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Jan 30, 2020

PositionDirector of Technology

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: Negotiable

Pryor Public Schools is seeking a dynamic technology leader to join our team. The position is a 12-month position leading the IT department and is responsible for all aspects of the technology infrastructure at Pryor Public Schools. PPS serves approximately 2650 students in Mayes County, Oklahoma. For more information, please view our website at https://pryorok.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1193. Direct inquiries concerning the position to Dr. David Wilkins, Assistant Superintendent, or Jason Johnson, CFO.

Phone: (918) 825-1255

email: wilkinsd@pryorschools.org



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Director of Purchasing Job Description 

Job Title: Director of Purchasing 

Credentials: None required for this position 

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred 

Training or experience required: Minimum of 3 years purchasing experience. Experience working in a public entity or a school system is preferred. 

Knowledge of the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System (OCAS)  

code and a working knowledge of the invitation to bid, request  

for proposal, request for information, and request for quote  

process including the Competitive Bid Act of 1974 is preferred. 

Site: Administrative Services Center 

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer 

Contract: 260 days 

Salary Schedule: Support Off-Scale - commensurate with experience  

FLSA Classification: Exempt 

Essential Job Functions: 

● Administer and oversee the district purchasing process and system 

● Maintain and oversee compliance with Board of Education purchasing policy and state  statutes 

● Review and convert all approved requisitions to purchase orders 

● Approve requisitions for other administrators when requested 

● Verify accuracy of account numbers and create account numbers when needed ● Purchase in accordance with board policy various supplies, services and equipment  necessary for the school district 

● Oversee the district Pcard (procurement card) program, including tasks such as ordering  cards, setting individual card spend limits, distributing cards, and providing after hours  assistance when needed. Ensures the Pcard statements are reconciled each month. 

● Respond to district personnel inquiries regarding purchasing policies and procedures,  availability and price of products and services 

● Assist staff with the quote process  

● Prepare bid documents including specifications and proposals 

● Maintain records and documents pertaining to bidding and purchase transactions

Effective 2020-2021 school year 

● Meet with vendors interested in doing business with district.  

● Add approved vendors to district software, and update/maintain all vendor records ● Work with vendors concerning problems in shipment, arrival time, quality/quantity of  merchandise received, etc. 

● Prepare and issue 1099’s at the end of the calendar year 

● Oversee departmental budget. 

● Perform other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 

Communication Skills (oral, written, or business): Must have a knowledge of grammatical structure,  vocabulary for preparing correspondence from rough draft or proofing of completed material.  Communicate in a clear, grammatically correct manner. In addition to above, compose  correspondence, train and direct others and provide complex instructions. Conduct interviews as  needed. Must use creativity; make public presentations and provide complex letters and reports. 

Mathematical Skills: Perform routine computations requiring a knowledge of addition, subtraction,  multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.  

Reading and Interpreting: Read and interpret complex written and printed materials such as bid  proposals, regulations, contracts, balance sheets/ledgers, etc. 

Technology: Operate software with sophisticated retrieval, storage, and merging capabilities. Must  be familiar with electronic fund accounting systems. 

The successful employee is expected to model the district’s core values of integrity, inclusiveness,  collaboration, and optimism.

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Job Title: Budget Analyst 

Department: Federal Programs and Special Projects 

Reports To: Executive Director of Federal Programs and Special Projects Grade: BG-5 (Effective 1/1/2015) 

Number of Days: 12 Months 

Security Access: ESC 

Overtime Status: Exempt 

Position Summary: Maintains budget expenditures of grants, tracking all claims, working with  state, federal and district staff as it relates to budgets. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

• High school diploma or college degree preferred 

• Must have a minimum of two years accounting experience and knowledge of standard  purchasing and procurement procedures

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• Knowledge of state and federal programs as it relates to fiscal requirements to assure proper utilization of program funds 

• Knowledge of the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System (OCAS) coding requirements 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions: The following duties are representative of performance expectations. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions. 

• Prepare and upload applications, budgets, and staff allocations (including revisions) to  the appropriate online system (GMS, IMPACT, GAPS, DOJ, DOC, etc.) 

• Maintaining expenditures of grants, tracking all claims, working with state and federal  fiscal staff as it relates to budgets and expenditures, completing payroll, sub- payroll and  out-of-district expenses and maintaining all contracts related to assigned projects 

• Reviewing each expenditure request to assure funds are available and activities are  permissible under state and federal law 

• Prepare additional requested reports for various grants (e.g., DOJ, Annual Performance  Reports, Final Performance Reports, etc.) 

