Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 11th largest school division, is seeking a proven leader to serve as the Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Human Resources. FCPS, located in the Washington, D.C. region, serves a diverse student population of more than 189,010 students in grades pre-K through 12. FCPS students come from all over the world and speak nearly 200 languages. FCPS is the third largest employer in Virginia. The school division has approximately 27,500 full-time employees and an operating budget of $3.1 billion.
Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Human Resources
Description: Plans, directs, manages, and evaluates all FCPS Department of Human Resources programs, services, and personnel to include the offices responsible for benefit services, recruitment and staffing, licensure, employee performance, equity and employee relations, salary administration, position classification and organizational development, and employee recognition and retention; serves as liaison between the School Board, employee associations and advisories, community groups, and the Department of Human Resources; and serves as a trustee on the Fairfax County Employee Retirement System Board.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, human resources, psychology, or a closely related field; plus eight years of progressively more responsible experience in human resources management. Doctoral degree preferred. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public school system policies and human resources programs; and knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements applicable to the FCPS human resources programs.
Preferred start date is February 1, 2021 or as soon thereafter as possible.