Job Details for 6212 - EO Regional Office of Education Administrator
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Under general direction; performs work of considerable difficulty
advising and providing support to the Regional Superintendent of the DuPage
County Regional Office of Education; performs related work as required. This
position will collect data, conduct research, prepare advisory memoranda,
assist in researching and tracking legislative initiatives, support and lead
program development, and other be assigned projects as needed.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The employee in this position
plans, coordinates, and conducts a variety of research projects, analyzes and
develops policies and programs. The employee in this position has
responsibility for researching, coordinating, planning and implementing
Regional Office of Education policies and programs. An employee in this class
works with independent judgment and discretion in the interpretation,
application and enforcement of policies established in the Illinois School
Code. Work involves an extensive amount of communication and interaction with
staff members, elected officials, members from the public, and representatives
from other units of government. Direction is provided by the Regional
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a
comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by
positions in this class.
• Coordinates with other leaders in
Regional Office of Education (R.O.E.) providing professional guidance into the
development and maintenance of work plans and strategic plans.
the Regional superintendent in communication and outreach to assure high
quality customer service to education, business and community/civic entities
including offering of in-service for school district employees, community and
• Supports and leads a variety of Regional Office of Education
• Analyzes and develops recommendations for policies,
program planning, and evaluation activities.
• Identifies and secures
resources necessary to achieve program objectives.
• Recommends hires
and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all
• Promotes positive morale, creativity, and teamwork
• Initiates and maintains organizational innovation and
• Evaluates employee performance and sets clear goals and
• Coordinates the administration of staff evaluations for
employees of the Regional Office of Education.
• Facilitates the
recruitment for the Regional Office of Education and makes recommendations on
• Coordinates the development and maintenance of policies on
topics including information privacy and security.
• Conducts research,
recommends professional development programs and implements continued
education opportunities for Regional Office of Education staff as well as
school districts and teachers throughout the region.
• Implements and
monitors processes and programs for effectiveness.
• Performs system and
process analysis and design.
• Identifies and eliminates outdated data
systems and works to develop and maintain current standards for data systems.
• Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Adjusts work assignments
and schedules in the event of an emergency to participate in emergency
preparedness, response, and recovery activities as assigned.
on assignment may maintain required emergency management training, licensure
• Performs related duties as required or assigned
within job classification.
To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Modern principles and practices of school
• Business administration and public administration
• Current office practices, procedures and equipment
County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal, state, and local
laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Federal, State, and
County issues, principles and practices affecting education
and leadership principles
• Using computer hardware
and software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc.
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and
services applicable to the assigned office
• Planning, scheduling and
supervising the work of others
• Making presentations
and maintain effective working relationships with others
• Plan, organize, manage and evaluate the work of the division to
ensure efficient, timely and cost-effective services
• Prioritize and
• Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences
of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
Plan, analyze and evaluate programs and services, operational needs and fiscal
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
department and division staff, other departments and others, such as vendors
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers,
supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey
information and to receive work direction
• Ensure compliance with
applicable federal, state, and local
• Monitor and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
• Analyze problems, identify
alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement
recommendations in support of goals
• Plan, organize, manage and
evaluate the work of the division to ensure efficient, timely and
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and
services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
• Provide leadership
to effectively resolve issues
• Analyze and prepare a wide variety of
documents, ability to conduct research on complex problems and prepare
• Express ideas clearly and concisely, both verbal and in
Exercises supervision of
personnel in related area of responsibility.
Completion of a Master's Degree in Education or a related
field including successful completion of a minimum of 16 semester hours of
prescribed graduate work in educational leadership, and five years of
professional experience in school system administration; or, an equivalent
combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the
essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are
required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position is typically office or administrative work and is not
substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS