NON-MERIT RECRUITMENT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Under the supervision of the executive director, the deputy executive director is responsible for directing and implementing policies, programs, and operating strategies that support EPSB goals and are consistent with all federal and state laws and regulations.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
- Develops and manages a comprehensive research and report agenda
- Secures funding to support EPSB research and development activities
- Ensures sound management of the agency’s technology and data resources
- Manages all financial and budgetary activities for the agency
- Provides technical advice to the executive director on the appropriation of resources as well as agency programs and policies
- Implements the programs of the EPSB
- Administers all EPSB internal operations
- Collaborates with federal, state, private entities and the general public to exchange
information, address concerns, coordinate activities, and comply with laws and regulations
- Represents the agency before the General Assembly and various legislative committees, as
assigned by the executive director
- Supervises and evaluates the performance of Executive Office merit staff
- Assists in directing the short- and long-range planning process for the agency, establishing
operating objectives, and consulting with the division directors to achieve EPSB goals
- Performs related work as assigned by the executive director
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Experience and Education:
For consideration a candidate must have at least five years of documented leadership experience in a state or federal agency, university, K-12 school or related setting and a master’s degree in education or a related field. The preferred candidate will have a terminal degree in education or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in educational research activities and the management of technology and data resources. Additionally, candidates should be able to document at least five years of leadership experience in fiscal planning and management practices within a government or institutional setting, as well as knowledge of the Kentucky legislative and regulatory amendment process, government programs and operations, and the economic, demographic, fiscal, and legal aspects of state and federal education programs.
The candidate should also be skilled in analyzing and electronically organizing technical data. Finally, the candidate must have the ability to support the overall EPSB Goals and Strategic Plan; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to interpret and analyze legislation, rules, and regulations; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
The competitive salary for the successful candidate will be negotiated and determined based upon proven experience, qualification, and EPSB criteria. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, optional deferred compensation plan and the Commonwealth employee’s health insurance plan.
The position is located in Frankfort, KY and is an Unclassified, Non-Merit position in accordance with KRS 12:050.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position please send a, letter of application addressing the qualifications noted above, current resume, and three (3) personal/professional references to:
Robert L. Brown
Education Professional Standards Board
Frankfort, KY 40601
Application Deadline: April 30, 2013
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D