Serve as the Deputy in charge of general administrative and staff support programs for the District and may include State and Federal Programs and Grant Administration; plan, organize, control and direct the work of the District staff except those specific areas reserved by the Superintendent; chair executive committees in the absence of the Superintendent.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receive direction from the Superintendent, and exercise general supervision over certificated and classified assigned personnel staff.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES – (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below (E) This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements).
Provide administrative coordination for the District’s overall operations and related support activities; provide leadership for implementation and monitoring of services; support assessment and tracking of progress towards goal achievement and plan implementation to accomplish District objectives (E)
Supervise assigned staff of the Office of the Superintendent; make presentations to the Board of Education; convene District administrators and staff to discuss District operations, services and issues; prepare agenda for and chair the executive committees in the absence of the Superintendent. (E)
Develop and continuously enhance an integrated communications network within and between units, other divisions in the District and the community in order to support an effective work environment; communicate Board policies, objectives and service innovations to District staff and the general community; facilitate the dissemination of information about and the utilization of services provided by the District. (E)
Make recommendations concerning the implementation of goals and objectives as well as proposed Board policy; provide administrative oversight for the preparation and assure the completion of reports and interpretations of related data for District administration, staff and the public for effective decision-making by management and the Superintendent. (E)
Develop collaborative service delivery methods, teams and organizational structure in the context of increased effectiveness; encourage effective new practices and methods; assure coordination of divisional activities with other units and designated priorities provide status reports on progress of priorities; contribute to the school program improvement efforts. (E)
Advise the Superintendent and District administrators on regulations, policies and procedures; serve on committees and coordinate functions for assigned areas of responsibility. (E)
Plan, organize and implement long and short-term programs and activities designed to develop assigned programs and services. (E)
Facilitate and coordinate District operations to involve staff in providing support and participations in support of the District’s mission; support the Superintendent’s goals to involve staff in working to assure student achievement. (E)
Attend or participate in required district, board, and committee meetings deemed necessary by the Superintendent in order to accomplish the objectives of the position and for professional achievement; serve as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet; represent and act on behalf of the Superintendent as directed. (E)
Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Superintendent regarding assigned functions; advise the Superintendent of unusual trends or problems and recommend appropriate corrective action. (E)
Review existing and pending legislation related to procedural guidelines and the District and recommend origination, modifications, or support of legislative measures. (E)
Review appropriate legislation to assure District compliance with laws and procedures related to fiscal process and make recommendations on changes which may result in more efficient operation of the District; recommend waivers. (E)
Perform related duties as assigned.
Strategic planning and business restructuring
Theories, techniques and methodologies related to managing operations of a large, complex urban organization in a culturally diverse community
Principles of governmental budgeting and expenditure control
Public information principles and techniques
Principles of supervision, training, and program administration
Collaborative problem-solving methods
School and district organization, operations, policies and objectives
Collective bargaining agreements
Oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
Operation of a personal computer and assigned software
Contribute to strategic planning and establish objectives
Supervise assigned staff
Serve as a liaison with a variety of community and governmental organizations
Effectively represent District before the public
Communicate a sense of vision
Provide effective supervision, training and career development for assigned staff
Take individual initiative, accept responsibility and be held accountable
Maintain current knowledge of applicable provisions of applicable federal, state and District laws, rules and regulations
Met schedules and time lines
Plan and organize work
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities
Education, Training and Experience:
Doctoral degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university preferred
Five (5) years of certificated service in a K – 12 setting
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in educational management, supervisory or administrative work experience in a large, complex urban education system
Three (3) years of executive cabinet level experience required
Physical Abilities: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; seeing to read write reports.
Employees in this position must have/be able to:
See to view a computer monitor and read a variety of materials
See, hear and speak with/without assistive devices sufficient to communicate effectively with others; and make presentations
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
Bend at the waist
Lift and/or carry up to 25 lbs at waist height for short distances
Push/pull up to 40 lbs for short distances
Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Sit or Stand for extended periods of time.
Management Salary and length of contract is negotiable and competitive
12 month work year
About Stockton Unified School District
Stockton Unified School District currently operates 54 schools, we have 40,000 students and we employ over 4,000 employees, our benefits package includes dental, vision, and chiropractic.