How To Apply: Please visit www.pps.net/jobs and use job number 24479 to access the full job description and apply.

Salary: $135,429 – $145,841 (through June 30, 2022) and $146,684 – $157,963 (effective July 1, 2022)

Portland Public Schools (PPS) is actively seeking an Academics Program Director of Indian Education who will manage staff and services in the direction, implementation, development, and evaluation of the Indian Education Title VI program and serve as a centralized integrator of district-wide efforts to improve American Indian/Alaskan Native student success.

The Director will source and oversee distribution of grant allocations and compliance with Title VI Federal grant regulations; develop and implement division budget; select, direct and evaluate staff and services of the Indian Education program. The Director of Indian Education will serve as a subject matter expert in the cultures, histories, assets and educational issues of American Indian/Alaskan Native students, families and communities in Portland. The Director will work collaboratively with departments across PPS to support the academic needs of American Indian/Alaskan Native students as well as serve as one of multiple district liaisons available for Tribal consultation.

With the District’s focus on eliminating systemic racism and its adverse impact on student learning, we seek to hire individuals who bring to our district a deep commitment to racial equity and social justice.

To learn more about Portland Public Schools, please check out our profile at https://www.themuse.com/profiles/portlandpublicschools.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A State of Oregon issued Administrative License is required at the time of hire.
  • 3 years as a licensed school professional including experience as a PK-12 school-based administrator with demonstrated results in improving the academic performance of students is preferred.
  • 5 years of experience developing and administering programs in support of American Indian and Native American under-represented, diverse student populations, is required. 2 of the 5 years must include experience with grant writing, budget development and oversight, program development and staff management.
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time of hire.

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