Human Resources Responsibilities

  • Dear Employees,

    I would like to announce our Human Resources Staff and give a brief summary of the jobs that we complete on a daily basis. Please feel free to email or call anytime. Please allow 24 hours for a response as we are eager to help you, and want to get as much information as possible to solve your issue.

    -Jeff

    Assistant Director of Human Resources- Mrs. Joanne Redden. Joanne will be responsible for the following items in our department: Contact information: jredden@wcasd.net, 484-266-1049

    • Act 48 monitoring for teachers and administrators
    • Act 45 monitoring for administrators
    • Act 126 monitoring for all employees
    • Semi-Annual and Annual evaluation processing
    • Support, NBS and Custodial Exit Interviews
    • All local, state, and federal reporting responsibilities
    • WCASD point person for Insight Substitute Service
    • Assisting in labor negotiations for all groups
    • Assist with discipline issues
    • Salary placement, including salary letters and communications
    • Oversight of level changes (preparation/column) movement for all groups
    • Certification monitoring/TIMS
    • Seniority reporting information
    • Tenure monitoring and processing
    • Level II teaching certification processing and monitoring
    • Severance preparation for payroll
    • Labor relations meetings participation
    • Hiring panel assistance
    • AESOP executive contact

    Benefits Specialist- Mrs. Debbie Baker. Please note the “1” in Deb’s email address. Contact information: dbaker1@wcasd.net, 484-266-1011

    • All benefits related questions, including major medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, supplemental insurance, etc.
    • Family Medical Leave/Disability
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • Retirement benefits
    • Medical/RX/Dental/Vision Claim Issues
    • COBRA
    • Sick Leave Bank manager

    Human Resources Specialist- Ms. Carolyn Hatt. Contact information: chatt@wcasd.net 484-266-1008

    • Supplemental process and related contract issues
    • Induction program coordinator
    • Recruiting efforts
    • Minority candidate development
    • Marketing
    • Professional Staff Hiring Process
    • Career fair co-manager
    • TalentEd co-manager
    • New Hire sign-ups, on-boarding, and paperwork compliance tracking for professional and supplemental staff
    • GCN new employee data entry and tracking
    • Postings for professional and supplemental positions
    • Staff training
    • Hiring resource for panel assistance
    • Hiring quality control/hiring compliance audits, including onsite visitation
    • Student teacher database
    • Act 48 Administrator and My Learning Plan contact
    • Clearance renewal process for current employees

    Human Resources Specialist- Ms. Amelia Pumala. Contact information: apumala@wcasd.net 484-266-1012

    • Tuition Reimbursement Process
    • Level Change Process
    • Recruiting efforts
    • Minority candidate development
    • Facilities and Operation, Administrative, Support and Non-Bargaining Hiring Process
    • Career fair co-manager
    • TalentEd co-manager
    • New Hire sign-ups, on-boarding, and paperwork compliance tracking for facilities and operation, administrative, support and non-bargaining staff
    • Postings for facilities and operation, administrative, support and non-bargaining staff
    • Staff training
    • Hiring resource for panel assistance
    • Hiring quality control/hiring compliance audits, including onsite visitation
    • ESY/Jump Start/Summer School Hiring Process
    • Act 168 System Administrator
    • Clearance renewal process for current employees
    • Job descriptions and database

    Staffing Assistant- Mrs. Karen Zaleta. Contact information: kzaleta@wcasd.net, 484-266-1007

    • Prepares monthly HR personnel recommendations for school board meetings
    • Handling of all HR-related purchase orders
    • Makes and organizes appointments for Director of Human Resources
    • Labor Contract Binding
    • HR department mail coordinator
    • Finance Plus- Back-up, Transfer data entry, Maintain certification information and input changes in certification
    • Finance Plus- FBI clearance coordinator
    • Service awards
    • District badges
    • DMV responsibilities
    • Paid/Un-paid leave letters
    • Billing manager for attorneys and related responsibilities
    • RSVP program manager
    • Office supply manager
    • Unemployment specialist
    • Cardex responsibilities
    • Personnel file manager
    • Draft Letter for Personnel
    • Data entry of interview results

    Dr. Jeffrey Ulmer, Director of Human Resources, Contact information: 484-266-1006
    Human Resources Department main number: 484-266-1005

    Also part of our HR team- 

    Insight Workforce Solutions 
    Contact information: 856-406-6015 www.workwithinsight.com

    • Handles all aspects of AESOP system and substitute-related issues.