Job Title: Director of Pasco Education Foundation, Inc.

Reports to:Assistant Superintendent for Administration and the Board of Directors of Pasco Education Foundation, Inc
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:TBD
Salary Schedule:MGT10

JOB GOAL

To coordinate the activities of the Pasco Education Foundation, Inc. To establish a responsive working relationship between the community and District School Board of Pasco. County (DSBPC) and link the community’s resources to the education process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Communication

  1. Prepare newsletters, annual report, and other publications.
  2. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  3. Collaborate with other departments or divisions.
  4. Use effective communication strategies to interact with a variety of audiences.

Critical Thinking

  1. Submit annual recommendations, based on evaluations, of those activities of the Foundation that should be continued and prepare annually the goals and objectives of the next year’s program.
  2. Collect, compile, or develop information needed by the Superintendent, School Board, the media, or the public.
  3. Use technology effectively.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Exercise proactive leadership in promoting the vision and mission of the Foundation
  2. Anticipate potential problems and design processes and procedures to address them.
  3. Demonstrate initiative in fulfilling responsibilities.

Facilitation

  1. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment.
  2. Facilitate problem-solving by individual groups.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Set high standards and expectations for self and others.
  2. Keep abreast of current developments, system issues, and changes.
  3. Provide training and updates in effective communication skills for employees.

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  1. Coordinate the planning and operation of community outreach such as business partnerships.
  2. Assist in the preparation of the budget to support Foundation programs.
  3. Designing a communications campaign that supports the Foundation and brings attention to the activities of the Foundation.
  4. Design fund-raising activities to support the work of the Foundation.
  5. Identify objectives and goals of the Foundation that will clarify Board members’ roles in public relations, fund-raising, and distribution of funds for worthwhile education projects and purposes.
  6. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Plan special events for recognition and awards for the Foundation.
  2. Serve as a resource to the Superintendent.
  3. Assist with any training determined necessary for the Board of Directors.
  4. Exhibit support for the District’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.
  5. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.

Managerial

  1. Coordinate all activities of the Pasco Education Foundation, Inc. which include but are not limited to communications, fund-raising, grant applications, and fund distribution processes.
  2. Prepare or supervise the preparation of all required reports and maintain all required records.

Decisiveness

  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.
  2. Respond quickly to emergency situations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to use effective fundraising skills.
  • Ability to use public speaking skills.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and monitor the goals and strategies of the Foundation.
  • Knowledge of current educational trends.
  • Familiarity with computer word processing, database, and spreadsheet.
  • Ability to identify important local issues or problems and their relatedness to the goals and strategies of the organization.
  • Skill in personnel management, interaction, and supervision techniques.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree
  • School or District Level administrative experience
  • Experience working with the business community

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

   None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Take Stock in Children Coordinator, Take Stock in Children Student Advocate, Pasco Education Foundation Coordinator of Development, and Assigned Foundation Support Personnel

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Director of Pasco Education Foundation, Inc.;   EST: August 17, 1999;   REV: March 6, 2007;   Board Approved: March 6, 2007