Board of Education Field Representative
Title: Field Representative
Board of Education Member, District 3
Los Angeles Unified School District
Board of Education Member, Scott Schmerelson, is seeking applicants for a full
time position as a Field Representative for LAUSD, Board District 3. District 3 is
located in the Northwest San Fernando Valley and includes the communities of
Canoga Park, Chatsworth, Encino, Granada Hills, Lake Balboa, Reseda, North
Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Mission Hills, Porter Ranch, Studio City,
Tarzana, Valley Glen, Van Nuys, Woodland Hills, West Hills, and Winnetka.
Represent Board Member, Scott Schmerelson, at school and community
events, meetings and functions.
Accompany and staff Board Member at school site and community meetings,
events and functions.
Develop and execute outreach strategies to education community
stakeholders in District 3.
Establish and nurture cooperative relationships with District 3 parent
organizations, student groups, teachers and administrators as well as with
community leaders, elected officials and community organizations.
Provide written briefings, reports, and talking points regarding local events
and issues for Board Member.
Develop knowledge and understanding of LAUSD policies, procedures,
process and current affairs.
Communicate, document and help resolve constituent concerns and
complaints with Member’s leadership staff.
Initiate and plan district projects, events and functions that provide information
and services to constituents.
Create and maintain relevant constituent and resources contact lists and
Generate certificates and letters for community recognition and awards.
Abilities, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree, BA in progress or commensurate experience.
Strong commitment to quality public education and belief in the equal worth
and dignity of all students.
Understanding of and dedication to progressive, grassroots public service.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Excellent interpersonal skills as demonstrated by the ability to relate to and
cultivate respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
Effective oral, writing and listening skills; Bilingual/biliterate in a second
language a plus.
Familiarity with urban public education issues and school district
administration, as well as local, state and federal governance.
Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure.
Competent, comprehensive office computer and Internet research skills;
graphic design experience a plus.
Ability to work nights and weekends as community events and workload
California driver’s license, valid liability insurance and reliable car required.
In order to be considered for this position, qualified candidates must submit the
Cover letter addressing applicant’s ability to meet the responsibilities of
the position as set forth above
Names and contact information of three (3) professional references
Please email these documents to [email protected]
Write “Field Representative” in the subject line.