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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Instructional Support Specialist

This position exists in the Schenectady City School District and includes the responsibility for project management and coordination of curriculum, instruction, and professional development projects.  The Instructional Support Specialist is responsible for managing multiple data systems in the area of instruction and assessment.  Typical work activities include troubleshooting challenges with instructional technology, linking teachers in need with appropriate supports, running data reports and coordinating with special education and grants/accountability office on shared projects.  Supervision is received from the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning with leeway given for carrying out the details of the work.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

 

  • Coordinates the problem resolution process for instructional technology issues across buildings;
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems that arise in the instructional technology   systems;
  • Assigns license to ensure access for teacher and students to instructional technology programs;
  • Collects instructional and technical help email requests and routes requests to the correct individual;
  • Enters and maintains class rosters into various programs and data bases;
  • Organizes and maintains curriculum maps and materials;
  • Assists in updating curriculum maps and materials;
  • Manages District database vendors and communicates issues to District Director;
  • Assists in creating and implementing a communication plan for new staff;
  • Provides updates to all staff on an ongoing basis throughout the year;
  • Regularly reviews curriculum maps and materials to identify potential copyright issues;
  • Organizes copyright permissions procedures to obtain copyright when necessary;
  • Gathers assessment and other data from various sources and converts into user friendly data reports for analysis by District Acministration;
  • Maintains materials management system for instructional support needs;
  • Implements an inventory plan for materials and equipment, including start of year and      end of year inventory and ordering;
  • Manages and distributes software requests to the appropriate coordinator/director;
  • Works with grants office to ensure instructional components and ordering for instructional grants are coordinated with the appropriate coordinator/director;
  • Manages requests for technology and arranges technology delivery for webinars and other distance learning opportunities;
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  • Communicates when distance learning schedule disruptions occur;
  • Interfaces with learning technology to support the continuity of programming and PD;
  • Manages instructional support systems;
  • Maintains and updates email and materials distribution lists as staff movement occurs, monitoring student teacher and mentor assignment and logs;
  • Implements observation process for outside agency observers to buildings;
  • Serves as the lead coordinator for organization of spaces, materials, communication with technology for Superintendent’s Conference Day and New Teacher Orientation;
  • Monitors and ensures communication regarding APPR assignments, adds new staff to list and notifies coordinator, principal and human resources of updates;
  • Coordinates hiring for Instruction Support Services including resumes, interview scheduling, onboarding communication and induction;
  • Organizes district committees and minutes to ensure accurate minutes are available soon after district literacy, math and grading committees;
  • Keeps and maintains all relevant records and reports;
  • Performs related work as required.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Good knowledge of data systems and the problem solving process; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to work flexible hours including some evenings; strong technology skills and the willingness to learn new technologies; strong oral and written communication skills; cultural sensitivity, professionalism, organizational skill, tact, and courtesy.

 

Per MMA Contract
Community Learning Center Project Manager

This position exists in the Schenectady City School District and involves the responsibility for program planning, administration and supervision for the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Program.  Responsibilities include:  Working closely with Child Guidance staff, administrators and faculty located in the proposed school sites in the District, coordinates the grant activities and staff with the goal of overcoming the chronic and pervasive effects of poverty and low achievement through coordination of strategies that will close achievement gaps and engage students and families in developing 21st century competencies to be prepared and empowered in post-secondary education and careers.  Supervision is received from the school principal with leeway given for carrying out the details of the work.  Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

 

  • Plans, implements and evaluates an integrated afterschool program offering a menu of needs-driven, high quality programs and services, Expanded Learning Opportunities(ELO’s)in adherence with the objectives of the grant including, but not limited to:  Targeted tutoring in reading and math based on student specific data;
  • Academic enrichment aligned to the CCSS;
  • Clinical social workers providing individual and group counseling and support to students and their parents/guardians;
  • Youth development programs provided by the BGCS;
  • Video production, music and the arts, recreation, nutrition, health and fitness;
  • Technology integrated projects using iPads;
  • Enriching field trips and experiences;
  • Parent engagement activities and parent education including  reinforcing literacy foundations in the home;
  • Enrichment featuring college and career linkages;

 

Location/Program Support:

 

  • Aligns and integrates all extended day and support programming supporting each proposed site;
  • Assists the Principal, faculty and other school stakeholders in promoting the Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO’s), helping with social marketing and organizing college, career and enrichment field trips;
  • Assists the Principal in developing firm connections with early childhood education providers, and improving transition supports needed for students entering kindergarten and children moving on to middle school;
  • Attends program conferences;