• Coordinating with other TPS departments (Talent Management, Payroll, Budget, etc.) to  correct charges and personnel coded to projects in error 

• Prepare journal entries to balance pick tickets to trial balance reports 

• Working with grant managers on staff allocations, balancing expenditure claims on a  monthly basis, assimilating spreadsheet data from grants 

• Working on budget revisions, requisitions, purchase orders, board agenda items and  contracts 

• Prepare OCAS accounting journal entries for end-of-year account code changes made by  OSDE 

• Pull invoices and supporting backup documentation in preparation for claim submission • Provide support for internal and external audits 

• Conduct workshops as appropriate 

• Prepare, modify, and disseminate technical assistance documents as appropriate • Ability to work collaboratively with others on a team 

• Perform other tasks, duties, or services consistent with this position as assigned 

Skills and Abilities Required: The following characteristics and physical skills are important for the successful performance of assigned duties. 

• Proficient in written and verbal communication 

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and knowledge of basic and advanced formulas • Knowledge of fiscal management procedures 

• Must assume responsibility without direct supervision and exercise initiative and  judgment 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

• This role does not directly supervise any individuals 

Tulsa Public Schools is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team of individuals who contribute to  the district's mission with their talents, skills, and energy. Tulsa Public Schools is an equal opportunity  employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, veteran status,  marital status, age, or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Tulsa Public Schools also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with  disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact the district's  talent management department at 918-746-6310 or the district's human rights and title IX coordinator  at 918-746-6517. You can also direct your request for accommodation in writing to the Tulsa Public  Schools Education Service Center, Attn: Talent Management, 3027 S. New Haven Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114- 6131.

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Job Title: Purchasing Operations Associate 

Department: Purchasing 

Reports To: Director, Materials Management 

Grade: BG-5 

Number of Days: 12 Months 

Security Access: Education Service Center 

Overtime Status: Exempt 

Position Summary: Under the guidance of the Director of Materials Management, the team member will support the coordination and execution of various projects and related tasks for several work streams across procurement, materials management and other areas as needed. This person will also executes operational tasks and provide high-level administrative support to ensure daily and cyclical department operations are carried out efficiently (e.g. prepare reports,

process information requests, coordinate and manage small projects to support the functions of the team). 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: 

● Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. 

Experience: 

● Minimum of 3 years of working on project teams and/or managing projects or initiatives involving a variety of stakeholders, preferably in a fast-paced environment ● Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (MUNIS and NOVUS experience a plus). 

● Basic understanding of accounting and purchase order process and best practices 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions: The following duties are representative of performance expectations. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions. 

● Support various department operations including but not limited to: 

○ Manage contract vendors, including structure design attributes, procedures, billing, spot audit and payment components including managing reporting and systems interfaces. 

○ Buyer for contract purchases. Audit and/or obtain documentation for requisitions to ensure they meet board policy, state law and all purchasing requirements ○ Assist with the Request For Proposal process and retention of procurement materials 

○ Maintain training curriculum and documentation, conduct training, and function as help desk to answer site/user inquiries for ordering programs. 

○ Act as back-up for other department training requirements. 

● Develop high quality materials, reports and presentations for a range of internal and external audiences. 

● Help resolve technical issues for the department as necessary. 

● Team Tulsa holds true to our vision and mission with every position throughout the district. Supporting school sites through various opportunities is vital as a district office team member. 

● Perform other tasks, duties, or services consistent with this position as assigned. 

Skills and Abilities Required: The following characteristics and physical skills are important for the successful performance of assigned duties: 

● Willingness to work non-standard hours 

● Leverages strong organizational and time management skills, including keen attention to detail, proactive problem-solving, and the ability to adhere to strict timelines ● Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to manage multiple projects and work-streams happening concurrently; 

● Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, including in Spanish.

● Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment 

● Experience effectively engaging with multiple constituencies 

● Ability to work proactively, anticipating the needs of colleagues and assessing potential risks – i.e. the ability to identify problems and anticipate potential problems ● Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, including the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense 

● Must be a self-starter, taking the initiative to develop self while seeking feedback for continuous growth and improvement 

● Ability to cultivate trusting, respectful, professional relationships with team members across the organization 

● Ability to provide high levels of customer service to meet varying team and individual’s needs 

● Meticulous attention to 

detail and good 

organizational skills. 

