Human Resources

It is the mission of the human resources department at West Harvey-Dixmoor School District 147 to provide effective human resource management by developing and implementing policies, programs, and services that contribute to the attainment of corporate and employee goals by:

Properly balancing the needs of the employees and the needs of the company.

Ensuring a diverse workforce in a safe and discrimination- and harassment-free environment by maintaining compliance with employment laws and government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing policies and procedures.

Providing training and development in areas of effective leadership and career development of employees, employment law and government regulation, and litigation avoidance.

Hiring the most qualified employees by preplanning staffing needs, ensuring an effective internal interview process, increasing company visibility in the employment marketplace, identifying the best and most cost-effective recruitment sources, and conducting thorough reference checks.

Retaining our valued employees by assuring effective leadership qualities in our administrators; providing competitive wages and benefits; furnishing technical, interpersonal, and career development training and coaching; conducting exit interviews and supplying relevant feedback to management; and enhancing two-way communication between employees and management.

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Cicely Calhoun
Director of Human Resources