HR Generalist assigned to Pontiac Schools

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Oakland Schools
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Human Resource Generalist assigned to Pontiac School District



Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.


Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:

  • Increase student achievement
  • Serve diverse needs of schools
  • Decrease costs/increase efficiencies



$28.478 to $32.563 / Non-Exempt position / 12-month work year      



Pontiac School District

47200 Woodward Ave.

Pontiac, MI  48342



You will provide human resource functions in the following areas: onboarding, recruitment/talent acquisition, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits and training and development. 



We are seeking an energetic, collaborative team member to work closely with assigned departments to lead recruitment efforts for vacant positions within the organization. Facilitate onboarding process with new employees including: PA 189 requirements, reference checks, documents requirement by law/policy and PCF completion, and conduct employee onboarding sessions and serve as primary point of contact for assigned employees.


This position will administer all aspects of the position control system in accordance with Pontiac Schools’ financial and accounting practices. Process all new employee paperwork including inputting data into the payroll system and filing necessary state and federal forms; administer special pay including bonuses, stipends, and longevity and severance payment along with inputting employee status changes into the payroll system. This position will act as payroll liaison between Human Resources and Finance for new hires, adjustments, and terminations. Assist in the creation of employment contracts including inputting of annual salary increases into the District’s HRIS system and preparing data to merge with contract templates.  This position will also process the Registry of Personnel Report (REP) for staff and contractors and provide assistance with open enrollment and benefit meetings.



  • Associate’s Degree in human resources management.
  • Two or more years of related experience.
  • Ability to properly operate required office equipment such as a personal computer, fax machine, copier and the like.




Hourly Rate: $28.478 to $32.563.


The Human Resource Generalist assigned to Pontiac School District is a full time employee of Oakland Schools. Employees assigned to staff the Human Resources Office at Pontiac School District are employees of Oakland Schools’ working pursuant to an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Pontiac School District and Oakland Schools. The IGA is a long term arrangement which cannot be terminated by Pontiac School District without 180 days’ notice.



Oakland Schools offers company paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, well-being benefits and leave days. In addition, Oakland Schools offers comprehensive medical coverage or a cash-in-lieu benefit, dental, vision, additional life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance, legal plan, college savings plans, tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans and the Office of Retirement Services retirement plans.



Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018 OR until position is filled.




For questions regarding this position please contact Brandi Carmichael at 248.209.2412


Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information, or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2429. Title IX complaints should be directed to the Manager/Supervisor, Career Focused Education at 248.209.2160. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Executive Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062. All complaints may be addressed to 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.


This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

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