CHIEF OF COMMUNICATION & SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

Employer
Milwaukee Public Schools
Location
Milwaukee, WI, US
Salary
Competitive
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Job Details

Serves to assist the district and schools with communication needs and promote open and responsive internal and external communication. The chief promotes professional communication and information dissemination regarding the district matters. The chief shall provide leadership and oversight to coordinate the operations of assigned areas to ensure effective and efficient operations.

How To Apply

Administrative applications for the following position are being accepted by the Office of Human Resources through 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 4, 2022. A current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation manually-signed by the author and dated less than one (1) year old must be attached to the completed application (if you are unable to electronically attach these documents, you must notify human resources that you are sending hard copies which must be received on or before the deadline date listed above). Caution: When attaching documents to the application, be sure the documents are legible. If the documents cannot be read, your application may be disqualified from consideration. Appointment is subject to a criminal background check, a drug/alcohol test and credential verification. Non-MPS employees must submit official transcripts confirming Degrees. No applications will be accepted after the deadline date and time.

Other Information

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.

Qualifications

  • A master's degree in an educational field is required.
  • Certification in educational leadership or administration and supervision.
  • Ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible duties in school environment is required.
  • Specific educational and/or public sector experience is desired.
  • Proven experience successfully managing multiple business functions within a large organization at an executive level.
  • Experience working successfully in a diverse, multicultural environment.
  • Project management skills are desired.


Responsibilities

  • Maintains communication with the Superintendent that is timely, accurate and honest related to emerging situations.
  • Serves as primary contact for media and public relations situations.
  • Directs and reviews the development and dissemination of media releases and public relations issues.
  • Establishes effective vehicles for communicating internally and with the community at large.
  • Assists schools with communication needs and promotes open and responsive communication between schools and their respective communities.
  • Provides leadership in the coordination and implementation of continuous school improvement.
  • Promotes and assists in strategic planning efforts to include the establishment of annual organization goals and objectives. Supports the Superintendent's implementation of the goals and objectives.
  • Serves as a member of the senior team and provide support and assistance to the other members of the team as needed.
  • Directs and supervises the operations of Communications and Marketing, Contracted School Services, Research, Assessment and Data, Strategic Partnerships and Customer Service as well as Strategy and Enterprise Initiative.
  • Represents MPS with a strong, positive image and promotes advocacy for the district.
  • Assists in preparing policy recommendations as requested by the Milwaukee Board of School Board Directors or the Superintendent.
  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel.
  • Actively supports the MPS Strategic Plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.

Company

Milwaukee Public Schools is the largest school district in Wisconsin and serves about 75,000 students across nearly 160 schools. 

There is a saying, "It takes a village to raise a child.." and at MPS we know that it takes out entire district to create the best learning environment for our students. Join our team where you'll not only grow your career but you will also make a difference in our community!

No matter what your passion is, you'll find a home in Milwaukee Public Schools. View a listing of all our current openings here: https://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/Employment/Employment-Opportunities-at-MPS/Job-Openings.htm positions fill quickly and are available citywide. New positions are added frequently. Residency in Milwaukee is not required.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
4144758224
Location
5225 W Vliet St. Rm. 124
Milwaukee
WI
53208
United States
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