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WDMCS Seeking Chief Human Resources Officer

After 15 years of dedicated service, West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) Associate Superintendent Carol Seid, Ed.D., will retire at the close of the 2020-21 school year. In anticipation of this change, WDMCS is seeking a collaborative and action-oriented educator to lead the Human Resource Department starting July 1, 2021. 

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Current WDMCS Associate Superintendent of Human Resources Carol Seid.

Seid has served WDMCS for 15 years, first as principal of Fairmeadows Elementary, and then as interim associate superintendent of Human Resources. She has led the Human Resources Department since 2014. Currently called the associate superintendent of Human Resources, the position will now be known as the Chief Human Resources Officer. 

The Chief Human Resources Officer will provide human resources leadership and expertise to the district and serve as a member of the Superintendency (Superintendent’s Cabinet).  An ideal candidate has: 

  • a specialist-level degree in Educational Leadership, Juris doctorate, or related education
  • teaching or education administrator experience 
  • additional graduate work related to human resources 

An Iowa superintendent endorsement, Juris doctorate, or comparable certification is required.  

This job posting will close on Sunday, Jan. 17, so #chooseWDMCS and apply today! 

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