Campus Administrator at NCECBVI (Nebraska City)

ESU 4, representing school districts in Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, and Richardson Counties, is accepting applications for a Campus Administrator at NCECBVI in Nebraska City for the 2022-2023 school year. ESU 4 offers an outstanding salary and benefit package. For more information regarding this position, please contact Gregg Robke. View the complete job description.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Nebraska Administrative Certificate
  • Special Education Degree/Endorsement
  • Supervisory and Program Administration Experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Degree/Endorsement in Visual Impairment and/or Orientation and Mobility or Sensory Disabilities Certificate
  • Superintendent

Primary Function:

  • The Campus Administrator works collaboratively with the ESU 4 Administrator and serves as the administrative leader of all departments of NCECBVI including the center-based program, residential services, the outreach department, the Nebraska Instructional Resource Center, food service, office and maintenance departments. NCECBVI serves students on campus as well as students, parents, and educators throughout Nebraska through the outreach programs. While the Campus Administrator may delegate responsibilities for the operation of various segments and/or departments, (s)he is responsible for coordinating the total program of the Center involving its budget, business affairs, instructional programs, residential programs as well as all related services and support functions of the school and facility.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Directly lead and supervise the (shared) management team including the Director of Programs, Principal, Residential Coordinator, and the Food Service Coordinator. Also supervise the office and maintenance staff members. Responsibilities include: advertising, interviewing, recommendations for hiring, and staff development of new employees; planning, assigning and directing work duties; staff evaluation system, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing and resolving employment problems. These responsibilities are also coordinated with the ESU 4 Administrator.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of consultation protocol and process of calling on LEAs, ESUs, and parents; special education laws, rules and procedures; school budget and financial management; understanding of the unique needs of individuals who are blind and visually impaired; facility operations; and personnel management, employment laws, policies and rules.
  • Basic skills related to: leadership, public relations, problem-solving, organization, time management, people/personnel, and communication; self-motivated and self-starter; flexible and work cooperatively as a team player.
  • Ability to effectively supervise others; operate a personal computer in order to complete all functions of daily operations and communication related to the job position; develop and implement goals, action plans and tools to demonstrate continuous improvement; lead staff as a team, department and/or individuals; assist with the development and management of the school’s budget; and travel extensively in order to conduct school business and to promote NCECBVI programs and services, implement the state plan for vision services and provide/participate in professional development.
  • Coordinate with other professional and support staff in leading others to provide best practices for students; involvement in professional development activities and organizations and network with others on behalf of NCECBVI; and maintain confidentiality of all records.
  • Completion of required training including: State of Nebraska Defensive Driving Course; Suicide Prevention and technology/security related courses.
  • Represent the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired in a professional manner in dress, attitude, and actions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the implementation of the state plan, Statewide Services for Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired, as approved by the Nebraska Department of Education and as contracted with ESU 4.
  2. Develop goals and action plans that support the school’s mission and improvement process. Implement, promote and monitor the mission, vision and goals to ensure that NCECBVI operates in a continuous improvement model in order to provide excellence to all those served.
  3. Provide leadership that promotes student achievement.
  4. Administer all aspects of the organization, direct the day-to-day operations, and carry out the functions in accordance with the policies of ESU 4 and the Nebraska Department of Education.
  5. Provide oversight of NCECBVI business, budget management, and expenditure of funds.
  6. Direct the recruitment, hiring, supervision and evaluation of all staff.
  7. Establish and follow policies and practices for human resources management, including selection and placement of staff, discipline, staff evaluation, and staff development.
  8. Establish an atmosphere within NCECBVI which will promote communication with staff, students, parents, alumni, professionals, and stakeholders ensuring excellence in education.
  9. Establish positive relationships and represent NCECBVI and ESU 4 by being involved in local, state, regional and national professional organizations, civic organizations and other agencies.
  10. Promote NCECBVI programs and services through various partnerships, organizations and agencies along with social media and other media sources.
  11. Serve on the administrative team at ESU 4, along with the ESU 4 Advisory Committee, to address agency-wide improvement.
  12. Serve on various committees and communicate regularly with the Nebraska Department of Education in order to implement the state plan and manage funding allocated to NCECBVI separate from the ESU 4 contract.
  13. Submit all reports required by the Nebraska Department of Education and ESU 4 in a timely and efficient manner, including quarter and annual reports which include program/service and financial information.
  14. Ensure physical facilities (buildings, grounds, equipment) are safe and accessible by collaborating with the Nebraska Department of Education, State of Nebraska (Task Force), and ESU 4.
  15. Provide oversight and coordination of all construction projects to ensure student safety.
  16. Lead, coordinate and/or participate in all committees and activities related to school safety with the ESU4 Safety Committee, the NCECBVI Safety Committee and the Nebraska City Community Schools Safety Committee.
  17. Conduct the annual meeting of the NCECBVI Vision Stakeholder Team in which stakeholders provide input and guidance regarding all programs and services stated in the prescribed plan.
  18. Collaborate with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to assist with building capacity of availability and placement of teachers of the visually impaired and orientation and mobility specialists in regions of the state in need of services.
  19. Build positive relationships with various consumer organizations and coordinate the annual alumni gathering on campus along with milestone historical events.
  20. Other duties as assigned by the ESU 4 Administrator and/or the Nebraska Department of Education.

Salary:

  • 225 day school year contract
  • Salary based on experience

Applications will be open until Oct. 29, 2021. Interviews will be scheduled in November with a selection on or before Dec. 10, 2021. Contract will begin on July 1, 2022. Please send a request for the application form. Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to:

Gregg Robke, Administrator
ESU 4
2301 Dahlke Ave.
Auburn, NE 68305
402.274.4354 (ext. 103)