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Mequon-Thiensville School District

Executive Director of Human Capital

PK-12 Public Education

Mequon, Wisconsin


Regionally competitive


The Mequon-Thiensville School District is characterized by excellence in everything we do. The MTSD staff are driven to be successful in all aspects of their lives, they have high expectations of themselves and others. Employees in the MTSD don't just create an environment for students to learn, they ignite each students' potential. Our commitment to student success is inseparable from our commitment to inclusion and educational equity. We embrace growth mindset and understanding there is no limit to learning. We value the representation of diverse people in our school community and their ideas in order to prepare each child for a life of infinite possibilities.


The leader hired to this position will oversee the district’s labor and employment practices to ensure compliance with Board policy and state/federal law while leading strategic initiatives to support the growth and retention of all Mequon-Thiensville staff members.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, interview, hire, place, reassign and orient all employees
  • Determine current and future personnel needs
  • Manage employee contracts and non-renewals as required by state statute
  • Grow the human capital practices of district administrators through professional learning and collaboration
  • Engage stakeholders in developing priorities for strategic initiatives to improve the district’s workforce environment
  • Assess the quality of employee experiences through surveys, employee engagement, etc., and develop initiatives to improve outcomes with the administrative team
  • Investigate and/or assist supervisors with alleged employee misconduct and disciplinary charges
  • Ensure effective and timely evaluations of all personnel
  • Develop and continually update policy, procedures, employee handbooks, and employment forms
  • Establish and maintain job descriptions for all positions
  • Maintain all personnel records and prepare required employment reports
  • Ensure all staff members are properly certified and licensed
  • Oversee base wage negotiations for represented employees
  • Serve as complaint officer for employee matters concerning discrimination, grievances, harassment, etc.
  • Oversee Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other employee leave procedures and approvals including return to work protocols for district workers compensation and employee disability programs
  • Review, approve and investigate, as necessary, all unemployment claims filed with the district
  • Coordinate the development of in-service and professional growth programs for educational support staff
  • Direct employee wellness programs for the district including management of the Employee Assistant Program (EAP), pre-employment physicals and work-site immunizations
  • In cooperation with the Executive Director of Business Services, coordinate the management of benefit programs, including health, dental, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and retirement plans
  • Provide leadership on personnel issues and recommend appropriate salary classifications and compensation systems to maintain and attract an effective workforce



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, related field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years demonstrated success in human resource administration
  • 2 years experience in a leadership role


With interest, leaders may submit their application, resume, cover letter, and letters of reference through the Wisconsin Education Career and Application Network at the following link:

All application materials must be submitted through WECAN. 

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