Supervisor of Operations
Scranton School for Deaf
and Hard of Hearing Children
1. POSITION TITLE
Supervisor of Operations
2. EMPLOYEE STATUS
This position is considered to be an exempt, 12-month, full-time position.
3. ROLE RELATIONSHIPS
The Supervisor of Operations reports to the Chief Academic Officer and the Principal of SSDHHC.
4. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS
The following duties are performed by the Supervisor of Operations:
- Supervise the maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the SSDHHC campus:
- Supervision of maintenance and housekeeping employees.
- Reviews and recommends all purchases for equipment and supplies to assure the campus is maintained in a safe and accessible manner.
- Coordinates monthly Fire Drills, Lockdown drills, etc. with other Administrators on a monthly basis.
Notifies the Administration at WPSD as to when the drills will occur.
- Routinely inspects the campus both buildings and grounds for appearance, cleanliness, and safety.
- Actively identifies current or potential physical plant problems and presents plans and solutions to the Chief Academic Officer and the Principal of SSDHHC, when appropriate.
- Oversees the scheduling of the local transportation requests ensuring the needs of the school for transportation and trips, etc., are met.
- Prepares items to be requested on the Capital budget annually in collaboration with the Chief Academic Officer.
- Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned/necessary i.e,. obtain/order maintenance supplies, prescription for students, etc.
- Takes bank transactions to and from the bank.
- Supervise Security at SSDHHC.
- Supervises the School Security Guard
- Coordinates all ID badges which includes new employees for their individual ID badges. Works with the supervisor of the new staff member to assign the appropriate level of security. Makes and issues the ID badge
- Maintains a log of the badges issued (i.e., employees, fire companies, etc.)
- Maintains a relationship with local law enforcement and emergency services personnel
- Assures that all two-way radios are maintained in a functional manner. Coordinating repairs when necessary.
- Oversees and approves the distribution of the school keys to staff. Measures and makes keys as necessary.
- Notifies the alarm companies (Dorm and School) of changes in personnel when new security clearances and clearance codes are warranted.
- Chair of the school safety committee. Plans and runs monthly meetings with the committee.
- Participates in the Scranton Administrative meetings on a weekly basis and statewide Administrative meetings on a monthly basis. Participates in school meetings, including, but not limited to the Safety Committee and SAC Committee.
- Meets with Administration on projects, making suggestions and providing solutions.
- Works with various contractors during construction phases.
- Supervise Food Service at SSDHHC
- This includes the supervision of cafeteria staff members and working with the Food Services Manager assuring we adhere to all National School Lunch Program policies.
- The Food Services Manager splits time between the cafeteria and maintenance. The Supervisor of Operations must split this individual’s time between the two areas so it is done efficiently and with least amount of disruption to either area. His/Her main focus is the cafeteria.
- Coordinates/conducts the mandatory annual school lunch meeting with staff, parents, students, and administrators.
- Additional duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer and Principal of SSDHHC.
(Clearances must be maintained every five years by the employee).
Certification of PA Mandated Reporting Training
PA State Police Criminal Clearance (Act 34)
PA Child Abuse History Clearance
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, EDUCATION, OR EXPERIENCE
The Supervisor of Operations must have a direct knowledge and prior experience in management. Also, the internal and external operations of educational organizations and knowledge and experience of matters related to school administration and school safety is highly preferred. For this position, previous experience in organizational operations, supervisory management is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Will accept certification from Law Enforcement Academy or Trade School.
The Sign Language Proficiency Interview level (SLPI) for this position is
“Survival +”. The minimum level accepted at hire is “No Functional Skills”.
A valid driver’s license is required.
6. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This position may require the following physical demands:
- sitting at a desk for extended periods of time
- ability to read and attend to computer screens for long periods of time
- manual dexterity skills for using office equipment
- ability to lift light objects such as reams of paper, stacks of reports, generally objects 15 pounds or less
- frequent bending, stooping, twisting and reaching
- walking to and from various school departments
- ability to drive a car and/or school vehicles.