Human Resources Position - Zuni Public Schools
Position: Human Resources Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director of Human Resources
Job Location: Central Office
Beginning: Mar 29, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Zuni Public Schools
Zuni, NM 87327
Telephone: 505-782-5566
Job Description:
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Position:                 Director of Human Resources
Reports to:             Superintendent
Site:                       Central Office
FLSA Status:         Professional Exempt
Contract Length:   12 months/261days
Salary Range:       $97,920 to $115,716

Minimum Qualifications:       
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent field;
  • Five years of Human Resources management experience in the public sector;
  • Three years of administrative experience at the local, regional or state level;
  • Ability to interpret, write, and comply with State and Federal Laws, Board Policy, Collective Bargaining Agreement, Handbooks, Manuals and Directives;
  • Ability to learn the New Mexico Public Education Department licensure process, input information for STARs data, and Compliance;
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication, technology and budget management skills;
  • Ability to build effective relationships with the community, parents, students, staff and general public;
  • Experience in recruiting;
  • Experience in labor relations and negotiations, with knowledge of the PEBA;
  • Knowledge and experience with benefits and leave, HIPPA, FMLA, COBRA, ERISA, ADA, Section 504, ACA, etc.;
  • Knowledge and experience with compensation, job descriptions, and staffing;
  • Experience and complying with unemployment, worker’s compensation, EEOC, OCR, HRD, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, Title IX, Title VII, etc.;
  • Knowledge and experience with immigration documents, to include, I-9 forms, H1B, J1, PERMs, and Green Card documents;
  • Knowledge and experience with HRIS systems, recruiting/applications systems, Google docs, Microsoft programs, data entry, archiving, and on boarding systems;
  • Knowledge of payroll and related laws;
  • Experience in landlord, tenant, and/or housing helpful.
A Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Educational Leadership or equivalent field.

Essential Duties:
  • Apprise Superintendent or designee of any actual or potential personnel issues;
  • Assume management responsibility for assigned services and activities of the Human Resources (HR) Department including recruitment and selection, classification, and worker’s compensation;
  • Monitor data in the HRIS and Recruitment Systems with iVisions;
  • Monitor benefit data, reconciliations, and compliance;
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures;
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of HR services;
  • Monitor staff licensure to ensure compliance;
  • Direct the work for Human Resources staff
             o Assign work activities and programs;
             o Create, implement and evaluate work product;
             o Ensure all forms/records are completed within established time frames;
             o Meet with staff to identify and resolve problems as needed;
  • Serve as primary recruiter for the District;
  • Travel as necessary to participate and represent the District at job fairs;
  • Develop recruiting materials, required communication and coordinate recruiting trips and assignments with District administration and support personnel;
  • Ensure that all employee personnel files are up to date and housed in a secure and confidential location;
  • Develop access and viewing protocols for employee files and ensure that this protocol is communicated and followed;
  • Periodically update position descriptions and develop job/position descriptions for new positions appropriate with the needs and goals of the District;
  • Coordinate with District and site leadership to accomplish employee transfers within the organization;
  • Provide timely performance assessments and feedback for employees assigned to HR responsibilities;
  • Conduct exit interviews with all employees leaving service with the District to determine areas for services improvement;
  • Administer the District’s Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Compensation programs;
  • Update the Employee Handbook as needed;
  • Assume role as one of the two key negotiators;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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