Executive Director, Campus Support

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Description


Leander ISD is currently evaluating several potential models in light of the changing situation, and following guidance established by local, state and federal leaders. 

Regardless of what decisions are reached in order to open our campuses and operations, we must ask that all applicants, new employees, and current staff be prepared for possible variations in campus assignments, hours of operations, and modifications to job duties among other considerations.

Any of these possible changes may not be known until we move into the school year and certainly will depend upon any developments in managing COVID -19 restrictions and recommendations.


The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A cost of up to $49.00 will be charged for fingerprinting.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To oversee the Risk Management, Security, Transportation and Child Nutrition Services departments and vendor contracts. Review metrics of all operating departments, and lead improvement efforts.
 
ADMINISTRATOR COMPETENCIES
  • Creative Visionary who is passionately focused on effecting change and has the ability to merge data and fact with intuition, imagination, and innovation in an effort to realize the possibilities rather than be content with the probabilities.
  • Dedicated Professional who creates a supportive environment by modeling and expecting autonomy and accountability; who exemplifies ethics; who accepts and values the differences of others, exhibits empathy, and who has a sense of human wisdom, courage and compassion.
  • Inspiring Catalyst who motivates and empowers others to become leaders and risk takers, and who acknowledges expertise, celebrates successes, and honors the lives of others.
  • Life-long Learner who perpetuates self-motivated learning, and effectively drives transformation with continuous monitoring, evaluating, and adjusting.  

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Direct the administrative oversight of the operations and support services departments to ensure effective and efficient operations.
  • Oversee budget development and monitoring of Risk Management, Security, Child Nutrition Services and Transportation.
  • Act as a key contact and support for crisis management for law enforcement, campuses, central office staff, the Assistant Superintendent of Campus Activities and Support, and the Superintendent.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate between department members, other District departments and campuses.
  • Effectively collaborate with the Facilities and Construction departments to ensure safety and security measures are designed, built, and implemented into the construction of district and campus facilities.
  • Provide staff training for safety and security in collaboration with Assistant Superintendent of Campus Activities and Support and Sr. Director of Student Support Services.
  • Assist with mandated safety and security audits; assist in compiling Board of Trustee’s report.
  • Assist with emergency operations to include, security cameras, district radios, safety inspections, Emergency Operations Procedures, and respond to emergency situations.
  • Assist with direction and manage the district’s risk management, insurance, loss control and safety programs.
  • Develop and facilitate professional learning experiences for staff throughout the organization in collaboration with other departments when applicable. (Including, but not limited to, Safety & Operational Summit, SALT professional learning and Operational Leadership meetings).
  • Provide executive leadership for the District School Health Advisory Council (SHAC).
  • Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the District’s initiatives.
  • Continually reviews operating department contracts and manages against performance standards
  • Oversee the implementation of policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education, and local board policy for areas of responsibility.
  • Develop and support policies and/or guidelines related to each area of responsibility.
  • Utilize program evaluation strategies and tools to measure effectiveness of programs for area of responsibility.
  • Hire and evaluate the job performance of employees in area of responsibility to ensure continued growth, effectiveness, and system improvement
  • Read, review, interpret, and utilize state and local policies and regulations. Communicate effectively and consistently with supervisor.
  • Follow-through with and follow-up on all projects assigned.
  • Assist with planning efforts; coordinate meetings and materials from directors.
  • Oversee preparation of Board meeting materials for assigned areas.
  • Attend other meetings, including nights and weekends, as assigned.
  • Maintain updated knowledge in all assigned areas.
  • Prepare periodic reports for District management in assigned areas.
  • Serve as professional role model for staff; demonstrate high ethical standards, excellent attendance pattern, and commitment to continuous professional growth and improvement.
  • Maintain divisional materials.
  • Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supervise Director, Risk Management, Director, Security, Director, Transportation and Director, Child Nutrition Services.
 
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Education/Certification/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in education or related field. Master’s Degree in education or related field preferred.
  • Mid-management or principal certification preferred.
  • Progressively responsible experience in strategic public education programs. Supervisory experience required.
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodology, state and federal environmental requirements,
  • Skill in communication; oral and written; planning; decision making, including ability to manage emergency situations; customer service.
  • Ability to oversee large, complex, business/support operation and have familiarity with principles of continuous improvement and prepare budgets.

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
  • Often operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (i.e., a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer).
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Frequently communicates with other employees or public.  Must be able to exchange accurate information.
  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on long-term basis.
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations and services.
  • Ability to compose material such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact and to make presentations outside of the immediate work area.
  • Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact and to make formal presentations.
  • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models.
  • Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
  • Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
  • Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours.
  • Frequent districtwide, statewide, and out-of-state travel.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Maintain composure and professionalism at all times.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Leander ISD

204 W S ST, LEANDER, TX 78641-1806
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,650 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.20

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 9%

FTE

4,510

State Average: 558