Provide leadership in the on-going focus on diversity, equity and inclusion; identify, develop, implement, and evaluate provisions of professional development, resources pertaining to curriculum, assessment and instructional programs in the district. Assist the Executive Director, Teaching & Learning in working with the Board, administrative team, staff, parents, community groups, and professional organizations. Implement and maintain excellent educational programs to fulfill the mission and vision of the Dublin City School District.
NOTE: The lists below are not ranked in order of importance
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion theories and practices
Ability to analyze test scores and determine appropriate changes to the curriculum to correct deficiencies
Create and implement professional development opportunities
Knowledge of public school policies and practices
Experience coordinating academic programs
Organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to work effectively with others
Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
Effective, active listening skills
Ability and skill to operate various computer programs
Facilitate and provide instruction during professional development opportunities
Understanding and patient with staff, parents, and students
Champions the improvement of the educational experience for Dublin City Schools’ students of color and underrepresented cultural groups.
Helps to build an environment that promotes and facilitates the success of historically underrepresented students and adults with a special focus on the issues, needs, and concerns of students of color.
Assists in the recruitment and onboarding of minority staff members throughout the district.
Proactively works with minority staff members to increase staff retention and sense of belonging within the Dublin City School district
Coordinate and implement district public relations effort as it relates to equity and inclusion
Assist in the formulation of a diversity, equity and inclusion philosophy and objectives for the instructional program
Keep abreast of developments in curriculum, instructional practices and resources and determine their appropriateness for inclusion in the district’s educational program
Direct interpretation of the curriculum to the Board, the administrators, the staff, and the general public. Study, evaluate, and recommend adoption of new resources. Provide teachers with counsel and assistance toward the solution of problems
Evaluates data to propose gap closing measures
Conduct classroom and district equity audits and ensure allocation of resources to meet students’ needs
Maintain active participation with educational leaders in equity and inclusion at the state, regional, and national level
Represent the district at local, state, and regional activities/committees upon the request of the superintendent
Initiate, coordinate, and monitor educational reform and instruction in regular classroom
Communicate with the public, the Board, and staff on school improvement efforts
Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, i.e., student testing information.
Is responsible for obtaining, writing, and coordinating diversity-related District grants
Creates and implements professional development in collaboration with other departments (i.e. - Teaching and Learning; Student Services Divisions) for staff
Attend meetings and in-services as required
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as a consultant/facilitator for staff in-service educational materials
Recommend policy appropriate to assigned areas
Attends and prepares reports for the Board of Education as needed
Plan and schedule for district diversity committee
Plan and schedule grant-related special events
Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner
Attend meetings and conferences designed to enhance professional qualifications
Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Teaching & Learning and/or board of education
Serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings
Instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values
Ensures the safety of students
Exhibits professional behavior, emotional stability and sound judgement.
Maintain confidentiality and respect for confidential information at all times.
Interact in a positive manner with staff, students, and parents
Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude, and conversation
ADDITIONAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Occasional exposure to bodily fluids
Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions (i.e., being prepared to report to work on all scheduled days, including calamity days)
Occasional interaction among unruly children
Occasional evening/weekend work; e.g., committee meetings, etc.
Regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, climb, kneel, and stoop
Frequent repetitive hand motion, e.g., computer keyboard, typing, calculator, writing
NOTE: The above lists are not ranked in order of importance.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT : 246 days - Administrator - Full-time, Pay Level 12
The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the education, experience, skill and ability levels typically needed to successfully perform the essential duties contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as individual absolute standards, but considered holistically with other position-related criteria.
The Dublin City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis
of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other status protected by law.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a four-year college or university
Two to four years previous experience in the field of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and/or commensurate experience in school administration
Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding in building rapport and trust with students, families and communities of diverse backgrounds
Demonstrated leadership and success stewarding an inclusive, culturally responsive school community
Prior and recent experience developing and implementing programming for students related to diversity, equity, inclusion, access and social justice
Knowledge of current trends relating to diversity, inclusion, access and social justice within schools
Be an agent for growth who is passionate about the power of diversity, equity and inclusion
Ability to inspire open, productive and challenging conversations centered on diversity, equity and inclusion
Ability to build consensus and design processes that are transparent, clear and efficient
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate.
Complete the online application including at least four references with contact information.
About Dublin City Schools
The Dublin City School District consists of 47 square miles and parts of Columbus, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Delaware County, and Union County. Contrary to a popular notion, the boundaries of the Dublin School district extend far outside the city of Dublin. In fact, more than 40% of our students live outside the city of Dublin.
The District remains committed to the dual goals of excellence and equity. Dublin City Schools works everyday to provide our students with world-class instruction and a well-rounded education and to continuously improve in everything we do. It is our goal to align our daily work around these concepts in order to create the Dublin Difference.The District has received the State of Ohio’s highest possible rating, Excellent with Distinction, for nine consecutive years, bolstering its statewide reputation for academic and extracurricular excellence. According to Ohio Department of Education statistics, Dublin City Schools is the 11th largest district in the state, and has more than 1,600 ELL (English Language Learners) speaking more than 50 different languages.