Director of Personnel and Employee Relations: Berea City School District

Posted on April 28th, 2023

Position: Director of Personnel and Employee Relations

District: Berea City School District

Salary: $112,244-$135,988

Deadline: 06/02/2023

Contact: Vincenzo Ruggiero

Contact Position: Director of Personnel and Employee Relations

Contact Phone: (216) 898-8300

Contact Email Address:

Qualifications: Valid Ohio Administrative License

Qualifications: resource experience in industry or education..
Meets all mandated health screening requirements.
A record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.
Complies with drug-free workplace rules, board policies, and administrative guidelines/procedures.
Commitment to keep current with skills essential to the objectives of the position.
Effective organizational planning and management skills.
Work and supervisory experience in personnel administration.
Experience developing, promoting, and maintaining a diverse workforce.
Ability to monitor and manage compliance with employment laws/regulations.

The following are typical work responsibilities. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.
Directs district-wide human resource activities that include labor/employee relations, recruiting, selection, classification, compensation, benefits, training, organizational development, personnel records, regulatory compliance, and employee services.
Serves as an active member of the management team. Articulates a clear philosophy and shared vision of learning. Upholds board policies. Implements administrative guidelines/procedures.
Promotes the district’s mission. Builds internal/external partnerships that support district goals.
Advances the district’s professional image. Maintains open/effective communications. Uses problem-solving techniques to tactfully address questions/concerns.
Encourages innovations. Analyzes data to improve school operations. Serves as an information resource. Helps develop and implement the district’s strategic plan.
Provides staff leadership. Engenders staff enthusiasm and teamwork. Promotes a safe, efficient, and effective work/learning environment. Advances the change process. Helps resolve problems.
Administers the board-approved budget for assigned areas of responsibility. Approves the purchase of supplies and equipment. Ensures that program resources are equitably apportioned.
Plans, procures, and manages supplemental service contracts related to assigned programs.
Interprets census data, student enrollment growth, and emerging personnel needs.
Pursues funding opportunities. Prepares grant/foundation applications. Implements funded proposals and complies with reporting requirements.
Monitors labor/employment laws and regulations. Facilitates compliance with legal mandates.
Maintains and controls access to the personnel files of all district employees.
Develops new and updates existing job descriptions. Directs the posting of open positions.
Recruits candidates. Conducts interviews and background investigations. Recommends appointments. Coordinates employee orientation processes.
Recruits and maintains a pool of qualified substitutes.
Directs and participates in negotiations with bargaining units to formulate salary schedules, benefits, and terms/conditions of employment.
Administers continuing contracts, demotions, transfers, non-renewals and termination processes.
Ensures that employees are placed correctly on the salary schedule.
Administers the district workers’ compensation program.
Promotes positive employee relations. Participates in hearing/grievance processes.
Assists with the staff evaluation process by co-chairing the District review Board. Advises administrators regarding required procedures. Provides forms to complete the process.
Coordinates regular labor/management committee meetings.
Serves as a liaison to the Civil Service Commission.
Reviews applications for the use of personal or sick leave.
Provides assistance to help employees resolve health insurance paperwork issues.
Helps employees complete retirement benefits paperwork.
Coordinates committee activities as assigned (i.e., staff professional development, Bargaining Units resolutions, diversity, district/administrative, etc.).
Promotes professionalism. Helps implement state mandated and locally developed personnel appraisal standards. Assists with the planning and delivery of effective staff development programs that improve employee knowledge, skill, and  work performance.
Monitors safety concerns. Works with stakeholders to manage or eliminate risk factors.
Prepares/maintains accurate records. Submits required paperwork on time.
Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
Assumes personal responsibility for professional growth.
Supports workplace initiatives that enhance personal productivity and advance district goals.
Maintains a professional appearance. Wears work attire appropriate for the position.
Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience per Administrative Salary Schedule
STRS Pick-up
Term life insurance
Comprehensive medical program, Dental and Vision programs