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Assistant to the Associate Superintendent, Office of Curriculum & Instructional Programs

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CLASS DESCRIPTION
OFFICIAL TITLE: Asst to Associate Supt CODE: 0450 SQ/OQ: Not Applicable
WORKING TITLE: Assistant to the Associate Superintendent, Office of Curriculum & Instructional Programs GRADE: N MONTHS: 12
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF CLASSIFICATION: Under general direction of the associate superintendent, assists in the administration and coordination of the work of the Office of Office of Curriculum & Instruction and of its departments and divisions with each other and with all other Montgomery County Public Schools' (MCPS) offices.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of or ability to learn quickly the school system organization, operation and office management. Knowledge of curricular and instructional program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Outstanding skills in analyzing issues and solving problems under pressure, in oral and written communications, in interpersonal relationships, and in time management. Knowledge of budgeting and accounts monitoring processes. Knowledge of MCPS curriculum and instructional program; planning implementation and evaluation; data analysis; and MCPS initiatives. Knowledge of local, state, and national educational issues, assessments, and priorities. Strong technology skills. Knowledge and application of the professional growth systems for MCPS.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE: Masters degree from an accredited college or university. Five years of outstanding teaching and administrative experience or a combination of teaching and other professional experience in which the candidate has demonstrated consistently high quality work, initiative and leadership. Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: Meets Maryland state certification requirements for Administrator I or II or in progress.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Special requirements such as lifting heavy objects and frequent climbing.) As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (Frequent overtime or night work required, etc.) Sometimes frequent night and weekend work for which there is no additional compensation.
OVERTIME ELIGIBLE: No

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates in planning for and maintaining the smooth functioning of the Office of Curriculum and Instructional Programs (OCIP); shares responsibility for OCIP mission.

Prepares a variety of correspondence, reports, and other documents; investigates problems or topics; and gathers and analyzes data for the associate superintendent.Appropriately follows up community, parent, Board of Education, and other requests as directed by the associate superintendent for instruction and program development.

Appraises the effectiveness of OCIP secretarial staff in terms of individual performance.

Responds to questions from schools and citizens about program, directing inquiries to appropriate individuals or following up directly.Works closely with the department directors and their staffs in coordinating activities of the departments in theOCIP.

Participates in the development of the budget, including the development and review of all of its components, and assists the associate superintendent by providing information for support of budget requests, changes and adjustments from initiation to adoption.

Serves as executive secretary to the Curriculum Advisory Assembly.Participates on numerous committees and often is responsible for editing the committees' reports.

Organizes and manages special projects according to OCIP or MCPS needs.Maintains knowledge of Board of Education action pertinent to the operation of the office.

Plans in-service training for OCIP.Reviews mail with the associate superintendent on a daily basis, takes action as appropriate; suggests agenda items for various regularly scheduled meetings.

Serves as liaison to superintendent's and deputy's offices.

Performs related work as required.

Class Established: 11/1983
Date(s) Revised: 8/90, 8/92, 3/98, 5/00, 4/2008, 5/2015
Last Reviewed:

This description may be changed at any time.

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