Executive Director, Total Rewards - Leander ISD

July 06, 2021 3:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Oversee the strategic design, implementation and maintenance of the district’s employee total rewards program, including, all compensation, medical plan, voluntary benefits, employee wellness, employee leave and disability accommodation programs; employment law advisory services; HR metric development; and workers’ compensation and unemployment benefit programs.
  • Creative Visionary who is passionately focused on effecting change and has the ability to merge data and fact with intuition, imagination, and innovation in an effort to realize the possibilities rather than be content with the probabilities.
  • Dedicated Professional who creates a supportive environment by modeling and expecting autonomy and accountability; who exemplifies ethics; who accepts and values the differences of others, exhibits empathy, and who has a sense of human wisdom, courage and compassion.
  • Inspiring Catalyst who motivates and empowers others to become leaders and risk takers, and who acknowledges expertise, celebrates successes, and honors the lives of others.
  • Life-long Learner who perpetuates self-motivated learning, and effectively drives transformation with continuous monitoring, evaluating, and adjusting.  
  • Lead staff to deliver services aligned with strategic goals, monitor and adjust procedures to meet changing environment and optimize efficiency.
  • Communicate and collaborate between and among various areas of the organization to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.
  • Translate core organizational beliefs and values into action through personal leadership and example; oversee resource allocation to effectively support district goals; and implement/maintain accountability measures of/for assigned area.
  • Present to Board and Executive Team on strategic total rewards programs and recommendations. 
  • Oversee the development, implementation and maintenance of the district’s compensation systems to ensure market competitiveness, enhance employee retention, and recruitment; ensure compliance with federal wage and overtime laws; update district compensation plan and salary schedules as needed.
  • Approve revisions to titles, job descriptions, and classification of positions in the district’s compensation plan.
  • Provide cost identification of staffing allocations for budget preparation.
  • Conduct or oversee comprehensive salary studies and cost analysis of salary and wage adjustments for the budgeting process.
  • Oversee the development and design of the district’s benefit programs to ensure market competitiveness, enhance employee recruitment and retention and provide a program that betters the whole employee.
  • Consult with benefit consultants, third party administrators, and service providers on self-funded medical insurance, voluntary benefit programs and voluntary retirement plans.
  • Preside over the district’s Benefits Advisory Committee for plan management and appeals process.
  • Monitor and review benefits claims data and provide trend analysis on loss exposure and cost containment.
  • Oversee workers’ compensation and unemployment programs; review claims trends and assess program compliance and efficiencies.
  • Oversee all employee leave and disability accommodations programs and serve as subject matter expert on employment laws and best practices.
  • Oversee the development and updating of handbooks, resource manuals, and other guidelines.
  • Oversee the development, compilation and analysis of HR metrics and gather necessary data to complete quarterly and annual reports in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement sound procedures and strategies to improve program effectiveness; compile budgets and cost estimates for effective program development and management; and ensure programs and funds are managed prudently.
  • Develop and automate Human Resource Services systems and other processes.
  • Coordinate departmental activities with other district offices/administrators; provide assistance to requesting departments; and, represent the department in meetings involving district, community or state agency/association representatives.
  • Direct all activities relative to the storage, retrieval, and modification of human resource data in oversight area including, coordinating, reviewing, designing and modifying processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Supervise Director, Compensation and Benefits, Coordinator, HR Analytics, BCBS Specialist, Claims Specialist, and ERP Specialist.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field required.
  • PHR, SPHR, CCP, CBP, and/or CEBS certification preferred.
  • Progressively responsible experience in managing and designing compensation and benefits programs required.
  • Knowledge of acceptable human resource methods and practices; human resource budgeting principles and practices; federal and state labor standards, guidelines and regulations; wage and salary administration; acceptable supervisory practices; TEA, TASB, and related Texas rules, regulations; Texas workers’ compensation code; and self-funded medical plan program management.
  • Skill in consulting with diverse groups utilizing tact and diplomacy, both verbally and in writing; developing and presenting training modules related to employment areas; implementing communication and collaboration between and among various areas of the organization to enhance service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction; leading efforts to design, implement, measure and improve programs and services; making oral and written presentations; researching and analyzing data and reports; analyzing data to provide meaningful information for management decisions; and researching and analyzing data and reports; and making oral and written presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively; build effective working relationships across a diverse organization; effectively respond to inquiries and complaints in a timely manner; problem-solve using sound judgment in decision-making; meet frequent and changing deadlines with a high attention to detail; multi-task; manage multiple priorities and projects; maintain composure and professionalism at all times; manage assigned staff, including evaluating job performance and developing training opportunities and/or improvement plans; plan and present effective training for large groups and apply continuous improvement philosophy; analyze/interpret data and statistics; interpret and manipulate data and convert to graphs and charts; and operate personal computer, word processing, spreadsheet software packages.
Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
  • Often operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (i.e., a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer).
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Frequently communicates with other employees or public.  Must be able to exchange accurate information.
  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints; organize and prioritize work schedules of others on long-term basis; make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations and services; compose material such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact and to make presentations outside of the immediate work area; formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact and to make formal presentations. Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models; work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent districtwide, statewide, and out-of-state travel; handle difficult conversations and deescalate employees, staff, and parents; work with frequent interruptions, and maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching; and occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent districtwide, statewide, and out-of-state travel; and work with frequent interruptions and maintain composure and professionalism at all times.

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