Human Resources

The goal of the Human Resources Department is to establish and maintain a quality personnel service system for the district. Our employee relations philosophy is team oriented and people driven with a focus on accountability and results designed to realize the potential of our employees who support the learning needs of students. The Human Resources Department of the Dover Area School District maintains adequate and accurate personnel records for all employees, facilitates all stages of the hiring process and oversees the district’s salary and benefit programs. The HR Department participates is the district negotiation process for support and professional association contracts and is responsible for all employee communication, The HR Department also oversees the district employee performance evaluation review program, participates in the personnel management policy review process, and works to meet the all federal and state required compliance mandates

At Dover Area School District, we believe that every child deserves a life-changing education. We are committed on a daily basis to getting outstanding results for our students. 

Human Resources impacts student achievement by:

  • Recruiting and selecting exceptional people; 
  • Providing employees excellent support and development;
  • Maintaining high standards and expectations; and 
  • Delivering high-quality customer service.

DASD recognizes the value in all our employees. In all of our efforts we are people driven and maintain a focus on accountability and results to realize the potential in all our employees who support the learning needs of students. We use all opportunities to invest in our human capital. Regardless of your role in the district, we offer support to help employees work together to produce excellent results for the students and the community we serve.

Every employee's job is important to our mission. We urge all employees to look at their jobs objectively for opportunities to work effectively and efficiently and improve quality. We support each employee by focusing on solutions to obstacles that have the potential to impede our goal of success for all, and we welcome employee suggestions for improvement, wherever that may be.

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Nondiscrimination Policy and Statement The Dover Area School District is an equal opportunity institution.  It will not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in the treatment of individuals, or any aspect of its operations, including its employment practices, as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504. The lack of English skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district's activities and programs. The district offers CTE programs in Business, STEM, Visual Communications, and Agriculture. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedure, contact Dr. Troy Wiesting, Title IX Coordinator, [email protected] or 717-292-8066. For information regarding Section 504, contact Mrs. Jamie Snyder, Director of Exceptional Children,[email protected], or 717-292-3671.