About the Role:
The Executive Officer leads LAUSD’s Executive Officer of the Board of Education function, which has the critical responsibility of supporting the Board of Education, and serving as the public face of the Board of Education as a liaison between the Board, the School District staff, and the community.
- Directing and coordinating the functions and services of the Executive Officer of the Board of Education function office and providing administrative assistance for the office
- Reviewing and exercising judgement on matters to be brought before the Board and overseeing the preparation of the Board agendas and related documents
- Performing research, organizing information, and tracking Board projects and resolutions
- Assisting the Board of Education and the Superintendent in conducting meetings of the Board of Education and its committees, including assisting in the coordination of meeting procedures, assisting in the maintenance of an orderly course of Board and committee meetings, and advising the Board and its members on rules, parliamentary procedures, etc. regarding the conduct of Board and committee meetings
- Coordinating calendars and agenda planning, Implementing procedures for ensuring that the public is informed of actions to be taken by the Board of Education and engaging the community by ensuring opportunities for the public to communicate with the Board
- Serving as a liaison staff member between the Board of Education and the administration, and between the Board and other public agencies, officials, and the public
- Conferring with legal counsel as necessary on the legality of Board procedures and the application of legal interpretations concerning a variety of matters
- Directing the preparation and administration of the budget for the Executive Officer of the Board office
Three years of experience in a staff, administrative, or supervisory capacity in a position involving frequent public contacts of a sensitive nature. A master's degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Graduation from a recognized college or university, preferably including courses in personnel management, public administration, business administration, research, or related fields.
The successful candidate will possess considerable experience in positions providing customer/community service and community outreach, experience which has provided her or him with opportunities for significant public contact. A background working with or for formal governing boards and experience working directly with the media, is highly desirable.
- Insurance: District paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents; and life insurance plans.
- Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System and voluntary participation in the District’s 403(b) and 457 plans.
- Vacation: 24 days each year. Paid Holidays: 12 days