skip to main content
The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Job Details for 6214 - EO Assistant Superintendent - Life Safety Officer

Job Description

DEFINITION:
Under general direction; performs work of considerable difficulty in planning and coordinating the Life Safety, Title Programs and special education programs; performs related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is a responsible professional and administrative position involving the coordination of Life Safety, Title Programs and special education programs. The work is performed according to the policies and objectives of the Board of Education and the general direction received from the Superintendent of the DuPage County Educational Service Region.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:
Recommends local school districts consult with licensed State of Illinois architects to determine health and safety needs; reviews any architectural recommendations acted upon by the local board of education and signed by both the president and secretary of the board; reviews original surveys on amendments; inspects all school buildings and lists any violations of the Health and Life Safety Code; reviews building plans and specifications; prepares building specifications and plans records; issues building permit and compliance forms to architect; forwards plans to Health Department; interprets building codes for school authorities and parents; investigates and responds to complaints regarding local school buildings; discusses alternatives for planning and construction with architects, engineers and school authorities; approves final plans and issues building permits for school construction in the County; inspects site construction as requested; interprets school code to local superintendent and personnel as to the entire school operations; visits and evaluates public and non-public schools for purposes of evaluating curriculum, facilities, organization, certificates and qualifications of personnel; reviews and approves school district applications for special funding; reviews school calendars.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Considerable knowledge of modern principles and practices of modern school administration, including knowledge of modern business administration and public administration practices; considerable knowledge of modern principles and practices of teaching and curriculum development.

Considerable skill in planning and supervising the work of others; considerable skill in solving school administration problems; considerable skill in exercising sound professional judgment in daily activities and responsibilities.

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Masters degree including successful completion of 16 to 20 semester hours of prescribed graduate work in education and two years of full-time teaching experience in the public schools.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires Certification by the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board with either a type 61 All Grade Supervisory Certificate or with a type 75 Administrative Certificate with the Supervisory or General Administrative endorsements, as set forth in Illinois Revised Statutes Chapter 122, Article 21-1 Qualification of Teachers, Article 21-7.1 Administrative Certificate, and as set forth in Illinois State Board of Education Document #1.