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Director, Professional Standards

Company: School District of Lee County
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

As the Director of Professional Standards, you will maintain a standard of professional conduct, performance, and equity among District employees as it relates to their work, students, and the community.

If you are interested in being considered for this career opportunity, you must complete an online application with the School District of Lee County by visiting Submit an application to the position titled "Director, Professional Standards," Job ID 20221715. This position will close on Friday, May 13 at 11:59 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree from an accredited institution.
Seven (7) years of management experience, including planning, organizing, directing, staffing, and overseeing large budgets.
Lean Six Sigma Certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Skill in promoting an understanding of all equity issues, e.g., race, disability, gender, etc.
Ability to understand ordinances and laws in order to develop recommendations regarding District interaction with governmental agencies.
Skill in continuous improvement processes such as quality, best practices, and interest-based problem solving.
Oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of and experience with industry-standard computer applications

Essential Job Functions:
Coordinate policy requirements and monitor the implementation of the School Board's equity, diversity, and unitary policies.
Perform periodic audits to ensure the District is in compliance with equal employment and equal educational requirements and prepare findings to report to the School Board.
Provide in-service training to ensure employee compliance with federal, state, and local regulations related to issues including, but not limited to, sexual harassment and equity.
Conduct investigations in a timely and consistent manner and resolve complaints of unfair employment or educational practices that involve discrimination.
Serve as the District's liaison to the Florida Department of Education Office of Equity and Access and train equity representatives in schools and District departments/divisions.
Monitor student and instructional personnel data to ensure compliance with the Florida Educational Equity Act.
Provide leadership by coordinating, training, and serving as a resource to the school-based equity coordinators.
Initiate recommendations for updating School Board policies regarding civil rights laws.
Review and make recommendations for equity in athletics and other school activities.
Direct all activities related to fingerprinting and pre- and post-employment feedback.
Serve as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) hearing officer as needed and make recommendations.
Review and analyze professional standards and equity data and make recommendations.

Salary: Base salary is $93,995.37

Questions can be directed to Suzette Rivera, Assistant Director, Recruitment at 239.337.8150 or via email

To review the entire Board approved job description, please visit

Keywords: School District of Lee County, Fort Myers , Director, Professional Standards, Executive , Fort Myers, Florida

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