Professional | District Education Center


Human Resource Specialist
Reports to:
Human Resource Director
Bargaining Unit: Non-Unit
Exemption Status: Exempt
Salary: Dependent on Qualifications
Location: District Education Center
Calendar: 261 Days – 12 Months

The Human Resources Specialist performs human resources-related duties at the professional  level and may carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas:  Staffing, Employee Relations, training, Labor Relations, and affirmative action.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Human Resources 
  • Three years of progressive human resources experience 
  • Excellent organizational and administrative support skills 
  • Experience with employee relations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a union environment 


  • Staffing/recruitment and selection – Attract and retain quality employees of diverse  backgrounds.  
  • Organizational effectiveness/internal consulting – Establish meaningful partnerships  with our internal customers to improve the effectiveness of the organization through  projects and initiatives.  
  • Performance management – Assure that performance is aligned with School Board  goals and vision. Create a culture of frequent performance feedback and consistent  performance expectations. Performance appraisals and corrective measures taken  when necessary.  
  • Compensation/classification/job evaluation – Provide competitive wages that aid in  recruitment, retention and positive organizational culture. Develop job specifications  for all positions. Undertake ongoing job evaluation and reclassification process.  
  • Employee/labor relations – investigations, grievance resolution, contract negotiations,  and problem resolution for seven bargaining units.  
  • Human Resources records management – Establish and maintain all employee records. 
  • Personnel transactions – Record and track wage, step, and lane changes, as well as  promotions, job transfers, hiring, terminations, and payroll adjustments 
  • Provide quality customer service to employees and to the public 
  • Partners with employees and management to communicate various human resource  policies, procedures, laws, standards, and other regulations 
  • Represents District for any unemployment claims 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Human Resource

ISD 622 Universal Competencies: 

  •  Accountability — Accept personal and shared accountability for the results of our work with  learners 
  • Integrity — Demonstrate the core values of openness, honesty and integrity in every interaction • Excellence — Seek excellence and attain high levels of achievement in every endeavor 
  • Achievement — Focus on the results of action (learning) and not the action itself (teaching) 
  • Courage — Do what needs to be done because it is the right thing to do 
  • Teamwork — Willing to collaborate 
  • Respect — Respect every individual and provide high levels of service for internal and external  customers 

The duties of this position may change from time to time. ISD 622 reserves the right to add or  delete duties and responsibilities at their discretion. The job description is intended to describe  the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.