EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS- PENDING BUDGET APPROVAL IN JULY
Location: MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL DEPT
Group: 12/260 PRO
• Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g. senior staff, other administrators, auditors, public agencies,
community members, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.
• Compiles data from a variety of sources for the purpose of developing and evaluating programs, complying with financial,
legal and/or administrative requirements.
• Assists in the coordination of operations among secondary schools (e.g. personnel, budgets, staff development, testing,
planning, curriculum, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that District objectives are achieved and resources are effectively
• Assists in the direction of department operations, the maintenance of services and the implementation of new
programs and/or processes for the purpose of providing services within established timeframes and in compliance with
• Ensures that all school’s student performance excels in all subject areas (e.g. by performing coach observations, looking at data,
performing classroom observations, planning and participating in leadership team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of relaying the
information to the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools and meeting district goals for every student.
• Evaluates programs and/or projects (e.g. curriculum, testing, staff development, etc.) for the purpose of carrying out and
achieving objectives within area of responsibility.
• Assists in the facilitation of meetings, workshops, seminars, etc. (e.g. personnel actions, financial procedures, regulatory
requirements, actions involving outside agencies, inter-district needs, etc.) for the purpose of identifying issues,
developing recommendations, supporting other staff, and serving as a District representative.
• Manages a wide variety of programs and processes (e.g. staff development, personnel assignments, testing and
assessment, curriculum, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring district compliance with established guidelines.
• Monitors budget allocations, expenditures, and related financial activities for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are
accurate, revenues are recorded, expenses are within budget limits, and fiscal practices are followed and reports
information as directed.
• Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required
to perform functions.
• Performs personnel functions as directed (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising, counseling, assignments, etc.) for the
purpose of maintain adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel, and achieving objectives within a budget.
• Researches a variety of topics (e.g. current practices, instructional materials, methods, curriculum guidelines, etc.) for the
purpose of providing information for the development of new programs and/or master plans.
• Supports and directs secondary school leaders for the purpose of developing instructional leadership and helping them
meet ambitious school performance goals.
• Performs other related duties as assigned by the Superintendent or Cabinet for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and
effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade those skills in order to
meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
planning and managing projects; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; planning and
managing various tasks; problem solving; interpersonal aptitude; managing staff/administration performance and administering
KNOWLEDGE is required to review and interpret highly technical information, speak persuasively to implement desired actions;
and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job include: assessment tools; pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; personnel
processes; curriculum adoption processes and methods; program and planning development; principles of best teaching practices
and learning styles; treatment modalities and assessment; community resources; bookkeeping principles; and concepts of
management and supervision.
ABILITY is required to schedule meetings and/or events; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; Flexibility is required to work
with others in a variety of circumstances; and operate equipment using a variety of processes. Ability is required to work with a
diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is
required to analyze issues and create action plans. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups and individuals; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities and
meeting deadlines; working as part of a team; working with frequent interruptions; working with detailed information/data;
leadership and direction; and adapting to changing work priorities.
Responsibilities include: Working independently under broad organizational policies to achieve organizational objectives; managing major
organizational components; and supervising the use of funds for multiple departments.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions required the following physical demands: some lifting,
carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and some fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 60% sitting, 20% walking, and 20%
EXPERIENCE: Job related experience with increasing level of responsibility
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in job related area.