 

Communications/Customer Service:

 

  • Configures and evaluates collaboration among several systems (i.e. Building administration, District Child Guidance clinicians, faculty, and Boys & Girls Club Program staff) to ensure a smooth transition from one ELO activity to activity in each program site in close collaboration with the Principal;

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  • Configures and evaluates communication among CCLC teachers and classroom or subject area faculty within the school building with the goal of understanding students’ individual needs through use of data;
  • Convenes and serves on the site-based community school leadership team, co-led by the principal, to identify needs, set priorities and coordinate strategy;
  • Assists the principal in developing firm connections with school stakeholders;
  • Attends program conferences;
  • Represents the community school in various public forums as needed and participates in advocacy activities to promote the initiative;
  • Conducts outreach to community partners and expands and coordinates services as directed by the school principal;
  • Organizes special events including those celebrating the successes of the 21st Century Community Learning Center program;
  • Coordinates with the Communications Officers for press releases and event publicity;
  • Supervises the CCLC after school teachers and CCLC summer program teachers and assists this person in evaluating and continuously improving conventional parent involvement programs and innovative collective parent empowerment and family support programs;
  • Supervises the program support;

 

Record-keeping/Database Management:

 

  • Organizes and assures that CCLC teachers take attendance for each program activity they provide in the District’s Pentamation system;
  • Assures that CCLC teachers document enrichment activity lessons and outcomes;
  • Maintains overall record-keeping system;
  • Assists the Principal and teachers and other school stakeholders in promoting the strategies designed to engage students and families in developing the 21st century competencies;
  • Assists school principal in managing the program budget and purchasing;
  • Collects data and outcome reporting from partners, school building and district personnel for NYSED reporting with special attention to community data and its uses in school and classroom improvement planning;
  • Develops evaluation-driven and continuous quality improvement data protocols for connecting out-of-school time learning and student engagement strategies to classrooms, with teachers as co-designers;
  • Develops evaluation-driven and continuous quality improvement service protocols for students, parents, teachers, community partners and all program stakeholders;

 

Documents Preparation:

 

  • Prepares public presentations on the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program for various audiences;
  • Prepares draft grant-related accountability and financial reports for NYSED for review by the school principal and the district Director of Planning and Accountability;
  • Prepares quarterly performance and accountability reports including student data measures and partner data for the school principal;
  • Does related work as required in all categories.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the purposes, principles, terminology and practices employed in program planning; good knowledge of educational programs; good knowledge of public information and public relations techniques; ability to adapt to various socio-economic groups and communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with others; ability to work flexible hours including evenings; cultural sensitivity; organizational skill; skill with public speaking; tact; courtesy.

 

Per MMA Contract
Senior Payroll Audit Clerk

Distinguishing Features of the Class and Senior Payroll Audit Clerk Role

The position involves responsibility for independent audit, review and verification of payrolls, and related attendance documents.  The work requires a general understanding of specific laws, and office rules, procedures and policies.  General supervision is received from administrative superiors with leeway allowed for making decisions concerning routine matters and procedures. General direction may be exercised over the work of clerical assistants. Incumbents in this title, depending on agency and/or department assignment, may also perform a variety of financial accounts activities. Does related work as required.

 