● Embody core values and show initiative to support organizational priorities 

Tulsa Public Schools is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team of individuals who contribute to the district's mission with their talents, skills, and energy. Tulsa Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, age, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Tulsa Public Schools also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact the district's talent management department at 918-746-6310 or the district's human rights and title IX coordinator at 918-746-6517. You can also direct your request for accommodation in writing to the Tulsa Public Schools Education Service Center, Attn: Talent Management, 3027 S. New Haven Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114-6131.

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Job Title: General Accounting Manager  

  

Department: Accounting 

Reports To: Director of Accounting 

Grade: BL-8 

Number of Days: 12 Months 

Security Access: Education Service Center 

Overtime Status: Exempt 

Position Summary: Under the guidance of the Director of Accounting, this nimble and dynamic General  Accounting Manager will supervise the coordination and execution of various related tasks for several work  streams across the accounting team. This person will review internal processes and identify most efficient 

ways to accomplish tasks and deadlines while aligning with departmental and district goals and be  comfortable overseeing various responsibilities within the accounting department. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: 

● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration; Master of Business Administration  preferred 

● CPA highly desired 

Experience

● Minimum of five years of supervisory accounting experience or equivalent work experience in financial,  analytical, accounting field required. 

● Experience with preparation of governmental financial reporting required 

● Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel required. 

● Familiarity with OCAS (Oklahoma Cost Accounting System) a plus 

● MUNIS financial systems experience a plus 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions: The following duties are representative of performance  expectations. 

● Direct supervisor of a combination of General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Fixed Asset teams  and/or work streams 

● Administer the fixed asset accounting procedures of the District, including but not limited to: ○ Oversee and administer Fixed Asset System and review/verify scanned inventory is loaded to system ○ Create schedules of site/department audits and work across district to communicate and help Site Asset  Managers prepare for audits and clear exceptions. 

○ Approve and reconcile Asset transaction records for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report ○ Stay current on all laws and policies for tracking and reporting district assets to ensure and enforce  compliance 

● Maintain and control the general ledger procedures of the district which is the official record for  reporting expenditures, encumbrances, and requisitions for all funds used by the District by: ○ Monitor, research, and resolve Financial system-generated discrepancies 

○ Work across teams to keep system transactions cleaned up 

○ Ensuring compliance with mandated reporting requirements designated by policies and state or  federal laws. 

○ Continually reviewing and evaluating financial internal controls to ensure compliance for audits. ● Coordinate and help lead the activities of the department and with other departments on the  computerized financial system: 

○ work with ERP vendor to resolve processing problems and develop functionality as needed; ○ prepare fiscal year-end Expense and Revenue reports for submission to state dept. of education ○ 1099 reporting; 

○ Prepares/Creates system data reports for annual audit and Open Records Requests 

● Prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report as required by Generally Accepted Accounting  Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). 

● Assist the Accounting Director with special projects related to the department 

● Other Duties as assigned  

Skills and Abilities Required: The following characteristics and physical skills are important for the successful  performance of assigned duties.  

● Willingness to work non-standard hours 

● Leverages strong organizational and time management skills, including keen attention to detail,  proactive problem-solving, and the ability to adhere to strict timelines 

● Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to manage multiple projects and work-streams happening  concurrently; 

● Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing 

● Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment 

● Experience effectively engaging with multiple constituencies 

● Ability to work proactively, anticipating the needs of colleagues and assessing potential risks – i.e. the  ability to identify problems and anticipate potential problems 

● Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions  or approaches to problems, including the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce  answers that make sense 

● Must be a self-starter, taking the initiative to develop self while seeking feedback for continuous  growth and improvement 

● Ability to cultivate trusting, respectful, professional relationships with team members across the  organization 

● Ability to provide high levels of customer service to meet varying team and individual’s needs ● Meticulous attention to detail and  

good organizational skills.  

● Embody core values and show initiative to support organizational priorities  

Supervisory Responsibility: 

● This role directly supervises accounting team members 

Tulsa Public Schools is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team of individuals who contribute to the  district's mission with their talents, skills, and energy. Tulsa Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender  expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, age, or  any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Tulsa Public Schools also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with  disabilities. If you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact the district's talent  management department at 918-746-6310 or the district's human rights and title IX coordinator at 918-746- 6517. You can also direct your request for accommodation in writing to the Tulsa Public Schools Education  Service Center, Attn: Talent Management, 3027 S. New Haven Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114-6131.

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JOB TITLE: Virtual Learning Support Director 

REPORTS TO: Superintendent / Principal

Virtual Learning Support Program 

Salary Schedule: To Be Negotiated 

Daily Work Hours: Vary  

JOB GOAL: Responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth and for organizing and implementing an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success.  This is a 10-month position.  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution and a valid teacher certificate preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must pass a criminal background check

  • Must possess a technical knowledge of virtual education and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.

