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					                                     M ARJORIE J OSAPHAT

                              PROFILE: HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE
  Over 13 years of leadership experience including 8 years developing and implementing HR
     strategies that optimize employee performance, productivity, morale, and retention .

Career marked by attracting, developing, and retaining talent committed to organizational mission and vision.
Develop and introduce HR policies and procedures that impact organizational development, employee relations,
and staff services. Recognized for building and leading large teams to meet objectives within time and cost
parameters. Foster collaborations and build consensus around HR solutions.
                                 Demonstrated strengths and accomplishments in :
 Program/Project Management  Staff Recruitment & Retention                            Strategic HR Planning
 Training & Development      Policy & Procedures Development                          Performance Management
 Talent Management           HR Information Systems (HRIS)                            Regulatory Compliance


Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
HR Director, Certificated Employment Operations & Support Services                                      2008 – Present
 Provide strategic leadership for Adult Education, Early Education, Substitute, and Salary Allocation departments.
 Develop and implement certificated employee policies/procedures and workforce production strategies/processes.
 Manage employee reassignments/transfers and interim staffing. Coordinate processing of leaves of absence,
 terminations, retirements, professional experts, community representatives, and student aides. Facilitate weekly staff
 meetings and participate in senior staff meetings. Work with technological systems, collaborate across multiple internal
 departments, coordinate staffing reports, and contribute to labor negotiations. Monitor state/federal regulatory
 compliance for 30K+ employees. Lead team of 5 Assistant Directors and 11 Specialists, plus ~100 personnel reporting
 through them. Deliver relevant communiqués to all 900 school sites. Report directly to LAUSD Board of Education.
       Orchestrated successful reduction in force initiative for 8K+ employees over period of four
        consecutive years by giving ample notices and maintaining exceptional records recognized by hearing judge.
       Coordinated hiring, processing, and successful retention of 40K+ employees for nation’s second
        largest district for three years running.
       Maintained 98% staffing rate for all 900 schools during last three years through selective recruitment
        and hiring, employment fair participation, and teacher/staff training and development initiatives.
       Cut employment processing time in half by restructuring, streamlining, and consolidating department
        with other HR divisions and cross-training existing staff.
       Expedited substitute teacher requests and deployment by initiating acquisition and deployment of
        WebConnect system to request and deploy 6K+ substitutes to more than 800 schools throughout district.

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
Assistant Director, Certificated Employment Operations & Support Services                                   2006 – 2008
 Promoted to monitor federal and state compliance regulations for 30K+ employees. Communicated certificated
 employment information to all 900 school sites. Reported department performance and data analytics to LAUSD
 Board of Education. Managed and evaluated performance of staff including ~60 Assignment Technicians and 3 HR
 Analysts. Contributed to labor negotiations.
       Played instrumental role in resolving HR issues with new enterprise-wide computer system by revamping
        teacher pay and status components.
       Created department’s first written procedure guide including roles and responsibilities for each position.
Marjorie Josaphat                                                                                        Page 2 of 2

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
Assistant Director, Substitute Unit                                                                       2005 – 2006
 Led team of 12-15 direct reports to deploy 6,000 substitute teachers to 900 schools daily. Interviewed, hired, and
 terminated substitutes. Participated in labor negotiations.
      Strengthened school safety throughout district by introducing and initiating picture identification
       system for all substitute teachers. Within one school year, all 6,000 substitute teachers had photo IDs.
      Accelerated delivery of service, while upgrading quality of teaching staff by consolidating customer
       service component of Substitute Unit and Placement & Assignments Unit.

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
Placement Specialist                                                                                      2004 – 2005
 Worked with ~100 schools in local districts to place teachers. Processed leaves of absence, terminations, retirements,
 professional experts, community representatives, and student aides.
      Ensured teachers understood terms of contracts, benefits, and payroll processes by communicating
       human resources information to teachers in field.

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)
Assistant Principal                                                                                        1999 – 2004
 Promoted from Dean of Discipline (1997-1999) to manage discipline, attendance, and security procedures. Led team
 of ~10 direct reports.
      Ensured optimal educational experience by evaluating teacher performance.
      Boosted school attendance, while reducing discipline and behavioral issues by restructuring Dean’s Office
       and introducing incentive programs.

                            Additional experience as History Teacher with LAUSD.


                                  NATIONAL UNIVERSITY  Sherman Oaks, CA
                                       Master of Science in Education
                                         Administrative Credential

                           UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  Los Angeles, CA
                                   Bachelor of Arts in History and Pre-Law

                                      CERTIFICATION & TRAINING

                         International Factoring Association Face Reading Certificate
       Conflict Management Skills for Women  7 Habits of Highly Effective People  Effective Recruiting


                                 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
                                            American Staffing Association

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Description: Restructuring organizations, developing talent, and partnering across functions and departments to optimize performance briefly describe what I can do for your organization. Highlights of my background include: • Consistent track record of top performance. I have more than 13 years of progressive HR leadership experience with the same organization. I have earned a reputation for my dedication to the corporate vision and leading teams to meet organizational objectives. • Adept HR strategist. I have consistently formulated and recommended strategies that improved organizational performance, talent recruitment and retention, employee and customer satisfaction. • Superior leadership skills. I have extensive experience in building and leading large teams of up to 100 employees including front-line staff, HR analysts, and Assistant Directors. I foster collaborations, cooperation, and inclusive decision-making across all levels.