Business Services Division
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Administrator:

Vacant
Business Manager

Phone:
(213) 241-2947

Fax:
(213) 241-8938

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

We deliver cost-effective business services to support the educational community.

We value:
  • A commitment to excellence. Unquestionable integrity.

  • Prudent expenditure of funds.

  • Inspired and proactive leadership.

  • Initiative and innovative ideas.

  • The use of business technological advance

ABOUT BUSINESS SERVICES DIVISION (BSD)

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Business Services Division is responsible for all LAUSD Food Services, Procurement Services and Transportation serving the District’s close to 700,000 students and 84,000 employees throughout Los Angeles. Below is a brief summary of each Business Services Division department’s key responsibilities.

Food Services Branch

  • Plans and preps meals and snacks; tests recipes, food and related products; performs quality control; develops specifications; recommends pricing; conducts nutrition education, parent workshops, and student taste panels.
  • Manages the largest School Breakfast Program in the United States and serves approximately 650,000 student meals daily.

Procurement Services Group

  • Purchasing Branch—Responsible for the purchase, lease or rental of goods and general services with the exception of land and buildings
  • Materiel Management Branch—Operates a Supplies and Equipment, Foods, and Maintenance Warehouse through which delivery of such goods and equipment are made directly to schools and offices. Additionally, the MMB operates and provides other services through the Mail Distribution, Reprographics (Repro), and Truck Operation Units.
  • Contract Administration Branch—assists in the acquisition of professional services through various contracting methods such as a Request for Proposal.
  • Policy, Procedures and Compliance Unit (PPCU)—Develops and maintains District-wide procurement policy and procedures, conducts internal compliance verification, oversees the District P-Card Program and employee travel, as well as, provides procurement training for District schools and offices

Transportation Branch

  • Oversees the District’s Transportation Branch, which provides home-to-school transportation for special District programs including student integration, special education and other transportation services
  • Operates five major garage facilities required to service approximately 3,400 District-owned buses, trucks, autos, vans and 3,000 specialized power equipment

To learn more about sustainability efforts at the Business Services Division, click on the link below.

Quick Links
Service Efforts & Accomplishments FY 07-08 A report of the Business Services Division's service efforts and accomplishments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008
 
Service Efforts & Accomplishments FY 06-07 A report of the Business Services Division's service efforts and accomplishments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2007
 
Service Efforts & Accomplishments FY 05-06 A report of the Business Services Division's service efforts and accomplishments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006
 
Service Efforts & Accomplishments FY 04-05 A report of the Business Services Division's service efforts and accomplishments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005
 
Service Efforts and Accomplishments FY 03-04 A report of the Business Services Division's service efforts and accomplishments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004
 
CGCS Fall 2007 Managing for Results in America's Great City Schools A presentation of the CGCS performance measurement and benchmarking project, October 2007
 
CGCS Spring 2007 Managing for Results in America's Great City Schools A presentation of the CGCS performance measurement and benchmarking project, April 2007