SC certification in Administration or Supervision required Master’s degrees preferred Five years of progressively responsible experience in an educational setting with at least three years in an administrative capacity Ability to problem solve, especially in relation to employment matters Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, policies, and procedures associated with employment to include FLSA, FLMA, etc. Knowledge of SC certification requirements and procedures Knowledge and experience in effective applicant screening and selection procedures Knowledge and experience in the training of teachers Knowledge of employee induction, retention, and evaluation systems Knowledge and experience developing salary schedules and job descriptions Outstanding organizational, recordkeeping, and planning skills Knowledge and successful experience in the recruitment of a diverse teaching force Experience in developing and implementing a departmental budget Skill in providing leadership and managing a staff Skill in interpersonal relations with board of trustee members, administrators, teachers, staff and the general public Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Outstanding references from current and former supervisors Satisfactory SLED (SC Law Enforcement Division) report
Salary Range: Pay Grade: Unified Group 144
Length of Contract: 12 months
Deadline for applications: Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Starting Date: July 1, 2023
College transcripts, three references, and a copy of appropriate credentials should also be submitted during the application process.
Prior to employment, the District will request a criminal record history check for past action of crimes. For this reason, information about date of birth, gender, and race is requested as a part of the application process.
The district reserves the right to make changes to the job posting/description as necessary to meet the district’s needs.
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
The Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources assumes accountability for leading all HR functions, including: employee services and well-being, operations, organizational development, compliance, performance evaluations, Expanded ADEPT/PADEPP, staffing allocations, recruitment, onboarding, retention, discipline, termination, unemployment issuance, Title II allocations, EEO and OCR Officer duties, and the approval, classification, and compensation scaling of school/district positions. Serving as a member of the Executive Cabinet, this leader is responsible for nurturing the overall employee experience by skillfully applying various leadership styles, change management approaches, and strategic HR transformation efforts to maintain a highly desirable work culture for all district employees.
This job reports to the Superintendent
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assumes accountability for processes, services, and strategies governing district-wide human capital management efforts
Oversees the administration of a wide variety of HR policies and programs for the purpose of conforming to district policies, relevant laws, contracts, and agreements.
Supervises the Expanded ADEPT system, processes, and functions.
Assumes accountability for the provisions of contracts and work agreements and ensures district employment practices are in compliance with local, state, and federal policies, rules, and regulations.
Directs a wide portfolio of Human Capital Management functions (e.g. recruitment, selection, hiring, etc.) to fill openings with qualified personnel and ensure compliance with district, state, and/or federal requirements.
Takes responsibility for the quality of employee life-cycle functions, including recruitment, employee services, onboarding, performance, retirement assurance, and exit.
Directs employee services such as ADA/ADAA, FMLA, Worker’s Compensation, retirement assurance, paid parental leave, etc…
Supervises employee performance improvement processes and corrective action systems.
Collaborates with other district administrative personnel for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs while meeting strategic goals.
Oversees district compensation functions to ensure equity and transparency.
Develops staffing proposals for the purpose of meeting District goals within budget considerations.
Approves staffing requests and recommendations for budget considerations.
Supervises the investigation of grievances and/or complaints from employees (e.g. Titles VI, VII, IX, pay and/or assignment disputes, etc.) for the purpose of reaching resolutions that provide a healthy work environment.
Oversees the design, development, and implementation of employee support and awareness-raising programs regarding EEO-related initiatives.
Engages District Administration in identifying and responding to push/pull factors impacting culture, climate, and employee effectiveness based on a wide variety of data sources.
Applies system-thinking and human-centered design to center district initiatives and systems on employees’ experiences.
Serves as a thought partner for principals and fellow administrators regarding human capital management.
Monitors department financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, expenses are within budget, and/or fiscal practices are followed.
Researches a wide variety of topics and innovative trends related to employment and labor law to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and established guidelines, secure information for planning, and/or respond to requests.
Models continuous improvement and participates in generating, experimenting, and implementing new approaches that challenge the status quo and reimagine the employee experience.
Develops, expands, and supervises the capacity of direct reports to achieve meaningful gains in employee engagement.
Fosters collegiality and team building among staff, encourages active participation in decision-making and standardizes inclusive leadership practices for all employee groups.
Establishes and models high expectations and creates/maintains a results-focused environment based on communicated goals.
Executes a variety of organizational development strategies and techniques to maintain departmental effectiveness and accountability.
Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. reports, memos, letters, policies, etc.) to document activities, provide written reference, and/or convey information.
Recommends policies, procedures, and/or actions for the purpose of providing direction for meeting the district’s goals and objectives.
Actively develops positional effectiveness in principals using timely and constructive feedback, targeted professional learning, personalized coaching, and recognition of accomplishments and strengths in human capital management.
Collaborates directly with the Deputy Superintendent and Executive Cabinet to ensure all employee groups have the tools, resources, procedural clarity, and guidance necessary to implement system-wide efforts effectively.
Supports District Administration in maintaining a high-performing workforce who leverages one another's strengths and supports one another in achieving shared goals.
Partners with District Administration to secure consultants, specialists, and appropriate community resources for principals and instructional staff to assist in attaining district and/or objectives.
Communicates effectively and actively manages professional relationships and partnerships based upon fairness, trust, respect, responsiveness, and achievement of District goals.
Executes engaging programming and workforce development experiences in partnership with district leaders regarding employee relations matters, including promoting school initiatives, programs, and activities and addressing student, staff, parent, or community concerns.
Projects a positive image to the community.
Attends School Board meetings/work sessions; and prepares and presents reports for the School Board, as requested.
Current SCDE Principal Certification
Qualifications may vary from the above requirements to such a degree as the Superintendent and Board determine is necessary and appropriate to ensure properly qualified personnel in each specialized assignment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of assigned content or service area.
Ability to express facts and ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to organize time and materials.
Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
Knowledge of state and District curriculum and assessment priories and related statutes, rules, and policies.
Knowledge of district, state, and federal labor statutes, rules, and policies
Knowledge of child growth and development, learning theory, and current best practices.
Ability to use computer hardware and software to accomplish instructional and administrative functions.
Ability to interact effectively with professional staff, parents, and students.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with an ongoing need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices.
KNOWLEDGE is required to utilize theoretical mathematical concepts; review and interpret highly technical information, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: State and Federal Laws, including but not limited to instructional accountability, human resources, strategic planning, and operations areas.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work independently with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. In working with others, independent problem-solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to perform the functions of the job satisfactorily include: setting priorities, yet working with frequent interruptions, as part of a team, communicating with diverse groups and establishing effective relationships.
Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational policies to achieve organizational objectives; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the Organization’s services
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 10% sitting, 30% walking, and 60% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Minimum of 8 Years in Educational Leadership Experience
Three to Five Years of District Administrative Experience Preferred
Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and/or Supervision (Ed.S or Ed.D Preferred)
Rock Hill Schools is committed to providing equal access to educational and employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation, or any other protected trait or characteristic, as may be required by law. As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106, Rock Hill Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities.