DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Culture and Language (All Grades) Shonto, Arizona The job of
Director of Human Resources is established for the purpose of
supporting the planning and organization of the school personnel
programs including recruitment, selection, employee relations, and
retention; planning and directing a variety of human resource
functions; ensuring that personnel functions conform to the
district, state and federal requirements. This job is distinguished
from similar jobs by the following characteristics: incumbents in
this class must have previous experience in an administrative
position, work within a framework of standard school policies and
procedures and Federal, State, and Tribal laws and must be able to
provide leadership, present information and manage a flexible
schedule. This job reports to Superintendent Application Due: OPEN
UNTIL FILLED Anticipated Hire: July 1, 2019 Salary Range: $
55,211.00 - $68,261.00 Working Days: 262 8 Position Location:
Shonto Preparatory School Application Applicant must submit
completed and signed Shonto Preparatory Scho ol application.
Applicants must submit an application package consisting of the
following documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Three (3) Letter of
Recommendations, College Transcript and/or High School Di ploma,
GED Certificate, Arizona Department o f Public Safety IVP
Fingerprint Clearance Card, First Aid/CPR Certificate, Arizona
State Driver's License, Certificate of Indian Blood (if applicable)
Selection Process To be considered, application package must be
complete. Comple te and qualified applicants are submitted to the
Superintendent or delegate to schedule interview. Selectee from
interviewed pool is recommended f or hire and must be approved by
Shonto Gov erning Board of Education, Inc. B ackground check and
adjudication will be conducted on all new hires of Shonto
Preparatory School at a cost to the employee. Continued employment
will be contingent upon the results of the background check. For
more information contact: Human Resources Office Job ID #: 230
Phone: (928) 672-3523 Fax: (928) 672-3502 Email: email@example.com
- Achieve a standard of excellence with work processes and
outcomes for the purpose of honoring school policies and all
- Acts as an advisor to administrators, managers and supervisors
on issues related to employee discipline and employment for the
purpose of ensuring consistent application of policy.
- Administers a wide variety of personnel policies and programs
(e.g. recruitment, contracts, compensation schedule, orientations,
etc.) for the purpose of conforming to school policies, relevant
laws, contracts and agreements.
- Advises the Superintendent on a variety of employment
topics/concerns for the purpose of ensuring he/she is current on
- Assists other personnel for the purpose of supporting them in
the completion of their work activities.
- Assists Superintendent and staff in selection of new
Administrators and/or transfer of existing Administrators for the
purpose of ensuring positions are filled by the individual that
best meets the needs of the school.
- Audit department/school sites for the purpose of ensuring human
resources practices are implemented as directed by school policy,
procedure and/or state/federal regulation.
- Being helpful, respectful, approachable and team oriented for
the purpose of building strong working relationships and a positive
- Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn for the purpose
of embracing continuous improvement.
- Collaborates with administrative personnel for the purpose of
implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.
- Collaborates with department supervisors for the purpose of
ensuring newly hired employees receive support and orientation to
School culture, practices, and policies.
- Collaborates with other school administrative personnel, at the
direction of the Superintendent for the purpose of assisting with
applying the Navajo Preference in Employment Act, developing
proposal s , recommending negotiation strategy.
- Coordinates and participates in school benefits for the purpose
of ensuring communication regarding insurance information/concerns
occurs between administration, employees and the provider.
- Develop, plan and evaluate Human Resource procedures and
policies for the purpose of ensuring department is operating
effectively and efficiently.
- Develops staffing proposals for the purpose of meeting school
goals within budget considerations.
- Directs annual production, distribution and payment set-up of
wage documents (e.g. contracts, wage notices, letters of assurance)
for the purpose of ensuring employees are paid per the wage
document and as directed by the Governing Board.
- Directs certification processes (e.g. notice employees with
certification changes/expiration dates/compliance with
NPEA/Appropriately Certified) for the purpose of ensuring certified
staff are properly certified per state and federal regulation.
- Directs compensation and benefit programs for the School (e.g.
classification of jobs, payment of wage, health insurance, open
enrollment, worker's compensation) for the purpose of ensuring the
School is in compliance with applicable state and federal
- Directs employee background and fingerprint process for the
purpose of ensuring School is in compliance with applicable state
- Directs employee insurance programs (e.g. medical, dental,
vision, voluntary short/long term disability, etc.) for the purpose
of ensuring open enrollment, billing and claims, COBRA conversions
are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
- Directs preparation of VISIONS payroll file for the purpose of
ensuring payment of wages each pay period.
- Directs recruitment functions (e.g. development of application,
policies, procedures, orientations) for the purpose of ensuring
that selection procedures comply with applicable federal and state
- Directs workers compensation program for the purpose of
ensuring all work related injuries are properly reported, employees
receive necessary safety information, medical treatment, and are
returned to full work duties as quickly as possible.
- Implements personnel policies and programs for the purpose of
conforming to relevant laws, contracts, and agreements.
