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Director of Staff and Student Success 1.0 FTE

Creswell School District

Director of Staff and Student Success (Employee Relations, K-12 Curriculum and Instruction, Communication and Community Engagement)

General Information:
The Creswell School District is accepting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Director of Staff and Student Success. This position is responsible for leadership with the staff evaluation system and employee relations, lead for K-12 curriculum development and implementation, and district public communications and community engagement. This position will also have oversight of developing and implementing a K-12 summer learning program and assisting with monitoring the SIA Plan implementation. Administrative duties also include oversight of Creswell's online school.

Applications will be reviewed starting April 21st.

Duties include:
Maintain a professional working environment and positive interpersonal working relationships.
Assure that all state and federal laws, negotiated contracts, Board policy and District administrative and school regulations are adhered to.
Contribute to the quality education of students in the school by participating with District level personnel in the selection of staff and by monitoring and evaluating staff.
Provide leadership on strategic projects/initiatives as directed by the Superintendent.
Contribute to student achievement by providing strong and effective educational leadership for Professional Learning Communities (PLC).
Promote and carry out tasks aligned with the SSA/SIA Plan, Continuous Improvement Plan, and District Strategic Plan.
Communicate District information to the public and coordinate community engagement events with attention to a diverse community and a variety of language translations.
Research, write, edit and post content for the district in concert with the web manager and social media platforms.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
In collaboration with district associations, implement employee performance evaluation systems that promote effective performance and ensure that supervisors have proper training to oversee these systems.
Assist supervisors and principals with conducting due process procedures, employee support and improvement plans.
Assure the systematic implementation of grant planning by working closely with Business Manager on budgeting, evaluation, compliance, and record keeping.
Coordination of state testing K-12.
Guide development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum and instructional services Grades K-12.
Interpret the curriculum and proposed curriculum changes to the school board, administration, staff, and the public in Grades K-12.
Serve as district textbook chairperson by staying abreast of developments in curriculum and instruction at state, regional and national level. This includes coordinating adoptions, ordering and inventories.
Provide planning leadership and direction to staff committees actively involved in contributing to curriculum and school improvement plans and decisions; serve as a resource and assure the effective development and operation of committees and the active participation of staff.
Attend regular meetings of the superintendent’s staff and work to actively improve communication, cooperation, and planning.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

Minimum Qualifications:
Current Oregon Administrative License
Earned Master’s degree or higher in educational leadership/administration, human resources, public communications, or other related degree.
Minimum three years successful supervisory experience, preferably including experience as a K-12 public school building administrator.
K-12 Teaching experience preferred.
Understanding of curriculum and instructional best practices.
Understanding of state and federal education laws.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficient with technology.
Knowledgeable of employee evaluation systems and employee relations.
Successful Fingerprint Clearance Report and Disclosure Statement in accordance with state law.

Creative thinker, interested in facing the challenge of moving education forward in today’s world.
Problem solver, comfortable using analysis, collaboration, and persistence.
Ability to articulate a clear vision and facilitate its implementation.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Ability to be proactive and positive with staff in difficult situations.
Excellent communication skills; ability to work harmoniously with others.
Ability to create a positive culture, characterized by trust, shared leadership, mentoring, and respect.
Sense of humor.
Leader for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts in line with local, state, federal, board, and District policies and goals.

Employment, Salary and Benefits:
Full-time position 1.0 FTE, 220-day position.
Salary range: $85,121 - $93,307 DOE.