The Des Moines Independent Community School District (Iowa) has initiated management support services in the custodial/security areas that have reduced administrative costs, provided for more efficient use of staff time, and streamlined inventory and maintenance management. This presents data tables on the department's operating budgets; describes its computerized inventory tracking system; and details its general operational responsibilities, including staff job descriptions and staff selection, evaluation, and development. Finally, the document presents an evaluation on department adherence to standards, policies, and regulations regarding personnel, in-service/staff development, commendations, maintenance procedures, equipment replacement, supplies, budgeting, security, the establishment of regulatory committees, and areas of future planning.
Des Moines Independent Community Schools, 1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309; 515-242-7903.
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