Agency - Serves as a liaison between ASDB, public school districts, and other local community organizations. There are regular interactions with local district administrators, which involve extensive travel across the state. Develops and monitors instructional budget, including but not limited to, state appropriation, federal funds, and competitive grants and make the most efficient utilization of resources available in providing the maximum instructional benefit to all students. Develops regulations, procedures, and plans which reflect ASDB policy and provide maximum efficiency to support the educational program. Must remain informed of changes and development in the profession by attending seminars, trainings, and conference. Serves as a member of the Superintendent's administrative team. In the absence of the Superintendent, or at the direction of the Superintendent or the Board of Directors, fulfills the duties of the Superintendent. Leadership - Provides leadership in developing, evaluating and implementing educational and instructional services in compliance with established local, state, and federal guidelines. Maintains open lines of communication and collaborative relationships with staff, parents. and community. Responds to all correspondence in a timely manner and prepare and disseminate reports required by the Superintendent. Interprets, implements, and enforces agency policy and administrative regulations. Personnel - Participates with the Human Resources Administration in the selection of quality instructional faculty. Hire, schedule, train, discipline, and evaluate staff. Maintains formal evaluation procedures. Promotes and participates in teacher learning and development. Supervises in compliance with agency policies all staff for which he/she has a responsibility. Student Achievement - Responsible for all academic instruction and student progress, meeting state academic standards. Evaluates curricula, teaching methods, and programs to determine their effectiveness and efficiency. Provides assistance to the Principals and Regional Directors as primary evaluators to link evaluation with continuous improvement to instruction. Works with principals, directors and coordinators to develop plans for assessing and monitoring the progress of students. Establishes goals and expectations for teaching and learning. Maintains a learning environment that encourages an appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity. Keeps abreast of current research and considers the implementation of innovative strategies and programs which benefit students. Position involves consistent travel and regular overnight stays will occur and will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional duties that occur from time to time.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Extensive experience in teaching, curriculum development, school administration, and project management.
Demonstrated experience in creating, organizing, and supervising instructional programs.
Advanced ASL skills if working with students/staff who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Proficient Braille if working with students/staff who are blind or visually impaired.
Must be able to pass FBI and State background check or Fingerprint Clearance Card as position requires by policy or Statute
Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
Master's Degree in Education with significant academic preparation in curriculum and instruction.
Appropriate Arizona administrative certification.
Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
Principles and practices of administration and management
Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
Agency hiring practices and procedures.
Standards and researched based instruction.
State and federal laws, regulations, and legislation that impacts ASDB.
Principles and practices of school administration and current educational trends.
Arizona Department of Education rules and regulations governing certification requirements.
Arizona Department of Education plans and procedures for schools.
DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO:
Monitor and assess performance
Assess judgment and make decisions
Prepare comprehensive reports
Operate standard office equipment including a variety of software applications.
Instruction and training methods to include Beyond Textbooks, Essential Elements of Instruction, and Teacher Evaluation
Plan, organize, and manage time efficiently
Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand
Analyze administrative problems and develop courses of action
Produce clear and concise reports
Plan training sessions and in-services
Communicate with all levels throughout the agency
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Jocylin Ruble at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-770-3245 for assistance.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.