Associate Executive Director of Support Services - Hybrid

    Michigan School Business Officials
    Lansing, MI
    $135,000 - $170,000
Provides resources to the association’s membership regarding information, products, and services to enhance, facilitate, support, and develop facilities/operations management, pupil transportation, and food service, and other support service operations. Develops and conducts workshops, conferences, and programming related to school support services. Manages the statewide school bus purchasing program and makes presentations to MSBO members and other organizations.


Position Responsibilities
• Serves as a resource to members to assist them in solving problems and providing solutions that promote effective and efficient operations for their school systems. 
• Conducts research, surveys, and gathers resources to develop creative solutions in response to member questions and problems including developing new product lines to enhance effectiveness and ensure profitability. 
• Creates, develops, and facilitates presentations for members and other organizations.
• Creates, develops, and organizes workshops based on identified member needs.
• Plans, implements, and manages the annual MSBO Facilities Conference. 
• Maintains a current knowledgebase of school system operational and business issues and challenges in order to advise on policy and procedural matters.
• Manages and facilitates the MSBO Bus Purchase program including writing specifications, managing the committee, and working with the program software.
• Facilitates regular committee meetings for facilities, transportation, food service, and other support related areas.
• Works in cooperation with other MELG building partners in the management of owned property, plant, and equipment.  
• Monitors and communicates operational, transportation, and food service rule/regulation changes that impact members.
• Provide feedback, analysis, and/or implementation strategy for regulatory change impacting members.   

• This position requires a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in Business Administration, Facilities Management, or another related field.
• This position requires five to ten years related experience in educational administration, facility management, business management, public speaking, and data and/or financial analysis; management experience in the assigned areas of responsibility; experience with word processing, database, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience working in an educational environment, supporting teacher needs preferred.
• MSBO Voluntary Certification preferred. Other endorsements, licenses, certifications, or training in areas described in the position summary will be reviewed.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required
• A strong track record as an implementer, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, assignments, and initiatives simultaneously.
• Excellent self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact and coach others effectively, persuasively, and tactfully.
• Strong ability to quickly adapt to change and demonstrate flexibility to a variety of business needs.
• Must possess sound judgment, problem solving, and decision-making abilities.
• Must have exceptional organizational and time management skills.
• Advanced level of Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and various design programs.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
• Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and/or complaints.
• Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques and/or style.
• Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
• Ability to apply principles of logic to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
• Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, graphs, charts, etc.) in difficult phases.
• Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
• Ability to grasp position-specific software with training.

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