Executive Director, Student Transportation Services (226 Days)

Dallas Independent School District - Dallas, TX3.7


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Education, or other related field from an accredited college or university (U.S.A. equivalent); Master’s Degree preferred
Seven (7) years of experience within transportation services or other business related areas; four (4) years of leadership experience managing large organizational projects
Project Management Professional certification is preferred
Education services experience is highly preferred, yet not required
Ability to utilize critical thinking skills and recommended resources to solve issues presented by city and community advisory boards, district Board of Trustees, senior leadership and departmental staff


Directs management in the development, deployment and ongoing management of key initiatives covering multiple major transportation disciplines with direct accountability for results in terms of effectiveness, costs, methods, and employees
Develops strategic plans, departmental objectives, and opportunities to implement best practices within the department
Prepares recommendations to promote equitable legislation as it relates to transportation policies
Meets and confers with parents and community groups on all transportation interests, issues and concerns
Represents the district in professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels
Establishes operational objectives and assignments for multiple transportation disciplines/functional areas
Ensures the district complies with all local, state and federal statutes, specifically the Texas State Board of Education’s transportation policies, and the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations
Collaborates with senior leadership to develop strategies and broad departmental objectives; establishes methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs and people in the achievement of strategic objectives
Evaluates recommendations of others, deciding on course of action in ambiguous situations, and oversees the deployment of innovative solutions
Accounts for revenue derived from the Texas Education Agency
Submits accurate and comprehensive reports related to funding
Prepares and administers the departmental budget
Establishes departmental policies and procedures for staff performance and appraisal
Consults with city, county, and various other public agencies concerning district-related transportation issues
Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned

Minimum Salary


Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.
No telephone calls please.

Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).


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