Denver Public Schools
    Job Description

    235 work days
    FTE: 1.0
    Salary Range:  $80,985-$101,232
    Essential Functions and Objectives:
    The Director of Growth & Performance Management will manage a team charged with overseeing the design, implementation and operations of the growth and performance management systems for school-based, central office and field employees.  The director will be fully responsible for the high-quality implementation of the district’s growth and performance systems for teachers, school leaders, central office and field employees (LEAP, LEAD, LIFT, CPE and CCE), and will work collaboratively across multiple teams to help ensure alignment and quality across district growth and performance systems.  The director will be responsible for the strategic management of the use of growth and performance data to inform decision-making and compliance with state statutes as well as designing tools and strategies to support high-quality and consistent implementation of these system across classrooms, schools and central office. 
    Additionally, the director will lead the vision and direction for how Talent Mapping will drive intentional development, promotion and growth opportunities for high performing and high potential employees across both schools and the central office.  This work will be vital to further evolving the district-wide Talent Strategy. 
    -Lead comprehensive strategic planning processes and initiatives to maximize the intended goals of the district’s growth and performance systems.
    -Lead vision and direction for Talent Mapping to drive intentional development, promotion and growth opportunities for high performing, high potential employees.
    - Direct the implementation of LEAP, LEAD and LIFT as the growth and performance systems for all teachers, leaders and central office employees in the district and ensure the design and implementation of a strategic plan focused on high-quality training and calibration to create accurate, consistent, growth-focused experiences across the district.
    - Develop deep partnership with the Business/Human Resources School Partners, Instructional Superintendents and other key stakeholders to support the use of growth and performance data to inform decision-making.
    - Manage team to deploy resources to ensure stakeholders are provided with technical and logistical support throughout the performance evaluation processes
    - Develop and implement reporting tools and processes to allow stakeholders to effectively track performance of growth and performance management systems, including supporting the continuous improvement of a comprehensive data dashboard to enable data-driven human capital decision-making.
    - Work with DPS Assessment, HRIS and DoTS teams to develop and manage structures to ensure accuracy of data captured within system and system operations.
    - Proactively identify, track and resolve issues, risks and dependencies associated with growth and performance management operations, and communicate risks, issues and solutions to project team and senior leadership. Identify and implement issue resolutions.
    - Manage and foster collaborative relationships with CDE and Denver Colorado Teacher Associations to ensure compliance with state statutes (SB-191), contract, and to foster collaborative efforts for continuous improvements.
    Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

    - 7-10 years’ operations and general management experience, preferably with experience leading the development and management of a growing team responsible for a new product or initiative
    - Strong collaboration skills, and ability to translate customer needs into technology and process solutions
    - Strong customer service background
    - Experience managing a team and budget
    - Experience developing and managing large, complicated operations and data collection processes and data reporting structures
    - Must be analytic and a strategic thinker, with ability to translate strategic vision into actualized structures and processes
    - Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    - Team player with the ability to collaborate across academic and operations departments
    - Strong command of MS Office toolset (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and MS Project
    - Belief in and passion for equity policy and practice
    - Solutions-oriented problem solver and strong critical thinker
    - Ability to work collaboratively and creatively to address issues and continuously improve outcomes
    - Flexible and able to adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
    - Strong organizational and analytic skills and strong attention to detail
    Education Requirements:

    - Bachelors Degree Required
    - Masters Degree preferred
    Other information:

    Our Human Resources Team is an integral part of DPS. Although we aren’t always in the schools, we’re in it for the kids. We work closely with our school leaders to ensure we’re putting great teachers in every classroom, and take great care to ensure DPS hires and retains the highest quality candidates for all roles throughout the district. We do this by incorporating our Shared Core Values—Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun – into everything we do. Additionally, we support retention of our valued team members in a variety of ways including facilitating professional development and performance management activities and designing and managing Total Rewards Programs to help Team DPS achieve health and wellness for themselves and their families. When you join us, you join a dedicated, diverse team of over one hundred professionals who come from many walks of life. One thing we all share is a deep sense of commitment to support Denver Public Schools’ vision: Every Child Succeeds.
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