Typical Work Activities and Senior Payroll Audit Clerk Expectations

  • Audits payrolls, computer accrual file balances and vouchers against source documents such as appointment papers, budget authorizations, timesheets and/or timecards, invoices, etc. and reconciles discrepancies;
  • Advises and trains the clerical staff in charge of payrolls in the departments; Acts as the liaison between the vendor of automated computer services and the department responsible for processing payrolls and issuing checks;
  • Processes and completes forms for the New York State Retirement System;
  • Supplies employment data and individual financial data to financial institutions and outside agencies;
  • Computes and checks computations for items to be deducted from the payroll;
  • Files tax and assessment and payroll registers and summary reports in binders;
  • Reviews and processes payroll including check printing;
  • Reviews accrual records-sends reports to department on a monthly basis for verification;
  • Sends auto deposit file to the bank;
  • Files federal and state tax reports;
  • May prepare and process payroll vendor information;
  • Answers appropriate questions as they arise pertaining to payroll   and accruals;
  • Prepares quarterly 941 and state earning reports;
  • Responsible for year-end W2 processing;
  • Collects and organizes all overtime records and prepares those records for payroll;
  • Prepares and distributes schedules for all departments;
  • Maintains documents/leave balances for all department employees (i.e. sick leave, vacation etc.)
  • Schedules, notifies, and documents department member’s court appearances;
  • Maintains/documents leave balances for all department employees and processes timesheets and/or timecards, and/or sign-in sheets;
  • Resolves disputes that may arise pertaining to pay, attendance or vendor issues;
  • May classify receipts and expenditures and the distribution of costs;
  • May systemize, install and revise software by making modifications as appropriate;
  • May compile, prepare and analyze a variety of financial and statistical records and reports;
  • Answer appropriate questions as the arise pertaining to payroll and accruals;
  • Conducts correspondence in connection with department matters;
  • Types forms, form letters, invoices, vouchers, records, reports, memoranda, etc.;
  • Operates calculator, computer, copier, fax and other office equipment;
  • Performs a variety of related duties as required.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics and Key Qualities of Senior Payroll Audit Clerk

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods of maintaining and reviewing financial records and practices; thorough knowledge of Business Arithmetic and English; good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; good knowledge of the principles and practices of payroll auditing; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to train others in their work; ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; attention to detail; willingness and ability to retain confidentiality appropriately.

 

 

$37,138-$40,169/year
Data Analyst

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This position exists in the Schenectady City School District and works independently, under general supervision, to retrieve, analyze and present data in support of operational initiatives.  This position is designed to support the district’s effort to increase K-12 student achievement by monitoring, analyzing, evaluating and communicating progression towards the attainment of all instructional and operational goals in the District’s Strategic Plan.  The incumbent performs statistical analysis of multiple sources of student data to inform stakeholders and improve school effectiveness and utilizes information systems and technical tools to analyze and manage data that effect and reflect learning. This work is varied and is generally performed under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent with leeway given for carrying out the details of the work. Depending upon the project and/or initiative, this position will also provide assistance to other District Leadership team members.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Performs a variety of support and statistical duties related to the evaluation and reporting of data;
  • Creates custom data reports to aid district and instructional leaders in evaluating student learning and teaching effectiveness;
  • Creates and conduct surveys and data analysis to benchmark and improve district initiatives;
  • Actively engages in the design and implementation of statistical analysis to evaluate the impact of new curricula, professional development, teacher training or other interventions on student and teacher learning as well as classroom teacher practices;
  • Conducts both cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of student, staff and operational data using a variety of techniques;
  • Analyzes student outcomes on annual norm and criterion-referenced assessments;
  • Interprets student achievement and assessment results and prepares reports for internal and external audiences;
  • Disaggregates district data using quantitative methods, including statistical analysis and interpretation;
  • Collects and analyzes data related to disproportionality in identified areas and makes recommendations for corrective action;
  • Conducts evaluation and research design, sampling, design of data collection instruments, along with data collection strategies, statistical analysis and execution for assigned projects, and follow through with established timelines;
  • Collects data from various district departments and schools;
  • Uses statistical software to analyze data and prepare reports;
  • Develops and/or selects appropriate research designs, data collection instruments, evaluation models and population samples to assist District Leadership and the Board of Education in assessing the effectiveness of functions and programs throughout the school system;
  • Conducts program evaluations and creates reports related to academic return on investment;
  • Provides updates to District Leadership on an ongoing basis throughout the school year related to the effectiveness of district programs;
  • Creates, analyzes, runs, and distributes data reports for district instructional and non-instructional programming;
  • Creates, analyzes, runs, and distributes data reports related to various measures of student achievement;
  • Reviews, assesses and evaluates programs on a regular basis providing periodic updates to appropriate District Leadership team members; troubleshoots and resolves complex data issues;
  • Attends meetings related to school district programs;
  • Compiles materials for the District Leadership, Principals and the Board of Education as needed;
  • Performs related work as required;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Good knowledge of data systems and reporting with commensurate analytical skills; Must have a clear understanding and experience in the program evaluation and problem-solving processes; Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to make decisions and recommendations; Experience with statistical analysis and psychometrics; knowledge of research design, sampling procedures, descriptive and inferential statistics and data presentation techniques; Ability to appropriately select and use data analysis tools and techniques; Knowledge of various measures of student achievement; knowledge of student assessment methodology, test construction, scoring and norming techniques; Ability to interpret performance data delivered in raw, converted and chart form; ability to convert performance data into useable information for various district stakeholders; Understanding of the design and implementation of student information system computer programs and related systems; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and with success; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings; Strong technology skills including strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the willingness to learn new technologies; Strong oral and written communication skills; cultural sensitivity, professionalism, organizational skill, tact, and courtesy.

