Director, State and Federal Programs

San Francisco Unified School District - San Francisco, California - Full time

As the Director, you will report to the Head of Curriculum and Instruction, be a part of the Curriculum & instructionDepartment and a district leader in San Francisco Unified School District. .We expect our Director will:Demonstrate a Leadership Mindset● Embrace the mission and vision of the district● Create opportunities for equitable access to teaching and learning● Articulate and understand student achievement data, especially of underserved student populations● Champion achievement proficiency for all studentsManage to Results● Develop a vision and set goals in collaboration with the team● Monitor progress of schools and departments on the appropriate use of state and federal funds● Set expectations for school sites in collaboration with Assistant Superintendents of Schools● Successfully prepare the district for state reports and auditsManage Teams● Oversee and evaluate a team consisting of 5-10 staff members● Plan and facilitate regularly scheduled team meetings● Provide leadership, support,and oversight for the District’s Access and Equity Program● Provide leadership, support,and oversight for the Private School Program● Oversee and monitor the implementation of programs,plans and activities associated with identifiedComprehensive Support and Improvement and Targeted Support and Improvement schools● Provide guidance and support for evaluating program effectiveness, required program monitoring, andcompliance with federal, state and local regulations● Lead team from a “results oriented” stanceManage Relationships● Work closely with school leaders and departments heads on supports for underserved populations● Manage and support aspects of categorical budget allocations related to LCFF, ESSA, ConsolidatedApplication Data, Highly Effective Teacher and Federal Program Monitoring● Communicate effectively with state and federal staff regarding use of allotted funds● Lead conversation across multiple community groups on services to students in K-12● Connect with leaders and families of Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Migrant populationsThe strongest candidates will have:● Knowledge of State and Federal regulations for Title I, II, III, IV schools● Knowledge of Consolidated Application reporting to CDE● Knowledge of public and private schools funds allocated to such sites● Knowledge of LCAP and LCFF fundings● Knowledge of SPSAs and Various PACs● Knowledge of government grants and associated regulations● Knowledge of teaching and learning in K-12 urban schools● Knowledge of instructional programming, supplemental instructional materials and resources supporting EnglishLanguage Learners and Special Education students● Knowledge of San Francisco’s public schools/urban public schools and a passionate belief in SFUSD’s commitment to instructional leadership as a lever toward delivering on the SFUSD Graduate Profile● Ability to work with district leadership to implement educational action plans that are compliant with state & federal regulations as well as meeting student needs.● A strong record of managing organizational change and initiating key innovations● Strong analytic and systems thinking necessary to interpret data to inform goals and strategy, as well as build infrastructure where none exists● Ability to work effectively across multiple functions and roles within a complex organization● A proven record of effectively planning, organizing and using resources to take action and achieve goals● Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with senior level district staff and colleagues● Success leading effective teams and individuals● Experience and success with effective written and verbal communication, facilitation and presentations to large groups and a variety of audiences (e.g., staff meetings, executive briefings, public board meetings, memos)● Ability to work effectively in difficult situations that involve confidential and sensitive matters● Strong computer skills including GSuite and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

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K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

San Francisco Unified School District

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year.
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