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Assistant Director of Human Resources

Company: North Colonie Central School District
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of a diverse, proactive, reflective, innovative team, working with faculty, administrators and instructional support staff to provide the best quality education for all students? The North Colonie Central School District is looking for an Assistant Director of Human Resources to support the Human Resources Department in the development, implementation and coordination of employment-related programs, safety, recruitment, retention and compliance throughout the organization. The Assistant Director of Human Resources will work directly with the Human Resources Director and the Human Resources team to continue to foster a work environment that is open, approachable, proactive and customer-focused. The philosophy of the North Colonie Human Resources department is unique in its approach, the implementation of employment-related programs and the problem-solving of issues. We are a department focused on finding innovative, proactive solutions to employee concerns. The goal always being about what is best for students and for staff. Building and maintaining a workforce that is student-focused and fostering an environment of positive professionalism is our daily work. The Assistant Director of Human Resources should not only understand the current trends and changes in employment laws but help to envision what the District could be if all learners' strengths, interests and talents were identified, recognized, and developed in a manner that allowed all students and staff to explore and grow in ways they deemed meaningful. While the field of Human Resources can be found in all industries, Human Resources in the field of Public Education has its unique nuances. With this, preference may be given to those with prior school experience and to those who have an instructional background.This newly created position will be available on or around July 1, 2023 and will be a part of the Management Confidential unit. Albany County Civil Service Status = Provisional.Works with the Director to conduct investigative meetings and determine the recommended course of action;Serves as coordinator of personnel, coordinating efforts between Human Resources and all departments including payroll;Interprets and applies civil service/education rules, laws and regulations to a variety of personnel matters;Acts as a liaison to employees and the public to answer questions concerning personnel and policies and procedures;Assists with resolving discrepancies with appropriate authorities conducting appropriate research and analysis;Assists in the handling of human resources functions, including, but not limited to recruitment, hiring, new employee orientation, benefits administration, job classification for both certified and classified staff;Participates in employee relations activities including administering and interpreting all collective bargaining agreements answering questions of administrators and employees;Develops and implements trainings for staff on required topics and as needed, using in-person and virtual optionsParticipates in personnel meetings to discuss and recommend changes in personnel;Works with the Director to develop procedures to administer programs/benefits affecting personnel matters such as Workers' Compensation, FMLA, disability;Participates in the formulation and research of special projects related to the human resources field;Leads the implementation of new software projects and documentation the appropriate workflow and procedures;Act as a liaison between administration and the labor unions regarding employee issuesResolves difficult employee concerns regarding benefits, payroll, or worker's compensation issues;Participates in labor and employee relations;Participates in resolving employee grievances;Participates in union contract negotiations;Assists in the supervision of Human Resources staff and works to develop their skills and knowledge base;12 month position Starting Salary: $90,000. Actual salary will be based on education and experience Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance and NYS retirement, as well as a generous time off package.Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration or related fieldOR Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of professional experience in human resources or personnel management/administrationORGraduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's Degree and four (4) years of professional experience in human resources or personnel management/administrationTo Apply Go to: Closing date: May 15, 2023 at 4:00 pm In addition to the submission of your updated resume, cover letter and three (3) letters of recommendation, please submit a written response to the following question: "What do you see as one major challenge currently being faced by Human Resources Departments and what have you done to address this challenge in your current workplace?" Please note that applications must contain all items listed above in order to be considered.PDN-99192b50-33ba-4feb-bb87-bc823e950750

Keywords: North Colonie Central School District, Albany , Assistant Director of Human Resources, Human Resources , Albany, New York

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