California’s public education system is administered at the state level by the California Department of Education (CDE), for the education of more than 6.2 million students from pre-kindergarten age to adult education. The CDE is currently recruiting for Director, Assessment Development and Administration Division. CDE Division Directors are an integral part of the CDE’s leadership team. The Director develops and recommends departmental and statewide program policies to top CDE management; works with the Deputy Superintendent, fellow Division Directors, and other CDE colleagues to ensure that common educational program and administrative goals and objectives are indentified and executed in a compatible manner; advocates for legislation affecting the operation and content of the CDE program. The Director is responsible for providing conceptual and administrative leadership to develop and implement California's assessment programs, developing and implementing effective program policies and procedures, providing leadership and technical assistance to the State, including the Department, the Division, and local educational agencies in the development and implementation of the State's assessment programs, representing the State Superintendent of Public Instruction in all matters pertaining to assessment to the public, professional associations, the Legislature, and various groups, and supervising staff of the Assessment Development and Administration Division.
Experience at the managerial level providing leadership in the area of Assessments or a similar field.
Experience at the managerial level developing and implementing educational policies.
Experience in managing multi-disciplinary professional and technical staff in order to advance the activities of an educational program.
Experience at the managerial level in developing and implementing broad-range educational programs including strategic planning, performance measurement, benchmarking, and organizational development.
Experience at the managerial level collaborating with a variety of internal and/or external groups on educational issues of a high profile and/or politically sensitive nature.
WHO MAY APPLY
Individuals who possess the knowledge, skills, and experience described above. State employees eligible for appointment, transfer, or reinstatement to the CEA class or non-state employees eligible for appointment as a Visiting Educator, may be considered. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.
Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit your Resume, Statement of Qualifications, and State Application (Form 678) to:
California Department of Education
Selection Services Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attention: Sharon McFadden
Include a Statement of Qualifications that describes your experience, knowledge and abilities as they relate to each “Desirable Qualification” factor listed under the “Desirable Qualifications” section of this bulletin. You must provide specific examples for each Desirable Qualification factor. The Desirable Qualification factors must be addressed and numbered in the same order as listed. The Statement of Qualifications should not exceed three pages in length with a minimum font size of 10 pitch.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: May 17, 2013
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Final Filing Date:
Personnel Services Division 1430 N Street, Suite 1802 Sacramento, CA 95814
Jackie Gladney 916-319-0519
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