Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4089181 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 21, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Westfield Public Schools is seeking a Human Resource Generalist.

JOB GOAL:To assist the Director of Human Resources with tasks necessary for the efficient operation of the human resources of school district.

  1. Develop and maintain spreadsheets, databases and all HR systems related to employee hiring, retention, certification, licensure and all other aspects of the employment process, except for the administration of payroll.
  2. Assist and train employees and administrators in navigation of the HR systems.
  3. Serve as the primary liaison with employees regarding certification and licensure issues.
  4. Assist in the development and implementation of technology solutions for the HR Department.
  5. Coordinate and process entry into the system of new employees, removal of departing employees and transfer of existing employees, linking to the budget where necessary.
  6. Responsible for managing and updating employee data in MUNIS including, but not limited to, master screen, accruals and deductions.
  7. Develop job descriptions and postings at the direction of the Director, in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements and district policies.
  8. Oversee the maintenance of confidential files including all district employee personnel and medical files.
  9. Complete and file reports and surveys required or requested by state and federal law relating to human resources including, but not limited to, EPIMS, EEO-5, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor, Civil Service, etc.
  10. Generate reports, analyze data and statistical information regarding personnel and applicants, as requested by the Director.
  11. Assist Director in the recruitment of qualified staff for the district, performing analysis of needs and trends.
  12. Responsible for processing and securing SAFIS fingerprint data.
  13. Maintain database and process all necessary documents for civil service/labor service hiring.
  14. Work with Benefits Coordinator regarding benefits for school employees.
  15. Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Administrator or Superintendent.
REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve-month year with personal services agreement.

EVALUATION: Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Westfield School Committee’s policy on evaluation.

RECOMMENDED SALARY: To be determined commensurate with knowledge and experience.

Westfield Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Westfield 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
<b>QUALIFICATIONS:</b> <ol> <li>Bachelors Degree in Business, human resources, technology or related field required or SHRM certification. <li>Three to five years experience working in an administrative capacity in a Human Resources department, school district preferred. <li>Demonstrated proficiency in working with computer applications such as spreadsheets, databases, Microsoft products, HR systems such as EPIMS and/or MUNIS, management of staff certification and licensure requirements. <li>Thorough knowledge of employee benefits administration. </ol> <b>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</b> Work is generally conducted within school building. Ability to travel throughout the school building is necessary. Position involves sitting and the ability to travel from one place to another within the office. Work is moderate in nature with regular lifting of up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds with some pulling and pushing or reaching above, generally of desk and file drawers. Frequent use of hands to operate keyboards and telephones an other office equipment and to finger and handle. Regular attendance, on site, is an essential function of this position.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Katie Bourque, Director of Human Resources
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6550
    Email: k.bourque@schoolsofwestfield.org