Chief of of School Improvement, Accountability and Innovation / Executive Director ESU

Position Purpose:  Primary responsibility of the role of Director of School Improvement / ESU is to develop, coordinate and manage all school improvement programs as well as overseeing all ESU programs and funding.  General responsibilities also include coordinating the implementation of professional development programs across departments. The Ex Director of School Improvement will also manage Print and Publications Services, coordinating all school improvement programming including Title I services, coordinate and lead the enterprise strategy and innovation work, and the supervision of school principals.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Work with the Superintendent to organize efforts and resources to support district’s strategy for utilization of ESU services and funds.
  • Primary contributor in the development and monitoring of ESU #19 budgets.
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of professional development programs across departments.
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of Title I Programing and grants.
  • Supervise the Office of School Support including coordinating and implementing School Improvement Planning and Accountability.
  • Provide input to the Superintendent of Schools regarding the district strategic planning process.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the alignment of ESU and District initiatives.
  • Serve as a member of the Superintendent’s District Leadership Team as well as other key district committees or initiatives as assigned.
  • Educational Service Unit #19 Core Services-Professional Development Organization and Staff Development Affiliate
  • Coordination of non-certified professional learning programs such as the annual Paraprofessional and Office Personnel Conferences
  • Assist in planning and implementing Administrators/Supervisors Meetings and other district required meetings.
  • Supervise Title I office, Office of Enterprise Strategy and Innovation, Grants Office, Office of School Improvement, Print and Publication, Research and Staff Development.
  • Support Research in state and federal reporting.
  • Coordinate with schools and TAC Departments, i.e. Curriculum and Instruction Support, Student Information Services, Instructional Management Services, and Research to implement various programs
  • Works collaboratively with appropriate staff members to gather and analyze data regarding professional development, recruiting retention, and various other programs as assigned
  • Creates reports and presents on effectiveness of professional learning and/or grants within areas of responsibility
Zone 6

Additional Information

Qualification Profile:

  • MA degree in education, or equivalent, required
  • District leadership endorsement required
  • Ability to interact effectively with and provide guidance to staff, students, parents and community member
  • Ability to lead and manage professional and classified staff.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Skill at budget preparation and management.
  • Ability to interacting with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholder
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Ability to effectively manage time and a variety of responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of data privacy practices and laws; experience with windows-based computing environment
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and administrators to develop and implement uses of educational best practices in area of diversity.

Contact Information

Nebraska - Omaha Public Schools
3215 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Vicky Munoz
(p) (153) 129-9982 3

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