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Announcement of Vacancy
Interim Executive Director

San Luis Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

The San Luis Valley BOCES seeks an experienced and dynamic leader to serve as the Interim Executive Director during a pivotal transition period.

The major job duties and key priorities are:
Chief Executive Officer of the BOCES: Oversee all administrative functions, ensuring operational continuity and legal compliance.
Executive Director Search and Transition: Lead the search for a permanent executive director and ensure a smooth transition with strong support and onboarding.
BEST Grant Project Management: Work with the owner representative to manage the BEST Grant project, ensuring compliance and timely completion.
Board Development and Support: Prioritize board development activities, provide training and support, and foster a collaborative board environment.
Maintaining Internal Operational Structure: Directly supervise all administrative staff to ensure daily operations, and maintain compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

The BOCES Board of Directors offers a flexible position, open to both full-time and part-time proposals. The annual full-time salary of $85,000 to $110,000 is negotiable based on experience, availability, and scheduling. A competitive benefits package is included.

Important Dates:
Application Deadline: Thursday, June 20, 2024, 4:30 PM (MST) received at the San Luis Valley BOCES Office
Interviews: Monday, June 24, 2024
Posting of Finalist(s), June 26.2024
Appointment of Interim Executive Director, July 11, 2024

Application Requirements:
A completed and signed application. (Click for application)
● A current professional resume.
● Transcripts, placement papers, and/or credentials requested by you from college or university placement center (photocopies are acceptable).
● Three recent letters of recommendation (dated within the past two years).
● Answers to the following questions, citing examples of past experiences (max. 2 pages each):
○ Discuss your professional experiences and how they relate to the priorities and responsibilities of the interim executive director position namely managing a BEST Grant project and facilitating an executive director search.
○ Describe how you would go about supporting partnerships among the BOCES staff, and member districts to meet the diverse needs of students and staff within the BOCES and districts.
○ Describe your professional and educational background and discuss your highest achievements and greatest strengths.
○ What are the key components of an effective communication system within the BOCES and between the BOCES and the districts it serves?

Contact Information:
To request an application or for further inquiries, please contact: Adeline Duarte-Lee, Search Committee
Address: San Luis Valley BOCES, 2261 Enterprise Dr. Alamosa, CO 81101
Phone: 719-589-5851

For HR questions contact Cindy Squires at 719-589-5851 or


Announcement of Vacancy
BEST Project Manager

San Luis Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

2261 Enterprise Dr.
Alamosa, CO 81101
Phone (719)-589-5851
Applications Due by 2:00 p.m. June 27, 2024
Deliver 1 electronic copy via email to:
Colene Cordero

I. Project Overview
The San Luis Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) is seeking qualifications from
experienced and qualified Project Managers to oversee the BEST Grant Program facility renovation
project. The selected Project Manager will be responsible for managing the project, providing oversight,
and serving as the primary point of contact between the BOCES, the CDE, and the owner’s

II. Scope of Work
The Project Manager’s scope of work shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
1. Project Management: Coordinate and manage all aspects of the BEST Grant Program facility
renovation project, including the oversight of scheduling, budgeting, and quality control. Ensure the
project is completed within the specified timeframe and budget.
2. Oversight and Coordination: Provide comprehensive oversight and short-term coordination of
the project, including monitoring progress, identifying potential risks and issues, and implementing
appropriate mitigation strategies.
3. Communication and Liaison: Act as the primary conduit between the San Luis Valley BOCES and the
owner’s representative. Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among all stakeholders,
including contractors, consultants, and other parties involved in the project.
4. Main Point of Contact: Serve as the main point of contact for the BEST Grant Program facility
renovation project from July 1, 2024, to September 30, 2024. Attend SAC and Board meetings, provide
regular updates, and address any concerns or issues that may arise during this period in coordination
with the Interim Executive Director.
5. Contract Management: Oversee and manage contracts with contractors, consultants, and other
service providers involved in the project, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and project

III. Qualifications
Interested candidates should possess the following qualifications:
1. Demonstrated experience in project management, preferably in the field of construction or facility
2. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with
diverse stakeholders.
3. Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail.
4. Knowledge of construction practices, building codes, and relevant
6. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture) or
equivalent professional experience.

IV. Contract Term, Renewal, and Compensation
The initial contract term for the Project Manager will be from July 1, 2024, to September 30, 2024 with
total compensation of $12,000. However, the contract may be subject to renewal upon the approval of
the Interim Executive Director of the San Luis Valley BOCES, contingent upon satisfactory performance
and project requirements.

V. Submission Requirements
Interested candidates should submit their qualifications, including a cover letter, resume, and relevant
project references by June 27, 2024.



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Important Dates

January 18 – Board Work Session

January 24 – Board Meeting

February 27 – SAC Meeting (Date Change)

March 12 – SAC Meeting

March 13 – Board Meeting

March 18-22 – Spring Break

Congratulation Amiel Ariota


San Luis Valley BOCES Educator of the Year!

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Executive Director – Denille LePlatt dleplatt@slvboces.org719-589-

Special Education Director – Stacey Holland  sholland@slvboces.org719-587-5409

H/R and Payroll – Cindy Squires  csquires@slvboces.org719-587-5408



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SLV BOCES Contact Info


2261 Enterprise Drive

Alamosa, CO  81101

Phone: (719) 589-5851

Fax: (719) 589-5007