Assistant Superintendent - Ferguson-Florissant School District
Position: Assistant Superintendent
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
Job Location: Ferguson-Florissant School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ferguson-Florissant School District
Hazelwood, MO 63042
Telephone: 314-687-1930
Job Description:
The Ferguson-Florissant School District is in search of a Human Resources Officer. In FFSD this position is titled Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources. If you are looking for a dynamic organization and team to join, Ferguson-Florissant is your last stop. You will oversee recruiting and retaining talented individuals in every employee category while ensuring Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are priority in all efforts.  You will ensure that operations and programs are equitable and inclusive, and the overall organizational culture is a supportive environment for all our employees. You will serve as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet and Leadership Team with oversight of all staff in the Human Resources Department in order to serve the children, families and employees of our school district. You will evaluate and execute talent development strategies across the district with a laser focus on the alignment of every implemented strategy with our new 5-7 year strategic plan and the impact upon our students and teachers in the classroom.
You will provide strategic vision and leadership in directing the organization’s human Resources functions that not only includes talent management, but also change management, organizational and performance management, employee engagement, training and development, evaluating and supporting employee growth, succession planning, and culture initiatives. You will lead a highly competent human Resources team who will support you in this work.
Some important areas to consider as you make an application for this exciting new opportunity include:        
  • Partner with the Superintendent and Cabinet to develop and implement a talent strategy that builds organizational capacity inside the classroom and outside the classroom causing a groundswell of talent to inundate every position within the organization.
  • Promote and champions a culture of safety, passion and purpose around the new strategic plan.
  • Provide each employee with learning opportunities within their role to master their craft while asking themselves a guiding organizational question: How does my work impact the classroom?
  • Prepare job descriptions, post ads and manage the hiring process for all positions
  • Assist in expanding an adult learning community that recruits, develops, mentors, and grows the HR team’s strengths all while strengthening all organizational teams across the district to support our growth so each child graduates with college level literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Create and implement effective onboarding procedures for every employee.
  • Collaborate with other leaders across the organization to establish career development programs that support a sound succession plan that meets the organization’s current and future needs.
  • Develop promotion processes and career matrices so all categories of employee jobs are aligned and competitive with market standards in order to grow internal pathways for employees.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive compensation and benefit plans that are competitive and cost effective.
  • Manage benefit and payroll compliance and accuracy in conjunction with our benefits administrator and Finance Department.
  • Assist in the performance management processes.
  • Closely coordinate with the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services/CFO who oversees accounting/finance and other teams to ensure alignment and compliance with all HR functions.
  • Design and develop in collaboration with your director of human Resources, training programs and other tools, and Resources for team members that will increase knowledge and enhance understanding of both safety and DEI priorities.
  • Serve as the team liaison for the Equity Committee, ensuring a thoughtful roll-out of the newly board adopted antiracism standards for deep implementation, monitoring and semi-annual review for effectiveness.

Qualifications and Skills 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business administration or a related field required, advanced degree preferred. Further training will be a plus.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Proven experience as HR officer, administrator or other HR position.
  • The ability to manage, mentor, and grow the best HR team.
  • Experience with recruitment, employee relations, and performance management tools will be a plus.
  • Advanced human Resources certification, such as SPHR or SHRM-SP, preferred.
  • Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures is a plus.
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