DIRECTOR OF STUDENT REGISTRATION

02753

(Competitive)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS


The Director ensures the efficient administration and operation of the student registration and assignment process in accordance with Board of Education, student assignment policy and applicable federal laws and regulations. The Director provides guidance and leadership for the Student Registration staff in ensuring the timely and appropriate registration and placement of all students. The Director ensures that Student Registration is a resource for parents regarding programs and services; and will provide information and resources regarding parental options. The incumbent must be able to lead his/her staff while maintaining the major focus of the department, compliance with set policies and procedures and customer satisfaction. The position requires an analytical and innovative person who will continually improve the student registration and placement process. The Director must be committed to the student registration process and to fair and equitable treatment of all students and families. Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of student registration procedures.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Strong conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to manage a diverse student assignment team that will, at several times, face high-pressure situations involving a high-volume of community interactions.

  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to prepare detailed and concise reports.

  • Ability to analyze data and draw logical conclusions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work with students and families from culturally diverse backgrounds.

  • Knowledge of the parental transfer options under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) regulations.

  • Knowledge of the New York State educational system and relevant resources.

  • Knowledge of Stanley B. McKinney Act outlining the educational rights of homeless children; No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB); Title I, English Language Learners (ELL), Immigrant, Special Education, and Early Childhood programs and/or other federal and state regulations or services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or University with baccalaureate degree or higher in Education, Business or Psychology and three (3) years of *administrative level work experience or its part-time equivalent.



*Administrative work experience is defined as responsible direction and control of an identifiable organizational unit or program; in addition to the supervision of work groups, an administrator is involved in planning, resource allocation, program evaluation and policy formulation. Experience performing specialized functions or “staff activities” such as budgeting, finance, administrative analysis or personnel, which do not involve the aforementioned responsibilities, are not considered qualifying administration experience.




11/2012 Date of Original Composition