SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

>Contact: Dori Burns

310-450-8338, ext. 308

For Immediate Release

October 10, 2001

SCHOOL DISTRICT SEEKING NEW PERSONNEL COMMISSIONER

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) is seeking applications for appointment to the Personnel Commission.

Applications are now being accepted for the Commission vacancy, which becomes available on December 1, 2001. The appointment will be for a three-year term.

The Personnel Commission is the public body responsible for the administration of a "merit system; for the selection, retention, and promotion of classified (non-teaching) employees in a public school system. By law, it is composed of three members appointed for three-year terms with the term of one member expiring each year.

In order to qualify, an applicant must be:

¬ A registered voter and a resident within the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District boundaries,

¬Familiar with the merit system and support the concept of employment, continuance in employment, in-service promotional opportunities and other related matters on the basis of merit and fitness.

Additionally, an applicant cannot be a member of the SMMUSD Board of Education, or of the County Board of Education, or an employee of the District.

Applications are available now in the SMMUSD Classified Personnel Office located at 1651 16th Street and must be filed in that office by November 6, 2001.

Further information may be obtained from the Personnel Commission Office, (310) 450-8338, 277.


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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-450-8338 fax 310-581-1138