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Director of Community Ed. - Anoka-Hennepin
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Category: Administrative - Community Education/Community Education Director
Date Posted: 3/9/2017
Location: ESC - Community Education
Date Closing: 04/07/2017

Posting #980

Full Time 12 months

Supervise, direct and manage the personnel, programs and services of the Community Education Department and Print Shop.  Coordinate and collaborate with governmental units, community agencies and school district programs by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Duties and responsibilities include:  Direct the planning, development and implementation of program and services.  Develop and direct processes that ensure program services are aligned with the mission of the Anoka-Hennepin School District and the needs of the organization, students and families.  Create and monitor systems that ensure the quality of program services.  Direct the evaluation of programs and services to avoid duplication of effort and direct the initiation, extension, and modification of services.  Ensure the effective recruitment, appraisal and development of employees.  Advise the School Board on matters related to the functions assigned to the position.  Develop partnerships with community organizations to enhance the effectiveness of the school district services.  Prepare and release reports, studies, and publications to promote public understanding and support for services and programs.  Effectively market services and programs to both internal and external audiences.  Direct and manage a budget of $22 million.  Maintain an active role in the development and direction of community education in the school district and Minnesota.  Ensure the effective and efficient operation of the district print shop.  Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of community education programs and services and the print shop.  Supervise and manage seven subordinate supervisors and 2,800 employees. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the District's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Minimum Qualifications:  Requires Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must hold or be immediately eligible to obtain a Minnesota Community Education Director License.  Knowledge of Community Education programs and services.  Knowledge of programs and services provided by other organizations in the community.  Demonstrated budget development, previous supervision and management of employees.  Skilled in creating and maintaining budgets.  Skilled in problem analysis, data collection, and problem solving.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret written documents, including governmental regulations.  Effective communication skills and the ability to represent the school district in various settings.  Ability to write comprehensive reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Effectively present information and respond to inquiries from diverse stakeholders.  Ability to maintain regular attendance, which includes completing an assigned day (which may include many evenings).

Preferred Qualifications:  Master's Degree preferred.  Five years experience as a Community Education Director preferred.

Start Date:  7/1/17.

Salary:  $123,905 and up DOQ, up to 5 percent annual performance pay, and generous benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants must complete the Anoka-Hennepin ISD #11 online application at www.ahschools.us
Administrative Applicants must also attach a letter of application and a current resume describing qualifications for this position, along with a minimum of three letters of recommendation.

Anoka-Hennepin School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

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