Director of Human Resources
State of Tennessee
Position Description / Responsibilities
Chief of Staff in the Office of the Commissioner of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, Ninth Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Manage all aspects of human resource matters for the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE), state special schools and achievement schools.
Specific Position Responsibilities:
· Advise the Commissioner and other senior management on a variety of human capital issues.
· Advise special schools and achievement schools superintendents on employment and policy matters.
· Serve on the department’s senior leadership team.
· Receive employee complaints for TDOE and schools, direct investigations and recommend outcomes.
· Manage employment actions to comply with three different and specific employee disciplinary procedures.
· Work with attorneys on preparation for appeals of employment actions.
· Provide training, direction and advice to managers on developing job performance plans, including smart goals, for employee evaluations and job descriptions.
· Direct the work of the assistant director of talent management in delivering trainings required by the Tennessee Department of Human Resources.
· Provide management and oversight to staff in administering benefits, FMLA, ADA and FLS.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution required
- Law degree or master’s degree preferred
- Five years minimum experience working in human resources or related field
- Ability to lead and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Successful candidate will exhibit the following:
· Sound Judgment
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.
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