Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

Department: Health Services

Position Title: Director-Health Services

Position Start Date: July 1, 2024

Position Type: Central Administration

FTE: 1.0 - 40 hours per week - Regular, ongoing

Work Schedule: 261 Days - 12 Months - July

Salary Range 11:$104,966 - $157,449

Closing Date: June 17, 2024

Summary:

Provide dynamic leadership which supports the health and well being of students attending Boulder Valley School District programs, and support and further the health services program and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire and supervise school nurses, outside agency assigned nurses, Medicaid and Health Services staff. This includes office administration, health room paraprofessional trainer, vision and hearing screening technicians, Medicaid staff, Early Childhood/Child Find staff, Resource Nursing staff and School Nurse Consultants and building assigned School Nurses as well as Health and Wellness Coordinator. Directs the workload and its division among the staff. 
  • Provide leadership, direction, management, coordination and policy development of entire Health Services, Medicaid programs and Health and Wellness program. 
  • Develop program goals and objectives, linking the district Strategic Plan to state and local initiatives for health and health services, Medicaid and wellness initiatives.
  • Participate in state level school health policy development and implementation.
  • Ensure legal and safety compliance for all Health Services, School Medicaid and Health and Wellness programs.
  • Direct, monitor and evaluate quality assurance outcomes.
  • Direct and supervise the training and orientation for Health Services, Medicaid and Health and Wellness staff.
  • Provide oversight and direction for grants that support the goals of health services provision and overlap with other district initiatives and personnel.
  • Provide budget oversight and develop and balance the yearly budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required: 

  • Master's Degree in a major pertinent to the position requirements: Nursing or health related field, such as Public Health with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a Nursing and Supervisor role.
  • Must have a DORA RN license. 
  • Currently hold a CDE Special Skills Provider license with appropriate endorsement in School Nurse 0-21.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application. 

Preferred: 

  • Experienced in working with special needs students or adults.
  • Experience with Health Education and prevention programming.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to guide, direct, train and supervise persons of diverse backgrounds and skills.
  • Work integrally and seamlessly within an educational setting from a health care provider perspective. 
  • Knowledge of Colorado Nurse Practice Act and CDE school nursing guidelines.
  • Knowledge of risk management, legal issues in school nursing administration.
  • Knowledge of data privacy guidelines including FERPA, HIPAA.
  • Fiscal management skills including but not limited to ethics, responsibility and commitment to transparency.
  • Ability to work closely with district level departments to provide necessary support and resources.
  • Strong conflict management skills.
  • Public speaking and group facilitation skills. 
  • Availability to consult, advise, problem-solve and support administration on decisions related to health and wellness programs.
  • Up to date knowledge of best practices in school nursing, school Medicaid, and health education.
  • Commitment to sustain up-to-date knowledge in area of expertise.

Salary Information:

Salary Range 11:$104,966 - $157,449

Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

*Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to BVSD or current BVSD employees that are new to the employee group (existing employees currently in this unit please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). BVSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience and education. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended. 

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

Benefits & Eligibility:

Please see our Benefits Page for information on the benefits we offer and eligibility information.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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