- Inter prets Governing Board policies state and federal
regulations for the purpose of ensuring School is in compliance
with overall human resources practices. Collaborates with Legal
Advisor on areas that require legal interpretation.
- Investigate grievances and/or complaints from employees (e.g.
sexual harassment, pay and/or disputes, etc.) for the purpose of
reaching resolutions that provide a healthy work environment.
- Maintains and monitors position control for the School for the
purpose of ensuring FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) allocation are
within the School budget allocations.
- Manage day-to-day operations of Human Resources area (e.g.
administers methods, systems and procedures) for the purpose of
- Manages employee health/accommodation requests for the purpose
of ensuring a healthy workforce is available to the School.
- Manages multiple Human Resources database systems (e.g. Time
Clock Plus, Visions, Frontline Professional Development,
Applitrack, 401K John Hancock, Summit, Inc., SafeSchools, etc.) for
the purpose of ensuring systems are functioning, providing
accurate/timely information, and performing the intended
- Monitors all employee appraisal processes and teachers on plan
for improvement for the purpose of ensuring highly qualified staff
are retained by the school in compliance with regulation and
- Oversees a wide variety of person nel processes (e.g.
recruitment selection, hiring, etc.) for the purpose of filling
openings with qualified personnel and ensuring compliance with
school, state and/or federal requirements.
- Participates in meetings, workshops, seminars for the purpose
of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform
- Participates as a member of School Administrative Team for the
purpose of providing and receiving information and making
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of
ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work
- Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time, being cost
conscious for the purpose of completing tasks and assignments in an
- Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. reports,
memos, letters, policies, district calendar, etc.) for the purpose
of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or
- Production of personnel manual for the purpose of ensuring
accurate, timely communication on personnel related topics occurs
on an on-going basis.
- Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions for the purpose
of providing direction for meeting the school's goals and
- Reports incidents to assigned administrator and appropriate
agencies (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance
abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining students' personal
safety of students, providing a po sitive learning environment and
complying with regulatory requirements and established
- Researches a wide variety of information (e.g. recruitment and
retention , interviewing, evaluating, supervising, etc.) for the
purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of
personnel and achieving department objectives within budget.
- Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving
immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel
- Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other
teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of
resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.
- Supervises personnel record keeping procedures for the purpose
of personnel processes are in compliance with School, state, and
federal requirements. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities SKILLS are required to perform
multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to
periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning
and managing projects preparing and maintaining accurate records,
using pertinent software applications. KNOWLEDGE is required to
perform advanced math; review and interpret highly technical
information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively
to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define
issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies
required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: excel software program, pertinent codes, policies,
regulations and/or laws, working knowledge of school system, human
resource practices/regulations. ABILITY is required to schedule a
significant number of activities, meetings, and/or events;
routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a
variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to
work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data
utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment
using a variety of processes. Ability is also required to work with
a significant ly diverse individuals and/or groups; work with data
of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of types of
job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to
analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data
frequently requires analysis based on organizational objectives;
and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant.
Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work
priorities, communicating with diverse groups, establishing
effective relationships, maintaining confidentiality, meeting
deadlines and schedules, setting priorities, working as part of a
team, working with detailed information/data. Responsibility
Responsibilities include: working independently under broad
organizational policies to achieve organizational objectives;
providing information and/or advising others; and supervising the
use of funds. Utilization of resources from other work unites is
often required to perform the job's functions. There is some
opportunity to significantly impact 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 climbing and balancing;
some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant
fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10%
walking, and 10% standing. The job is performed in a generally
clean and health environment. Experience: Job related experience
within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility
is required. Education: Bachelor's degree or more advanced degree
from an accredited college or university . Equivalency: Successful
completion of all interviews, background checks, reference checks
and fingerprint clearance requirements, and submission of documents
and forms required by Shonto Governing Board of Education, Inc.
and/or Shonto Preparatory School. Such alternatives to the above
qualifications as the Board may find acceptable and appropriate.
Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses: None Specified Valid
Arizona Driver's License & Evidence of Insurability First Aid & CPR
Certificate Education / Training: Clearances: Continuing
Professional Development Requirements Valid Arizona DPS IVP
Fingerprint Clearance Card CPR & First Aid Certificate Renewal
Federal, State, County, Navajo Nation, Sex Offender Background
Check Clearance Federal, State, County, Navajo Nation, Sex Offender
Background Adjudication FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade
Exempt, 12 Months - $ 55,211.00 - $68,261.00 The following policies
have been adopted and are reflected in our employment practices:
Shonto Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Navajo/Indian Preference in Employment Act Employer.
Shonto Preparatory School complies with the Americans with
Disabilities Act. Persons who may need some accommodation in the
hiring process should contact the human resources office. Shonto
Preparatory School requires a successful applicant to provide
employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in
the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and
Control Act. Shonto Preparatory School is a drug, alcohol and
tobacco free workplace. You have been redirected to a NIEA job
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