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||Conejo Valley Unified School District
||Thousand Oaks, CA United States
Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion |
Position: Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
$127,528 – 148,289
Under the joint supervision of Assistant Superintendents of Student Services and Instructional Services (or their designee), performs professional level duties related to district-wide Equity Programs and Initiatives. Provides leadership, coordination and support in the ongoing development, implementation and administration of all phases of the diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts of CVUSD.
Major duties and responsibilities: "Important to note the incumbent may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements.”
Serve as a leader, advocate, and resource person in matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Manage and oversee the development and implementation of anti-racist/ anti-bias training for staff; provide support and coaching; identify leadership components to ensure safe and inclusive environments and provide continuum of professional development across the district.
Assists with the development and implementation of instructional practices and pedagogy related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ensure that the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and other programs/projects incorporate the needs of underrepresented student populations.
Works collaboratively with Human Resources team to develop, implement and assist in the recruitment processes to increase diversity in our employees, teachers, counselors and administration pipeline in collaboration with local and national college/universities.
Assists with procedures for curriculum screening, selection, piloting and adoption of instructional materials related to cultural relevancy and the Fair Education Act.
Assist with the coordination of guidance and support services to ensure all students have equitable access to guidance and educational services.
Maintain and oversee methods of program evaluation, accountability, tracking/monitoring and reporting of data related to underrepresented student populations in order to improve student success and to respond to LCAP Objectives and other job description elements.
Provides coaching and modeling to staff in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Works collaboratively with both Instructional Service and Student Service team to support ongoing initiatives and projects related to diversity, cultural relevancy, equity and access, and inclusion.
Provide leadership and support in the development, implementation and coordination of best practices designed to increase and retain diverse staff within the workforce.
Provides and supports various stakeholders and advisory committees including, but not limited to; the Human Resources Department, school sites, students, and community in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Engage families as partners in the educational process; provide ongoing communication to families, which include, but are not limited to, in-depth written reports containing assessment data, classroom observations and individual progress reports; regularly collect and organize samples of students’ work to share with families.
Coordinates and supports the implementation of various district advisory council groups through the collaborative development of agendas and on-going communication with advisory council representatives.
Provides on-going training, support and assistance with school or district investigations into allegations of racism, discrimination or harassment.
Select, train, supervise and evaluate performance of assigned certificated and classified personnel.
Provide timely and effective communications regarding incidents and/or situations which might impact the district, its divisions, or schools.
Collect and analyze project data to measure the impact and evaluate the effectiveness of assigned professional development activities.
Direct the preparations and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files related to assigned activities.
Performs other job related duties and functions as required or assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to research, identify and implement best practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion
Ability to design and deliver quality professional development around diversity, equity, and access for instructional staff and administrators
Ability to effectively collect, utilize, and analyze multiple sets of data in order to best support student progress and staff development as it relates to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Outstanding skills in problem-solving, critical-thinking, innovation and creativity
A results-oriented, goal driven, collaborative approach to work
Ability to be flexible and revise priorities in accordance with the requirements of student needs, school goals and district priorities along with a strong commitment to learn
Knowledge and commitment to Conejo Valley Unified School District’s mission, vision and priority goals
Meet and build relationships with other governmental agencies and local business leaders around
Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to professional standards regarding confidential matters
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of stakeholders
Supervision/Evaluation: Under the joint supervision of Assistant Superintendents of Student Services and Instructional Services
A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to a master's degree in education, educational leadership, administrative credential, or related field and four years of progressively responsible management experience, including experience as an administrator and/ or in diversity-related positions with a demonstrated record of progressively responsible leadership in providing strategic direction of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access efforts.
Subject to classroom/office environment and community settings, which may include inside and outside environmental conditions
Subject to travel between sites, the city, county, state, and nationally
Visual capability to read handwritten or typed documents, and the display screen of various office equipment and machines
Able to conduct verbal conversation
Able to hear normal range verbal conversation (approx. 60 decibels)
Able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend and walk
Able to sit for sustained periods of time
Able to climb slopes, stairs, steps and ladders
Able to lift up to 25 pounds
Able to carry up to 25 pounds
The CVUSD Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in district programs and activities. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity gender expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. (BP 0410)
Conejo Valley Unified School District|
In Conejo Valley Unified School District, we believe ALL students deserve an exceptional educational experience filled with opportunity and choices. At CVUSD we have a right fit for every family and we believe each child has unique gifts to discover. Our schools are positive, safe and inviting learning environments. We believe in a partnership between the community, parents, students and faculty. To ensure ideal academic outcomes for our students, we use teamwork, relationship building, trust and accountability to lead the way into a bright future, together.
Established July 1, 1974, CVUSD maintains beautiful campuses and facilities including, 17 elementary schools, one K-8 school, four middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, one online-blended school (grades 8-12) and one continuation high school. CVUSD also offers preschool, early child care, transitional kindergarten, magnet schools, a homeschool program serving students in grades TK-12, Century Academy, which provides a flexible, personalized curriculum to students in grades 6-12 of both online curriculum and on-campus small group courses, and other academic alternatives including Adult Education opportunities.
CVUSD is committed to all students reaching their full potential in a supportive and academically challenging environment which includes Honors, Advanced Placement (AP) classes, an International Baccalaureate Program (IB), School-to-Career opportunities and additional support programs for English Language Learners, at-risk students, homeless, foster and students with alternative learning styles.