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Assistant Superintendent: Business & Support Services Chief Operations Officer

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Assistant Superintendent: Chief Operations Officer

Primary Function: Assist the Superintendent substantially and effectively in executing significant strategic, operational, and cultural agendas calling for considerable changes in developing and maintaining equitable and quality services in the District. Work collaboratively as a member of the Superintendent’s Executive leadership and Cabinet. Interact directly with the School Board and Budget Committee. Responsible for coordinating and administering the business services, budget and financial operations, facilities planning and property management, construction, maintenance, custodial and auxiliary services, nutrition services, safety and risk management, and transportation services in the district. Serves as Incident Commander during districtwide events. The position also leads the 2018 General Obligation Bond Construction Program and is responsible for overseeing long range facility planning and the district boundary adjustment process. Each responsibility area has a director/manager supervised by this position

Minimum Requirements:
Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Law or Public Administration preferred 
5-7 years of experience in a significant leadership/administrative role.
Experience in coordinating and administering business services, budget, and financial operations, facilities planning and property management, construction, maintenance, custodial and auxiliary services is preferred.

Start Date: TBD
Salary Range: Negotiable contract, submitted to the school board for final approval 
Term of Employment: Permanent, 12 months

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.  Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse communities.

Salem-Keizer School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer