Shelby County Schools

  • Operations Manager-CCTE

    Posted Date 2 days ago(4/20/2018 12:41 PM)
    Location Name
    Career & Technical Education
    Salary Min
    USD $72,235.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $94,989.00/Yr.
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Works under limited direction of the Director of Career Technical Education and or the Director of College Career and Technical Education. Responsible for managerial, administrative, compliance, logistical and operational duties that facilitate the orderly operation of the entire division. Must be able to work independently with little oversight and ability to work in a complex environment.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Supervise direct reports so as to effectively recruit, train, motivate, delegate, monitor and evaluate their activities, including hiring, and disciplinary decisions. Provide staff with resources needed to successfully perform work.
    2. Work collaboratively with other managers and management representatives in the Department of College Career and Technical Education to achieve a system-wide result. Formulate local targets, goals, and activities that are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization.
    3. Execute the responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standards. Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles.
    4. Assist in the development of a departmental budget; present, and defend program budget requirements as it applies to the purchase, use, maintenance and disposition of equipment purchased with federal funds for the department and oversee and submit program expenditures and prepares financial forms and reports.
    5. Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.
    6. Conduct physical inventory audit of equipment and reconciles the results with the property records.
    7. Provides operational support for CCTE advisor's, administrators, and support staff.
    8. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or a related area plus an additional 5 years related experience, or equivalent for a total education/experience of 9 years. Successful management experience preferred. (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

    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis
    • Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in an easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams through both recruitment and selection and professional development
    • Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment
    • Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning

    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 for sign language.


    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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