New job Assistant Director in North Dakota

Assistant Director

Company : North Dakota State Government
Salary : $5,000 - $5,500 a month
Location : North Dakota

Full Description

Make a difference! Join our team of dedicated professionals working together to improve educational opportunities for North Dakota children from pre-kindergarten to graduating career and college ready.

Hiring Range: $5,000 - $5,500 / Month plus Full State Benefits Package

This position is in the Office of Educational Equity &Support.

Summary of Work


Join the ND Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) team in carrying out our vision of helping to prepare our state’s students to be career and college ready.

The Office of Educational Equity & Support offers high-quality education programs and opportunities to improve student learning and ensure all students have access to services to meet their needs.

This position performs the vital duties and tasks necessary for implementing federal and state law with fidelity. This position administers the Title I Schoolwide program, serves as the Homeless Education Program state coordinator, oversees the Neglected and Delinquent program, and collaborates with the designated foster care liaison. This position works as part of a team to provide timely, accurate technical assistance to schools, districts, and service agencies across North Dakota through the annual review of consolidated applications, site monitoring, and other program requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate, review, analyze, and interpret state and federal program regulations and policies, specifically for Title I Schoolwide programs, Foster Care, Homeless Education, and Neglected and Delinquent programs.
    • Implement and monitor federal program requirements.
    • Research and prepare guidance and policy for the public.
    • Coordinate with other staff and offices in NDDPI to develop training and support materials; prepare progress reports and presentations, and oversee data collection of project activities and contracts.
  • Participate and provide oral presentations in relevant statewide meetings, workshops, and committees relevant to the position.
  • Collaborate with state, regional, and national agencies and organizations relevant to the position.

Minimum Qualifications


Position requires the following education and experience:

  • Master’s degree in a field related to the position’s program responsibility area.
  • Three years of professional-level work experience which must have included experience relating to the program assignment.

Application Procedures


All applications must be made via the ND Careers site. Paper or e-mailed submissions are no longer accepted. Applications must be completed by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed above.

Only complete applications will be considered and must include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three professional references

Note: Copies of applicable transcripts (need not be official) will be required upon hire.

The cover letter and the application materials must clearly explain how your education, work experience and skills meet the minimum qualifications and relate to the job duties in the work summary.

For more information, assistance or accommodation in the application or interview process, please contact Kassie Schaff at 701-328-2262 and/or e-mail kmschaff@nd.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity


The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.


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