Nickie Smith

  • Title:
    Chief Human Resources Officer      

    Mailing address:
    1818 West Worley Street
    Columbia, MO 65203

    Contact information:
    Phone: (573) 214-
    Fax: (573) 214-3401     

    Email Ms. Smith

     

    Education:
    Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a special emphasis in Marketing and Advertising from William Woods University
     
    Work experience:
    I have worked for Columbia Public Schools since 2012.  I currently serve as Interim Chief Human Resource Officer for the District.  I previously served six years for the State of Missouri at both the Missouri Department of Revenue and Missouri Department of Social Services.  I spent a year prior to the State working with a recruitment firm specializing in IT technical recruiting, supporting fortune 500 companies within the private sector.  I have worked with personnel ranging in size from an 1,800 personnel workforce to a 7,500 personnel workforce, and have spent 12 years total in human resources within the public sector.  My HR experience includes FMLA, FLSA. ADA, Workers Compensation, Recruitment, Retention, Employee/Labor Relations, HRIS system management, policy and legislative compliance, fiscal note/budget review and other HR related duties.
     
    Community service and organizations:
    I am a certified equity trainer through NCCJ for Columbia Public Schools.  I currently serve as the VP of Professional Development for the Human Resource Association of Central Missouri (HRACMO).  I received the Professional in Human Resource Certification (PHR) December 2011 and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) equivalent SHRM-CP in 2014.  I am a member of America Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA), the Missouri Association of School Personnel Administrators (MOASPA), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Human Resource Association of Central Missouri (HRACMO), American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE), and serve on the Chi Omega advisory board.
     
    Family and interests:
    I am an aunt to three kiddos that have me wrapped around their fingers.  I am a dog-mom to Ozzie, a Brindle Boxer.  With a last name of Smith, and a true Cardinals baseball fan, the name Ozzie Smith was a given for him.