Per MMA Contract
Information Processing Specialist II (Spanish Speaking)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This position involves responsibility for performing complex information processing activities often involving the utilization of word processing and related software.  This position differs from that of Information Processing Specialist I in that the activities performed are more complex.  Incumbents format, type, revise and print text, reports, budgets, etc. following well-established guidelines.  Additionally, when not engaged in equipment operation, an incumbent performs a variety of clerical duties.  General supervision may be exercised over a variety of Information Processing Specialist I and other clerical positions.  The work is performed under general supervision of a higher level employee.  The incumbent does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Assigns and reviews work and instructs new employees in specialized clerical and/or information processing activities of a unit; Designs parameters for selective information storage on information processing equipment to produce specialized outputs of this information in response to users' needs;
  • Designs methods of assembling pre-recorded pieces of information (usually each having a number of variables to be inserted) into complete documents;
  • Designs complex formats and layouts for work assignments;
  • Creates word processing, spreadsheets or data base designs based on oral and written directions;
  • Creates charts, statistical reports and/or performs mathematical computations;
  • Manipulates data to produce requested reports;
  • Chooses document formats and designs document layouts to be used for entering information which will be printed in selected areas on pre-printed forms;
  • May use e-mail as a communications linkage;
  • Types complex charts, statistical reports and/or performs mathematic computations;
  • Discusses assigned projects with supervisors to clarify specific needs and problems;
  • May attend meetings outside the normal business hours, records the minutes of the meeting and transcribes the minutes;
  • Performs a variety of clerical functions related to the position.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Thorough knowledge of the use and operation of information processing equipment and related peripheral equipment; thorough knowledge and skill in classic desk top applications including word processing, spreadsheets and data bases; good knowledge of office terminology and procedures; good knowledge of proper grammatical usage and punctuation; good knowledge of business vocabulary; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to design complex formats and layouts for work assignments; ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions; accuracy.

 

$33,067-$35,766/year
Information Processing Specialist II - Office of Teaching & Learning

Distinguishing Features of the Class and Information Processing Specialist II Role

This position involves responsibility for performing complex information processing activities often involving the utilization of word processing and related software.  This position differs from that of Information Processing Specialist I in that the activities performed are more complex.  Incumbents format, type, revise and print text, reports, budgets, etc. following well-established guidelines.  Additionally, when not engaged in equipment operation, an incumbent performs a variety of clerical duties.  General supervision may be exercised over a variety of Information Processing Specialist I and other clerical positions.  The work is performed under general supervision of a higher level employee.  The incumbent does related work as required.

 

Typical Work Activities and Information Processing Specialist II Expectations

  • Assigns and reviews work and instructs new employees in specialized clerical and/or information processing activities of a unit; Designs parameters for selective information storage on information processing equipment to produce specialized outputs of this information in response to users' needs;
  • Designs methods of assembling pre-recorded pieces of information (usually each having a number of variables to be inserted) into complete documents;
  • Designs complex formats and layouts for work assignments;
  • Creates word processing, spreadsheets or data base designs based on oral and written directions;
  • Creates charts, statistical reports and/or performs mathematical computations;
  • Manipulates data to produce requested reports;
  • Chooses document formats and designs document layouts to be used for entering information which will be printed in selected areas on pre-printed forms;
  • May use e-mail as a communications linkage;
  • Types complex charts, statistical reports and/or performs mathematic computations;
  • Discusses assigned projects with supervisors to clarify specific needs and problems;
  • May attend meetings outside the normal business hours, records the minutes of the meeting and transcribes the minutes;
  • Performs a variety of clerical functions related to the position.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics and Key Qualities of Information Processing Specialist II

  • Thorough knowledge of the use and operation of information processing equipment and related peripheral equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in classic desk top applications including word processing, spreadsheets and data bases;
  • Good knowledge of office terminology and procedures;
  • Good knowledge of proper grammatical usage and punctuation;
  • Good knowledge of business vocabulary;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others;
  • Ability to design complex formats and layouts for work assignments;
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions; accuracy.

