employees and monitors completion.
  • Oversees and implements employee recognition and events. 
  • Keeps abreast of the latest developments and innovations in technological processes, products, and programs related to Human Resources functions.
  • Prepares, manages, and conducts classification and compensation review for division positions and conducts surveys to ensure competitive wage and salary structures.
  • Develops, revises, and maintains job descriptions and determines appropriate classification.  
  • Assists in the management of programs and processes for effective employee evaluation instruments/systems.
  • Coordinates student teacher and intern placements of university students for school division.
  • Manages HRIS departmental actions.
  • Communicates with customers efficiently and effectively to ensure good customer service.
  • Maintains division salary schedules.
  • Conducts human resources training for administrators on a variety of topics as needed.  
  • Serves as a backup for employee relations investigations.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of philosophies, principals, and practices of public personnel administration.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations applicable to public school employment.
  • Knowledge of current technology applications as it applies to personnel management and staff training.
  • Knowledge of training and current delivery methods.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with school officials, employees, and the general public.
  • Ability to analyze facts and present recommendation effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work successfully under pressure and resolve issues in team-based environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and local and state agencies.
  • Ability to organize and perform work independently.
  • Ability to perform detailed work with accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the methods and practices of personnel administration, including classification and pay, employee evaluation, and selection.


Requisite Education and Experience:


  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Master’s Degree in human resources, public administration, or a related field preferred.  
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.  
  • Must possess a minimum of six (6) years of progressive Human Resources experience.




Physical Requirements:


Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls.  Physically capable of effectively using and operating various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to: a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, or repetitive motions required.


Manassas City Public Schools assures equal employment opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by federal and state orders and laws.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential tasks.


This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements.  It is neither intended to be, nor should it be construed as, an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.  The administration reserves the right to modify, assign, or remove duties as necessary. 



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Human Resources
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Manassas City Public 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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    Contact Information

    • Laura Yankoviak
    • 8700 Centreville Road
    • Suite 400
    • Manassas, Virginia 20110

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