Chief Operations Officer, Chester Upland School District

Posted by Chester Upland School District on June 8, 2021


  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of functional groups within Operations, which includes facilities, maintenance, custodial services, school safety, transportation, and food services.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the District’s Facilities Master Plan.
  • Build and lead an effective and cohesive Operations management team.
  • Monitor Operations performance and provide updates to the Receiver, Superintendent, and Board of Directors, as appropriate.
  • Analyze operational performance and assist operational units with implementing corrective actions to meet operational unit objectives.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of operational systems that will help the District grow and deliver its services more efficiently.
  • Work cohesively with other members of the Executive Cabinet to serve the interests of the District.
  • Act as liaison with the Board, other divisions of the District, and other agencies and organizations on matters related to facilities, construction management, transportation, food service, safety and maintenance.
  • Determine best use/configuration of existing school buildings throughout the District.
  • Develop and recommend staffing levels, operational procedures, and fiscal prudence around the cleaning of the school facilities and the heating and lighting of those facilities.
  • Remain knowledgeable of emerging developments in administrative functions and school construction management through participation in workshops, conferences, seminars, and literature.
  • Keep abreast of pertinent legal, regulatory, and administrative developments that impact the school district.
  • Participate in other activities at the pleasure of the Receiver, Superintendent, and/or Board of Directors.

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