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Program Administrator Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education- Speech

South Coast ESD

The Program Administrator will provide special education, speech services to local school districts and special education program support to ESD programs.

• Implement the district mission/vision by carrying out program functions and components.
• Design and implements high quality programs utilizing data, logic models, and strategies aimed at ensuring that all children in program are meeting all developmental milestones.
• Ensure the operation of high quality programming that is aimed at supporting strong students, strong families, and a strong community.
• Attract, retain, and support high performing staff.
• Work collaboratively with and receive coaching from the superintendent/designee.
• Provide professional learning to provide quality instructional support to staff.
• Develop and implement a program to work effectively with parents of program participants with stakeholder’s input.
• Ensure the maintenance of a safe, clean, and workable space for staff, students, and families
• Maximize student enrollment in programs.
• Measure, assess and report program outcomes.
• Ensure program compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and best practices.
• Operate a program that meets the standards of the office of the state superintendent for education, grant requirements and/ or component district agreements.
• Train, supervise and manage staff, consultants, contractors, volunteers, and others performing functions in the program. This includes timely completion of performance evaluations and professional development plans for all staff.
• Foster organization-wide culture of outcomes-based practice to spur progress and effectiveness of the program.
• Foster organization-wide “culture of growth” and contribute to South Coast ESD capacity and efforts around organizational learning and knowledge management.
• Maintain relationships with external partners, including other non-profits, schools, funders and other supporters.
• Collaborate with other departments to identify and develop program services.
• Required 3-5 years’ administrative experience.
• Experience working with children with disabilities and their families.
• Abilities in organization and management.
• Ability to work with staff, students/ children and the public in an effective manner and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
• Holds a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and provides own transportation.
• Respects confidential information.
• Other qualifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent.
• Master's degree in appropriate field.
• Required - Oregon Professional Administration License or the ability to obtain an Oregon Professional Administration License.

The employee may work beyond an eight-hour day or a five-day work week attending meetings, conferences, and school activities. The employee needs to be competent in conflict resolution. The employee must be able to communicate effectively in confrontational and emotional situations involving staff, students, parents and patrons. Confidentiality is a top priority for the persons in this position.

The employee at times works under varied workloads and inflexible deadlines. Problems may arise which require immediate attention setting up conflicting priorities. Sound judgment is required to effectively prioritize these demands.

The employee must be able to lift materials, boxes or equipment weighing up to 30 pounds. The employee may need to participate with others in lifting/moving equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. The employee needs to be able to participate with one other employee in lifting students weighing up to 120 pounds if the student’s protocol permits. All lifting and transferring of students should be done in accordance with approved protocols

The employee may come into contact with biohazards such as human waste, saliva, and blood and should take appropriate protective precautions.

245 days per year
Salary: 110,000 - 120,000

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate an individual with a disability or disabilities.

A fingerprint-based criminal history investigation will be required.

South Coast ESD is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal and state statutes which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, handicap or marital status.

South Coast ESD requires all employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer.