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  • Direct a program of recruitment, screening, selection, employment and onboarding/orientation for all licensed and non-licensed educational, office and support staff in collaboration with department directors
  • Works with the office manager and supervises the Lincoln school bookkeeper overseeing all financials
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, policies and protocols related to hiring, interviewing, background checks, mandated trainings and licensure/certification 
  • Stay abreast of new laws, regulations, trends and other topics related to human resources and school finance
  • Direct a program of personnel administration that addresses salary and benefits, attendance, time off, evaluation/supervision and retirement (IMRF and TRS) 
  • Maintain complete and accurate records 
  • Work in collaboration with administrators to create and update job descriptions to ensure that the duties and skill sets are clearly defined, aligned and optimize productivity 
  • Develop and maintain employee handbook 
  • Process all aspects of employee information updates (hires, transfers, terminations, etc.) 
  •  Maintain and organize all personnel department documents, including individual personnel files 
  • Assist with creating and updating all procedural documentation related to hiring, interviewing, background checks, I-9s, employee files and any other reporting as assigned
  • Help staff and administration navigate personnel issues that arise and optimistically and creatively problem solve to identify solutions that lead to an emotionally safe, healthy and cohesive work setting 
  • Assist with audit requests as needed 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification or supervisory experience in either a human resources department or business department
  • CSBO (Chief School Business Official) endorsement preferred
  • Strength in situational leadership, ethics, problem-solving, strategic thinking 
  • Previous administrative experience, preferably in personnel management/financial leadership and/or education



 The salary is regionally competitive and is dependent on experience and level of education.  A comprehensive benefits package will be discussed with the selected candidate.

How to Apply

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online application in its entirety, including a cover letter, resume, and at least two professional letters of reference. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. John Sparlin, Regional Assistant Superintendent at jsparlin@willcountyillinois.com

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