Director of Human Resources: Medford School District, Medford Oregon



Administrative Position Posting

Position Title: Director of Human Resources

Deadline to Apply: April 16, 2014

Employment Begins: July 1, 2014

The Medford School District is looking for a Director of Human Resources who is a visionary leader with exceptional leadership skills.

The Director of Human Resources provides leadership, direction, and administration of operations related to employee relations, talent acquisition, benefit administration, orientation, negotiations, substitute placement, contract administration, compensation administration, workers compensation, and risk management.

Medford is located in Southern Oregon’s beautiful Rogue Valley at the foot of the Siskiyou Pass that separates it from Northern California. The Rogue Valley has been touted as one of the most livable communities in America, with a strong economy and housing market. Arts and recreation abound with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Britt Music Festival, Mt. Ashland for skiing, numerous lakes and the famous Rogue River.

For more information or to apply for this position, see the district’s website:

Application Requirements:

  • Cover letter outlining your qualification for the position
  • Administrative application (found on the district’s website)
  • Resume
  • 500-800 word writing sample (handwritten or typed). Please choose one of the following essay prompts:
    Employee Discipline:
    What do you consider to be critical aspects to employee discipline? When done well, can employee discipline support learning? If so, how?
    Collective Bargaining Agreements:
    In your opinion, what are the important aspects of contract negotiations for a school district? Please support your position with best practices and your experiences.
    Employee evaluation:
    What makes up the critical elements of an effective employee evaluation program? How does an employee evaluation program support effective classroom instruction?