The Executive Director of Continuous Improvement identifies opportunities for innovative ideas that need to thrive and drive change for Shelby County Schools. The Executive Director supports educational excellence across the District and establishes clear vision and strategic direction by creating a culture of collaboration in order to nurture the ideas that need the support of this office. Works closely with all divisions within the District, establishing cross collaborative teams that solve complex challenges facing the District. Collaborates with all necessary stakeholders to design, test, and measure ideas that will transform the District and works in close collaboration with the Superintendent’s executive cabinet to meet Destination 2025 goals and drive improvement in student achievement and District functions, through innovative ideas.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision or a closely related field plus a minimum of eight (8) years of successful experience in a top leadership position involving instructional programming in a major school district or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or paid, exempt level directly relevant experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position for a total of fourteen (14) years.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included.
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.