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1.        Purpose

Administrative positions will be established by the Board in order to provide effective management and leadership for the operation of the District.

2.        Authority

        SC 1001, 1106

        Title 22

        Sec. 4.4

The need for creating administrative positions shall be determined by the Board, based on the recommendation of the Superintendent. The Board reserves for itself the final determination of the number and type of administrative positions deemed necessary for effective management of the District.

        SC 1075, 1142

The initial salary or salary range for a new position shall be determined by the Board when creating such position, based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent and supporting documentation.

3.        Guidelines

In the exercise of its authority to create a new position, the Board shall give primary consideration to the following:

  1. Most effective management of District programs.

  1. Number of students enrolled.

  1. Special needs of students.

  1. Operational needs of the District.

  1. Financial resources of the District.

Recommendations for a new or additional administrative position shall include:

  1. Job description clearly outlining the duties for which the position was created.

  1. A title that conforms with the appropriate certificate if certification is required.

  1. Supporting data and other rationale relevant to the recommendation.

4.        Delegation of         Responsibility

The Superintendent shall be responsible for recommending a new or additional administrative position.

The Board may, through the Superintendent, seek the advice of administrative staff in creating a new position or increasing the number of administrators in existing positions.

        42 U.S.C.

        Sec. 12101 et seq

The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible to maintain a comprehensive and up-to-date job description for all positions in the district. Job descriptions shall be prepared in accordance with relevant federal and state laws and regulations.

School Code

1001, 1106,

1075, 1142

42 U.S.C.

Sec. 12101 et seq

PA Code

Title 22

Sec. 4.4

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