Vacancy Announcement



Plans and directs all activities of the Management Services Unit consisting of the Management Assistance Team (MAT) and Management and Information Advisor Services (MIAS) unit. Maximizes acquisition and use of information in providing comprehensive management consulting services for the business, administrative, and financial operations of school districts and community colleges in Los Angeles County. Provides additional consultation to the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) , districts, and community colleges in all areas of finance, business, and administration. Represents LACOE in meetings with district superintendents, board members, and the California Department of Education on district operations, finances, and management processes.

Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate multiple projects and activities of the MAT and MIAS units of LACOE; assist in planning activities for school district and community colleges in the business and administrative functions to establish and/or improve organizational structures and operating procedures; plan, organize and administer a management research and executive information center to collect, interpret, and communicate appropriate demographic, education, and industry trend data to policy makers within school district, community colleges, and the LACOE; establish requirements for the analysis of school district finances, facilities management, organizational structures, human resources, and operating policies and procedures to determine service effectiveness and efficiency; prepare and oversee the fiscal budget for the MAT and MIAS units; develop and supervise scope of services and work performed by internal project staff and outside consultants; perform other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services.

Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Five years of experience directly related to project, program development, or management consulting with lead responsibility for multiple functions or projects.

A Master's degree with major coursework in public or business administration, organizational development, or closely related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by one of the size regional accreditation associations as recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation.

Salary placement is $5415-6709/month.

Recruitment for this position closes on August 7, 1995.
For further information, contact the Personnel Commission of the Los Angeles County Office of Education at (310) 803-8360.