Salary: $152,260- $197,930 commensurate with experience
Portland Public Schools (PPS) is actively seeking an educational leader to join the Superintendent’s Leadership Team and provide leadership, guidance, and support to tackle the traditional challenges faced by large urban school districts and take necessary action to ensure equitable outcomes for all students. With the District’s focus on eliminating systemic racism and its adverse impact on student learning, we seek to hire individuals who bring to our district a deep commitment to racial equity and social justice.
The Chief of System Performance will expertly lead the Research, Assessment, & Accountability department in the school district and report directly to the Superintendent. The Chief of System Performance will play a vital function in PPS by providing data to help inform improvements for students, developing systems and tools to track progress towards district goals, and providing analysis to district leaders to challenge current assumptions, spur reflective dialogue, and prompt innovative thinking to effectively move efforts forward. Duties include meeting with district-level and school-level administrators on accountability, accreditation, school improvement planning, and data reporting issues.
A Master Degree in Education Research, Assessment Measurement, Curriculum Evaluation, Statistics & Measurement, Public Administration, or a related field. (PhD in Education Research, Assessment and Accountability, or related field is preferred.)
A minimum of 10 years as a school system leader, at the senior district level and/or school level. At least 4 of these years must have been in a leadership capacity overseeing research projects, data analysis and policy development, operations, functions, and staff.
Experience in statistics, data analysis, data collection, data reporting, policy analysis, and development in a K-12 public school district or a full-service municipal, state, or federal public agency.
Portland Public Schools envisions every student, every teacher, every school succeeding. As we commit to a major transformation of how we support schools and students, we are actively seeking talented, driven professionals who are energized by big challenges.