The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications to fill a Chief Operations Officer position.
Under the direction of the Superintendent and as a member of the senior management staff and Cabinet, this position performs professional duties related to the management, direction and evaluation of assigned departments including Facilities, Maintenance and Operations, and Transportation.
Experience - Five years of experience managing maintenance, operations, or construction projects for a large multi-site organization. Two years of experience must have included direct supervision of staff working in maintenance, operations, and/or construction.
Education - Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, construction management, or a closely related field.
Additional Salary Information: Plus $5,832 annual auto allowance and attractive benefits package.
The William S. Hart Union High School District is located in the Santa Clarita Valley in the northern part of LosAngeles County and serves 7th through 12th grades with an annual budget of nearly $180 million. Nearly23,000 students are enrolled in the district's six comprehensive high schools, a continuation school, middlecollege high school, independent study school, a home school support program,... six junior high schools, anadult school and a Regional Occupational Program.Hart High School, Sierra Vista Junior High School and Rancho Pico Junior High School were named CaliforniaDistinguished Schools in 2013 and Golden Valley High School and Arroyo Seco Junior High School havereceived the honor in prior years. Arroyo Seco Junior High School received the designation of National BlueRibbon School of Excellence while Bowman High School has been named a California Model ContinuationSchool consistently since 2001. Hart High School was designated as an Exemplary Arts Program as part of theDistinguished School review by the California Department of Education in 2013. The Hart School District hasalso won the coveted Golden Bell Award for its diversity awareness and anti-bullying programs, its summerIntensive Literacy Program, its exemplary physical education program at Sierra Vista Junior High and inOctober 2013 for the drug and alcohol education and prevention program. Newsweek recognized Hart, WestRanch and Valencia High Schools in the top 1,000 schools in the country of more than 30,000 schools; U.S.News recognized Hart, West Ranch, Saugus, Valencia and Canyon High Schools in the top 1,000 based ontheir criteria in their annual Best High Schools in America report; U.S. News also recognized Academy of theCanyons and Learning Post in the top tier of alternative schools and The Washington Post recognized Hart,West Ranch and Valencia High Schools in the top 1,000 schools based on their criteria. These nationalrecognitions were announced in spring of 2013. The Hart School District boasts more than 90% of studentsgoing on to pursue a post-secondary education opportunities. The District's dropout rate is less than 3%.Students receive more than $25 million in academic scholarships each year from colleges and universitiesthroughout the country.The Hart School District Academic Performance Index score and fitness scores consistently rank in the top tierof districts of its size in Los Angeles County and the State of California. Extra-curricular programs includingathletics and performing arts are available on all campuses and are regionally, state and nationally recognizedas award-winning and provide exceptional opportunities for students beyond the classroom. Athletic teams inthe Hart School District have earned multiple CIF and State championships. Numerous students have earnedDivision I scholarships and several student athletes have gone on to successful professional athletic careers.The Hart School District has a commitment to providing students with the necessary training and skills to besuccessful in the world of work. More than 90% of Hart District graduates go on to post-secondary education,enrolling in a four-year college or university or a two-year community college, including career technicalprograms.