District Continuous Improvement Consultant (Multiple Positions), RPDC

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July 27, 2021

Job Description:

The District Continuous Improvement (DCI) Consultant will support DCI through collaboration within a state system of support to advance and sustain a district-wide focus on an identified set of effective educational practices and increase the use of technologies to support implementation of professional development.

Expected start date is approximately July 1, 2021

Responsibilities include but are not limited to—

  • Providing support at the district leadership and building leadership team levels.
  • Participating in and guiding team practices and processes.
  • Delivering high-quality professional development coaching with adult learners.
  • Providing virtual coaching sessions.
  • Providing services to schools across the state involved in DCI.
  • Supporting the effective implementation of the DCI process to promote internal capacity-building for sustainability
  • Supporting fidelity of district practice to DCI expectations.

Qualifications:

Required include—

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or closely related field
  • Five years successful classroom teaching, school improvement planning, administration, or related experience
  • Ability to regularly travel across the state and attend evening &/or weekend activities, including national, state, and local conferences and meetings
  • Computer literacy is a necessity
  • Ability to train and coach virtually
  • Experience facilitating professional learning
  • Experience in collaborative professional settings

Preferred include—

  • Master’s degree in Education or closely related field
  • Background and experience in the research-based instructional practices of John Hattie
  • Knowledge of Missouri DESE initiatives and programs, such as MSIP, MLS, MTSS

To Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the required qualifications, a resume, academic transcripts and contact information for three professional references online at employment.truman.edu or by mail to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E. Normal Ave.
Kirksville, MO 63501

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.

Review of applications will begin June 11, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and titleix@truman.edu.

Truman State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu.

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