Executive Director, School Improvement

Position Purpose: Primary responsibility of the role of the Executive Director of School Improvement is to coordinate and manage all school improvement initiatives and programs and provide federal grant support under the direction of the Chief School Improvement Officer.  

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and guides implementation of supports required by the state through Comprehensive Support and Improvement Schools, Targeted Support and Improvement, Additional Targeted Support and Improvement Schools and/or other state required improvement programs.
  • Supports school improvement planning and accreditation under the guidance of the Chief of School Improvement.
  • Supports the coordination and implementation of programming and grants as they impact academic recovery, school improvement, or continuous improvement models.
  • Serves as a member of the Superintendent’s District Leadership Team as well as other key district committees or initiatives as assigned.
  • Assists in planning and implementing Administrators/Supervisors Meetings and other district required meetings.
  • Support Research in state and federal reporting.
  • Coordinates 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 and in alignment with the Strategic Plan of Action.
  • Collaborates to create reports and presents on effectiveness of professional learning and/or grants within areas of responsibility.
  • Maintains data and creates reports as requested within areas of responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written
  • Ability to listen to external and internal customer needs
  • Knowledge of public schools and the science of improvement
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters
  • Capable of working effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to organize, be detail oriented, and a self-motivator
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks, changing assignments on short notice, performing under deadlines with pressure, ability to work in a calm and efficient manner
  • Ability to work as a productive team member
  • Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance
  • Knowledge of company’s mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them

Qualification Profile:

  • MA degree in education, or equivalent, required
  • District leadership endorsement preferred
  • 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 environmen
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and administrators to develop and implement uses of educational best practices in area of diversity.
Zone 6


Pre-K–12, Post-Secondary

Additional Information

Job Title: Executive Director of School Improvement

Location: Teacher Administrative Center (T.A.C.), 3215 Cuming St. Omaha, NE 68131


Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 12 month / Exempt


Salary Schedule: $173,737.59 per year

Contact Information

Omaha Public Schools
3215 Cuming Street
Omaha, Nebraska 38131

Megan Cook
(p) (531) 299-9731