Executive Director, Title I

Location
Charlotte, NC, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Ref
4600180546
Summary: This position strategically plans, implements, monitors, coordinates and assesses the activities and operations of Title 1 Services in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations. This position coordinates assigned activities with other departments, school-based staff and learning community staff.

Understanding of federal law and regulations regarding the implementation of Title I programs.
Build a team to provide program, finance and compliance support to Title I schools.
Ability to manage complex budgets

Executive Director, Title I
Supports school improvement efforts in Title I schools
• Works collaboratively with principals, district staff and stakeholders to prepare, supervise and monitor the development and administration of the Title I plan
• Directs, organizes and manages the Title I Team and Title I program activities to ensure alignment of department goals with the district's Strategic Plan.
• Develops or modifies local Board policies to keep the district in compliance with federal laws and regulations
• Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive inquires and regarding program, finance and compliance issues.
• Monitors and develops processes for Title I fiscal management
• Acts as a liaison between the school system and NCDPI on Title I issues

Essential Duties: (These duties represent a sample and may vary by position.)
  • Directs, organizes and manages the Title I Compliance Team and Title I program activities to ensure alignment of department goals with district goals and mission.
  • Develops plans, monitors, implements, and assesses department goals and objectives; recommends and administers policies and procedures equitably.
  • Selects, trains, monitors and evaluates personnel; provides and coordinates professional development, works with employees to improve effectiveness and emphasizes improved student achievement results.
  • Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive inquires and complaints regarding compliance issues.
  • Monitors and develops processes for Title I fiscal management to ensure alignment with federal and state laws and efficient/effective school operations.
  • Analyzes reviews and approves all requests for expenditures of Title I funds.
  • Works collaboratively with principals, district staff and stakeholders to prepare, supervise and monitor the development and administration of the Title I budget.
  • Directs, monitors, assesses and participates in the Title I department's work plan, assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures to eliminate the achievement gap.
  • Interprets and monitors compliance with Title I Federal and State laws, rules and regulations, provides written guidance, prepares reports as necessary.
  • Participates on school system committees as required; attends and participates in professional groups and committees.
  • Delivers support services to schools, programs, and other departments on time, on budget, with 100% accuracy and with quality at or above the expectation of the customer.
  • Acts as a liaison between the school system and NCDPI on Title I issues.
  • Interacts with members of Congress regarding the impact of proposed budgets and laws on Title I programs.
  • Serves as a member of the Service Integration Team and Title I Committee of Practitioners.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Minimum
  • Master's Degree in Education, School Administration, Public Administration or other related field
  • 3-5 year(s) successful experience in managing federal and state budgets including 3 years of supervisory responsibility

Desired
  • Advanced Degree in Education, School Administration, Public Administration or other related field
  • 5-7 year(s) successful experience in managing federal and state budgets including 3 years of supervisory responsibility
  • Experience in administering Title I and/or other federal programs with success in terms of compliance.

Licensing / Certification Requirements: None required

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Teacher Scale
N

Minimum Educational Requirements
Masters

Term
12 Month

Additional Job Information

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools? Strategic Plan.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures for federal grant administration.
  • Knowledge of Title I and other federally funded Titles.
  • Extensive knowledge of principles of organization, administration, personnel management and budget preparation.
  • Knowledge of public school administration structure and challenges facing large, diverse, urban school districts is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally, particularly in taking complex subjects and rapidly distilling into understandable formats.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and to communicate findings effectively.
  • Ability to mentor, coach, train, and develop employees.
  • Ability to maintain positive internal relationships with other CMS departments and staff members.
  • Ability to use sensitivity when dealing with difficult inquires and complaints regarding compliance issues.
  • Strong leadership, organization, interpersonal and team skills.
  • Experience managing grants is desired.
  • Detailed and task oriented ensuring all items related to major initiatives are completed.
  • Excellent computer and reporting skills.

Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary. It requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. The work requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. The work at times requires bending, squatting, reaching, with the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights. The work requires activities frequently involving driving automotive equipment.

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