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The Human Resources webpage is a home for information on employment opportunities and other services. Please contact the Department of Human Resources at 216-295-1400 or via the contact information listed on this page with any questions.
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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Human Resources is to attract, retain, and support a high-quality workforce that creates a positive impact on student performance. These services include:

  • Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation and Classification
  • Labor Negotiations
  • Teacher Licensure and Certification
  • New Teacher / Employee Programs
  • Annual Evaluations
  • Organizational Structure
  • Counseling
  • Professional Learning
  • Hiring

The Human Resources team collaborates with school principals, supervisors and staff to implement a district-wide talent management strategy, including interview practices, succession planning, performance consulting, leadership development, innovative learning strategies, career and organizational development. We select and retain only the best talent for the students of Shaker Heights.

Vision Statement

To become recognized for first-class, talent management services.

Goals & Objectives

The Department of Human Resources will support the District Strategic Plan by:

  1. Implementing a recruiting plan based upon projected staffing requirements.
  2. Implementing retention initiatives to make a great workplace.
  3. Continuing to implement a Wellness Program that is relevant to our employees.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statement

The Shaker Heights City School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, marital status, status as a parent, or pregnancy in its programs and activities. Please direct all inquiries regarding Shaker Heights CSD non-discrimination policies and/or report complaints to the Director of Human Resources Officer (Compliance Officer), 15600 Parkland Drive, Shaker Heights, Ohio, 44120, 216-295-1400.

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA)

This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

Human Resources Contacts

Director of Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Tiffany Joseph
(216) 295-4334
Senior Administrative Assistant, to the Director of HR
Nicole Gardner
(216) 295-4339

Human Resources Specialist, Classified Staff
Emily Rucker
(216) 295-4326
Human Resources Specialist, Certified Staff
Stacy Poole
(216) 295-6036

Human Resources Specialist, Substitute Staff and Benefits
Nellie Brown
(216) 295-6218