Assistant State Superintendent for Assessment, Accountability & Information Technology

200 West Baltimore Street , Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Executive Salary Scale (ES-6) Salary Range: $92,333 - $123,236 + Full Retirement & Health Benefits
Jan 10, 2018
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The Maryland State Department of Education is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Assistant State Superintendent for the Division Assessment, Accountability, and Information Technology. This position reports directly to the Deputy State Superintendent for Teaching and Learning and is responsible for the direction and oversight of the State’s student assessment and school accountability programs. 

Provides leadership for evaluation, and statistics related to the development of Maryland’s student testing programs; manages the data collection, analysis, and reporting of local school system data; oversees Information Technology services for MSDE; provides executive direction and leadership for the informational technology branch and for the transition to the Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA), new assessments in social studies and the continual implementation Partnership for Assessment for Readiness of College and Career (PARCC) assessment; establishes procedures and priorities for developing and coordinating research/evaluation strategies as they pertain to standards, assessment, and accountability; utilizes technology to enhance evaluation efforts, facilitate group processes and evaluate models to support/sustain high achievement.


EDUCATION: Applicants should possess a Master’s Degree or 36 hours of post Baccalaureate coursework in Education. Doctoral degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Extensive experience in educational supervision and management in the areas of, school performance, program assessment, and school accountability.

This role requires strong organizational leadership skills in order to realign the work processes, facilitate collaboration and planning, and build a cohesive team. Extensive experience with an emphasis in research design, evaluation/assessment, and statistical analysis desirable, management of large-scale assessment/evaluation contracts and projects, experience working in a state or district office of educational accountability preferred. 

To apply for this position please submit a cover letter referencing this position, Assistant State Superintendent for Assessment, Accountability & Information Technology, Position Number 039675, with your salary requirements and a resume or MSDE application.  Applicant materials will be evaluated based on the materials submitted in relation to the position requirements; therefore, it is important to provide complete and accurate information.  Application materials may be emailed to, sent by mail to: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201; or by fax to 410-333-8950. 

If you have difficulty, have general questions about your application or other inquiries, please contact us at (410) 767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045, or visit our website at

For immediate consideration please submit your application by January 26, 2018 – Open until filled.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.