Company: New York City Department of Education
Location: New York
Posted on: May 24, 2020
We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an
- Develop strategies for coaching, best practice resources, and
ongoing development planning with the leadership team and
- Serve in a managerial confidential capacity, with significant
discretion and independent decision-making authority as an advisor
to the Chief Enrollment Officer.
- Identify opportunities for learning and development programs
for OSE employees and set office-wide goals for the upcoming
- Supervise project management, policy development and analysis,
strategic planning, and communication efforts in Strategy, Culture
and Communications capacity.
- Participate in strategic planning, leadership meetings and
presentations; collaborate with OSE Senior Leadership Team to lead
complex employee issue resolutions, as needed.
- Maintain an effective level of business literacy including OSE
mission, vision, financial position, strategy, competition,
technology, values, and culture.
- Develop strategies for coaching and develop best practices and
ongoing development planning with senior leadership team and
- Provide leadership oversight and direction for the program in
specific focus areas, ensuring that policy strategies align with
DOE priorities; serve as advisor to disseminate knowledge to all
- Work with senior leadership team to maintain and develop
agency's culture, driving a high level of engagement throughout the
organization; ensure the implementation of company core values
throughout the organization.
- Drive employee initiatives and programs, e.g., Performance
Reviews, Fair RBI Planning, Career Pathing, Training and
Development, Retention, Culture, Diversity, etc.
- Understand DOE and OSE goals, vision, and values; align
practices with organizational objectives.
- Act as a strategic advisor to Chief Enrollment Officer and
senior leadership for all things people-related.
- Nurture a healthy, positive, and inviting OSE culture. This
includes setting and communicating behavioral guidelines and
expectations; organizing organization-wide retreats and
team-building activities; enabling positive cross-divisional team
interactions and communications; and collaborating with other
managers to maintain an inspiring and productive work
- Actively cultivate an environment that supports the safety,
welfare, wellness, and health of all OSE employees and staff.
- Oversee, manage, and plan weekly meetings for the OSE Senior
Leadership team, a group of senior executives, and other leaders
across the organization.
- Manage cross-functional relationships with OSE and DOE-wide
leadership, working closely across teams and troubleshooting where
necessary to ensure seamless coordination between teams in support
of key projects.
- A master's degree from an accredited college or university in
education, educational psychology, educational leadership, public
administration, public policy, social work, or a closely related
field, and two years of satisfactory, full-time progressively
responsible professional experience in education administration, in
such areas as: portfolio planning, educational grants/funding,
student enrollment, assessment and accountability, youth
development, special education, early childhood, program
evaluation, policy research, college and career readiness, health
and wellness, immunization, diagnostic and treatment services for
parents and children, out of school programs, career and
occupational education, curriculum development, evaluation and
testing, educational planning, and educational statistics, or a
related field, at least 18 months of this experience must have been
in an executive, managerial, consultative, administrative or
supervisory capacity in education administration; or
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
and four years of satisfactory, fulltime progressively responsible
professional experience, in one or more of the areas as described
in "1" above, at least 18 months of which must have been in an
executive, managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory
- A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent
and six years of satisfactory, full time professional experience,
in one or more of the areas as described in "1" above, at least 18
months of which must have been in an executive, managerial,
consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity; or
- Education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", or "3"
above. Undergraduate education above the high school level may be
substituted for professional experience, in the areas described in
"1" above, at the rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited
college or university for each year of experience, up to a maximum
of 4 years. Graduate education in areas other than those mentioned
above, may be substituted for the professional experience, at the
rate of 15 graduate semester credits from an accredited college or
university, for 6 months of experience, up to a maximum of 1 year
of professional experience. However, all candidates must have a
high school diploma or its educational equivalent and 18 months of
experience in an executive, managerial, consultative,
administrative or supervisory capacity in education administration
as described above.Preferred
- A passion for people, thoughtful, emotionally intelligent, and
excited to bring out the best in employees.
- Experience leading significant cross-functional initiatives in
diverse organizational settings.
- Success in a senior leadership role within a large complex
- Ability to work under pressure and navigate an environment that
is extremely high-paced with projects under tight and changing
- Strong strategic thinking, organizational skills, attention to
detail, and the ability to proactively identify key issues and
- Ability to engage in and support strong leadership
- Superior analytical and project management skills for planning,
design, documentation, communication, and follow-up.
- Ability to lead organizational change in large, dynamic
- Excellent and effective communication skills, including the
ability to write well and make clear, concise oral presentations
and written reports.
- Strong leadership, teamwork, and influencing skills with
experience in managing project teams at all levels in a
cross-functional, diverse, rapidly changing environment.
- Experience in education administration and policy level
experience at the administrative level.
- Commitment to outcome-based accountability, data-driven
decision-making, differentiated instruction, and continuous adult
learning as drivers of improved student outcomes.
- Ability to lead organizational change in large, dynamic
- Attentive to detail, thrives in a fast-paced deadline-driven
environment, works collaboratively and cross-functionally, and is
interested in many aspects of education reform, policy, and
- Flexible, optimistic approach and a commitment to overcoming
obstacles; self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit.
- In-depth understanding of 3K-12 school culture and a
sensitivity to competing demands placed on principals and
- Clear communicator with excellent writing and editing skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills; experience in building
relationships with diverse constituencies.
- Skilled with group problem-solving and working with complex
concepts in a dynamic stetting.
- Ability to organize facts and present information and figures
in a clear, concise, and logical manner, both orally and in
- Strong strategic thinking, project management skills, attention
to detail, and the ability to proactively identify key issues and
- Strong customer service and problem-solving approach.
- Experience administering a large-scale program while managing
change in a large organization in a matrix management
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