Qualifications: New York State Certification as a School District Leader (SDL) or School District Administrator (SDA)
Required: Prior experience in administration and supervision.
Job Goal: To direct human resource programs and services; provide information and serve as a resource to others; achieve defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services in compliance with established guidelines; and serving as a member of the district’s cabinet.
Be an assertive instructional leader who encourages and supports new educational approaches and strategies based on research and best practice.
Provide leadership to staff and assist in interpreting the educational program, including the Board and District Goals and Strategic Plan, in the community.
Reports to: Superintendent of Schools
The Director of Personnel will perform specific duties as follows, and all other responsibilities
including district level functions as assigned as they relate to:
Administers a wide variety of personnel policies, processes and employment agreements (e.g. recruitment, selection, hiring, orientation, mentoring, labor and employment contracts, compensation schedule, etc.) for the purpose of conforming to District policies, relevant laws, contracts and agreements.
Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g. other administrators, BOCES, auditors, colleges, universities, public agencies, community members, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.
Consults and advises administrators on a wide variety of sensitive personnel issues (e.g. discipline, coaching, mentoring, hiring, promotions, return to work, etc.) for the purposes
of assisting in effective decision making and enforcing all relevant policies, procedures and regulations.
Supervises the Personnel Department Staff to ensure that Board and District goals are realized.
Coordinates the recruitment process (e.g. advertising vacancies, screening applicants, conducting interviews, making recommendations for hire, new employee orientation, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a highly qualified staff.
Directs department operations, the maintenance of services and the implementation of new programs and/or processes for the purpose of providing services, including established timeframes and in compliance with related requirements, achieving organizational objectives and ensuring compliance with legal, financial and District requirements.
Facilitates meetings, workshops, seminars, etc. (e.g. personnel actions, extra-cocurricular, medical benefits, mentoring, regulatory requirements, actions involving outside agencies, inter-district needs, etc.) for the purpose of identifying issues, developing recommendations, supporting other staff, and serving as a District representative.
Investigates grievances and/or other complaints from employees (e.g. sexual harassment., pay and/or assignment disputes, etc.) for the purpose of reaching resolutions that provide a healthy work environment.
Oversees the maintenance of files and records (e.g. background information, personnel files, vacancy listings, applicant tracking, substitute acquisition, HR website, etc.) for the purpose of providing accurate information in compliance with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
Monitors a variety of processes (e.g. certificated and classified posting process, interview schedules, substitute placement, certified and classified placements, personnel transfers, new employee orientation, departmental procedures, unemployment claims, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring efficient processing of applicants and employees in addressing position requirements and complying with licensing, legal, Civil Service law and/or administrative requirements.
Monitors district staffing budgets, departmental budget allocations, expenditures and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
Participates in collective bargaining processes for the purpose of assisting district negotiation of labor agreements.
Participates in meetings, workshops, job fairs and seminars; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks and professional organizations for the purpose of conveying and gathering information regarding a wide variety of subjects required to carry out their administrative responsibilities.
Performs personnel administrative functions (e.g. hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, providing professional development opportunities, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and ensuring department/program outcomes are achieved.
Prepares a wide variety of complex written materials (e.g. plans, budgets, funding requests, investigative reports, counseling memos, analyses, recommendations, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and issues, meeting compliance requirements, providing audit references, making presentations, and/or providing supporting material for requested actions.
Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions for the purpose of providing direction for meeting the district’s goals and objectives.
Researches information required to manage assignments including reviewing relevant policies, current practices, staffing requirements, financial resources, etc. for the purpose of developing new program/services; ensuring compliance with legislative requirements; securing general information for planning; and/or responding to requests.
Responds to written and verbal inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources (e.g. staffing, conflicts in policies and regulations, community concerns, parental requests, etc.) for the purpose of identifying the relevant issues and recommending or implementing a remediation plan.
Title IX Officer
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Superintendent.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including sense of humor, ability to inspire, sensitivity to concerns of others, enthusiasm, dependability, integrity, openness for change and advocacy for children
Punctuality, promptness for the completion of tasks, and organizational excellence
Acceptance of differences and ability to build an environment of inclusion
Willingness to demonstrate support for the school programs by attendance at school affairs and programs
Ability to acknowledge the work of others and foster a team effort
Demonstrated command of technology
Evaluation: Annual performance evaluation conducted by the Superintendent of Schools
Applications are now being accepted for the following positions in the Binghamton City School District:
Department: Type of Position:
Administration Director of Personnel
Salary: Effective Date of Employment:
Competitive September 1, 2020
Please see attached job description
New York State Certification in School District Leader or School District Administrator, required.
Closing Date (for receipt of application): July 29, 2020 or until the position is filled.
Persons interested in applying for the above position should apply through OLAS. A link can be found on our website at:
When you become part of the Binghamton City School District team, you'll be working with all of us to make a difference in the lives and the futures of Binghamton's children. You will be an important part of our mission: To provide a rich environment for quality learning.
We offer competitive wages and a positive working environment that respects and values all levels of employees. If you're new to the area, you'll find that Binghamton and its surrounding communities offers a low cost of living and very affordable housing, a culturally and socially diverse climate and many outstanding community resources. We're within close proximity to universities and colleges offering graduate studies, including Binghamton University, SUNY-Cortland, Syracuse University, Ithaca College and Cornell University. Our strategic location is just a few hours drive from New York City, Philadelphia and Boston. For more information, visit our website
Make a Difference in a Child's Future
When you become part of the BCSD team, you'll be working with all of us to make a difference in the lives and the futures of Binghamton's children. And whether you're a physics teacher or a lunch monitor, you're a...n important part of our mission: To provide a rich environment for quality learning.
We offer competitive wages and a positive working environment that respects and values all levels of employees. If you're new to the area, you'll find that Binghamton and its surrounding communities offers a low cost of living and very affordable housing, a culturally and socially diverse climate and many outstanding community resources. We're within close proximity to universities and colleges offering graduate studies, including Binghamton University, SUNY-Cortland, Syracuse University, Ithaca College and Cornell University. Our strategic location is just a few hours drive from New York City, Philadelphia and Boston. For more information, please visit our website at this link http://www.binghamtonschools.org/Personnel.aspx