POSITION: Assistant Director of Assessment and Accountability
LOCATION: Albany High Complex
The Assistant Director of Assessment and Accountability, under limited supervision, supports key staff and programs in the areas of assessment, records retention and accountability. This individual assists the Director of Assessment and Accountability in planning, developing, directing, implementing, and monitoring state reporting, student assessment programs, and records retention program in accordance with all federal, state and local requirements. This individual also serves as the primary District contact for coordinating school counseling services, collaborates with the District Lead Counselor, and also provides direct support to all school administrators/instructional scheduling teams within the District in the development and enhancement of all aspects of academic course scheduling and master schedule construction.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in School Counseling, Educational Leadership or related field required; Ed.S. preferred. Georgia PSC certification in School Counseling or Educational Leadership; Minimum eight years of progressively responsible experience in education, with at least five years of experience in School Counseling and/or Leadership positions at the school and/or district level; Knowledge of laws and policies governing state and local standardized testing; Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to effectively lead, organize, and direct the work of others; Strong decision-making ability, proven performance and resource management skills; Demonstrated ability to design and implement short-term and long-range goals/objectives; Ability to relate to a wide variety of people and to observe, listen and provide leadership which results in the best possible work environment; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; Excellent leadership and organizational skills. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Compiles, analyzes and interprets test data in support of instructional activities and improved student learning outcomes; prepares reports and analyses showing trends; and works with others in drawing appropriate conclusions from the data; Assists the Director in planning, developing, directing, implementing, and monitoring the standardized testing program in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local requirements; Assists with training system personnel in testing protocols; Assists with monitoring protocols and procedures throughout the test-taking process to ensure reliability and validity of the assessments and compliance with federal, state, and local testing requirements; Assists with planning and conducting presentations, workshops, and other professional development activities to assist faculty and community in understanding assessment results, and the statewide accountability system and the results; Assists with FTE, Student Class, Student Record, Social Workers Assessment Data, and Office of Civil Rights data collection; Assists the Director with ensuring accurate data within the student information system, related to course set-up grading tasks, discipline, attendance, transcripts and coding; Works collaboratively with other departments of the school district in updating and monitoring progress toward the District’s Strategic Plan; Analyzes and reports assessment data, including Georgia Milestones; Analyzes and reports accountability data, including CCRPI; Supports system-wide program of Professional School Counseling; Collaborates with the District Lead Counselor in coordination of school-based and District-wide professional development on subjects related to Professional School Counseling, including Graduation Coaching; Conducts research and data analysis to determine the effectiveness of support services in the areas of Professional School Counseling and Graduation Coaching; Provides leadership in planning, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive K-12 guidance and counseling program; Provides leadership and guidance to professional school counselors by direct consultation with counselors and through school principals; Collects data and prepares reports regarding counseling services, high school graduates and post-secondary student outcomes; Collaborates with community agencies that provide counseling, mental and behavioral health services, as well as career planning, and scholarship assistance; Participates in developing, maintaining and implementing the District Crisis Intervention Plan; Serves as the District’s contact for Social Emotional Learning (SEL); Serves on the District Crisis Intervention Team; Performs other tasks as assigned. REPORTS TO: Director of Assessment and Accountability
SALARY RANGE: Twelve-month annual contract. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on May 14, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE. THE DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY
The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations. Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline to manage employment applications online.
The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools), five learning centers and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by Cognia The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interests include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.
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