EdPost

EdPost Listings

A top job posting site for positions in education

Customize Your Search

Sort by Date Posted | Sort Alphabetically | Search Help

Director of Program Evaluation, Research and Assessment - SouthWashington County Schools

Posted on 2021-09-14 5:17:46 PM

Listing expires 2021-11-13 12:00:00 AM

( HTML Version ) ( ADA/Text Version )


Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fsowashco%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D12272&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C3f826d42ce8349536b6808d977cd7a04%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637672546660545705%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=YLzZOHYi3ee3R%2Bjlc8JcroLrcKHcVSllHvVP6FQDyOE%3D&reserved=0> Date Closing: 9/28/21 or until filled POSITION: Director of Program Evaluation, Research and Assessment Tier I, 12 Months BUILDING: District Service Center SALARY: Competetive Salary and Benefits Package POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for improvement in student achievement and staff effectiveness through data analysis and program evaluation. Working closely with the Director of Teaching and Learning, the incumbent will develop a comprehensive analysis of the multiple measures used to evaluate student achievement and success in developing the skills students need to thrive once they graduate. Emphasis will include training for school and program staff and other educational partners in data-based decision-making, including interpretation of achievement and other data to assist in practitioner self-evaluation and identifying student needs as well as meeting the purposes of school accountability and district accountability. Developing and maintaining contact with representatives of the Minnesota Department of Education and overseeing the coordination of district-wide assessment processes. This position will oversee the implementation and evaluation of programs and strategies to determine effectiveness and facilitating continuous improvement through systematically developing processes to enhance the success of the strategic plan. In addition, this position will evaluate the perceptions of stakeholders throughout the system to fully realize our goals in the area of equity and eliminate of any systematic barriers for all students to succeed. PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Research * Conduct research and evaluation of educational programs, issues and trends as requested. * Direct the development of research designs, implementation of studies and the reporting of results. Data Management * Collect, analyze, interpret and summarize data in preparation for generation of statistical and analytical reports. * Identify achievement gaps within the district, schools and student subgroups. * Provide leadership and technical support for district-wide assessments in reading, writing and math. * Collaborate with Special Education, English Language, and Gifted Education staff relating to all assessments. * Oversee Schoology. Program Evaluation * Provide support for schools and departments in designing and planning models for program implementation and evaluation models for monitoring success. * Collaborate with Teaching and Learning Department regarding formative and summative assessments and implementation of curriculum strategies and programing. * Establish and foster partnerships with organizations beyond our district. * Develop and monitor the World&#8217;s Best Workforce requirements. * Oversight of the use and implementation of the Qualtrics software program. Assessment * Maintain knowledge about all current assessment trends and strategies. * Develop in-service training for district staff relating to the testing process and develop training schedules taking into consideration the needs of schools. * Determine timing and schedule for all assessments within the school district. * Meet with school administrators, test coordinators, and other school and district staff to provide testing information. * Oversight of district progress monitoring and reporting system and collaboration with student information systems for implementation. * Monitor student and school performance to identify trends. Continuous Improvement * Actively collaborate to facilitate the implementation and monitoring of the district strategic plan. * Participate and support the facilitation of the districts approach to innovation and enhancing the work that we do with both students and staff. Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES): Required: 1. Experience in the areas of instructional coaching, mentoring, and other professional development areas. 2. Strong technology and presentation skills. 3. Proven project management skills. 4. Experience promoting and developing technology in the classroom. 5. Demonstrated strong communication and group facilitation skills. 6. Ability to interpret educational research and evaluation reports using high standards for discerning experimental design, reliability and validity of findings. 7. Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships among various stakeholders, build consensus and work collaboratively. 8. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others. 9. Proven systems thinker as evidenced in advancement of initiatives. 10. Knowledge of instructional design and strategies. 11. Ability to assist in the implementation and evaluation of professional programming across district department and employees. 12. Prompt, regular and reliable attendance. 13. Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships. 14. Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions. Desired: 1. Current K-12 principal or K-12 teaching license. 2. Minimum of five years teaching experience. 3. Additional degree work, staff development activities and organizational development. 4. Background in organizational development, program development, delivery and evaluation. South Washington County Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C3f826d42ce8349536b6808d977cd7a04%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637672546660555700%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=wOjPh9tPYnHc1QEmzvO0vZi67DIdKj0cp7fSZKQ%2Fh%2Fo%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. The contents of this email are intended only for the recipient(s) listed above. If you are not the intended recipient, you are directed not to read, disclose, distribute or otherwise use this transmission. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the transmission. Delivery of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privileges.
Start Your Online Application Now


