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1241 Human Resources Analyst - Credentials

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person


We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.  

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission, steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.


As a 1241 Human Resources Analyst - Credentials, you will report to the Manager, Administrator Staffing and play an integral role in achieving the mission and goals of SFUSD through excellent customer service and credential support to all certificated staff in both school sites and central office departments. You will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, evaluating, and ensuring compliance for all certificated staff. You will work strategically with our educators and district leaders to help them navigate credential complexities while also providing them with opportunities to grow their skills and their schools to best serve our students, resulting in a profound impact on teacher quality and student achievement in San Francisco.

As the 1241 Human Resources Analyst - Credentials, you will:

  • Evaluate and analyze credentialing qualifications for current and new SFUSD educators
  • Review and approve credentials of newly hired SFUSD educators against positions they are being hired for
  • Guide those in need of additional credentials in navigating application processes to obtain them
  • Effectively communicate credentialing information to teachers and educators, including credential application processes, examination preparation resources and dates, university credential program information and credential requirement deadlines
  • Input and manage credential data for all current educators to ensure that system information is accurate
  • Communicate educators’ progress with school site leaders and HR staffing analysts to partner in meeting educator’s credential goals and staffing requirements are met
  • Process, prepare and respond to credential and permit applications to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to ensure the accurate credentialing of our teachers
  • Conduct annual audit of all current certificated staff’s credentials including:
    • Ensuring that each individual educator has proper authorization for current assignment;
    • Preparing and analyzing reports for the California Commission on Teacher Credentials to correctly reflect educators’ authorizations and district’s statistics; and
    • Working with educators and administrators to ensure compliance.
  • Build capacity of school site leaders and administrators by facilitating credentials training workshops with school site administrators, Central Office department leaders, HR analysts and educators to empower them to make informed credentialing decisions in recruiting, hiring, and determining assignments
  • Take appropriate action upon educators who are out of credential compliance in coordination with school site leaders and the HR staffing team
  • Create reports on credential data as requested
  • Develop strong relationships with other HR and SFUSD departments, university partners and the CCTC
  • Attend and participate in credential workshops with the California Department of Education, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and County Offices to stay on the forefront of new credential policies and practices
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include supporting the certificated staffing team with recruitment and staffing

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of credentials or at least experience learning and communicating complex, bureaucratic processes.
  • Experience in a goal-driven professional setting with a track record of meeting or exceeding those goals.
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt as needed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • A flexible, “can do” work ethic with a focus on identifying challenges and proactively working to find solutions while maintaining a bigger picture lens and focus on what can be delivered instead of what cannot be done.
  • A team player who is adept at building strong, collaborative professional relationships.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and experience synthesizing data to drive action steps.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Google; particularly, an intermediate knowledge of Excel.
  • A passionate belief in the mission of SFUSD and commitment to increasing the effectiveness of its teacher workforce in order to increase student achievement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S) from an accredited college or university
  • One (1) year of professional human resources experience in one or more of the following areas of activity: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations


Education Substitution - Verifiable professional human resources work experience in one or more of the followingareas may substitute for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations. (One year of experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester or 45 quarter units of college coursework.)

Experience Substitution - Completion of a 12 month human resources trainee program equivalent to the City and
County of San Francisco’s 1249 Human Resources Training Program may substitute for the one (1) year of required
professional experience.

What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive salary of $77,093.74 - $93,627.25 commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

How to Apply

  • Visit www.careers.sfusd.edu and create a new account to begin your application.  
  • You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses   
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process



Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.


Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.


For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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