Board Member

Apply Now
Company: Lighthouse Academies
Location Tulsa, OK
Date Posted: December 3, 2014
Source: Lighthouse Academies

The Tulsa Lighthouse Charter School Board of Directors  is seeking a board member.

A Board Member ’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the academic program of the school is successful, that the school's programs and operation are faithful to the terms of its charter, and that the school is a financially viable organization . A Board Member’s actions must always be aligned with our mission, vision, core values and education program.

The essential functions for the Board of Directors are as follows:

  • Strategic Oversight: Through the charter application the Board adopts and upholds the Lighthouse Academies mission and vision for the school.
  • Operational Oversight: Oversees the operations of the school, while delegating day-to-day operational authority to LHA.
  • Financial Oversight: The Board ensures that the school remains a financially viable entity by overseeing the school’s financial condition.
  • Personnel: The Board approves all employment compensation at the school, including benefits through approval of the annual budget.
  • Contracts: The Board, in consultation Lighthouse Academies, approves all major contracts.
  • Consultant Support: Board members use their individual skills, knowledge, expertise and/or community relationships to support the school.
  • Community Relationships: Board members act as advocates and representatives of the school in creating and maintaining relationships with the community and other stakeholders.

Board Member responsibilities are as follows:

  • Regularly prepares for and attends monthly meetings.
  • Participates on at least one subcommittee of the Board.
  • Works cooperatively with fellow Trustees to complete the Board’s work in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that her or his participation contributes to the effective operation of the Board and the success of the school by:

o Focusing exclusively on the best interests of the Board and the school rather than on any personal or other agenda.

o Maintaining objectivity in all deliberations.

o Supporting all Board decisions once they are made.

o Participating in honest evaluations of one’s own performance and that of the Board.

  • Attends Board training workshops.
  • Provides the Board and the school with advice and technical assistance in her or his individual areas of expertise.
  • Acts as an advocate and representative of the school in creating and maintaining relationships with the school’s families, the community, governmental bodies and financial supporters.

A Lighthouse Academy (LHA) Board Member is more than a community volunteer. This person’s work supports the vision that all of our students will achieve high levels of academic success resulting in the creation of opportunities for a brighter future. A Board Member makes the commitment to work and lead with determination, integrity and purpose, and embodies these essential qualities:

  • Passionate with an unwavering commitment to the school’s mission.
  • Has a shared vision for the school and the steps required to realize that vision.
  • Expects that all children can and will realize high levels of academic achievement.
  • Believes in the Lighthouse Academies school design and curriculum as the best means of accomplishing the school’s mission and realizing its vision.
  • Understands the promises contained in the school’s charter.
  • Understands the distinction between the roles and responsibilities of each person and entity involved.
  • Willingness to volunteer for one or more Board committees and the ability to contribute appropriate time and energy necessary to follow through on assigned tasks.
  • Results-oriented with the ability to work within a team structure.
  • Specific knowledge, experience, and/or interest in at least one element of governance for the School.
  • Commitment to a partnership based on mutual trust and respect among the Board, the principal and Lighthouse Academies.

Other jobs you might like

  • Manufactuirng Manager

    Cameron Craig Group

    - Tulsa, OK

    Job Summary Responsible for manufacturing operations, including sheave making, machining, assembly, welding, galvanizing, painting, press, radial drills, small drills, and ...

    12 days ago from Cameron Craig Group
  • Director of Materials Management

    MSI International

    - Tulsa, OK

    DIRECTOR MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ****** Bonus***** Relocation $$ DIRECTOR OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT opportunity with thriving community hospital SOUTH ...

    17 days ago from StartWire
  • Manufactuirng Manager

    fulltimeGiGs

    - Tulsa, OK

    Job Summary Responsible for manufacturing operations, including sheave making, machining, assembly, welding, galvanizing, painting, press, radial drills, small drills, and ...

    7 days ago from FullTimeGigs
  • Manufacturing Position

    NEW

    Employee Solutions

    - Broken Arrow, OK

    Employee Solutions is looking for individuals that are ready for exciting new opportunities with us! Learn new skills, get paid weekly - Health Benefits available DAY ONE! ...

    2 days ago from JobNewsUSA.com
  • Entry Level Assembly- Start Monday! Apply today for position!

    Peoplelink Staffing Solutions

    - Tulsa, OK

    Company Description: Peoplelink Staffing is a staffing company. We staff for industrial, and clerical positions. We offer great benefits to our employees, as well as ...

    6 days ago from ZipRecruiter
  • Managers

    Community Thrift

    - Tulsa, OK

    MANAGERS - Tulsa & Dallas Community Thrift is hiring qualified, Upbeat, Hard- working people for full-time manager positions now! To apply, call (918) 835-3955 ask for ...

    20 days ago from Just Jobs
  • Client On-Site Premise Manager

    APA Services

    - Tulsa, OK

    Client On-Site Premise Manager Staffing Recruiter – Inside Sales Consultant – Employment Coordinator – Job Recruiter Position Purpose : Are you looking for a career ...

    19 days ago from StartWire
  • Community Education Manager

    Horizon Health

    - Tulsa, OK

    Horizon Health has an excellent opportunityfor a Community Education Manager at our client hospital, St. Mary's RegionalMedical Cente r in Enid, OK . This person will ...

    21 days ago from StartWire
  • Manufactuirng Manager

    Tulsa, OK

    Job Summary Responsible for manufacturing operations, including sheave making, machining, assembly, welding, galvanizing, painting, press, radial drills, small drills, and ...

    30+ days ago from iHireManufacturing
  • Area Sales Director & Publisher (1740)

    NEW

    N2 Publishing

    - Tulsa, OK

    Job Description: Join the 17th Fastest Growing Private Media Company in the Country 421% Growth over the last 3 years 2011 & 2012 & 2013 & 2014 Inc 500/5000 Honoree ...

    2 days ago from ZipRecruiter

Show Me More