Date Closing: 9/28/21 or until filled
POSITION:           Director of Program Evaluation, Research and Assessment
                             Tier I, 12 Months
BUILDING:           District Service Center
SALARY:              Competetive Salary and Benefits Package

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for improvement in student achievement and staff effectiveness through data analysis and program evaluation.  Working closely with the Director of Teaching and Learning, the incumbent will develop a comprehensive analysis of the multiple measures used to evaluate student achievement and success in developing the skills students need to thrive once they graduate.  Emphasis will include training for school and program staff and other educational partners in data-based decision-making, including interpretation of achievement and other data to assist in practitioner self-evaluation and identifying student needs as well as meeting the purposes of school accountability and district accountability.  Developing and maintaining contact with representatives of the Minnesota Department of Education and overseeing the coordination of district-wide assessment processes.  This position will oversee the implementation and evaluation of programs and strategies to determine effectiveness and facilitating continuous improvement through systematically developing processes to enhance the success of the strategic plan.  In addition, this position will evaluate the perceptions of stakeholders throughout the system to fully realize our goals in the area of equity and eliminate of any systematic barriers for all students to succeed.
           
    
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Research
  • Conduct research and evaluation of educational programs, issues and trends as requested.
  • Direct the development of research designs, implementation of studies and the reporting of results.
 
Data Management
  • Collect, analyze, interpret and summarize data in preparation for generation of statistical and analytical reports.
  • Identify achievement gaps within the district, schools and student subgroups.
  • Provide leadership and technical support for district-wide assessments in reading, writing and math.
  • Collaborate with Special Education, English Language, and Gifted Education staff relating to all assessments.
  • Oversee Schoology.
 
Program Evaluation
  • Provide support for schools and departments in designing and planning models for program implementation and evaluation models for monitoring success.
  • Collaborate with Teaching and Learning Department regarding formative and summative assessments and implementation of curriculum strategies and programing.
  • Establish and foster partnerships with organizations beyond our district.
  • Develop and monitor the World’s Best Workforce requirements.
  • Oversight of the use and implementation of the Qualtrics software program.
 
Assessment
  • Maintain knowledge about all current assessment trends and strategies.
  • Develop in-service training for district staff relating to the testing process and develop training schedules taking into consideration the needs of schools.
  • Determine timing and schedule for all assessments within the school district.
  • Meet with school administrators, test coordinators, and other school and district staff to provide testing information.
  • Oversight of district progress monitoring and reporting system and collaboration with student information systems for implementation.
  • Monitor student and school performance to identify trends.
 
Continuous Improvement
  • Actively collaborate to facilitate the implementation and monitoring of the district strategic plan.
  • Participate and support the facilitation of the districts approach to innovation and enhancing the work that we do with both students and staff.

Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent
 
JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES):
 
Required:
  1. Experience in the areas of instructional coaching, mentoring, and other professional development areas.
  2. Strong technology and presentation skills.
  3. Proven project management skills.
  4. Experience promoting and developing technology in the classroom.
  5. Demonstrated strong communication and group facilitation skills.
  6. Ability to interpret educational research and evaluation reports using high standards for discerning experimental design, reliability and validity of findings.
  7. Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships among various stakeholders, build consensus and work collaboratively.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others.
  9. Proven systems thinker as evidenced in advancement of initiatives.
  10. Knowledge of instructional design and strategies.
  11. Ability to assist in the implementation and evaluation of professional programming across district department and employees.
  12. Prompt, regular and reliable attendance.
  13. Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships.
  14. Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions.
 
Desired:
  1. Current K-12 principal or K-12 teaching license. 
  2. Minimum of five years teaching experience.
  3. Additional degree work, staff development activities and organizational development.
  4. Background in organizational development, program development, delivery and evaluation.


South Washington County Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. The contents of this email are intended only for the recipient(s) listed above. If you are not the intended recipient, you are directed not to read, disclose, distribute or otherwise use this transmission. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the transmission. Delivery of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privileges.