Job Description


TITLE: Student Attendance, Discipline and Compliance Officer

About You:
You excel at making connections with people, building buy-in and engagement, and persuading people to
take action to achieve results.

You have a strong sense of urgency and you thoughtfully weigh multiple options before making decisions.

You enjoy being a key part of a strong, positive and closely-knit team that you can lean on for support,
collaboration and share in each other’s success. You also have a great sense of fun.

You have the ability to learn quickly and thoroughly while continually recognizing and adapting to
changing conditions.

You are thoughtful, disciplined and detail-oriented. When given a task you ensure that the task is
completed in accordance with quality standards.

About Us:
Established in 1874, we have grown to 23 schools, serving over 11,000 students with over 50+ languages
spoken by our students.

Our organization is centered around our values and beliefs that our students are confident self-advocates
with interpersonal and critical thinking skills who productively and innovatively make a positive impact in
their current and future communities.

We are proud of the family-like culture that permeates our system. Our system boasts award winning
faculty and principals, high achieving students, signature programs and unparalleled parental and
community support.

We take our mission and vision seriously and we are committed to inspiring excellence in every child and
every adult so that our students are prepared to embrace the opportunities of tomorrow. At TD3, you have
an opportunity to change the world and life trajectory of over 11,000 students.

Who We’re Looking For:

Minimum Qualifications:

1. State of Arizona administrative certification. Applicants must have on file in the Human
Resources Department a copy of the appropriate valid certificate or evidence of eligibility to
be appropriately certified by the Arizona Department of Education.
2. A strong commitment to service and personal accountability.
3. A minimum of five (5) years of administrative and/or management experience.
4. A minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience.
5. Experience as an elementary and/or middle school principal.
6. Excellent organizational, written, communication and problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
7. Performs other duties/tasks as assigned by the director of school leadership and community


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)

About the Role:

Why the role exists:
The Student Attendance, Discipline and Compliance Officer assists the Director of School Leadership and
Community Services in leveraging building leadership to ensure all district processes and procedures
comply with Governing Board policies, state and federal law.

We’re looking for someone who is an active collaborator, highly motivated, visionary and innovator leader
for this role. The officer works under the direction of the Director of School Leadership and Community
Services and serves as a channel of communications to receive and direct student attendance, discipline
and compliance issues to the appropriate resources for investigation and resolution. This individual also
serves as the final internal resource with which concerned parties may communicate after other formal
channels and resources have been exhausted. The officer assists the director in creating a climate of
professional collaboration and sharing of best practices by establishing structures that foster shared
learning, information and resource exchanges.

This is a rare opportunity for an individual to step in and be a part of transforming an organization's
outcomes and student learning environments.

It also represents a chance for this person to be part of the leadership team of the organization, and enjoy
significant personal and professional growth along the way.

Responsibilities & Deliverables:
The Student Attendance, Discipline and Compliance Officer oversees the district’s student discipline
processes, procedures and implementation as well as functioning as an independent and objective body
that reviews and evaluates Title IX and ADA compliance issues and concerns within the organization.
This position ensures that district employees are in compliance with state and federal regulations
regarding Title IX, ADA and student discipline policies and procedures.

The role will be responsible for proactively identifying information that has the potential to be impactful
and elevate issues along with resolution options to the Director of School Leadership and Community
Services in a timely manner. A key component of this is providing independent analysis and judgment in
prioritizing situations needing attention, taking steps to ensure projects move forward, and tracking task
progress through completion.

Central to the role will be coordinating and executing the following strategies to ensure that the Chief of
School Management and Leadership can meet or exceed our district’s strategic plan goals while building
on our rich traditions and our reputation with existing, past and future stakeholders.

? Internal and external communications execution:
1. Facilitates discussions on emerging student discipline issues and trends enabling
collaborations and partnerships across multiple constituents; engages in dialogue to
identify opportunities, problem solve and find solutions.
2. Conduct investigations on teacher or student behavior as needed.
3. Serve as the District’s discipline coordinator.
a. Meet with students, parents and/or guardians regarding alternatives to
suspension, long-term disciplinary removals and expulsions
b. Work collaboratively with school administrators to develop exit criteria and
transition plans for students returning to comprehensive campuses from
alternative placements.
c. Maintain all documentation associated with alternatives to suspension, long-term
removals and expulsions.
4. Identifies and meets key partners to obtain input and to help influence decision-making
and change in regards to student discipline, Title IX and ADA processes and procedures
within the organization. Builds strong relationships across the schools and departments and develops trusted and transparent relationships to understand the core school
leadership needs and drivers to create and implement solutions proactively and
5. Serve as the District’s Title IX coordinator.
a. Review all formal complaints and actual knowledge reports of sexual
b. Oversee investigation, decision-making and appeal process.
c. Maintain all documentation associated with Title IX complaints.
6. Develop, review and update the District’s Student Handbook to ensure the document
remains current and relevant; provide updates and guidance to the CEO, Governing
Board, District Leadership, Principals, Assistant Principals, TOSA’s and employees on
updates as they occur.
7. Serve as the District’s ADA coordinator.
a. Coordinate ADA accommodations for members of the community.
b. Investigate allegations of violations of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities
8. Engages in meaningful dialogue with principals to address student discipline concerns,
social and emotional needs, and other needs of students and families.
9. Supports parents, students, families and community members in resolving conflicts.
10. Focuses on using multiple sources of data to assist principals in determining strategies to
support student success; identifies professional development needs based on data
indicating school needs.
11. Respond to and address citizen, employee and anonymous communications of alleged
violations of law, rules, regulations, policies and procedures as they relate to student
conduct, Title IX and ADA compliance, by evaluating or recommending the initiation of
investigative procedures; develop and oversee a system for the handling and resolution
of non-compliance issues.
12. Provide reports to keep the Superintendent/CEO, Governing Board, senior district
leadership team, district and site leaders and district stakeholders informed on the
operations and progress of compliance efforts and student discipline processes and
? Strategic Planning and Project Management
1. Collaborates with the CEO’s cabinet, executive team members and district stakeholders
to ensure strategic planning and program initiatives are in alignment with the district’s
mission, vision, core values, culture and strategic plan goals.
2. Identifies recurring obstacles to student discipline processes and procedures through the
study of common causes of discipline problems and works with school leadership to
address these problems with particular attention to the achievement and opportunity
3. Assists principal and school leadership teams to expand their repertoire of student
discipline strategies to ensure a deeper understanding/learning.
4. Supports and assists planning professional development and helps school leaders
address student discipline and other challenges to support student success.
5. Works with principals, teachers, students, parents, community agencies, social workers,
attendance workers and the court to implement a research based system of school level
interventions to improve student attendance.
6. Coordinates and supervises the district office student attendance personnel.
DEPARTMENT: Student Success Enterprise

SALARY: $69,100 - 82,581

WORK YEAR: 12 months

REPORTS TO: Director of School Leadership and Community Services

EVALUATION: Administrative Evaluation


REVISED: November 2022

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