Job Details
Executive Director, Human Resources
Administrative Support/Management
Human Resources
Opened until filled



$7,806 TO $9,600 PER MONTH

$93,670 TO $115,202 PER YEAR




Under general direction of the Superintendent/President, plans, develops, directs, organizes, and supervises the activities and operations of the Human Resources department. Provides developmental, operational and technical support for all segments of Human Resources, including employment, compensation, professional development, performance management, benefits, policies, practices, working conditions, and records.  Responsible for employment contracts, promoting positive employer-employee relations, ensuring excellent service to employees, employee collective bargaining and labor relations, and effective supervision and performance evaluation of assigned personnel. Advocate and organizational engineer ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Equity for all areas of employment, and Title IX coordinator. The manager may be assigned additional responsibilities as part of the senior management team, and other duties as assigned.

  • Oversee the development and implementation effective human resources systems, policies, and procedures.

  • As necessary, participate with executive staff to identify short and long-term goals and objectives for Human Resources staff that meet the mission of the College and design and implement processes to achieve those goals.

  • Promote a climate of diversity, equity and inclusion, review and approve employee selection criteria, interview questions, the diversity of pools and EEO reports; establish minimum job qualifications, and train members of the selection committees. Serve as Title IX coordinator for the District

  • Meet with employee groups to provide information, respond to questions, resolve issues and receive feedback.

  • Ensures that Human Resources staff deliver excellent service to all District employees and maintain confidentiality.

  • Lead negotiator with bargaining groups.

  • Approve the design of the salary surveys and oversee the timely completion of the surveys. Review employee salary placements in accord with District policies and collective bargaining agreements.

  • Direct benefit services for employees; facilitate benefits committees; facilitate and direct changes in benefit design and the implementation of changes in benefits.

  • Direct and supervise the activities of the Human Resources staff in providing services to faculty, staff, administrators, and students in the areas of employment, benefits, classification, and performance evaluation.

  • Recommend, plan, design and implement training sessions for employees for compliance and professional growth.

  • Manage workers’ compensation, coordinate reporting, and evaluate as necessary third-party administration of the plan.

  • Direct the employee performance evaluation program and provide employee training as needed.

  • Coordination and facilitation District disciplinary action and grievance resolution.

  • Chair and serve on college committees and participate in professional organizations appropriate to the assignment.

  • Attend Board Meetings and provide and/or present reports as requested.

  • Oversee the Development and preparation of the annual preliminary budget for Human Resources; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with policy and procedures.

  • Direct the activities associated with manual and automated human resources record-keeping: Administer the maintenance of all district personnel files: plan, design, implement and continuously assist the personnel record management, storage, and retrieval system.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

  1. Associates degree from an accredited institution in business administration, public administration, human resources or a related field AND seven (7) years of increasingly responsible human resources experience; three (3) years of which must have been at the level of supervisor or higher within a HR department

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business administration, public administration, human resources or related field AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible human resources experience; three (3) years of which must have been at the level of supervisor or higher within a HR department.

  2. Knowledge of California Education Code and California Code of Regulations Title 5 and Title IX as they relate to California Community Colleges

  3. Experience as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) coordinator.

  4. Increasingly responsible experience in human resources management in a public setting.

  5. Experience in collective bargaining.

  6. Experience with Human Resources Information systems (HRIS), and ERP (i.e., Banner, MS Office).


  • Knowledge of: principles and practices of labor relations, laws, codes and regulations governing public personnel administration,

  • Equal employment opportunity and unlawful discrimination; Title IX

  • Negotiation techniques and collective bargaining processes, including interest-based bargaining.

  • Human resources information systems functions

  • Wage and hour administration

  • Techniques and legal mandates pertaining to recruitment, selection, employee classification, and records management.

  • Principles of personnel administration, supervision and performance evaluation and training.

  • Progressive discipline procedures and documentation.

  • Professional development and training.


Ability To:

  • Effectively organize, direct and manage the operations of Human Resources;

  • Formulate, interpret and administer policy and procedures;

  • Plan short and long-term human resources strategies;

  • Understand organizational human resources needs;

  • Analyze situations and make decisions on procedural matters;

  • Understand and independently carry out oral and written instructions;

  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form;

  • Interpret related state and federal codes and Title 5 provisions;

  • Train, supervise and evaluate staff;

  • Provide responsive and friendly service to faculty, staff and administration;

  • Prioritize and schedule work to meet schedules and time lines;

  • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the assigned staff;

  • Maintain security and confidentiality of records and information;

  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to and appreciation for, the academic, ethnic, socio-economic, disability and gender diversity of students and staff attending or working on a community college campus.


Physical Effort/Work Environment:

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

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Periodic handling of lightweight (under 10 pounds) parcels. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Must be able to travel to other District locations.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Extensive contact with faculty, staff, students and community members.


For confidential inquiries, nominations, and questions regarding the position, please contact:

Will Lewallen, Ph.D., Consultant

Community College Search Services or 831-682-3541



The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents. In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The employee participates in CalPERS through District and employee contributions. 

Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. Videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) will be offered. Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. The Search Committee will recommend finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 

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