Shelby County Schools

  • Special Project Assistant

    Posted Date 3 days ago(11/9/2018 12:12 PM)
    Location Name
    Central Office
    Salary Min
    USD $19.21/Hr.
    Salary Max
    USD $23.05/Hr.
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Delivers at a high level of competency in the administration of various projects and programs related to the assigned department or program assesses and performs analysis on data, and prepares data to facilitate the review of various programs of the organization. Responsibilities require understanding of both theory and practice.

    Essential Job Functions

    1.Oversees, reviews, and approves expenditures for the area of responsibility. Provides fiscal data for preparation of the annual budget.


    2.Collaborates with supervisor and other District staff to develop short and long-range plans for assigned program or functional area.


    3.Researches and explores feasibility of implementing new methods, technologies or programs.


    4.Develops, schedules, implements, monitors and evaluates all programs, projects and operations in area of responsibility.


    5.Assist in providing training to the district.


    6.Researches, compiles data for, and prepares various statistical, administrative and/or financial reports as required.


    7.Performs other related duties as assigned or directed regarding 

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Education or other related field.


    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 easy-to understand manner and present to a broad audience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to tackle the operational chanllendges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment
    • Ability to manage daily administrative task 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.



    The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the District to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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