Director of Special Projects / Operations

Vineland Schools   Vineland, NJ   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 14, 2024
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Director of Special Projects / Operations

This is a Cabinet-level, bargaining unit-exempt position / Application deadline is May 27, 2024

Reports to the Superintendent of Schools;

  • Supervises Special Projects, Transportation, Registration, Security, and Family and Community Engagement services;
  • Establishes and oversees effective departmental operations;
  • Delegates oversight to department management as appropriate; defines, implements and revises departmental operational policies and guidelines;
  • Manages overall departmental budgets;
  • Attends Board meetings;
  • Oversees all departmental performance initiatives and customer service;
  • Works with the Human Resources Department to hire, mentor, evaluate and provide corrective action for departmental employees;
  • Communicates routinely and effectively to staff;
  • Oversees appropriate acquisition and implementation of technology products and services;
  • Establishes, implements and oversees district-wide safety and security programs;
  • Evaluates departmental performance for productivity and efficiency;
  • Oversees departmental procurement and resource allocation;
  • Participates in collective bargaining;
  • Assures high quality staff performance through established procedures for training, development and evaluation;
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to the Board of Education as requested;
  • Recommends means of improvement and enhancement of departmental services;
  • Designs and conducts research projects aligned with district initiatives as relevant and as requested by the Superintendent;
  • Works under the direction of the Superintendent as an information liaison between the school district and various advisory, business, and community organizations;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

Requirements: Requirements
Certification as a N. J. School Administrator or eligibility for such. Public school employment
experience. Strong computer literacy. Demonstrated problem solving and communication
skills. Experience managing a large staff within a collective bargaining environment.

The district is an equal opportunity/non-discrimination employer which has adopted policies seeking equal opportunity for all persons desiring employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, national origin, social/economic status or sexual orientation. The district believes that all employees are entitled to work in an environment free from discrimination and harassment