 

NOTE:  The essential functions of this job are determined by the department/jurisdiction where the job is located.

 

 

Per CSEA - SEC Contract
Assistant Manager of Data and Information

This position exists in the Schenectady City School District and involves responsibility for assisting the Manager of Data and Information with planning, directing and coordinating the programming, processing and research functions of the data processing operations in the City School District

General supervision is received from the Manager of Data and Information.  This position does not involve direct supervision of others, however the incumbent would serve as a consultant and advisor to other employees using the system. The incumbent does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

      • Assists in the planning and implementation of data processing services to various departments;
      • Assists in scheduling and coordinating work activities for complete utilization of personnel and equipment;
      • Assists in the training of employees in equipment methods, inspects work in progress and recommends changes in procedure;
      • Maintains appropriate records on all uses of computer and the work of its staff;
      • Insures that all programs are properly documented and catalogued;
      • Assists in the analysis and/or programming whenever appropriate or required;
      • Produces various reports, uploads, downloads and certifies data;
      • Performs other duties in the absence of the Manager of Data and Information;
      • Performs a variety of related duties as required.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: 

  • Excellent computer and database skills, including related peripheral equipment;
  • working knowledge of computer programming principles, techniques and concepts;
  • working knowledge of the application of scanners and other data processing equipment used in a school environment;
  • working knowledge of systems analysis applicable to computer programming;
  • working knowledge of computer center operations and planning;
  • ability to operate a variety of hardware and communications equipment;
  • ability to write equipment and supply specifications;
  • ability to order and control distribution of inventory;
  • ability to translate and adapt administrative, statistical and financial data into programs for use in a data processing and analysis;
  • ability to work effectively with others in advisement and guidance of computer operations; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with program, building and district administrators; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position .

 

Per MMA Contract
Information Processing Specialist II - OPA - Data Team

Distinguishing Features of the Class and Information Processing Specialist II Role

This position involves responsibility for performing complex information processing activities often involving the utilization of word processing and related software.  This position differs from that of Information Processing Specialist I in that the activities performed are more complex.  Incumbents format, type, revise and print text, reports, budgets, etc. following well-established guidelines.  Additionally, when not engaged in equipment operation, an incumbent performs a variety of clerical duties.  General supervision may be exercised over a variety of Information Processing Specialist I and other clerical positions.  The work is performed under general supervision of a higher level employee.  The incumbent does related work as required.

 

Typical Work Activities and Information Processing Specialist II Expectations

  • Assigns and reviews work and instructs new employees in specialized clerical and/or information processing activities of a unit; Designs parameters for selective information storage on information processing equipment to produce specialized outputs of this information in response to users' needs;
  • Designs methods of assembling pre-recorded pieces of information (usually each having a number of variables to be inserted) into complete documents;
  • Designs complex formats and layouts for work assignments;
  • Creates word processing, spreadsheets or data base designs based on oral and written directions;
  • Creates charts, statistical reports and/or performs mathematical computations;
  • Manipulates data to produce requested reports;
  • Chooses document formats and designs document layouts to be used for entering information which will be printed in selected areas on pre-printed forms;
  • May use e-mail as a communications linkage;
  • Types complex charts, statistical reports and/or performs mathematic computations;
  • Discusses assigned projects with supervisors to clarify specific needs and problems;
  • May attend meetings outside the normal business hours, records the minutes of the meeting and transcribes the minutes;
  • Performs a variety of clerical functions related to the position.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics and Key Qualities of Information Processing Specialist II

  • Thorough knowledge of the use and operation of information processing equipment and related peripheral equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in classic desk top applications including word processing, spreadsheets and data bases;
  • Good knowledge of office terminology and procedures;
  • Good knowledge of proper grammatical usage and punctuation;
  • Good knowledge of business vocabulary;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others;
  • Ability to design complex formats and layouts for work assignments;
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions; accuracy.

 

NOTE:  The essential functions of this job are determined by the department/jurisdiction where the job is located.

