Assistant to the Executive Director for Student Services
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
Location: Morton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Salary: $149,738.00 - $179,685.00
The Assistant to the Executive Director for Student Services assists the Executive Director in the day-to-day administration of Intermediate Unit programs operated under the policies established by the Board of Directors and governed by state and federal laws, regulations, and standards using effective organizational and communications skills.
This position is expected to provided leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive system of Regulare Education, Student Auxiliary and Specialized services and programs, Special Education, Nonpublic school services, Pupil Services, Early Childhood Education, and other niche services to ensure DCIU is on the cutting edge of programming. Furthermore, this position needs to ensure there are proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, financial controls of budgets, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization.
Key to this position is entrepreneurialism as Intermediate Units are a service organization and must evolve based on the needs of our stakeholders.
Certification Required: Principal Certification, Director of Pupil Services Certification, or Special Education Supervisor Certification
Prefer: Letter of Eligibility
Experience Required: Minimum of 6 to 8 years of progressive educational administrative experience including building level principal or assistant principal; Experience in Education, including Pupil Services and Curriculum and Instruction, Expertise with oversight of administration and staff, responsibility of large-scale budgets, frequent interfaces with Board, Customers, and Stakeholders.
The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) is a regional education services agency. It is our mission to provide leadership for the development of innovative and cost-effective programs to meet the needs of our county.
DCIU serves more than 69,000 school-aged students and more than 6,000 educators on a regional basis. Direct instruction is provided to more than 15,000 students enrolled in DCIU’s Special Programs, Career and Technical Education and specialized programs.
The Delaware County Intermediate Unit is one of Pennsylvania’s 29 regional educational agencies. Established in 1970 by the State Legislature, IUs were charged with providing services in seven areas: curriculum development and instructional improvement; educational planning services; instructional materials services (technology); continuing professional development; pupil personnel services; management services; and, state and federal agency liaison services. Over the years, DCIU grew to meet Delaware County’s needs by providing these and other services best offered on a regional basis such as special education, technical education, services to nonpublic schools and technology.
Today, more than 40 ye...ars in the business of serving the needs of Delaware County, DCIU has grown to provide more than $125 million worth of services through the management of 60 programs.