Assume a leadership role that promotes a district commitment to a climate of equity, diversity, and inclusion through interaction with the Board of Trustees, administration, employees, students and the community.
Provide coordination, consultation, and assistance to the Superintendent and executive leadership team on diversity, equity and inclusion matters related to students, staff and parents.
Advise the Superintendent, designated staff, and Board of Trustees on matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Promote and maintain a focus on continuous improvement of student achievement and eliminating achievement gaps.
Provide leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of the district’s equity plan, including regular reports on progress toward goals.
Review current data and conduct root causes analysis of outcomes as related to equity; develop strategies and plan for implementation of policies; and monitor progress and fidelity of equity strategy implementation.
Develop and implement systems and procedures to address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students, parents, and families.
Support the District’s employee recruitment plan to attract a more diverse workforce and talent pool.
Review and provide recommendations to revise applicant assessment tools to promote a more diverse applicant pool.
Support and guide the development of employee affinity groups to provide collegial support among individuals who share a particular background, interest, or issue to support attraction and retention of staff.
Collaborate with Instruction and Professional Learning team to develop, organize and implement professional learning development opportunities for District, campus and program staff with an emphasis on racial and equity awareness.
Provide strategic guidance for training initiatives on topics such as cultural competency, gender differences, disability, and other topics designed to increase awareness and support of equity and inclusion.
Assist educators in creating culturally supportive learning environments that ensure high expectations for the academic achievement of all students.
Cultivate and model a working and learning environment respectful of the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural backgrounds of students, staff, and families.
Promote and implement District and site-based approaches to community access and engagement.
Represent the district to external community, organizations, and agencies. Collaborates with external and internal constituency groups, including students, to promote and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Stay apprised of world, national, and local current events and provide guidance and strategic response for the district.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board Policy.
Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance to ensure a consistent focus on student learning.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Oversees Diversity, Equity and Inclusion office.
Internal Number: 5966
About Leander ISD
Leander ISD teachers and support staff focus on engaging and inspiring students for achievement and lifelong success. We are a fast-growth district, adding 1,000 students every year, serving families in the cities of Austin, Cedar Park and Leander. Our Guiding Documents — the Learning Model, 10 Ethical Principles, the Graduate Profile — are the foundation of who we are and ensure that we maintain a great learning environment for all students.
LISD educates more than 41,000 students at its 44 campuses. The district encompasses nearly 200 square miles.