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Director of Operations - District Operations Center

West Linn-Wilsonville School District
Closing date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Director of Operations - District Operations Center

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This position is set to close on May 7, 2019.

Job Title: Director of Operations - Full time – 260 Day Contract

Overview of Position:
The Operations Director will assist the Office of the Superintendent plan, direct and coordinate the operations of the school district as related to support services including but not limited to Facility Services, Nutrition Services, Transportation, Maintenance-Custodial-Grounds, Capital Construction, Land Management, Safety & Security. The Operations Director is responsible for ensuring and improving the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of departmental and organizational operations through the provision of effective methods and strategies.

Coordination and Supervision - Coordinate, manage and monitor the workings of various departments in the organization.
Financial- Review financial statements and data. Utilize financial data to improve profitability. Prepare and control operational budgets. Control inventory. Plan effective strategies for the financial well being of the school district.
Best Practices- Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. Formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
Staffing- Plan the use of human resources within the operations department. Organize recruitment and placement of required staff. Establish organizational structures. Delegate tasks and accountabilities. Establish work schedules. Supervise staff. Monitor and evaluate performance.
Production- Coordinate and monitor the work of various departments involved in production, warehousing, pricing and distribution of goods. Monitor performance and implement improvements. Ensure quality of products. Manage quality and quantity of employee productivity. Manage maintenance of equipment and machinery. Provide technical support where necessary.
Communication- Monitor, manage and improve the efficiency of Operations support services for all District departments. Facilitate coordination and communication between support functions.
Strategic Input- Liaison with to the Superintendent. Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activity. Implement and manage operational plans.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management
Business, management principles and practices
Financial and accounting principles and practices
School management, principles and practices
Human resource principles and practices
Project management principles and practices
Public construction and management
Facility safety and security

Ability to:
Think critically and problem solve
Plan and organize
Communicate effectively
Influence and lead
Delegate responsibilities
Work in a team environment
Negotiate with different groups
Resolve conflicts
Adapt to changes
Handle stress appropriately

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or school leadership. Masters degree preferred.

A Director in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District joins a community of professionals who embrace the district's mission and six guiding vision themes:

How do we create learning communities for the greatest thinkers and most thoughtful people for the world?

Six Guiding Vision Themes

Demonstrates personal and academic excellence;
Provides a personalized education to improve student performance;
Establishes community partnerships and expands the classroom beyond the school;
Creates a circle of support for each student;
Educates the whole person-intellectually, emotionally, physically, and ethically;
Integrates technology in daily living.

Community and District Information:
The West Linn-Wilsonville School District is nestled within two thriving cities, West Linn and Wilsonville, within the rural area of Clackamas County. Both communities have a strong legacy of support for their schools, music and arts endeavors, and the overall well-being of their patrons. The school district and surrounding communities have experienced steady, constant growth over the past three decades. The estimated student population of the District as of December 2018, is 9,878.

It is the policy of the West Linn-Wilsonville Board of Education and School District (WLWV) that no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veterans' status, genetic information, or disability shall occur if the employee with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position. These protections apply to students, employees, and other members of the public. West Linn-Wilsonville School District is committed to equal access and equal opportunity in all activities/services, educational programs, and employment. Persons having questions regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Director of Human Resources at the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, 503-673-7018.