Larkspur, California
$175,000 - $190,000 Dependent Upon Experience; Benefits included
Jan 26, 2021
Grade Level
High School
Job Type

Tamalpais Union High School District seeks an Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources.

Under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Schools, the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources provides leadership to District employees in all areas of personnel management. They are responsible for the operation of all activities of the Human Resources Office: is responsible for the recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse faculty and staff. Ensures appropriate and culturally responsive hiring, and ongoing support practices and policies are implemented. Oversees culturally responsive processes of training, evaluating and disciplining of certificated and classified personnel; is responsible for the design, improvement and implementation of the District’s certificated, classified, confidential and administrative personnel services; assures that personnel services and procedures are performed in an effective and accurate manner according to Federal and State laws; administers District policy and employee collective bargaining agreements; serves as a resource for local school personnel functions; selects, trains and evaluates all employees in the Human Resources Office.

For further information and to apply please see our EdJoin posting. Only EdJoin applications will be considered. The deadline to apply is February 17, 2021; the anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.



  • Directs a program of culturally responsive recruitment and hiring of certificated, classified, confidential and administrative employees
  • Direct inclusive processes for screening, selection, onboarding, assignment and transfer of faculty and staff
  • Directs a program of personnel administration, credential processing, establishment and maintenance of eligibility lists, employee hiring and separation counseling
  • Directs hiring practices and procedures for athletic coaches and hourly employees
  • Determines staffing allocations for District Office and schools, including management, certificated, classified and confidential employees; recommends budgeting for and hiring of District personnel based on assessment of enrollment and staffing needs
  • Plays a key role in negotiations for the certificated and classified bargaining units, chairs negotiations subcommittees
  • Monitors adherence to all employee collective bargaining agreements; provides policy level support for negotiations with employee organizations; assists management staff in the interpretation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Manages the District health benefits program; is responsible for initiating and terminating benefits for employees, including COBRA notification, when appropriate; manages the District worker’s compensation program; participates, as appropriate, on the MSIA Board of Directors monthly meetings
  • Monitors and coordinates communication among Human Resources, Payroll and Position Control with respect to both certificated and classified staffing; serves as a resource to Payroll and Position Control in resolving staffing issues and concerns
  • Directs and monitors a program of performance evaluation for all employees; provides staff development to management team regarding supervision, evaluation and personnel management; processes and coordinates all formal employee disciplinary actions in accordance with Education Code requirements, Board policy and District collective bargaining agreements
  • Establishes and maintains a system of central personnel record keeping for all employees; prepares reports as required for State and Federal governments
  • Develops and implements Board personnel policies and procedures; provides guidance to administrative and supervisory personnel
  • Directs the preparation and administration of the personnel office budget; selects, trains and evaluates the performance of personnel staff
  • Directs a program of staff development for classified staff; periodically meets with site classified representatives to plan staff development programs
  • Serves as District Affirmative Action, Title VII, Title IX, Americans with Disabilities Act office and other programs as needed; acts as the District’s Custodian of Records
  • Directs the implementation of layoffs for personnel when necessary; represents the District at PERB and other hearings regarding employee discipline, termination and/or layoff procedures
  • Participates in a program of personal professional development related to identified areas of responsibility
  • Attends all regular and special meetings of the Board of Trustees and provides advice and counsel to the Superintendent and the Board on all Human Resources matters
  • Other related personnel duties as assigned


  • Culturally responsive hiring and retention practices
  • Inclusive personnel practices
  • Interest-based bargaining techniques
  • Appropriate legislation, court rulings, statutes, regulations and policies and the ability to correctly apply them
  • Teaching and high-quality, culturally responsive pedagogical practices


  • Hold and communicate a clear vision for success
  • Establish and maintain culturally inclusive Human Resource practices and policies
  • Organize, interpret and apply job-related information and data
  • Analyze complex problems and recommend policy and courses of action
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Identify and solve problems in a timely manner
  • Prepare and present complex and technical reports
  • Act with authority in all personnel matters
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others


  • Working creatively to identify and solve personnel issues and concerns
  • Communicating with other district, business and community members
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Collaboration


  • California teaching credential and California administrative services credential (or eligibility for such credentials)
  • Master’s degree
  • Five to ten years of teaching experience
  • Five years of school site or district office personnel administration

For further information and to apply please see our EdJoin posting. Only EdJoin applications will be considered. The deadline to apply is February 17, 2021; the anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.