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Issue Date:  Friday, October 30, 2020
Advertisement Period:  Friday, October 30, 2020 - UNTIL FILLED
Application Deadline:  11:30 PM, Sunday, November 15, 2020
Advertised No.: 1

TITLE Director of Student Services
Student Services/Milford, NE
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
  This is a Certified Administration Position
GENERAL INFORMATION The Director of Student Services directs and coordinates special education programs in ESU 6 public school districts that teach students with mental or physical disabilities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Formulates policies and procedures for new or revised programs or activities such as screening, placement, education, and training of students.
  • Evaluates special education programs to ensure that objectives for student education are met.
  • Interprets applicable laws, rules, and regulations to students, parents, and staff.
  • Keeps districts informed of all local, state and federal regulations and special education changes.
  • Prepares, monitors and administers budget and solicits funds to provide financial support for programs.
  • Prepares reports for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.
  • Serves as a liaison among school districts, ESUs and the Nebraska Department of Education.
  • Develops programs and coordinates services through the special education department at the request of local districts.
  • Oversees scheduling of work assignments and conducting formal evaluations of all Student Services personnel.
  • Keeps current with special education changes by attending local, state, regional and national meetings.
  • Maintains an ongoing public relations program by being available for speaking engagements, attending relevant meetings, arranging in-service activities and making visits to school administrators. 
  • Reports to ESU 6 Administrator regarding all aspects of special education and keep him/her informed of all irregularities that may occur.
  • Assists individual districts with:
    • Local special education budgeting
    • Preparation of state and federal reports
    • Nebraska State Department Audits
    • Compliance with state and federal regulations
    • Development of district-owned programs
  • Regular and reliable on-site attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS • Administrative Certificate with Special Education endorsement for the State of Nebraska • K-12 teaching experience with emphasis in Special Education • Educational budgetary skills
SALARY RANGE Commensurate with education and experience
PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING Deliver, mail or email ESU 6 application, cover letter, resume, administrative certificate and transcripts to: Educational Service Unit 6; Attn: Nichole Hall, Director of Human Resources; 210 5th St.; Milford, NE 68405; Email: All applications will be reviewed. Materials received after the application closing date may be given full consideration depending upon the number of applications received and other factors. Email:
Position Begins: July 1, 2021 Benefits Include: Health/Dental Insurance, Vision Service Plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Payflex (FSA), 403b, Nebraska Public Employees Retirement System (NPERS), Wellness Program, Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal and Bereavement Leave.
Documents you will need to apply for this job:
Director of Student Services Job Description download
ESU 6 Employment Application - .docx download
ESU 6 Employment Application - PDF download

Educational Service Unit 6 is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Milford Office: (main office) | 210 5th St | Milford, NE 68405 | Ph: 402-761-3341 | PH: 800-327-0091 | Fx: 402-761-3279
Geneva Office: 225 N. 17th St | Geneva, NE 68361 | Ph: 402-759-3143 | Fx: 402-759-4864