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1842 Management Assistant: Curriculum & Instruction, State & Federal

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Who We Are

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. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

 

We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.  

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

 

As the American Indian/Alaskan Native Management Assistant you will report to the Access and Equity Supervisor be a part of the State and Federal, Curriculum and Instruction team and a district leader in programs and services designed and facilitated to change the outcomes American Indian/Alaskan Native SFUSD students and community and provide a deep understanding of American Indian/Alaskan Native ways of bring, doing and knowing for all district students. You will help to lead the Office of Access and Equity’s transformational work to deliver on the promises outlined in both Transform Learning. Transform Lives. as well as our long-term, city-wide North Star, Vision 2025. We want someone who will be highly skilled in the development, facilitation and management of a culturally and socially responsive system for American Indian/Alaskan Native Students that will integrated into the day to day of SFUSD for all students.

Job Duties

  • Assists in management of the resources and staffing of the Indian Education center and program; monitors available budget and maximizes use of existing staff and resources for a center, office and program; recommends changes in staffing and/or acquisition of equipment/materials; oversees various staffing and personnel-related functions; oversees purchasing and inventory control; coordinates utilization of space.
  • Manages or assists in management of the functions of a center and program; plans, prioritizes and schedules workload, delegating specific tasks as necessary to subordinate staff; coordinates and oversees technical support activities; monitors productivity and evaluates outcomes; compiles and produces a status reports for management; ensures compliance with established departmental policies, procedures and goals as well as legal requirements and regulatory mandates.
  • Assists in supervising the work of assigned staff; plans, assigns, directs and reviews work; monitors and evaluates performance of subordinate personnel; completes performance appraisals and counsels employees; fosters cooperation and teamwork amongst staff; provides training and aids in staff development.
  • Coordinates and assists in coordinating work and/or planning functions with other offices, programs or sections to meet established goals and objectives; acts as liaison and promotes good working relationships with other offices, programs, sections and departments; addresses or assists in addressing issues relevant to assigned office, program or section with departmental personnel, representatives of other departments and outside agencies, and members of the public; arranges meetings and assists in development of agenda; participates in department meetings, including making presentations; may represent department at meetings and hearings on specific issues.
  • Performs and/or assists management in research and reporting functions; identifies issues; consults with departmental personnel and other individuals/experts; evaluates proposals, information and documentation from a wide variety of sources; conducts surveys and needs assessment; gathers, compiles and analyzes statistical and other data; writes reports and prepares documentation for evaluation by management and/or administrative staff; presents reports and data, including formal presentations to groups.

Job Duties continued

  • Assists in development of policies, procedures and work practices of an office, program, operation or section; reviews and evaluates existing policies, procedures and work practices; consults with managers, administrators and other staff; reviews and evaluates the effect of proposed and existing legislation, regulations and law on organizational structure and operations; assists in development and implementation of changes to policies and procedures in compliance with overall City/departmental policies and goals.
  • Assists in budget development, resource planning, and fiscal reporting; assesses staff and resource needs of office, program, section based on research and consultation with managers and administrative staff; assists in review of budget requests from departmental managers; assists in development of annual departmental budget; monitors revenues and/or expenditures and reconciles accounts; assists in fiscal/financial analysis; gathers information and writes or assists in writing reports related to budget, fiscal, resource and staffing issues.
  • Assists in development and implementation of contractual agreements; assists in the development of language and specifications; prepares or assists in preparing contractual documents; assists in preparation of requests for proposals; consults with departmental staff to ensure that departmental requirements are accurately described; assists in evaluation of bid information provided by contractors/vendors; assists in establishment and maintenance of contractual relationships; assists in monitoring and enforcement of legal agreements to ensure compliance.
  • Assists in the monitoring and oversight of grants received by department; prepares or assists in preparing grant proposals; reviews funding limitations and other requirements specified by grantor; assists in monitoring departmental expenditures to ensure funding limitations are not exceeded; assists in monitoring other criteria to ensure compliance with standards required by grantor.
  • Performs related duties as assigned

 

This is a Permanent Exempt (PEX) appointment type.

Minimum Qualifications

 

Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, accounting, finance, economics, social sciences, education or related fields, or other subject areas closely related to a specific departmental program or function; AND

 

One (1) year full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level management and/or administrative duties in functional areas such as: program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, development and administration of contractual agreements and/or grants, or other closely related functional areas.

 

Substitution:

Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, or contract/grant administration.  . One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience and/or knowledge of writing and gaining grants 
  • 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
  • Experience working with American Indian Organizations
  • Knowledge of San Francisco’s public schools/urban public schools and a passionate belief in SFUSD’s commitment to leadership as a lever toward delivering on the SFUSD Graduate Profile
  • Experience and success in managing organizational change and initiating key innovations
  • Analytic and systems thinking necessary to interpret data to inform goals and strategy, as well as build infrastructure where none exists
  • Experience developing and implementing systemic educational initiatives
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions and roles within a complex organization
  • Effective planning, organizing and using resources to act and achieve goals
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with senior level district staff and colleagues
  • Ability to work effectively in difficult situations that involve confidential and sensitive matters
  • Strong computer skills including Google and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Success leading 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)

What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive salary of $72,815.81 - $88,312.02 commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

How to Apply

  • Visit www.careers.sfusd.edu and create a new account to begin your application.  
  • If you have previously applied to a job on JobAps, you will be prompted to “select an application to copy;” please select any previous application: you will have the opportunity to update the application and your resume; if you have not previously applied you will be prompted to create a new account
  • You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses   
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process

 

Verification

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.

 

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.

 

For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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