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Executive Director EduStat

Company name
The New York City Department of Education


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Clevel, Executive, Education, 100k

Posted on
Jul 12,2019

Valid Through
Oct 25,2019

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Position Summary:

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is the largest school system in the nation, with nearly 1.1 million students and approximately 75,000 teachers in over 1,800 schools.

The Executive Director of Continuous Improvement within the Office of the First Deputy Chancellor will serve as the leader in the development and implementation of a Continuous Improvement process for the Department of Education. The Executive Director will work closely with the Senior Executive Director to lead and facilitate strategic engagement between the Chancellor, Executive Superintendents, Superintendents, Borough/Citywide Offices, school communities, and other stakeholders. This work includes high-level instructional planning, presentations, engagement with senior officials, and oversight for progress monitoring across the Department of Education. The Executive Director supports the overall team in achieving EduStat goals and continuously improving the Agency’s performance.

Reports to:

Senior Executive Director, Continuous Improvement

Direct Reports:

Senior Advisor, EduStat; Senior Director, EduStat; Managers of EduStat; Consultants as needed.

Key Relationships:

The Office of the First Deputy Chancellor, the Continuous Improvement Team, Executive Superintendents, Superintendents, Borough/Citywide Offices, the Mayor’s Office, New York City Agency Commissioners, the Chancellor, the Chancellor’s cabinet, and school communities.


Serves as the point person and face for EduStat, the organizational strategic progress monitoring and continuous improvement program.

Creates and implements vision, intellectual leadership, coordination, and strategic planning for an institution-wide framework, and efforts to advance equity and accelerate school improvement through strategic monitoring across the system.

Liaises with the Mayor’s office, City agencies, and other school districts to continually grow the program.

Partners cross-functionally with other central offices, Executive Superintendents, Superintendents, Borough/Citywide Offices, and senior leadership to ensure a collaborative process for engaging multiple stakeholders in continuous improvement to support all schools.

Creates coherence and opportunities for schools to hold central accountable.

Oversees the design, development, training, implementation, and evaluation of EduStat.

Develops and delivers presentations for the Mayor’s office, the Chancellor’s Office, and other key leadership stakeholders.

Advocates on behalf of the Senior Executive Director to ensure that the continuous improvement process is effective and that the appropriate resources are available.

Maintains and promotes best practices, benchmarking, and current trends in diversity and inclusion; ensures that expertise and research is used to inform excellence in instructional program and policy development work.

Develop metrics to inform strategic planning/decision-making and to ensure accountability in tracking and monitoring.

Develops and analyzes actionable metrics that support monitoring, needs analysis, utilizing KPIs, and strategic insights regarding support delivery and school improvement.

Develops and manages annual budgets.

Strategically directs resources to achieve project, team, and overall organizational goals.

Qualification Requirements


Must currently possess or will possess by date of hire, New York State certification as a school district administrator (SDA) or school district leader (SDL).

Please Note: We do not accept internship certificates.

For more information regarding the DOE’s supervisory certification requirements, as well as a link to the New York State Education Department’s website to apply for certification, please visit our website at


A passion for people; thoughtful, emotionally intelligent, and excited to bring out the best in employees.

Experience leading significant cross-functional initiatives in diverse organizational settings.

Success in a senior leadership role within a large complex organization.

Ability to work under pressure and navigate an environment that is extremely high-paced with projects under tight and changing deadlines.

Strong strategic thinking, organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to proactively identify key issues and risks.

Ability to engage in and support strong leadership development.

Superior analytical and project management skills for planning, design, documentation, communication, and follow-up.

Excellent and effective communication skills, including the ability to write well and make clear, concise oral presentations and written reports.

Strong leadership, teamwork, and influencing skills with experience in managing project teams at all levels in a cross-functional, diverse, rapidly changing environment.

Experience in education administration and policy level experience at the administrative level.

Commitment to outcome-based accountability, data-driven decision-making, differentiated instruction, and continuous adult learning as drivers of improved student outcomes.

Commitment to inclusive and equitable programming; prior experience working with diverse communities and an understanding of intersectional oppressions.

Ability to lead organizational change in large, dynamic institutions.



Please be sure application includes a resume, cover letter and your 6-digit NYCDOE file number that was issued

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at

Job Location

NEW YORK, New York, United States

Company info

The New York City Department of Education
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Company Profile
Strong Schools, Strong Communities The Strong Schools, Strong Communities plan will lift up the entire system of New York City public schools to support all students. This plan leverages strengthened partnerships between parents, teachers, students, school leaders, and communities and comprehensive initiatives for schools. Framework for Great Schools The New York City Department of Education is committed to working collaboratively with parents, educators, school communities, and external stakeholders to improve student achievement and ensure that every child graduates from high school prepared for college, a career, and a future as a productive, critically thinking adult. Community and High School Superintendents Community Superintendents manage schools that serve grades K-8, while High School Superintendents manage our high schools. The Family Support Coordinators provide a local avenue for parents to address concerns.

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