Newark Public Schools: Coordinator of Talent Development
NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
2 CEDAR STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102
CAMI ANDERSON, STATE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT
Coordinator of Talent Development
(Pending availability of funds and Superintendent’s approval)
The Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the position of Coordinator of Talent.
DEFINITION: The Coordinator of Talent Development plays an integral role in achieving the mission and goals of Newark Public Schools (NPS) to improve educator effectiveness. This position is primarily responsible for implementing and managing policies and systems related to educator effectiveness and talent development. The Coordinator of Talent Development will work closely with district leaders, assistant superintendents, Special Assistants of Teacher Quality as well as educators of all levels. This position may also be responsible for other duties as assigned.
The Coordinator of Talent Development will support the work of the Talent Office in a number of ways, including:
1. Provide project management support for special initiatives related to educator effectiveness and talent development, including but not limited to the following:
a. Professional learning communities, like Principal Leadership Institute, Vice Principal Leadership Institute and Teacher Leadership Institute
b. Projects and programs initiated by the Academic Leadership Team
c. Peer Validation
d. Educator Induction
e. Compliance with professional development requirements state law and collective bargaining agreements
2. Assist in the execution of district-wide professional development offerings
3. Support the design and implementation of tailored and embedded professional development for educators of all performance levels, content areas, and grades
4. Support in the preparation of written documents, presentations, and executive summaries for school, district and state level audiences
5. Manage and maintain educator effectiveness resources, including the online video library and the Teacher Quality Toolkit.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of the following:
Outstanding project management practices, including the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent problem solving abilities, including the ability to identify challenges and actively work to find solutions
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with school leaders, teachers, colleagues and other partners
Commitment to providing excellent customer service to all stakeholders
A past record of setting and achieving ambitious goals
Outstanding written and oral communication and facilitation skills
The ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
A passionate belief in the mission of NPS and commitment to increasing the effectiveness of its teacher workforce in order to increase student achievement
Solid understanding of operational best practices
Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate, and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Superb computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
A passionate belief in the mission of NPS and commitment to increasing the effectiveness of its teacher workforce in order to increase student achievement.
College degree (B.A. / B.S)
Two (2) years of professional level experience working with performance evaluation systems and/or providing professional development support preferably in a large, urban school district OR human resources department OR other educational setting
REPORTS TO: CHIEF TALENT OFFICER
SALARY, EMPLOYMENT PERIOD AND UNION AFFILIATION
Salary: Compensation is competitive and based on experience. The expected salary range for this position is from $43,000-55,000.
Employment Period: Twelve (12) Months
Union Affiliation: Unaffiliated
How to Apply
Newark Public Schools is only accepting electronic applications.
If you are a current Newark Public Schools employee you should apply via the Employee Self Service online process. While logged into Employee Self Service, please make sure all of your contact information and credentials are current in the system.
If you are not currently employed by Newark Public Schools, please apply online at
www.nps.k12.nj.us. If you do not have access to a computer, we welcome you to visit the Newark Public Schools Employment Kiosks located at 2 Cedar Street, on the 8th floor Human Resource Services reception area between the hours of 9 am and 4pm Monday through Friday. Help will be available. (listed below) in the subject line of your email.
OPENING DATE: July 30, 2013
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
JOB OPENING ID: 14426
THE NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYEE