Chief Equity Officer

Location
Falls Church, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 25, 2020
Ref
13936BR
Provides innovative leadership and management oversight to promote, champion, and sustain educational equity and an inclusive instructional and work environment; manages and ensures accountability for the programs and processes of Fairfax County Public Schools to include direct oversight of divisionwide professional learning, family and student engagement, and student discipline; coordinates and provides equity-related consultation for curriculum, instruction, and assessment for general and special education, adult populations, and related student services; promotes and maintains a focus on raising student achievement, closing achievement gaps, and school improvement; implements the Division's Strategic Plan and its elements into the organization's culture; supports equitable opportunities for all students; leads cross-departmental efforts to ensure that innovative and equitable practices are aligned with the Strategic Plan and executed with fidelity; works closely with the Leadership Team to ensure that initiative timelines are developed, executed, and maintained.

Location:
Gatehouse Administration Center

Chief Equity Officer

Contract Length:
260-Day Contract

Salary Grade
[Salary Information]:

LT-02

Open
Until
Filled:

Yes

Re-Adv.
Position:

No

Qualifications:
Master's degree. Doctoral degree preferred. Eight years of progressively more responsible experience in leadership and management in education, some of which shall have been in institutional transformation, transformational leadership, and equity attainment. Successful experience as a principal or change agent in large organization preferred. Postgraduate educational license in a field appropriate to assignment. Endorsement(s) in field of specialization and appropriate supervisory and/or administrative endorsements. Division superintendent license or certification preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures relating to curriculum and instruction for general education, special education, and adult populations and all related student services. Comprehensive knowledge of American/world history, poverty, and the roots of inequity. Knowledge of school improvement and institutional transformation strategies and initiatives. Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws related to schools and equity. Knowledge of professional development/training, conflict resolution, and mediation methods. Ability to set, communicate, and assess program priorities and performance standards. Ability to manage, supervise, motivate, lead, and challenge a team. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the multiplicity of constituencies served by the Division; the School Board; and federal, state, and county officials. Proficiency in the use of technology and data analysis. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Posting Title:
Chief Equity Officer

Job Type:
Chief/Senior Leadership

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