Director of Human Resources, Vail School District

Director of Human Resources


Job ID:


September 23, 2020

Contact Information:
Vail School District
13801 E. Benson Highway
Vail, AZ 85641
District Website

Lisa Cervantez
Phone: 520-879-2062
Fax: 520-879-2076
District Email

Job Description:
Essential Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in business, HR management, or other relevant area • Minimum of 5 years experience in a senior manager or director-level HR role in medium to large organization • Self-directed leader with prior experience managing full-service HR department • Expertise in legal compliance at Federal, State, and local levels • Demonstrated strong communication skills (oral and written), especially in sensitive situations • Highly organized person who thrives in a very fast-paced environment The Role: Developing and implementing HR strategies to support the Vail School District’s mission and vision. This position prioritizes creating and maintaining strong working relationships and delivering timely and effective customer service. Responsible for directing the strategic and day-to-day functions and activities of the HR department to include, but not limited to: hiring, employment, benefit administration, substitute management, certification & licensing, performance management, training, compensation management, and budgeting.

Contracted Administrative position, reports to the Chief Administrative Officer The Director of HR is a member of the District’s Leadership Team. Salary range $85,000 to $100,000, with competitive fringe benefits package and 100% matching retirement contribution. Participating member of the Arizona State Retirement System. Remote or part-time candidates will not be considered. The Vail School District is an award winning, nationally recognized and Excelling PreKindergarten through 12th grade public school district in Vail, Arizona. We serve 14,000 students in a 450-square mile boundary, with 2,200 employees, 23 schools, and offer services through Community Programs and Vail Inclusive Preschool. Learn more about the Vail School District and apply online at