Project Manager, Professional Development
Office of Deputy Superintendent
Other - Position - Non-Certified
Job Number 4600140311
Start Date
Open Date 07/12/2017
Closing Date
Reports To Assistant Superintendent Professional Development
Support Exempt Salary Schedule, Level 7 (starting at $71, 873)

FLSA Status: Exempt
Prior experience as an educator and exposure to organizational constructs and organizations is preferred.

Background, experience, and training in urban education with an emphasis on racial equity and culturally responsive pedagogy is strongly valued.

Innovative and visionary systems-thinker who understands the "big picture" but can identify key levers to enact change.

Capable and experienced project manager with a track record of completing projects and tasks on time and on budget with minimal supervision.

Ability to work cross-functionally across a number of departments and engage multiple stakeholders in working toward a common goal.

Must possess effective communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

Knowledgeable about change management and quickly able to establish credibility among team members including partners, peers, school-based staff, and executive leadership.
Skilled with the design and delivery of PD for adult learners.

An understanding of instructional technology, computer programming, IT or distance learning is preferred, skilled use of Microsoft Office applications and databases is required.

Knowledge of research-based best instructional practices and leadership development practices.

A student-focused mindset.

A minimum of 5-7 years experience preferred.
Residency Requirements City of Pittsburgh Residency Required
Essential Job Functions
1. Assist in designing and implementing a comprehensive, strategic professional learning and growth system that offers differentiated supports and is aligned to best practices of petrological leadership development and theory, and the district's strategic plan.
2. Ensure that all District end-users (e.g. teachers, principals) understand the professional growth model design, both at the individual and school-level.
3. Develop meaningful, differentiated professional development opportunities for teachers and school leaders.
4. Support teachers and principals in the use of data generated by the measures of effectiveness to improve their practice, and access appropriately aligned professional development opportunities.
5. Integrate professional development into new IT systems.
6. Build the capacity of teachers and school leaders to lead professional learning for their colleagues.
7. Use District data and national research to assist in determining best practices for professional learning.
8. Maintain proper documentation and reporting required for District and grant purposes.
9. Assist in establishing multiple professional learning communities between and among all constituents.
10. Assist in using fiscal resources appropriately and efficiently.
11. Work collaboratively with all constituents in the district.
12. Write and submit board tabs as needed as well as building permits.
13. Assist in the organization and designing of distance-learning and distance-training opportunities through the District's online learning management system, among others.
14. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
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