Overview

JOB GOAL: 

Delivers a high level of competency in school operations, working on unusually complex problems and providing solutions that are highly innovative, achieving quality and work process improvement. Supports staff to build a culture of success that is evident in all aspects of the school environment; and will play a critical role in growing the trust of community members who engage the district through implementation of strong operational practices, customer service, and an enhanced use of technology. 

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Develops, implements, and monitors work practices, systems, and methods that are effective, efficient, and consistent with District standards, policies, and procedures. 
  • Manages cafeterias, transportation, building maintenance, safety, inspections, playgrounds, and cleaning 
  • Provides direct administrative support to the Directors and Network staff. 
  • Responsible for all duties that are not directly related to instruction and student achievement including assisting the network administration in managing school activities; supervision of classified support personnel; coordinating activities such as special events; transportation and building maintenance. 
  • Seeks out and participates in educational and professional development and motivates and encourages such development for school classified employees. 
  • Recognizes problems and impediments and reports them promptly with options for solutions to the site principal; promotes and assists with constructive resolutions. 
  • Establishes and maintains professional and cooperative working relationships with all district and community stakeholders: parents, students, staff, neighbors and community. 
  • Coordinates district-wide and school specific activities related to the smooth opening and closing of schools.
  • Provides leadership and a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in school operations, and is viewed as an expert within the field. 
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides appropriate research and compile reports, as needed. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Education, Finance, Business, Management, or a related area. 
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the responsibilities and duties of the position 
  • Master’s Degree (preferred) 
  • Experience in school/educational operations 

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES: 

Data Utilization: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis 

Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, effective supervision, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations. 

Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions. 

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data, and information. 

Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs. 

Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems, philosophies, laws, regulations, and procedures; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.

Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria and the goals and priorities of planning and development programs. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Light Work: may require occasional light lifting 
  • Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required 
  • Position is in the office setting and may involve prolonged work at a desk in one location
  • Moderate travel is required 

Updated 09/16/2021 

Memphis School of Excellence offers educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, disability, national origin, or genetic information.