Human Resources I

About the Instructor

Robin Hill has served as the Human Resources Director for West Fargo Public Schools since 1997.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, and a Master’s in Business Administration from NDSU.  Robin holds a Professional in Human Resources Credential, along with a SHRM Certified Professional credential.  As West Fargo’s HR Director, she supervises all the district’s HR functions including Payroll.  West Fargo Schools currently employs just over 1900 regular employees and approximately 500 temporary and substitute employees.  Robin is a member of the Fargo-Moorhead Human Resources Association and Agassiz Valley Human Resources Association, along with the Society for Human Resource Management.

Contact Information:
Robin Hill, Human Resources Director
West Fargo Public Schools
207 West Main Avenue
West Fargo, North Dakota 58078
(701) 261-2064

Important Course Dates

Course meeting date: November 5, 2020 (9:00 – 12:15 p.m.)

Class meeting location: Zoom

Final assignment due date: November 30, 2020


Human Resources I Syllabus

Reading Assignments

Reading assignments to be completed prior to class:

Websites for Reference

  • Veteran’s Preference: ND OMB
  • North Dakota Department of Labor: ND DOL
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: EEOC
  • U.S. Department of Labor: US DOL
  • American Association of School Personnel Administrators: AASPA
  • Society for Human Resources Management: SHRM
  • O*NET OnLine: ONET
    • This website has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals.

Preparation for Class on November 5

Please bring or be able to access the following 

  • Teacher Negotiated Agreement
  • Employee Manual


Session I. Staffing Process: Recruitment and Selection Presentation

Session II. The Employment Relationship: Labor Laws Presentation

Session III: Personnel Files & Investigations Presentation

Human Resources I Toolbox

Final Assignment and Exam

The instructor will provide you with two writing assignments. Instructions will be provided to you in class. Your completed assignments must be returned via email to by November 30, 2020.

Assignment 1

Assignment 2

The final exam for this class will be an online, 25 question, multiple choice test.  You may use your lecture notes and course resources to answer these questions. Once you have completed the exam, click “Show Results.” A screen will appear with your recorded answers and final exam score. The exam due date is November 30, 2020.  No proctor form is required.

Click here to access the exam


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