Administrator, K-16 Collaborations & External Programs (LONG BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
$103,292 – $121,296 Annually
JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM
Come join the top Urban School District in the Nation, Long Beach Unified School District. We are seeking a knowledgeable, collaborative, and visionary leader to fill the position of Administrator, K – 16 Collaborations & External Programs. Under general direction, plan, develop and maintain communications and working relationships with public and private corporations, state and federal legislative branches, and other governmental agencies to effect policy and program enhancements for the Long Beach Unified School District; perform related duties as assigned.
For full details regarding the position, go to our website, select Class Specifications; choose Administrative and Other, then Administrator, K – 16 Collaborations & External Programs
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Successful candidates will have graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in social science, English, public relations, social work, education, or related field is required. A master’s degree in one of these fields is desirable.
Additionally, three years experience in lobbying, advocacy, public policy, coalition building, and grant writing, for public, non-profit agencies is required. Experience within a public education setting is preferred. To have established a network or resources for partnerships, collaborative and public and private corporations, and agency sponsors is desirable.
Any other combination of training and/or experience that could likely provide the desired skills, knowledge or abilities may be considered.
Positions in this class may require the use of a personal automobile and possession of a valid California class C driver’s license.
Positions in this class may routinely require District paid travel throughout the United States, with varied work hours.
May be required to travel from one location to another.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The annual salary for Administrator, K-16 Collaborations & External Programs is $103,292 to $121,296, with excellent benefits and a retirement package with access to IRS Codes 403(b) or 457(b) savings opportunities.
OUR QUALIFYING PROCESS
This examination process will consist initially of a “paper screening” of the applicant’s training, background, experience, and evaluation of responses on a supplemental application. Candidates whose background, skills and expertise most closely match that which we are seeking, will be invited to continue in the selection process. This process may be comprised of one or any combination of the following: written examination(s); qualifications appraisal oral examination; performance examination; or technical oral examination, scored on a job-related basis. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the examination process. Attendance will be at the applicant’s expense. Successful candidates who pass all parts of the examination process will be placed on the eligibility list in order of their relative merit as determined by these competitive examinations.
HOW TO APPLY
All applications must be submitted online via the Personnel Commission’s website at: http://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Personnel_Commission/ The Personnel Commission has computer kiosks for your use, and staff will be available to offer assistance needed with completing your online application Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
A resume will not substitute for the required forms. Completed forms must be received no later than:
4:30 p.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Personnel Commission. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
Long Beach Unified School District
Personnel Commission Office
4400 Ladoga Avenue
Lakewood, CA 90713
http://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Personnel_Commission/WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TITLE VII/MERIT SYSTEM EMPLOYER
ABOUT OUR DISTRICT
The Long Beach Unified School District has earned a reputation as one of America’s finest school systems, winning many awards as a national model of excellence. The school district was named a national winner of the Broad Prize for Urban Education, recognizing America’s best urban school system for increasing student achievement. LBUSD also has been a five-time finalist for the prize.
LBUSD educates 81,000 students in 84 public schools in the cities of Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill, and Avalon on Catalina Island, and over 1,700 Head Start pupils in 21 Head Start centers. The district employs more than 8,000 people, making it the largest employer in Long Beach.
LBUSD is one of the world’s top 20 school systems — and one of the top three in the U.S. — in terms of sustained and significant improvements. The study was conducted by McKinsey & Company, a trusted advisor and counselor to many of the most influential businesses and institutions in the world.
The school district has won widespread recognition for establishing high standards of dress, behavior and achievement. Its successes have been featured on Good Morning America, NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s This Morning, CNN Headline News and in Newsweek, Time, U.S. News and World Report, Parade, Sports Illustrated and other national news media.
These are the hallmarks of one of America’s finest school systems. A total commitment to continuous improvement is what makes the Long Beach Unified School District a national leader in preparing young men and women for success
Long Beach, the International City and home of the Queen Mary and the Aquarium of the Pacific, is a modern, progressive city with a population of approximately 492,000, the second largest city in Los Angeles County. Long Beach enjoys a moderate year-round climate. The city’s location offers easy access to several major freeways, airports and seaports, and the many famous recreational and cultural sites throughout the Southern California area.