The position of Director of Data and Innovation is established for the purpose/s of providing vision, leadership, design, and implementation of innovative Data and Instructional programs and systems for District services with an unwavering focus on student achievement; providing leadership in promoting and advancing the use of a systems architecture that enables the District mission, vision, and goals across the District. As head of the Data and Innovation Program, the Director must work effectively with the District leadership team (Cabinet) and site principals to provide leadership to develop and maintain the best educational programs and services for Data and Innovation, to provide excellent customer services, and to develop and execute plans to grow District capacity. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Leads system development to ensure site principals and school site data teams are able to regularly update and monitor student achievement data. Regularly presents academic goals and progress towards them to the community, school board, and administrative cabinet. Leads the development of baseline and interim assessment protocols. Plans organizes, leads, directs, develops, and monitors all aspects of the Data and Innovation program. Assist in certification and electronic submission of accurate state accountability and testing reports. Monitor databases for accuracy and data integrity; manage and manipulate large amounts of data and generate charts, graphs or reports accessible to staff and members of the public. Assists in the development of performance dashboards for instructional improvement Facilitates, and provides related training Assists with analyzing student assessment data and developing instructional plans Work with site leadership team to monitor and coordinate grant activities, budgets, and activities for site-based Data and Innovation programs; monitor activities to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal agencies funding programs. Communicates effectively and works with school administrators, teachers, and instructional support staff in the effective implementation of district initiatives and best practices/current research in the field of education particularly: Global Competency World Languages Global Pathways Integrated Projects Visual and Performing Arts Research and develop application for appropriate grant opportunities for future funding of Data and Innovation programs. Prepares presentations, special reports, and/or documents concerning assigned programs for public information as needed. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent OTHER JOB DUTIES Utilizes project management methodologies and practices to implement business process redesign effectively throughout the organization. Oversees daily operations to include establishing objectives and priorities, performing administrative duties, and directing staff activities associated with all aspects of the Data and Innovation program. Conducts systematic evaluations on the effectiveness of the Data and Innovation program and organizational/management. Attends conferences, site visits, district meetings, and other activities; where directed or as needed, for professional development. QUALIFICATIONS Required Valid Washington State Administrative Certificate Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate Successful elementary and/or secondary teaching experience Experience delivering instructional support and facilitating professional development activities to educators Able to plan, coordinate and manage professional development activities including large scale trainings and events Effectively communicate knowledge and skills to others in both oral and written form and present information to diverse groups Able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders that touch the learning lives of our students. You must register if you haven t applied for a job at OSD. Once you have registered as an applicant, you may apply to specific openings by navigating through open positions. Pursuant to 28A.400 RCW, the recommended applicant, if not a current regular employee, will be required to have a state and national background check. 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