Trustees approve HR job description

A job description for the Human Resources director position was approved on Thursday night by Churchill County School District Trustees during regularly scheduled meeting.

Trustees approved by a 4-0 vote — Greg Koenig, Carmen Schank and Clay Hendrix were absent — the job description at a salary range dependent on experience and education.

“I think that experience counts for a heck of a lot,” said Steve Nunn, board vice-president.

The salary figures are still to be determined by trustees, according to Superintendent Dr. Sandra Sheldon, who also noted the position opening is due to be posted by the end of this week.

The position was vacated by Diane Peters at the end of the 2012-13 school year.

An option selected for qualifications read as follows: “Any combination of training, education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities. Three years of progressively responsible human resources experience or an equivalent and education in the human resources field in preferred.”

Trustees also discussed or took action on the following items during a meeting that adjourned at 7:47 p.m.:

• Tabled final approval of a contract for Sharla Hales, the district’s legal counsel. The item will be brought back for trustees to consider at their Aug. 22 meeting. Among the terms of the contract is a $6,500 per month unlimited retainer fee which has been in effect since Hales took over the position in 2007.

• Approved a review of the employment contract with Sue Chambers, director of Federal Programs.

• Postponed consideration of a change order in the amount of $57,882 to Ferguson Construction’s contract at Northside Elementary School to correct unforeseen conditions in the student restrooms. The item was rescheduled to be heard by trustees at their Aug. 22 meeting.

• Back to school nights have been scheduled for CCSD: Aug. 21 from 6-7:15 p.m. at CCMS, Aug. 22 from 7-8:30 p.m. at CCHS (7:30 p.m. for distance education), Aug. 22 from 6-7 p.m. at Numa Elementary School and Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. at E.C. Best Elementary School. Northside Early Learning Center has two back to school time slots set for kindergarten students and their families on Aug. 23 — from noon-1 p.m. for kindergarten and 5-7 p.m. — then Aug. 29 from 3:30-5 p.m. for pre-kindergarten students.


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