TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Length of position: 12 months per year
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the Compensation Coordinator will perform a variety of responsible professional, technical and analytical classification and compensation activities related to the maintenance of the school’s compensation system for instructional contract staff. This position is responsible for reviewing and conducting research and data analysis on the alignment of TSD job descriptions with those of the Austin Independent School District (AISD). This position is also responsible for designing and planning compensation strategies for instructional contract staff in line with AISD practices, staying abreast of all AISD compensation adjustments and acting as liaison with AISD human resources. Works under limited supervision with moderate latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Human Resources, Business Communications or a related field. Related work experience may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis
Three years of experience performing Human Resources activities in the assigned areas
Sign Language: The ultimate required proficiency level for the position using the levels designated in the Signed Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) is INTERMEDIATE. If hired with a sign language proficiency level below this level, you are required to participate in signed communication learning opportunities on a regular basis until you have achieved the sign language proficiency level assigned to your position.
*The applicant hired for this position will be required to obtain and hold SHRM or HRCI certification within 3 years of hire if not already held.
Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications, or related field
Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations relevant to Human Resources
Experience managing compensation program activities, special projects and establishing goals and objectives
Experience preparing concise reports, investigations, and correspondence related to employment issues
Experience using USPS, FileMaker Pro, MS Office, and standard office equipment
Experience in Human Resources at a school
Experience working with deaf individuals
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional Human Resources (PHR) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification
Proficient sign communications skills
Develops and maintains relationships with appropriate AISD human resources personnel to ensure the gathering and application of AISD compensation practices as it relates to instructional contract staff.
Provides guidance and expert interpretation of AISD pay practices to Employment and Compensation Specialists and managers as it relates to instructional contract staff.
Develops and documents procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with AISD pay practices.
Reviews HR policies and procedures related to compensation and certification practices, recommending changes as needed to ensure compliance with laws and rules and best practices.
Recommends and implements process improvements to enhance transparency and accuracy of compensation decisions related to assigned areas.
Participates in employee appeal requests and makes recommendations as appropriate for classification and compensation placement for all instructional contract staff.
In conjunction with the Employment and Compensation Specialists, participates in and makes recommendations as appropriate for manager requests for position classification and compensation placement for all instructional contract staff.
Develops and conducts or participates in specialized presentations and training related to assigned areas.
Serves on various departmental, divisional, and agency policy-making committees related to assigned areas.
Stays abreast of current environmental trends, legislation, and best practices in the field of HR.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
May serve as a member of the school’s strategic planning teams
Serves as back-up to the Certification Specialist
In conjunction with the Certification Specialist, ensure appropriate certification requirements for assigned areas.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES/ATTRIBUTES
Instructional Knowledge— knowledge of content; instructional methodologies, classroom management
Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Effective Communication—the individual must be able to appropriately communicate with colleagues, students, parents, families, administrators, supervisors, and the public.
Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans.
Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
Human Resources Director
MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALTY (MOS) CODE
See Human Resources Specialist V page 1 http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_HumanResources.pdf