Under general supervision, assumes responsibility for building facilities and maintenance, safety and emergency services, student administration, athletics, nursing and health services, transportation, and food services and nutrition in Lexington County School District One. Proactively leads and manages a team to provide ongoing planning and support in each of these areas.
Supports and upholds the mission, vision and strategic goals of Lexington County School District One.
Effectively interacts, communicates and collaborates with all stakeholders.
Establishes a safe, supportive, positive and productive working and learning environment.
Building Facilities and Maintenance
Participates in the selection of professional services for completion of capital improvement projects; meets with contractual professional services and recommends professional services to the superintendent; ensures effective and compliant procedures related to the bid process.
Coordinates site selection/purchase as well as disposition of designated surplus property.
Coordinates with engineers and architects in capital improvement project design; defines building needs, space allocation and facility utilization.
Oversees and monitors work conducted by construction crews to ensure quality of work and satisfaction of specifications, and notifies architects of any problems; monitors each project to completion; keeps the superintendent abreast of project status.
Develops and monitors capital improvement budgets; maintains a cost analysis of each project with expenditure and completion rates of each project.
Monitors and develops energy conservation measures within the district.
Receives reviews and/or approves work orders, purchase requests, reports, specifications, drawings, etc.
Conducts the attendance line adjustment
process for new school attendance boundaries.
Facilitates long-range facility planning and growth analysis.
Supervises and assists all schools in programs and policies regarding student discipline and welfare including all student discipline hearings in accordance with applicable board policies.
Supervises and assists in attendance and truancy matters.
Oversees district athletic programs and requirements.
Manages district emergency response in crisis situations.
Serves as the district administrator responsible for the general supervision of the district food service program.
Facilitates nursing & health services programs for the district.
Supervises the director of transportation, administrative assistant for student services, hearing officers, and lead nurse, as assigned.
Oversees the district-wide transportation system, to include planned bus routes, maintenance and discipline.
Interacts with a wide variety of individuals and groups such as vendors, architects, engineers, contractors, attorneys, regulatory agencies, local and state government agencies, educational organizations, etc.
Develops and monitors the operating budgets for operations.
Supervises, coordinates, and leads employees on the team to achieve maximum effectiveness.
Assumes responsibility for professional growth activities related to the requirements of the position.
Maintains awareness of and compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Selects, requests, and maintains an inventory of instructional aides, technology tools, equipment, and supplies needed for daily activities; provides for safe storage and proper use of all materials, tools, and equipment.
Effectively uses personal technology devices and software applications for the management of pertinent information and communication.
Performs other related duties as required.
At least 6 years of leadership and managerial experience in educational administration, operational leadership and/or equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills
Evidence in the ability to lead a strong, vision-focused, service-oriented team of professionals across all aspects of operations
Evidence of the ability to define the program and fiscal needs in the budget development process, ensuring that fiscal resources address the mission of the district as related to district operations.
Experience facilitating long-range planning and growth analysis.
Experience in interpreting and implementing policies, regulations and directives of federal regulation, district policy and South Carolina Department of Education guidelines related to: building facilities and maintenance, safety and emergency services, student administration, athletics, nursing and health services, transportation, and food services and nutrition.
Demonstrated successful experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating successful systematic services in operational areas.
Demonstrated record of success in interpreting data and leading strategic initiatives that resulted in measurable improvements.
Evidence of the ability to problem-solve and collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders including teachers, parents, community members, and administrators.
Lexington District One serves more than 28,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 with more than 3,600 employees (not including substitutes) and 31 schools (17 elementary schools, eight middle schools, five high schools, one technology center). The district also has an alternative education services program designed to help students at risk of expulsion.
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