 

 

Per CSEA - SEC Contract
Recruitment and Retention Specialist

Incumbent in this class is responsible for developing and implementing employment recruitment programs and strategies to support the district’s vision to increase equity and diversity in its workforce and to address vacancies and organizational needs with an emphasis on the certified recruitment as defined in Civil Service Law 35(g) and 35(j) and the Civil Service recruitment, as defined by the Civil Service rules. Incumbent targets specific areas of recruitment difficulty, including the recruitment of diverse candidates from all backgrounds and recruitment of candidates in shortage areas and/or hard to staff subject areas, as necessary to maximize applicant pools through advertising, recruitment at job fairs and college fairs.  Incumbent works in conjunction with educational institutions to enhance recruitment efforts. Incumbent researches and recommends updated technology to enhance recruitment strategies. Incumbent is responsible for employee retention through employee recognition programs, employee engagement programs, recruitment tracking and exit interviews.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Human Resources or his/her designee with leeway exercised in the performance of duties.  Supervision may be exercised over a small support staff engaged in the implementation of recruitment programs.  Does related Human Resources work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Provides leadership in the recruiting process, working in close collaboration with all internal stakeholders in the process of identifying and selecting qualified and diverse staff and faculty;
  • Ensuring the highest levels of service delivery and district hiring standards are met.
  • Engages in candidate prospecting efforts through actively networking and participating in targeted recruitment events/ initiatives while also developing a name for SCSD as an employer of choice.
  • Develops a recruitment strategy, which includes attending colleges and universities in and out of state, to recruit diverse candidates in both classified and unclassified positions.
  • Develops a recruitment strategy for hiring candidates in the unclassified service in teacher shortage areas and/or hard to staff subject areas. 
  • Assess applicant eligibility, including certification verification and the canvassing of civil service lists;
  • Develops and implements recruitment programs to target vacancies and organizational needs;
  • Develops a hiring protocol that identifies candidate skills and leadership style that will help identify appropriate candidate for our organization needs;
  • Screen potential candidates for proper certification and qualifications;
  • Assists managers with interviews, as required;
  • Organizes and/or attends job fairs, in and out of state, as necessary;
  • Develops and maintains partnership programs with colleges, high schools and other educational and training institutions to enhance recruitment efforts;
  • Drafts, publishes, markets and promotes recruitment material and documentation using the appropriate advertising media including, but not limited to, local newspapers and the Internet;
  • Establishes database of recruitment efforts and performs analysis of the data and analysis of organizational needs;
  • Maintains Internet recruitment efforts;
  • Assists with employment offers, as needed;
  • Works with managers performing reference and background checks on applicants;
  • Works with managers on employee retention through use of recognition programs and employee engagement;
  • Conducts exit interviews to collect data upon separation;
  • Tracks certification expirations and communicates with employees regarding upcoming expiration dates;
  • Maintains records and files as necessary;
  • Drafts statistical and narrative reports as necessary;
  • Makes oral presentations to community and educational groups;
  • May attend technical and informational seminars to keep abreast of changes in public sector certification and recruitment;
  • Processes and facilitates personnel transactions as it is received in the Department of Human Resources, including information on appointments, separations, promotions, examinations.
  • Assigns, supervises and reviews the work a group of entry-level employees engaged in personnel functions;

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Thorough knowledge of recruiting practices, as they relate to certified employees and Civil Service rules;
  • Experience with hiring and recruitment for diverse candidates;
  • Excellent knowledge of recruitment, and/or marketing, and/or onboarding process.
  • Must have a clear understanding of all activities involved in recruitment, including goals for diversity and inclusion and ability to provide leadership in recruitment, including goals for diversity and inclusion, and ability to provide leadership in designing and implementing successful recruitment program whereby the District is successfully marketed as  desirable employer.  Knowledge of hiring techniques that identify candidate skills appropriate for our organizational culture and needs;
  • Knowledge of accepted interviewing techniques and practices;
  • Knowledge of modern employment recruitment practices, principles and techniques;
  • Knowledge of employee retention techniques;
  • Ability to identify and target areas of recruitment difficulty;
  • Ability to interpret job vacancies and to select person or persons having appropriate skills and training for such employment;
  • Ability to maintain records and files on employment qualifications of applicants;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employers, the media, and educational and training institutions;
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge of appointment practices of public sector civil divisions;
  • Ability to plan, supervise, and review the work of others;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to prepare oral and written reports;
  • Ability to prepare narrative and statistical reports;
  • Skill in public speaking;
  • Skill in the use of modern office equipment and personal computers;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 

$70,000-$90,000/year

The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District’s recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133. The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or gender.  This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.