Education Manager

Open Date: 04/25/2022

Closing Date: Until Filled

Requisition Number: 012-2022

Department: Education

Classification: Full-Time / Exempt

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Valley Center, CA


Under the direction of the Tribal Administrator, this position is responsible for the Management of all education related programs. This includes performing all associated administrative/department functions, duties and responsibilities. Duties include managing assigned employees; developing and administering Tribal education programs; coordinating overall operations of the Education Department; performing administrative activities to include maintaining records, payroll and budget. This position is responsible for meeting the Recreation Education and Youth Services goals and objectives of the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians. This person will conduct business in a professional and cordial manner that will uphold the integrity and reputation of the Rincon Tribal Government.


The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Plan, organizes, coordinates and implements a comprehensive education and Tutorial program consistent with the California Education Code and it’s “Common Core” base of study
  • Manages and directs all full-time and/or part-time staff in daily operations in achieving education program objectives
  • Make recommendations regarding the organization, scheduling and staffing of the Education Division and services
  • Prepare quarterly reports, periodic updates, establish and maintain report card/student grade tracking system
  • Develops and implements annual standardized student testing system and evaluates effectiveness
  • The development of goals and objectives for an effective Education program operation
  • Act as Tribal Representative with School Districts, local colleges and universities and other Tribal governments
  • Oversees implementation and operations of summer youth development program
  • Assist in the evaluation of assigned staff, handle employee concerns and problems, assign work, counsel, and recommend disciplinary and other personnel actions.
  • Respond to Membership complaints and requests for information
  • Act as Tribal Representative with School Districts, Rincon Committees and other Tribes
  • Assist in the administration of all operations, activities and policies of the Education Department.
  • Prepares an education plan to ensure that programs are delivered within guidelines and budgets.
  • Coordinate an active community relations campaign to promote educational and cultural programs.
  • Facilitates public relations, marketing and promotions; communicates and publicizes educational programs.
  • Formulates policies and procedures; seeks approvals from the Tribal Administrator. Director as appropriate; interprets/administers policies, rules and regulations; monitors adherence to education requirements where applicable.
  • Prepare/present annual fiscal budget; administers approved budget; prepares/implements capital improvements budget.
  • Maintains inventory of materials, equipment, and supplies; initiates orders for new or replacement materials.
  • Ensure education facilities are maintained in order to ensure a safe, clean and appropriate environment for education activities
  • Prepares and/or generates routine correspondence, letters, memoranda, forms, reports and other documents via computer and/or typewriter.
  • Provides written, oral, and computer based presentations to Tribal Council, General Membership and other individuals for program reporting, project status, and community outreach.
  • Responds to routine requests for information from Rincon Tribal officials, employees, members of the staff, the public or other individuals.
  • Answers the telephone; provides information; returns calls as necessary.
  • Attend, coordinate and develop meetings, conferences, and trainings to remain current on all national, regional, and local issues pertaining to Tribal Education issues.


  • Promote staff development, coaching, and team building.
  • Coordinate staff training.
  • Demonstrates an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Adhere to safety standards and regulations of the Tribal Council.
  • Handle all confidential and proprietary information in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required.



  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Education or related field is required.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in education programs.
  • Experience with Native students, preferred.


The following license and certification are required to be maintained throughout employment and are not subject to waiver:

  • Valid California Driver’s License. Must maintain a satisfactory driving record with the DMV.


  • Knowledge of topics related to the job of Education Supervisor.
  • Knowledge of developmental/administrative operations, and staffing plans/objectives for the expedience and effectiveness of specific duties of the department.
  • Knowledge of Education policies, methods, computer operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities.
  • Philosophy, principles, and practices of Education programs and special events
  • Philosophies, principles and practices of Public and Native Education Programs
  • California Education Code and Common Core base of study
  • School district utilized software and Portal techniques
  • Other Native organizations and programs to support Rincon youth and education program goals
  • Principals of supervision, training and evaluation
  • First Aid methods and safety precautions related to educational settings, classroom operations and buildings
  • Teaching techniques of “Special Needs” students