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Friday, June 21, 2013

Transformation Strategist vacancy at Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Evansville

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is employing Transformation Strategist on Sat, 22 Jun 2013 02:39:40 GMT. It is the policy of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, limited English proficiency, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Law (I.C. 22-9-1), Title IV and Title VI (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX...

Transformation Strategist

Location: Evansville, Indiana

Description: Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is employing Transformation Strategist right now, this vacancy will be ordered in Indiana. For detail informations about this vacancy opportunity kindly see the descriptions. It is the policy of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, limit! ed English proficiency, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Law (I.C. 22-9-1), Title IV and Title VI (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Questions concerning compliance with these laws should be directed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, 951 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, phone number 435-8508.

The interview committee will give preference to candidates who, through the interview process, past experience, and references have demonstrated the ability to interact with students, staff, and the community.

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service-related disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Position Title: Transf! ormation Strategist
Department : Office of Transfor! mational Support
Reports To: Director of School Transformation

OVERVIEW:
The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC) is committed to its vision and mission to become the highest performing urban district in the country. In 2009, EVSC and the Evansville Teachers Association embarked on an ambitious partnership to drive student achievement in three chronically low-performing schools. The Equity School Project has shown remarkable results since its inception, catalyzing gains across the three schools in math, reading, and English/Language Arts. Working collaboratively within this existing framework, EVSC intends to design and implement a "Transformation Zone" (TZ) for the lowest-achieving schools in EVSC and a strategy to build upon the Equity framework and accelerate student achievement gains across the school corporation. Under the direction of the Director of School Transformation, this project will create the conditions to expand the! principles of the Equity School Framework in a sustainable and scalable fashion, promoting system-wide improvement while providing targeted support for the lowest-achieving schools in the Transformation Zone (TZ).

SUMMARY:
As a newly created division of EVSC central office, the OTS will design and deliver innovative, flexible structures and services that are responsive to school-site needs in order to drive dramatic, transformational improvement in student achievement. Reporting directly to the Director of School Transformation, the Transformation Strategist will be tasked with developing the strategic plans around the communications strategy along with family and community engagement and developing capacity of the school corporation's Transformation Zone principals in these functional areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The specific responsibilities of the Transformation Strategist include, but are not limited to the follo! wing: Develop and support the implementation of family and community en! gagement strategies that support curriculum and instructional priorities in the TZ schools' strategic (school improvement) plans.
Develop and oversee system to ensure alignment of school-based resources to data-driven priorities for school improvement efforts.
Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of school and district-wide academic affairs and performance and assessment;
Develop partnerships with universities and employ marketing strategies to attract highly effective teaching candidates to TZ schools.
Collaboratively implement a robust performance monitoring strategy, including data collection tools and processes through which data will be analyzed and disseminated to schools;
Work with school staff to establish action plans with performance goals and benchmarks;
Build school-level capacity to use data to drive decision-making and differentiate instructional strategies;
Provide instructional programming support as needed;
Support s! chools in curriculum and assessment as well as asset mapping;
Develop and facilitate professional development modules for the TZ staff development;
Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of school and district-wide communication, marketing, family and community engagement and connection to resource/stakeholder alignment.
Develop and implement a communications strategy that makes full use of available communications mediums, including the EVSC website and social media networks;
Anticipate communication needs and gathers information to advise the Director of School Transformation and other members of the Executive Leadership Team on emerging situations;
Meaningfully engage community members in the school transformation process and TZ; support school leaders as they execute school-level community engagement strategies (incl. facilitation and translation services);
Identify successful and promising practices within the school corporation and outsi! de of the school corporation in order to support schools in the replica! tion of these model;
Coordinate with various departments (e.g., Human Resources, Finance, Family and Community Engagement) to ensure that Transformation Zone schools are prioritized and receive the services and supports that they need to succeed;
Act as a public champion for the school corporation's Transformation Zone efforts.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree, advanced degree preferred;
At least 3 years of relevant work experience;
Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills, with an ability to motivate and inspire a diverse set of stakeholders toward a common goal;
Exceptional time management and project management skills, including the ability to develop, manage, and modify complex work plans;
Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated success navigating complex environments while building and maintaining relationships;
Experience with grant writing and g! rant management;
Strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to select, develop, and/or implement useful resources to drive improved educational outcomes;
Understanding of local and federal policies pertaining to turnaround and the ability to ramp up on new material extremely quickly;
Professional maturity with the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities, while consistently demonstrating sound judgment and disciplined thinking;
Ability to balance and deliver on both strategic and tactical work; and
Sense of humor, positive attitude, and willingness to work in a collaborative environment.
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If you were eligible to this vacancy, please deliver us your resume, with salary requirements and a resume to Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation.

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This vacancy starts available on: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 02:39:40 GMT



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