Date Posted: Feb 6, 2020
Job Title: Program Supervisor, Assessments and Accreditation
Posting Date: January 31, 2020
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Details: $67,230 - $85,773
In accordance with the agreement between the Organization of School Administrators (O.S.A.S.) and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, Article 6.4, Promotion Procedure, the following vacancy is announced:
Job Type: Administrative
Benefits Eligibility: Successful candidates will be eligible for competitive medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, as well as generous illness and/or vacation days.
Reports to: Senior Director, Assessment and Performance Management
Location: Fisher Building
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Help us achieve our vision. All students will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to thrive in our city, our nation, our world.
Become a DPSCD leader. DPSCD leaders put students first. They demand excellence and inspire greatness. They model integrity and tenacity. They advocate for equity and provide unparalleled service to our students and their families. They are transforming our schools, our district, and our city.
The Program Supervisor of Assessment and Accreditation is a key member of the Assessment and Performance Management department (APM). This team works with schools and the Michigan Department of Education to provide testing for students at various grade levels in the District, including the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP), College Board Suite of Assessments (PSAT and SAT), ACT WorkKeys, MI-Access State Alternate Assessment, WIDA ACCESS for ELLs 2.0, and National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP). APM also manages the accreditation process for all schools through Cognia/AdvancEd. This team is part of the larger Data, Assessment, and Accountability (DAA) division, whose overall mission is to ensure the accurate and timely collection and storage of high-quality data about student and district performance.
As a significant member and leader in the Assessment and Performance Management department, the Program Supervisor of Assessment and Accreditation is responsible for leading the school-facing supports for summative assessment administration in the District. The Program Supervisor develops and executes assessment trainings for school staff, develops assessment-related resources and communications, manages support systems for schools including test plan reviews, oversees day-to-day logistics during assessment windows, and coordinates post-assessment activities. They are also responsible for coordinating with other divisions within the District to drive the development of assessment literacy and analytic capacity throughout the organization.
Bachelor’s degree and/or technical or equivalent experience in education. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
We are looking for talented people who are passionate about transforming the District and making a significant difference in the lives of public school students, parents, principals, teachers, and central office employees. This position requires previous experience with test administration, scoring, and interpretation, preferably in a district environment and management experience is preferred.
Position Job Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Deputy Executive Director of Assessment and Performance Management, the Program Supervisor, Assessments and Accreditation shall:
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools employee, presently employed with the district, you do not have to submit a fee related to obtaining the Detroit Public Schools security clearance.
If you are hired to fill a vacant position, you will be required to submit a Detroit Public Schools security clearance.
At point of offer to hire, please be advised that you will be responsible for a non-refundable payment of $64.50 via Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card, cashier's check, or money order, payable to the DPSCD Police Department. No personal checks or cash is accepted. DO NOT SUBMIT PAYMENT WITH APPLICATION.
Method of Application:
Applicants MUST apply through the online application system. ONLY applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position. All applicants are to attach a copy of their transcripts, most recent resume and cover letter. A copy of your valid teacher certification must be attached if certification is required for the position you are applying.
Applicants will receive an automated confirmation once they have successfully applied for a position.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's employer(s) prior to hire.
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested. All documentation must be submitted along with the letter of interest. Documentation will not be accepted subsequent to the closing date of the announcement. Incomplete information will not be considered. Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Division of Human Resources via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or office at (313) 873-6897.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or detroitk12.org/compliance.