  • Must possess an employment history working with students as an instructor.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with school districts.

  • Must possess a knowledge of school standards.

Responsibilities

  • Assists students in obtaining necessary supplies for participation in the program

  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional best practices for online learning 

  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of Internet and Web-related technologies 

  • Works collaboratively with the online Tutors to create an orderly environment that promotes learning.

  • Monitors teachers to ensure daily contact with assigned students.

  • Ensures students to stay on pace and seek assistance as needed

  • Communicates with the online teacher as needed regarding student progress.

  • Communicates with the virtual education vendor effectively.

  • Communicates with parents of students to keep them informed of student progress.

  • Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by the Superintendent and/or immediate supervisor(s).

  • Demonstrate effective data-based problem-solving skills

  • Assist in designing the Virtual Learning Support Program so that it is consistent with the home school programs

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the Virtual Instruction Program’s curriculum, and schedule. 

  • Works collaboratively with the online Tutors to create an orderly environment that promotes learning.

Monitoring and Reporting 

  • Evaluate student performance on a regular basis and providing feedback to students and parents 

  • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification 

  • Ensure that each student enrolled in the Instruction Program has accurate, up-to-date records 

  • Meet program expectations for progress monitoring and parent/student communication 

  • Maintain records of parent and student contact 


Compensation & Benefits 

CA offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. CA is a 501(c)(3) organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Contact & Timeline

Candidates are encouraged to reach out to Superintendent/Principal Mike Figueroa for information on this role prior to applying.  To apply for consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to fighouse@aol.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Closing Date is September 4, 2020, 5:00 pm CST.
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JOB TITLE: Virtual Learning Support Instructor 

REPORTS TO: Superintendent / Principal

Virtual Learning Support Program 

Salary Schedule: To Be Negotiated 

Daily Work Hours: Vary  

JOB GOAL: Responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth and for organizing and implementing an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success. This is a 10-month position.  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  Valid teachers certificate preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in virtual learning and tutoring 

  • Computer application background preferred

  • Experience with online instruction

  • Background in working with youth. 

  • Student and parent conferencing skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders in the Virtual Learning Support Program in written and oral form, including electronic media, using positive interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes 

  • Ability to use effective strategies in differentiating instruction 

  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional best practices for online learning 

  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of Internet and Web-related technologies 

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and schools 

  • Demonstrate effective data-based problem-solving skills 

  • Must pass a criminal background check

Monitoring and Reporting 

  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner 

  • Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures 

  • Evaluate student performance on a regular basis and providing feedback to students and parents 

  • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification 

  • Ensure that each student enrolled in the Instruction Program has accurate, up-to-date records 

  • Refer students who are not complying with course or program policies to the supervisor for necessary interventions. 

  • Alert supervisor when a student, parent, or guidance counselor fails to respond to attempts to communicate 

  • Other perform other duties as assigned


Compensation & Benefits 

CA offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. CA is a 501(c)(3) organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Contact & Timeline

Candidates are encouraged to reach out to Superintendent/Principal Mike Figeuroa for information on this role prior to applying.  To apply for consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to fighouse@aol.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Closing Date is September 11, 2020, 5:00 pm CST. 
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JOB TITLE: Secretary 

REPORTS TO: Superintendent / Principal 

About Comanche cademy 

Comanche Academy (CA) will utilize a dual-language instructional format and is a place-based elementary school where the Comanche (Numunu) culture, language, and history are the foundation of an experiential curriculum. Using both English and Comanche to instruct students in all core content areas, students will develop high levels of bilingualism and biliteracy, and an understanding of Comanche culture. CA employees are a critical part in providing powerful new options for the way children are educated. In CA’s inaugural school year 2021-2022, CA will serve a total of 120 students in grades PreK-1st and grow one grade each year. 

The job of School Secretary is for the purpose/s of providing secretarial and administrative support to the Administration; communicating information to students, parents, staff, and/or other districts; ensuring compliance with financial, legal and administrative requirements; and supporting the broad array of services provided to students, parents, instructional and support employees. 

Minimum Qualifications 

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent minimum, Associates Degree preferred 

Contact & Timeline

Candidates are encouraged to reach out to Superintendent/Principal Mike Figeuroa for information on this role prior to applying. To apply for consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to fighouse@aol.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.