Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted : September 8, 2020
Starting Date: September 15, 2020
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Job Description Reports To:Superintendent of Schools
1.Maintain a high level of confidentiality that must include
personnel and medical records, legal proceedings, bid proposals,
negotiating positions, collective bargaining strategies and
2.Direct, administer and supervise all HR functions of the
3.Develop recruitment procedures for vacant positions, job
postings, and formation and follow-through of all Search Committee
processes up to hire of selected candidates
4.Advise Superintendent of Schools regarding compliance with
federal and state law, Town By-Laws, School Committee Policies and
collective bargaining agreements.
5.Mediate employee disputes under the direction of the
Superintendent, and conduct all investigations and report to the
Superintendent for resolution
6.Coordinate and write communications to all employees with
disciplinary actions in progress, including Open Meeting Act
Notices, Pre-Deprivation Hearings, Last Chance Agreement and
7.Represent the School Department on grievance hearings,
mediation, fact finding, arbitration, unemployment, Worker's
Compensation hearings, and casualty and general liability insurance
8.Supervise benefits administration.
9.Participate on union negotiation committees.
10.Ensure performance evaluations are completed for all
11.Develop, update and maintain employee handbooks.
12.Develop or update all job descriptions.
13.Serve as contact person for workplace bullying, harassment or
other disruptive situations.
14.Assess employee morale for the School Department and offer
suggestions for improvement to Superintendent of Schools.
15.Oversee annual Teacher new hire orientation.
16.Develop a procedure for and conduct exit interviews with
employees who leave the School Department.
17.Assure that all background checks, certifications, and
degrees are reviewed for all new hires.
18.Develop healthy workplace initiatives.
19.Facilitate Risk Management Committee.
20.Serve as the School Department’s administrative and
investigative officer for ADA, Equal Employment Opportunity and
21.Serve as Chair of Employee 504 processes and coordinate all
reviews and determinations.
22.Develop reports as requested by the School Committee,
Superintendent, or Department Heads.
23.Collaborate with supervisors in all Town Departments and
24.Maintain and dispose of employee records in compliance with
25.Attend Annual State Open Meetings Summit.
26.Coordinate School Department employee appreciation
27.Perform any activity as directed by the Superintendent and
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Job Category : Administrator > Human Resources
Equal Opportunity Employer North Providence School District is
committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from
discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national
origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation,
marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age,
citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic
information or disability, as defined and required by state and
federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against
individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who
participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements Qualifications:
1.Minimum Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business
Administration, or related field; Masters' Degree Preferred.
2.Minimum of 5 Years HR Experience.
3.Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations
related to HR functions.
4.Experience facilitating union negotiations and collective
5.Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability
to work with Legal Counsel to formulate complex strategies and
6.Proficient technology and social media skills.
7.Excellent organizational skills.
8.Strong time management skills.
9.Experience in a supervisory role.
10.Experience managing high number of personnel.
11.Completion of a successful interview.
Frequently required to sit, move between School Department
Buildings and be able to lift, push or pull items weighing up to 40
At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
Citizenship, residency or work visa required
Application Questions There ARE NO application questions
required FOR this job posting.
Contact Information Kathryn Gaouette , Director of Human
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