Shelby County Schools

  • Charter School Specialist, Organizational Quality

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 5:08 PM)
    Location Name
    Innovation Office
    Salary Min
    USD $50,040.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $62,550.00/Yr.
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Works under general direction to ensure that the charter school sector is in the top 25% of performance across the state. Assists the Manager of Organizational Quality with ensuring that the charter school sector is on track to meet its goals, all reporting requirements are met, logistics of all planned and unplanned visits are detailed and clear, and there are clear scopes and sequences for actions throughout the year, including a clear calendar.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Serves as the District liaison to established charter schools to ensure charter school compliance with District operational standards and protocols; to initiate the integration of charter schools into District-wide programs; and to follow-up and troubleshoot issues and concerns.
    2. Works cross-functionally with District operational departments to aid charter schools in the navigation of District processes and procedures.
    3. Provides professional development, training, and/or public presentations related to areas of expertise when directed. Trains charter school staff on district compliance for food service, SMS, insurance, retirement, access to the internet, equipment, and other requirements and needs.
    4. Researches and explores the feasibility of implementing new methods, technologies, or programs. Conducts research, report writing, process streamlining, event planning, data analysis, and other responsibilities related to charter school academic project management.
    5. Provides real-time customer service, such as receiving and responding to public inquiries, concerns, and complaints. Liaisons with various departments to ensure access and quality data in the District student information database.
    6. Creates project plans and timelines to support team priorities and goals.
    7. Creates and disseminates information and tools that empower schools to do their jobs effectively and drive the District toward the District goal of Destination 2025.
    8. Develops, schedules, implements, monitors and evaluates all programs, projects, and operations in the area of responsibility.
    9. Conducts site visits to established charter schools during the academic year to monitor school compliance issues, identify and address problem areas, and recognize achievement. Assists charter school’s administration in compliance with state reporting requirements, budgets, review of financial reports and audits, and review of student information including enrollment and scheduling.
    10. Researches, compiles data, and prepares various statistical, administrative, and/or financial reports, as required.
    11. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administraion, Organizational Management, or related field of study; Plus, two (2) years of professional work-related experience; OR, an equivalent combination of related education and experience that totals six (6) years. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED).


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Ability to maintain effective organizational skills.
    • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
    • Demonstrated skill and ability of performance tracking methods within Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent skill and ability with analyzing, manipulating, and presenting large amounts of data while maintaining data integrity in Excel spreadsheets.
    • Ability to partake in diverse departmental initiatives intended to improve productivity and effectiveness.
    • Ability to collaborate with various members of school administration and provide quality feedback.
    • Ability to provide a strong interest in education and education reform.

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers

    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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