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CONTACT:  Jana Hatch                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

310.450.8338, ext. 70279                                   09 DEC 2011



SMMUSD Seeking personnel commissioner for unexpired term


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


Applications are now being accepted for the Personnel Commission vacancy, which becomes available on December 1, 2011.  The appointment will expire on December 1, 2012.


The Personnel Commission is the public body responsible for the administration of a “merit system;” for the selection, retention and promotion of classified (i.e., 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 Office of the Superintendent located at 1651 Sixteenth Street or download from our Web site: .  Applications must be submitted by December 12, 2011.


Further information may be obtained from the SMMUSD at 310.450.8338, ext. 70-220 or 70-279.





1651 16TH Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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