Success For Each Child & Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity

Director, Equity in Education

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  • Administrative
  • Budgeting
  • Consultant
  • Director
  • Equity
  • Full Time
  • Management
  • Manager
  • Project Management
  • Renton

PSESD seeks a visionary leader to serve as its Director for Equity in Education. The Director will provide leadership in support of closing the opportunity gap in the PSESD region by directing, planning and coordinating equitable and inclusive practices that support closing the opportunity gap in the PSESD region; providing leadership through the design, development and implementation of systems and professional development programs for districts and other educational partners.

A successful candidate will provide leadership and training in the development of action plans and the adoption of research-based strategies to address the needs of diverse student and staff populations.  This position will also provide technical expertise to staff, volunteers, committee members and district personnel towards developing infrastructure, programs and activities through a deep knowledge of cultural proficiency and antiracist leadership practices.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to cultivating and fostering a diverse workforce that mirrors that of the diverse students and families it serves and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA degree in job related area 
  • Experience in promoting systemic change with a racial equity focus, within or in partnership with school districts
  • Experience providing professional learning on cultural proficiency and/or antiracism training                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Preferred Qualifications:
(Cover letter and/or resume should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • Experience developing and implementing plans that include research-based practices to close opportunity gaps in education
  • Experience with racially and/or culturally diverse populations
  • Experience analyzing data to identify research-based practices
  • Supervisory experience

Jobs are listed here for information only.  To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered. 

Based in Renton, Washington. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round. Salary: $101,498-$117,707/year.  Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience, and internal equity.  Excellent benefits and retirement package; 24 annual leave days per year, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment.  PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. 

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, March 10, 2019.


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