Qualifications: The person in this position should have the following credentials:
BS degree in a related field required.
Prefer at minimum, 5 years’ experience in a similar position in a large school district or an applicable firm providing the service for school districts.
Experience with extensive school choice programs preferred
Experience with student assignment programs and processes preferred
Ability to effectively communicate with multiple audiences across a broad spectrum of constituents including parents, school personnel, school communities, economic development groups, and other public entities is required.
Effective written, presentation, communication and technology use skills are required.
Experience in analysis and developing student projections using all sources and developing statistical models to enhance accuracy in changing economic environments is required.
Experience in long range facility planning and implementation is preferred.
Supervises: Professional and clerical positions
Job Goal: To ensure short and long-term student projection targets are valid, manage the school choice process to ensure integrity, manage student assignment changes with public/parent input within policy requirements, and provide for school facility needs through coordination and update yearly to the Long Range Facility Plan and Capital Improvement Plan.
Manage and supervise all aspects of the Planning and Demographics Department to support and provide leadership support to the schools, other departments and outside entities to enhance student, parent and other agencies experiences with Greenville County Schools
Manage and develop statistical models using multiple data sources for staff to project short and long-term projections always seeking the greatest accuracy possible.
Analyze and determine areas to seek land for new school construction. Work with the Executive Director of Facilities to identify acceptable new school sites.
Provide data and assist in developing, evaluating and implementing the district’s programs.
Maintain contacts with economic entities, other governmental agencies and development personnel and companies.
Manage the student assignment process.
Manage the coordination and oversee the yearly update to long-term projections and the update to the Long Range Facilities Plan and Capital Improvement Program
Coordinate the development of basic educational specifications for additions onto schools or new schools.
Conduct the yearly computation of program capacity for each school.
Provide support to schools to ensure efficient and effective instructional school space usage.
Ensure quality control of student data at the schools.
Oversee the handling of custody issues, residency issues, affidavits, to ensure consistency and accuracy.
Communicate changing demographics of GCS students and the overall populations to the Superintendent and Leadership Team.
Develop and provide reports to the Board of Trustees as directed by the Superintendent.
Work closely with the Facilities Department on timing of addition and new schools coordinating assignment and program work.
Maintain an active working relationship with Academics relating to school initiatives.
Work toward the success of the district’s Strategic Plan and other goals to enhance student learning.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board Policy
Comprehensive industry education: ALEP, Advanced Academy and Vibrant Learning Environments
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