POSITION: Assistant Director of Human Resources
WORK YEAR: 12-month position, benefits eligible
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt/Non-Aligned
HOURS PER WEEK: 40 hrs/week
REPORTS TO: The Director of Human Resources
ANNUAL SALARY: $75,000-$82,000

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JOB GOAL: Assist the Director of Human Resources and support the Human Resources Office.

In this role you will:

  • Develop and maintain spreadsheets, databases and HR systems related to employee hiring, leaves, and licensure.
  • Assist and train employees and administrators in navigation of the HR systems that are used by WPS, including absence management, employee records, applicant tracking, and the accounting platform.
  • Be responsible for oversight of HRIS platforms required to ensure seamless delivery/execution of employee self-service, performance management and overall HR record-keeping, working with internal stakeholders to ensure security and integrity of data.
  • Oversee the new hire processing/onboarding from recruitment to their first day of the position, along with other transactional tasks for the department. This includes working with the HR Director to assist in administrator searches.
  • Manage the recruitment and onboarding of substitutes.
  • Responsible for state and federal reporting.
  • Generate reports, analyze data and statistical information.
  • Monitor the maintenance of confidential files, including all district employee personnel and medical files.
  • Oversee onboarding for student teachers/interns/volunteers.
  • Assist the Director with employee disciplinary, Title IX, and Title XI investigations.
  • Manage all types of leaves of absence (FMLA, discretionary, medical, career exploration, worker’s compensation, etc).
  • Responsible for monitoring Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) educator licensure.
  • Oversee processing of unemployment claims.
  • Assist the Director with various projects.
  • Fill in for Director at meetings when needed.
  • Supervise the day-to-day work of the Human Resources Administrative Assistant.
  • Attend MASPA meetings with the Director.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Director or Superintendent.


  • Responds to immediate concerns and issues that arise with little direction.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively and professionally with various stakeholders (employees, parents, town officials, and community members).
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and manage them effectively.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Possess a high degree of independent initiative and ability to problem solve.
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Deep understanding of the sensitive nature of personnel matters, including the need for confidentiality at all times.
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with Munis, Frontline/Aesop, employee records, applicant tracking, Gmail, and PowerSchool or similar HRIS systems preferred.
  • At least three years of experience in human resources or a related field.
  • Experience working in education, municipal, or state agencies highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related field preferred.

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