13 May 2024

Operations / Administration Assistant Director of Integrated Services (Special Education) – Poudre School District

Poudre School District
 Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

SUMMARY: Provide direct support to special education and general education teachers and paraprofessionals to maximize special education students’ potential. Provide knowledge, guidance and support to building level administrators in the area of professional development, programming, and service delivery to increase student achievement. Make appropriate accommodations, address standards and support the overall learning environment. Oversee specific programming such as ESY, Summer Assessment, Transitions, etc.

1. Serve as a liaison from the Integrated Services Department to schools. Collaborate with, coach, and educate special education teams in developing appropriate opportunities for students with disabilities. Provide Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary program support.

2. Ensure quality transition programing for students by reviewing and evaluating documents, Individual Education Plans and behavior plans in accordance with district procedures, state rules and federal regulations.

3. Serve as a liaison to parents of students in special education programs.

4. Assist in supervision of coaches and other Intergrated Services staff; Assist Director in personnel matters.

5. Oversee all out of District placements working directly with facilities that support Special Education students.

6. Conduct evaluations for select Integrated Services staff; provide input, support and assistance to school administrators on other Integrated Services staff evaluations.

7. Assist in student counts, program accountability, and data collection and analysis.

8. Conduct manifestation determinations.

9. Assist in the management of some budget areas including grant oversight and assist with staffing process related to out of district students with disabilities.

10. Work collaboratively with outside agencies.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: • Master’s Degree in special education with successful completion of an administrator license program required. • Five years of special education-related experience required. • Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS: • Criminal background check required for hire. • Colorado Director of Special Education License preferred. • Valid Colorado driver’s license.


Information specific to this position: Assistant Director Special Education/Integrated Services. This position will have an estimated start date of August 1, 2024.


Pay Range: $88,371-$113,557 annually based on qualifications and experience*


Percentage: 100%


Work calendar days: 260


Duration of position: Ongoing


Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, as well as other optional benefit elections.

Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to PSD (existing employees please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). PSD 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, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. 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.


Poudre School District is dedicated to affirming respect, compassion, and acceptance for all, and we celebrate diversity with regard to all backgrounds and identities. We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive work environments with employees who reflect our students and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. PSD is committed to finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply!


If you have a mental or physical impairment which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations during any portion of the application process, including testing and/or interviews, please contact us at If requesting testing and/or interview accommodations, you must contact us at least three (3) working days before the interview or test date.

How to Apply

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Deborah Meyer, Director of Talent Acquisition & Retention at Link to apply:

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 13 days.