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Chief of Talent Management and Labor Relations
 The Chief of Talent Management and Labor Relations leads the critical function of talent management for the Allentown School District organization in strong support of schools in their goals for high student achievement.  The Chief of Talent Management and Labor Relations is a key strategic position on the Superintendent’s cabinet and reports directly to the Superintendent.  The Chief of Talent Management and Labor Relations will be guided in his/her work by data specific to the Allentown School District workforce, national research and best practice and trends in human capital management and will be a strong contributor to state educational policies that impact the workforce.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise the Superintendent and the Cabinet on overall human capital strategies with a focus on the enhancement of teacher and principal quality and performance accountability;
  • Initiate state-of-the-art programs and systems to focus on excellence in recruitment, hiring and selection, staffing and deployment, information and technology, compensation and benefits, performance management and career development for all positions in the organization; 
  • Work closely with the leaders in the academic, finance, legal, technology and support service functions to ensure alignment towards student achievement goals;
  • Develop a system of support for principals in their leadership roles as human capital managers; 
  • Supervise and manage the offices of the Executive Director of Human Resources, Director of Investigative Services and Director of Talent Management & Recruitment.
  • Identify top performing teachers and principals and create strategies to address the system’s ability to ensure retention;
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts in customer service and in redesigning functions and processes that result in more effective talent management;
  • Create and implement career roles for teachers that retain top performers and are reflected in differentiated compensation systems;
  • Collaborate with union leadership and state officials on policies and practices that enhance a high-quality, diverse workforce;
  • Lead the talent management staff in continuous improvement and customer service efforts to ensure best practices;
  • Track and analyze a variety of information and data on the quality of the workforce in relation to student achievement outcomes;
  • Assume a leadership role in policy development for quality human capital management at the state level;
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Superintendent
 NOTE: The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties or as a contract.  In all cases, these relationships, functions and their applications are subject to change by the Superintendent of Schools.

Apply using link:https://www.applitrack.com/Allentown/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Executive+Administration
Position: Chief of Talent Management and Labor Relations
Organization: Allentown School District
Location: Allentown,  PA 
United States
Salary: $180,000-$200,000
Posting Start Date: 1/30/2024
Date Posted: 1/30/2024
Requirements Qualifications:
 • Advanced degree in business, human resources, education, law, public policy or other related field. 
• Understanding of best practices in human capital management. 
• Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience including supervision of public or private organizations with a significant number of employees.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
 • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively with diverse groups. 
• Ability to work within tight time constraints and under stressful conditions. 
• Knowledge of administrative policies and practices. 
• Service orientation toward supporting schools. • Knowledge of developments and trends in human capital management. 
• Thorough knowledge of the School Board, state and federal laws, rules, policies and procedures concerning the employment of personnel. 
Status: This listing expires on: 1/29/2025
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Allentown School District
31 S Penn St

Allentown,  PA 18102
United States
Human Resources