Job Description

Madison School District

Position Title: Director for Community Education

Length of Work Yr: 12 months

Salary Range: $87,858 - $111,242   Placement based on degree and experience

Department: Educational Services

Reports To: Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services

Revised By: Human Resources Date: 3/4/2019


The Director for Community Education is responsible for preschool programs, before and after school program (Madison Adventure Club) and MAC Camps during fall, winter, spring, and summer break. The Director for Community Education is responsible for promoting and fostering understanding and developing support for community education programs, including volunteer opportunities and volunteer partnerships with the community. The Director for Community Education coordinates fee-for-service vendors for after school enrichment classes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Other duties may be assigned.

Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Focuses all decisions on student success as the first consideration in alignment with District goals and curriculum standards
  • Possesses knowledge of research, trends, and best practices in community education programs
  • Conducts advance planning, oversees research, compiles data, and analyzes the results to make recommendations for the successful implementation of Community Education programs
  • Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of all required reports and maintains all appropriate records
  • Organizes and maintains accurate records of revenues and expenditures of each assigned program; monitors all fiscal operations
  • Organizes and maintains accurate records for tuition-based full day kindergarten
  • Collaborates with the Director for Student Services to facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of the developmental preschool program
  • Collaborates with the employees responsible for community outreach
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director for Human Resources to coordinate school and district volunteers
  • Coordinates with the fee-for-service vendors who provide after school enrichment classes
  • Coordinates all camps hosted within the district
  • Coordinates outside organization requests for advertising or promotional materials
  • Communicates on a regular basis with principals, community education sites, and programs
  • Develops an ongoing communication plan with parents, community members, and community based organizations
  • Interacts with parents and community in a professional supportive manner
  • Maintains ongoing relationships between Madison School District with state and community agencies
  • Develops and implements an annual evaluation of each program for children, for parents, and for administrators
  • Facilitates and/or serves on District committees when requested or appropriate
  • Prepares reports for the Governing Board as needed
  • Continues the process of personal professional growth through attendance and participation in professional conferences, seminars and classes that support the district goals
  • Supervises assigned personnel, conducts annual performance appraisals and makes recommendations for appropriate employment actions
  • Performs other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in business or education or a related field from an accredited college or university; master’s degree preferred
  • Supervisory/Administrative Certification preferred
  • Five years of successful experience in a related field
  • Three years of successful administrative or leadership experiences
  • Demonstrates knowledge of community education programs (preschool; before/after school care; volunteer programs)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with teachers, administrators and the community
  • Ability to supervise and evaluate personnel
  • Demonstrates effective human relations skills
  • Demonstrates effective leadership skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with state, federal, and community agencies


  • Preschool instructors and staff
  • Developmental Preschool teachers and staff (in conjunction with the Director for Student Services)
  • Community Education Program Coordinator
  • Community Education Accounting Coordinator
  • Early Childhood Program (ECP) Site Coordinators
  • Madison Adventure Club (MAC) Site Coordinators
  • Secretarial/Clerical staff assigned


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to speak effectively with other employees and/or students in English. Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, other employees and/or students in English. Ability to speak and present effectively before vendors, administration and staff. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, managers, employees, clients,  customers, and/or the general public. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to administrators, top management, public groups/community, and Governing Board.


Ability to apply simple understanding to carry out detailed but basic written and/or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a variety of concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:. Ability to work in a friendly manner and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the community. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and board policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Supervisory/Administrative Certification


Evaluated annually pursuant to District policy and administrative regulations/procedures.

Primary Location: Madison District Office

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 AM  -
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 11:59 PM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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