Director of Student Services, Cave Creek Unified School District

Director of Student Services



Job ID:

East Maricopa

April 12, 2024

Contact Information:
Cave Creek Unified School District
P.O. Box 426
Cave Creek, Arizona 85327
District Website

Analee Berumen
Phone: 480-575-2023
Fax: 480-575-2092
District Email

Job Description:


The job of the Director of Student Services is done for the purpose/s of directing student services programs; providing information and serving as a resource to others; achieving defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services in compliance with established guidelines; and serving as a member of the leadership team.


●       Directs operations; maintenance of services and the implementation of new programs and/or processes (i.e. athletics, district crisis plan, student activities, district prevention program, school resource officers) for the purpose of providing services within established timeframes and in compliance with related requirements.

●       Manages a wide variety of program components (i.e. athletics, accreditation, safety) for the purpose of delivery services, which conform to regulatory requirements and established guidelines.

●       Prepares a wide variety of written communication (i.e. long and short-range plans, reports, analyses, correspondence, etc.) for the purpose of conveying information and/or recommendations regarding curriculum.

●       Provides leadership, communication, training and organization of the district’s crisis plan (Emergency Operating Procedures), threat management team process (CSTAG) and Suicide or Self Harm process.

●       Serve as a liaison to school administration and parents for the purpose of evaluating situations and/or programs, providing direction and achieving overall program and district objectives.

●       Maintains quality interactions with site admin and school staff through frequent visits to schools.

●       Reviews and/or revises the student handbook annually with site administration.

●       Reviews and/or revises the coach’s handbook annually with site athletic directors.

●       Serves as a resource to building administrators relative to programs, policies, procedures and best practices.

●       Supervises K – 12 District Nurse Health Advisor, and serves as a liaison to School Resource Officers and law enforcement.       

●       Leads, organizes and provides training in the areas  of  prevention, intervention, health and wellness programs.

●       Organizes immunization clinics (influenza) with local business partners for the benefit of the school community.

●       Title IX Coordinator, Investigator and/or Decision maker in conjunction with the Executive Director of Human Resources

●       Leads, organizes and provides training in student discipline and investigation, oversees long-term suspension and expulsion process

●       Leads calendar committee in the creation and review of district calendar.

●       Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Leadership and Superintendent for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.


         ·           Arizona Teaching Certificate and appropriate Arizona Administrative Certificate.            

             Master’s Degree

             Experience with CTE programs, secondary athletics, safety/crisis and assessment.

         ·            Recent secondary administration experience and at least 5 years of teaching experience.

         ·            Knowledge of all phases of curriculum and instructional practices 7-12.

         ·            Background and experience in effective supervision and evaluation practices.

         ·            Experience in personnel operations.

         ·            Independent problem-solving solving required to analyze issues and create action plans.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have regular and reliable attendance, is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools and/or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.