Director of Human Resources
Office of Human Resources
Williamsport Area School District
2780 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 327-5500, ext 33590
The Williamsport Area School District is comprised of a staff of 463 teachers, guidance counselors and nurses; 48 administrators, managers and psychologists and more than 386 support personnel including administrative support, secretarial, instructional aides, custodial/maintenance, and food service workers. Next to our students, personnel are considered to be our greatest assets. Click here to find out more information about Williamsport Area School District.
The Human Resources Department is comprised of four staff members: the Director of Human Resources and three full-time administrative support personnel. This staff participates in organizing the procedures related to recruitment, selection and assignment of personnel and monitors the wage and benefit packages available to staff. Benefits include health benefits, dental, long term disability, workers compensation and benefits provided exclusively through the collective bargaining process. Wages and benefits associated with personnel comprise 74% of the District's annual general fund budget.
Additional responsibilities include monitoring the application process, maintenance of personnel records, employee complaint process, Pennsylvania Department of Education certification process and Act 48 continuing education requirements, agenda items related to personnel and board policies. Human Resources monitors collective bargaining agreements and provides interpretations related to contract administration. The District currently deals with two collective bargaining unit organizations: Williamsport Education Association and the Williamsport Area Support Personnel, both affiliates of the Pennsylvania State Education Association. The department also monitors the Act 93 Meet and Discuss Compensation Plan for administrators. Human Resources monitors, processes grievances and provides recommendations (where applicable) regarding resolutions of said grievances.
The Director of Human Resources is the designated compliance officer for the district for matters related to its non-discrimination policy. The department processes complaints filed under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Education Amendment of 1972 (Title IX), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990.