Riverside USD | BP 2110 Administration
Superintendent Responsibilities And Duties
The Board of Education desires to establish a productive working relationship with the Superintendent and to ensure that the work of the Superintendent is focused on student learning and achievement and the attainment of the District's vision and goals. The Board also desires to provide a fair basis for holding the Superintendent accountable. The responsibilities of the Superintendent are detailed in law, in the Superintendent's contract, and throughout Board policies and administrative regulations.
(cf. 0000 - Vision)
(cf. 2000 - Concepts and Roles)
(cf. 2111 - Superintendent Governance Standards)
(cf. 2121 - Superintendent's Contract)
The Board should clarify expectations and goals for the Superintendent at the beginning of every evaluation year.
(cf. 2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent)
As the chief executive officer of the District, the Superintendent must implement all Board decisions and manage the instructional and noninstructional operations of the schools. The Superintendent also serves as a member of the District's governance team and has responsibilities to support Board operations and decision making.
(cf. 2210 - Administrative Discretion Regarding Board Policy)
(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)
(cf. 9122 - Secretary)
The Superintendent may delegate any of his/her responsibilities and duties to other District staff, but he/she remains accountable to the Board for all areas of operation under the Superintendent's authority.
The Superintendent should maintain a current District organization chart approved by the Board of Education. The organization chart should clearly designate lines of primary responsibility and the relationships between all District positions.
(cf. 4301 - Administrative Staff Organization)
17604 Delegation of powers to agents
17605 Delegation of authority to purchase supplies, equipment and services
35020-35046 Powers and duties of superintendent
48900 Authority of superintendent to recommend suspension or expulsion
Maximizing School Board Governance
Superintendent Governance Standards, 2001
American Association of School Administrators: http://www.aasa.org
Association of California School Administrators: http://www.acsa.org
Policy RIVERSIDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: July 17, 2018 Riverside, California