Director of Special Programs: Hermiston School District, Hermiston Oregon



Administrative Position Posting

Position Title:           Director of Special Programs

Deadline to Apply:   April 25, 2014

Position Begins:      July 1, 2014

Salary Range:          $93,994 - $103,777

District Information:     The Hermiston School District's vision is, "Striving to be Oregon's Premier Public School District." To support our vision, the District provides quality professional development for staff in a variety of areas, including constructing meaning, common formative assessments research-based literacy strategies, and Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s). These components, along with an emphasis on small class sizes, cutting edge technology, and comprehensive curriculum support makes Hermiston School District a "premier" organization to be a part of.

The Hermiston School District offers an extremely competitive salary and benefits package which includes PERS retirement employer paid pick-up. Position begins July 1, 2014. Normal contract year for this position is 261 days, including 9 paid holidays, and a generous vacation allowance.

Job Description:    To provide direct support to Special Education teachers in curriculum, instruction, placement, and programming for identified special needs students.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree. 
  2. A valid Administrative License, or the ability to obtain one prior to July 1, 2014. 
  3. Prior, successful administrative experience as a principal, program director, or similar prior experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Ability to organize and coordinate district-wide program. 
  2. Ability to interpret data. 
  3. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
  4. Familiarity with federal and special program rules and regulations.

Application Procedure:

Internal Applicants (Current HSD Employees):

External Applicants 

    Application Requirements: 
    The applicant must supply the following items online through Recruit & Hire:

  • Online Application Form 
  • Professional Resume 
  • Letters of Recommendation (5 required) 
  • Cover Letter (The cover letter must include current licensure status information and/or the ability to obtain proper licensure prior to July 1, 2014.)

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure his/her application is complete. Only complete applications will be considered.

The Hermiston School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer