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Director of Human Resources and School Operations – Marion City Schools


Performance Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates hiring of professional employees and the hiring of support staff with other management personnel. Assists in the coordination of the hiring of administrators, supervisors, and athletic and non-athletic supplemental positions. Coordinates the process of employee resignations, termination, and leaves.
  • Processes recommendations for the discipline and/or termination of employees, assembling substantiating information, and arranging and conducting, as needed, conferences and hearings.
  • Manages grievances and cases, which result in arbitration and mediation.
  • Assists in negotiations with certified and classified bargaining units to arrive at a mutually satisfactory agreement on wages, hours and working conditions of employees represented by the bargaining units.
  • Assists in the collection of data used in contract negotiations, including, but not limited to, wage and fringe benefit comparisons and comparative contract language.
  • Coordinates contract administration.
  • Supervises the substitute system and coordination of third party vendor
  • Places advertisements, prepares mailings, and solicits applications for job openings via electronic and other means.
  • Assists in screening and reviewing job applications and identifies candidates. Schedules and conducts interviews.
  • Receives and responds to job inquiries.
  • Develops and maintains a system of personnel records for all school employees in order to provide a comprehensive, efficient, accurate and current record of all matters pertinent to employment, transfer, tenure, retirement, leaves, promotion, discipline, demotion, etc. Maintains an updated file of job descriptions and distributes them for announced job openings.
  • Conducts benefit reviews, monitors the sick leave bank, and certifies employee classifications and salaries.
  • Monitors professional certifications and coordinates the processing of state credentials for professional employees.
  • Monitors and evaluates problems, conditions and needs of the Human Resource Department.
  • Develops the process and format for support staff evaluations.
  • Coordinates federal and state employee surveys and reports (i.e. Equal Opportunity Employment, salary surveys, etc.)
  • Conducts exit interviews of personnel.
  • Manages compliance issues including, but not limited to, Title IX, Section 504, Right to Know, Affirmative Action, Sexual Harassment, etc.
  • Attends the regular meetings (and possible special) of the Board of Education and makes such recommendations and reports as the Superintendent of Schools or the Board of Education may request.
  • Coordinates with MEA for Labor-Management Relations meetings.
  • Coordinates staff development for support staff.
  • Serves as a member of the District’s Emergency Management Plan Team.
  • Ensures proper adherence to District policy and procedures, and ensures proper adherence to applicable contract language that is in effect for the District.
  • Oversees the operational performance of the district through managing financial resources, developing and evaluating staff, and maintaining records of human resources, facilities and compliance with general school operations.
  • Manages the district operations team which consists of building operations, maintenance, custodial services, food services, transportation, printing and technology.
  • Responsible for all human resource matters that relate to non-licensed and classified staff.
  • Works closely with principals.
  • Evaluates classified supervisors and HR department staff .
  • Oversees school safety roles and responsibilities.
  • Coordinates the LPCD in conjunction with HR staff and MEA.
  • Create and maintain process for eTPES according to Ohio Revised Code
  • Work with the MEA and in negotiations, interpret contract language, solve grievances and build a solid working relationship.
  • Serves as Compliance Officer for Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Marion City Schools and other community agencies and institutions that serve school children and/or staff members.
  • Performs additional duties as delegated by the Superintendent of Schools.


Cognitive Abilities:

  • Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with staff, fire department, police department, business associates, and general community.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately.
  • Ability to recognize areas of concern relating to human capital and school operation issues and propose or recommend appropriate solutions to problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and make independent decisions to reschedule work to meet deadlines or to effectively handle emergency work.


Physical Demands:

  • Occasional travel to School District offices, buildings, classroom and grounds. Occasional traversing throughout various buildings.
  • Often sitting for extended periods.
  • Standing for periods of time.
  • Moderate lifting from 15-30 pounds. Some moving of various items – up to 30 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity to use office equipment. Repetitive operation of computer keyboard.
  • Sensory Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively in all aspects of the job. Work Environment: Generally, office setting year round. Temperament: Ability to work as a leader, coordinator and a member of a team.


Experience Required:


Appropriate licensure, successful experiences as an educator, demonstration of leadership, experience in central office and/or building level leadership, Human Resource experience preferred but not required.



  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of effective human capital principles, practices and trends.
  • Ability to lead change and lead people, the ability to meet District goals with a focus on results, the possession of business acumen, and the ability to build coalitions.
  • Must be able to lead and manage, and to ensure that targeted goals and initiatives are achieved.
  • Ability to increase capacity, accountability, and efficiency for improved effectiveness among administrative and professional personnel.
  • Ability to enhance communication, critical thinking skills, and collaboration among administrative and professional personnel.
  • Ability to promote team-building and shared responsibilities among administrative and professional personnel.
  • Ability to perform the above responsibilities at a high level.


Wage or Salary: Commensurate with experience with a range from $102,000 to $113,000 Approximate Work Hours or Days: 260 Days


How to Apply:

How to Apply: Internal

If you are interested in being considered for this position you must apply online at prior to 4:00 p.m on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.  Follow links: District/Work at Marion City/Apply at Marion City Schools/Apply Now for Internal Positions/Administration/Apply Job #17449/Login in to existing account. If you have any questions please contact Steve Mazzi, Interim Superintendent at,


How to Apply: External

If you are interested in being considered for this position you must apply online at prior to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.  Follow links: District/Work at Marion City/Apply at Marion City Schools/Apply Now for External Positions/Administration/Apply Job #17449/Login to existing account or if you do not have an account select Start to begin the process. If you have any questions please contact Steve Mazzi, Interim Superintendent at,


Posting End Date: 2022-06-29

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