The Director of Transportation provides leadership and direction for the Transportation department of Washington State’s second largest school district in accordance with district, state, and federal regulations and policies. The Director of Transportation develops, plans, and executes all transportation functions and is responsible for ensuring services are completed across the district’s 76 square miles in a safe and efficient manner, within budget, and in compliance with all relevant regulations. Additionally, the Director of Transportation manages a staff of approximately one-hundred members, 137 buses and 182 routes. This position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication within the department as well as with students, parents, community, district staff, and school principals. This position is a member of the District Leadership Team (DLT) and reports to the Director, Support Services
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Five years of progressively responsible experience working in a large organization with a focuson transportation operations, logistics, facilities management, or related field.
A Bachelor’s degree in administration, management or a relevant field of study. Qualifying experience maybe substituted for educational requirements.
Internal Number: 3788
About Lake Washington School District
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is located between Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains in the beautiful state of Washington. The district is east of Seattle and covers 76 square miles. It is the second largest public school district in Washington State. LWSD is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland, Redmond and about half of Sammamish. Current student enrollment is approximately 31,106 and growing. There are 33 Elementary schools, 14 Middle Schools and 9 High Schools.