Personnel Manager (Human Resources)

Des Moines Public Schools   Des Moines, IA   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on August 29, 2022
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Des Moines Public Schools is Iowa's largest provider of K-12 education and one of the metro area's largest employers. DMPS is looking for a Personnel Manager to work in the office of Talent and Personnel.

Job Summary:
Collaborate with school and department administrators/supervisors to develop, implement and monitor performance of staff and school environments that ensure equitable outcomes for students. Lead efforts in staff performance through aligned processes, procedures and training. Provides leadership for all aspects of human resources for classified and certified staff as well as compliance of district policies and procedures. Adhere to the Iowa Standards for School Leaders (ISSL).

Required Hiring Specifications: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
Five (5) years previous supervisory experience in an educational setting or related field.
Five (5) years experience in employee hiring, evaluation, discipline and grievances in an educational setting or comparable.
Level 1 Investigator certification (or ability to obtain within 90 days).

Desired Required Hiring Specifications: 
Specialist or Master’s Degree in Education Administration or comparable.
Iowa Administrative Licensure with Evaluator Approval
Experience in developing and providing professional development

Salary Range for this position:
$79,373 - $96,034

This represents the minimum to mid-point of the salary range. Candidates offered employment will be compensated based on skills, work experience and education.

Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Family Heath Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first year of employment ($600/year after that) There is opportunity to have the $600/year waived via participation in the employee wellness program.
  • Family Dental Insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
  • Family Vision Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan

Des Moines Public Schools serves a community rich in diversity – in every measure of the term – and strives each and every day to support our students and staff so that they thrive, learn and belong. DMPS is committed to Becoming The Model of Urban Education Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership. 


Des Moines Public Schools

2100 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines , IA