Director, Equity in Education

Employer
Diversity Recruiters
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 08, 2019
Closes
Jul 20, 2019
Ref
196912736
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state. PSESD is committed to cultivating and fostering a diverse workforce that mirrors that of the diverse students and families it serves and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply., Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is a premier regional agency that provides innovative pre-K to 12 services and leadership. We are committed to success for each child and eliminating the opportunity gap by leading with racial equity. Foundational to our work is a shared commitment to equity and inclusion, and cultural competence of staff, volunteers, and interns. Back Director, Equity in Education * Puget Sound Educational Service District * 800 Oakesdale Avenue Southwest, Renton, WA, USA * Jun 20, 2019 Full time Education Management Nonprofit-Social Services Job Description PSESD seeks a visionary leader to serve as its Director for Equity in Education. The Director will provide leadership in support of closing the opportunity gap in the PSESD region by directing, planning and coordinating equitable and inclusive practices that support closing the opportunity gap in the PSESD region; providing leadership through the design, development and implementation of systems and professional development programs for districts and other educational partners. A successful candidate will provide leadership and training in the development of action plans and the adoption of research-based strategies to address the needs of diverse student and staff populations. This position will also provide technical expertise to staff, volunteers, committee members and district personnel towards developing infrastructure, programs and activities through a deep knowledge of cultural proficiency and antiracist leadership practices. PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state. PSESD is committed to cultivating and fostering a diverse workforce that mirrors that of the diverse students and families it serves and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. Minimum Qualifications: * BA degree in job related area * Experience in promoting systemic change with a racial equity focus, within or in partnership with school districts * Experience providing professional learning on cultural proficiency and/or antiracism training Preferred Qualifications: (Cover letter and/or resume should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications) * Experience developing and implementing plans that include research-based practices to close opportunity gaps in education * Experience with racially and/or culturally diverse populations * Experience analyzing data to identify research-based practices * Supervisory experience PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. Based in Renton, Washington. Schedule: Full-time, year 'round. Salary: $101,498-$117,707/year, (Band R). Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience, and internal equity. Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by July 14, 2019. Anticipated interview date: August 2, 2019. For more information and to apply for this position, visit: https://www.psesd.org/careers/ We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 10%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking. About Puget Sound Educational Service District Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is a premier regional agency that provides innovative pre-K to 12 services and leadership. We are committed to success for each child and eliminating the opportunity gap by leading with racial equity. Foundational to our work is a shared commitment to equity and inclusion, and cultural competence of staff, volunteers, and interns. Company Profile A successful candidate will provide leadership and training in the development of action plans and the adoption of research-based strategies to address the needs of diverse student and staff populations. This position will also provide technical expertise to staff, volunteers, committee members and district personnel towards developing infrastructure, programs and activities through a deep knowledge of cultural proficiency and antiracist leadership practices., * BA degree in job related area * Experience in promoting systemic change with a racial equity focus, within or in partnership with school districts * Experience providing professional learning on cultural proficiency and/or antiracism training Preferred Qualifications: (Cover letter and/or resume should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications) * Experience developing and implementing plans that include research-based practices to close opportunity gaps in education * Experience with racially and/or culturally diverse populations * Experience analyzing data to identify research-based practices * Supervisory experience We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 10%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking. About Puget Sound Educational Service District For more information and to apply for this position, visit: https://www.psesd.org/careers

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