Job Title: Senior Manager, Human Resources

Reports to:Director, Human Resources and Educator Quality
Job Group:Administrative


Job Code:1434
Salary Schedule:APT05


Responsible for management of human resources functions with a focus on recruiting and retention, employee records management, and personnel support, while ensuring efficiency and compliance with Board and union agreements, district policies, and federal/state statutes for all employee groups in order to attract and retain a diverse, high-performing workforce. This is a high-level managerial position, which supervises other managerial and supervisory personnel.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Assist with directing and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers responsible for recruiting, hiring, and retention; employee records management; and providing personnel support.
  2. Provide direction to and supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions.
  3. Assist with development of departmental policies and procedures, revising procedures as needed to increase efficiency of the department’s services; and ensure appropriate documentation is maintained and updated.
  4. Assist with interpretation and implementation of applicable district, state, and federal policies, laws, and regulations, including union agreements and contracts.
  5. Provide oversight for employee records management, ensuring accuracy of data and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  6. Oversee recruiting, hiring, and onboarding efforts for the District, including substitute placement, fingerprinting, assisting hiring administrators in the recruitment process, and improving diversity; and recommend system improvements as needed.
  7. Review and provide final approval for related personnel Board agenda items, including appointments, transfers, promotions, and other employee actions.
  8. Assist with development and implementation of the Human Resources Leadership Development (HRLD) Plan.
  9. Communicate with other administrators, district personnel and vendors to coordinate recruiting, hiring, and retention efforts, resolve issues and conflicts, and exchange information.
  10. Maintain contact with other school districts, colleges and universities, governmental agencies, and professional management associations to develop partnerships and keep abreast of laws, regulations, statutes, policies, current research, and best practices related to human resources.
  11. Serve on multiple committees, councils, and/or task forces to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities, which may include serving on one or more of the Board’s negotiating teams to assist with the collective bargaining process.
  12. Provide cost impact analysis as requested, complete required and/or ad hoc reports, and maintain department records.
  13. Assist with development and maintenance of the departmental budget.
  14. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of and ability to understand and interpret applicable policies, state statutes, and federal laws and guidelines, including Florida Statutes, School Board policy, and union agreements
  • Knowledge of human resource principles  
  • Ability to define, implement, and integrate key human resources functions, including workflow management
  • Ability to plan and manage projects efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and facilitate groups to consensus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Knowledge of and experience with personal computers and programs, such as word processing programs, spreadsheets, and databases


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources and/or personnel management, including three years in an administrative or managerial role




  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and/or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Experience in public education
  • Experience serving in a leadership capacity at a comparably sized organization


Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.


Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Senior Manager, Human Resources;   EST: July 30, 2013;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: July 30, 2013