Welcome to the Human Resources Department

  • Job opportunities in the WCASD

    Over 12,000 students attend the West Chester Area School District. Employees come to the District through the Human Resources Department, which posts vacancies, processes applications, and interviews candidates in cooperation with other members of the administrative staff. As an employee of the West Chester Area School District, there will be times that you need assistance from the Human Resources Department but are unsure who to contact. Please use the guide below to connect with the appropriate staff member or dial extension 1005.
    Please review important Title IX Regulation updates.

    Human Resources Team

Director of Human Resources

  • Jeff UlmerDr. Jeffrey G. Ulmer
    Collective Bargaining Agreements
    Conclusion of Service/Retirement Process
    Counseling Support
    Department Supervision
    Employee Misconduct
    Employment Offers
    Interactive Meetings
    Recruiting Efforts
    Sabbatical Leave

Human Resources - Lead Generalist

  • Amelia PumalaAmelia Pumala

    Act 48 - Troubleshooting
    Act 168  
    Counseling Support  
    Hiring/Employment Process
    Hiring of Teaching & Admin Staff
    Induction Program
    Interview Support
    Level 1 Compliance
    Preparation Level Change  
    Recruiting Efforts
    Supplemental Contracts  
    TalentEd Workflow Management  
    Tuition Reimbursement  
    Vector Solutions - Teachers & Admin  

Human Resources Specialist

  • Bianca BarnesBianca Barnes

    Act 168
    Clearances Tracking
    Counseling Support
    Input & Badge Back Up
    Interview/Hiring Support
    Kelly Services Invoicing
    License Compliance
    Onboarding Meetings
    PA-ETEP Entry
    Recruiting Efforts
    Senior Tax Reduction Incentive Volunteer Exchange Program Management
    Summer School Hiring Support
    Vector Tracking - FALL

Assistant Director of Human Resources

  • Mark J. Pontzer, Esq.Mark Pontzer

    Act 48 & 45 Tracking Hours
    Additional Access Requests
    CES, MWR, CareerLink Reports
    Compensation Information  
    Counseling Support
    Criminal Checks
    Evaluation Process/PA-ETEP
    Instructional Assistant Professional Development  
    Level 2 Teaching Certification Process
    Permitting of Substitutes
    Recruiting Efforts
    Teacher Certification Information  
    Tenure Tracking/Letters
    Title IX Coordinator

Human Resources - Generalist

  • Emily CardowEmily Cardow

    Act 168
    AESOPCounseling Support
    Hiring of Support, NBS, and Service Support Staff
    Interview Support
    Job Description & Database  
    Recruiting Efforts
    Summer School Hiring Lead
    Supplemental Contracts
    Vector Solutions - Support, Service Support, NBS

Staffing Personnel Assistant

Substitute Service