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Director of Human Resources

Winchester Public Schools

Winchester, Virginia 22601
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Summary: Winchester Public Schools, a city school division with 4,400 students and 725 full time employees, is seeking a Director of Human Resources.  Must have strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to manage complex roles/responsibilities; skills to support the division mission and vision; and experience working with a diverse organization and community.

Responsibilities: Direct the efforts of the human resources team to provide exceptional customer service to internal and external constituents; support educational performance and financial stability of the division, provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the division's recruitment, selection, and performance management initiatives; employee relations and investigations; address complaints and resolve problems; various legal matters pertaining to employment and/or Title IX matters.

 Location: Winchester Public Schools is comprised of one high school, one middle school, one intermediate school, four elementary schools including Pre-K programs, and one alternative education program serving over 4,400 students, supported by approximately 725 full-time employees. Winchester is situated in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, 65 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Its location, rich history, and diverse economic base make it an attractive community in which to live.

 Salary: Commensurate with experience. Range is $95,507 - $127,986 based on the 2017-18 salary scale.  Salary includes payment for Master's Degree. Additional $8,460 for earned Doctorate Degree.


Qualifications: Preferred candidate will have Master's degree in Human Resources or Industrial Relations, or Educational Leadership. Five to seven years of experience in an exempt-level human resources leadership position or a leadership/management position, preferably with a school division and/or a local/state/federal agency. Human Resource Certification preferred.

The position requires outstanding personal and professional characteristics; dynamic and proven leadership; ability to work effectively with school personnel and members of the community; superior writing and speaking skills; mastery of human resource knowledge and employment law; demonstrated leadership in the management of human resources; and a master at team development to achieve results.

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