Updated: November 30, 2022

Associate Director of School Safety

PSBA is seeking an Associate Director of School Safety to serve as the primary contact, manager, and support to the PSBA Trust/Pennsylvania School Safety Institute (PennSSI).  This position is a contracted employee through the PSBA Trust.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the day-to-day scheduling of use of the training facility; coordinate arrivals and needed materials for training, collection of liability waivers, schedule/ serve as staff operator and reserve appropriate space for discussions.
  • Coordinate marketing of the center via PSBA publication channels, direct outreach to districts, social media and appropriate connections with other agencies and entities.
  • Maintain the training equipment, materials, and facilities; maintain records of usage with high degree of confidentiality.
  • Coordinate invoicing/ billing, monitor budget and prepare quarterly information on the Institute performance for senior leadership.
  • Represent the Institute before outside organizations, school boards and other groups aligned with the mission of PennSSI.
  • Ensures the safety center is following all state, local and industry specific regulations.
  • Coordinate biannually safety audits of the center, its equipment, and security procedures.
  • Seek opportunities for potential partnerships and grant opportunities.
  • Build relationships with community stakeholders
  • Coordinate the PennSSI Advisory Council- conducting quarterly meetings and interim discussions with the panel related to the needs and opportunities of the Institute and local officials involved in school safety; provide updates to the PSBA Trust CEO as requested/ needed.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's or Associates degree, with significant experience require
  • Excellent organizational skills, and a high degree of analytical and decision-making skills required
  • Excellent time management, planning, and the ability to work in an unsupervised capacity are highly important; must be detail oriented
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and successful at interacting in both individual and group settings.
  • Frequent travel and overnight trips required

Submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at 

 

Senior Director of Legal Services

PSBA is a nonprofit membership association with the mission of providing school board directors with services, support, and counsel as they navigate relationships, lead their districts, and promote public education across Pennsylvania.

We are committed to a culture of honesty and integrity, member focus, working together, and innovation. We offer our team many benefits including generous paid time off plans, pension opportunities, professional development, and wellness initiatives.

We are seeking a Senior Director of Legal Services (Staff Attorney) to provide advice, analysis, consultation, training and educational information to public school leaders, on a wide variety of legal-focus areas impacting public school system and non-profit corporation governance.

Advocacy work includes involvement in legislative matters, as well as practice before state and federal appellate courts.

Requirements include:

  • Licensed attorney admitted in PA (or can become admitted within six months), and five years’ experience in law practice substantially focused on education law or related legal areas (i.e. constitutional law; administrative law; employment law; labor relations; state and federal civil rights law; disability law; municipal taxation)
  • Highly effective communicator, both oral and written
  • Must possess strong strategic thinking, analytical/critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and quickly adapt to emerging organizational needs
  • Extensive legal research skills, including proficiency with Westlaw and/or Lexis
  • Reports to Chief Legal Officer

Attorneys interested in an exciting growth opportunity, for a practice with statewide and national impact on education law and policy, should submit a resume, cover letter with salary expectations and attorney identification number to: psbahr@psba.org

 

Board Services Manager – Data

PSBA is seeking a Board Services Manager – Data to provide data analysis, human resource and board services to members across the State. Responsible for development implementation and growth of Services.

Conduct research, develop and implement surveys; analyze data and prepare scheduled reports, and guide and support member requests; Provide consultative HR Services to member districts, to include: executive searches, compensation and staffing studies, superintendent evaluations, job descriptions, board self-assessments and content presentations; Provide content presentations on HR Services topics; Meet with key school board directors and administrators to assess needs, and provide requested information, consultation and on-site services.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, and a minimum of two years of related work experience with local school boards, educational organizations or non-profit boards, with knowledge of public education and school board governance;

Must possess effective consultative skills including problem identification, problem analysis and problem resolution skills; Strong  interpersonal communication and facilitation skills, as well as the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion; Strong organizational, time management and project management skills, with ability to manage multiple priorities successfully required; Proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Child abuse history clearance required; Moderate travel and occasional overnight trips required; some evenings and weekends

Submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at psbahr@psba.org

 

Member Services Coordinator

PSBA is seeking a Member Services Coordinator to perform a variety of team and member support services, project management and complex administrative assistant and record keeping duties for the Policy Services and Professional Development teams.

Responsibilities include: performing a variety of tasks to support meetings, programs and conferences; daily tracking and proper dissemination of emails received through policy maintenance and professional development inboxes; facilitating member registrations process for on-line and onsite events; assisting with the development of Administrative Regulations (AR) manuals for newly contracted policy services; supporting the development and assembly of materials for live and virtual presentations and workshops; supporting member-access of Learning Management System (LMS); providing technical assistance and trouble-shooting for members, in the web-based policy system.

High school diploma or GED, with business and administrative background, and 3 years of work experience OR and Associate’s Degree in Office Administration. Strong organizational, time management and project management skills. Strong attention to detail, multi-tasking and proofreading skills. Excellent computer skills, including a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with CRM (Customer Relations Management) system and other web-based platform is required. Periodic overnight travel possible.

Submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at psbahr@psba.org