The Chief Operations Officer, under the supervision of the Assistant/Deputy Superintendent of Business Services, serves in a staff capacity to all administration in the District regarding all matters pertaining to operations. The Chief Operations Officer oversees, supervises and directs construction management, facilities, transportation, maintenance, grounds keeping, emergency planning and preparedness, custodial operations, energy management and conservation activities and other operational divisions of the District, as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with two years related work experience required.
Bachelor’s degree requirement may be substituted with five years related work experience in a K-12 school setting.
Three years of supervisory/management experience required.
Experience with bargaining unit contract administration and negotiation.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and strong judgment.
Have a professional demeanor and thrive in a fast paced environment.
Strong, effective oral and written communications skills, as well as interpersonal skills.
Organizational skills including follow up and meticulous attention to detail.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently.
Demonstrated initiative and high level of motivation.
Operate with proficiency a computer and assigned software programs, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project; familiarity and experience operating work order software programs, and transportation routing/scheduling software programs; operate other office equipment, as assigned.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of, and ability to effectively plan and provide training in, facility maintenance and construction, grounds keeping, irrigation controls, pest control, energy management, emergency response and risk management and energy conservation activities.
Knowledge of and experience preparing, overseeing and administering budgets, preferably in a K-12 school setting.
Experience and ability to negotiate with contractors, vendors, and governmental entities, within established guidelines.
Knowledge of general management functions of planning and organization, and strategic and long-term goal-setting and planning.
Knowledge of the legal and ethical guidelines and obligations applicable to the position as outlined by professional organizations and/or federal, state and locals laws, rules and regulations, as well as District policies, regulations and procedures.
Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver’s License.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentation
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
Seeing to read a variety of materials
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
Lifting – Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) 10-25 lbs.