Director of Operations

 USD # 257 has a vacancy for Director of Operations.  This position is a mid-management 12 month position.

Responsibilities include supervision of maintenance and transportation staff, overseeing the districts facilities, and completion of State Transportation reports. Benefits include KPERS Retirement, and single paid health insurance.  Experience and knowledge of HVAC preferred.


Applications accepted online at   USD # 257 is an equal opportunity employer.

Iola USD 257
Single paid health insurance, life insurance, KPERS, leave based on Education/ Experience
Job Start Date: February-1-2019
Applications Due By: January-18-2019

Job Contact Information

Stacey Fager - - 620-365-4719

Employer Information

Iola USD 257


The Mission of USD 257 is to inspire all students to succeed.
Thank you for your interest in Iola, USD 257. A few facts you may be interested in:
  • USD 257 includes the communities of Iola, Gas, and LaHarpe and has a total population of about 9,500.
  • The district employs 100 teachers, with an average of 14 years experience. More than half hold advanced degrees.
  • Grade level attendance centers (Pre-School- 4th Grade)  allow continuity amongst teachers.
  • Target class size for PreK - 3rd grades is 18 students.
  • Iola Middle School has an enrollment of 325 students in grades 5-8.
  • Iola High School, including Crossroads Alternative School, serves 390 students.
  • The Bowlus Fine Arts Center provides an unmatched performance venue for our students.
  • District curriculum covers a wide range of courses including art and music at the elementary levels advancing through dual credit enrollment with Allen Community College for high school students.
  • District schools earned 18 different Standard of Excellence Awards on the most recent state assessments.
  • SAFE BASE is a nationally recognized after school tutoring and enrichment program for our students.
  • Every school is internally networked with a broadband Internet connection to every classroom.
  • Community support for the schools is strong as evidenced by the 30% Local Option Budget and the early payoff of bond issues to remodel the high school and middle school.
  • The USD 257 Endowment Association was established in 1992 to support the public schools and has funded a variety of projects for the district.

Employer Address: 305 N Washington Ave Iola, Kansas

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