Specialist, Budget and Resource Management
District of Columbia Public Schools 99 reviews - Washington, DC

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The Specialist, Budget and Resource Management will work in the Office of Human Capital (OHC) with the Chief and his Chief of Staff to manage OHC resources. The Specialist will be responsible for managing OHC funds, providing budget updates, managing the procurement process, and serving as the OHC liaison with other DCPS offices such as the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and the Office of Contracts and Acquisitions. The Specialist will work closely with members for all four OHC divisions.

The Specialist reports directly to the Chief of Staff, Office of Human Capital.

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of related work experience.
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Specific experience in budget management preferred.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals.
  • Must be attentive to detail, extremely well organized, able to work under pressure, and able to meet frequent and changing deadlines.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional demeanor and exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in quickly dealing with difficult situations and unexpected challenges.
  • Prior work in the education sector.
  • Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education.
  • Leadership: Coaches, mentors, and challenges others to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations.
  • Focus on Data-Driven Results: Relentlessly pursues the improvement of central office performance and school leadership, instruction, and operations, and is driven by a desire to produce quantifiable student achievement gains.
  • Innovative Problem-Solving: Approaches work with a sense of possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find potential innovative solutions.
  • Adaptability: Excels in constantly changing environments and adapts flexibly in shifting projects or priorities to meet the needs of a dynamic transformation effort; comfortable with ambiguity and non-routine situations.
  • Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others.
  • Dependability: Does whatever it takes to consistently deliver with high quality under tight deadlines; successfully manages own projects through strong organization, detailed workplans, and balancing of multiple priorities.
  • Communication and Customer Service Skills: Communicates clearly and compellingly with diverse stakeholders in both oral and written forms; anticipates and responds to customer needs in a high-quality and courteous manner.

Manages the Office of Human Capital’s budget
  • Manages all aspects of financial and resource planning, including the development of long range plans, and annual budgets.
  • Tracks all expenditures from OHC’s budget, including Race to the Top and Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants.
  • Provides regular updates to the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chiefs about OHC’s budget.
  • Serves as liaison to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer for OHC budget matters.
  • Works with the Office of Federal Programs and Grants to manage OHC grants.
  • Anticipates and resolves complex obstacles to success.
Manages the procurement of goods and services for Office of Human Capital.
  • Oversees the procurement process for OHC purchases and advising program owners of the proper steps in the process.
  • Provides updates on the procurement process to Deputy Chiefs and the Chief of Staff.
  • Works with the procurement leads in each OHC division to execute their procurement needs.
  • Serves as liaison to the Office of Contracts and Acquisitions for OHC procurement matters.
Other duties:
  • Builds relationships with other offices to ensure collaboration, especially with the Office of Strategy, the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, and the Office of Contracts and Acquisitions.
  • Creates and implements systems that allow for better efficiency in managing OHC resources.
Notice of Criminal Background Check. In accordance with the Criminal Background Checks for the Protection of Children Act of 2004, this position has been designated and identified as one which requires a criminal background check and/or traffic record check. If you are tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check and/or traffic record check (for positions which require the operation of a motor vehicle) will be conducted. A final offer of employment is contingent upon the receipt of a satisfactory criminal background check and/or traffic record check.

Notice of Non-Discrimination. In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, District of Columbia Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) does not discriminate (including employment therein and admission thereto) on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an interfamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited. Discrimination in violation of the aforementioned laws will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Title IX regulation requires schools to implement specific and continuing steps to protect students and others against discrimination on the basis of sex. Students, parents and/or guardians with inquiries regarding Title IX non-discrimination policies related to students and student activities shall contact:

Title IX Coordinator
Office of Youth Engagement
District of Columbia Public Schools
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Washington, DC 20002
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U.S. Department of Education
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FAX: 202-245-6840; TDD: 877-521-2172
Email: OCR@ed.gov

Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of DCPS will be handled as follows:

Employees with inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies related to employment and employees or who wish to file a discrimination complaint should contact:
Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
Office of Labor Management & Employee Relations
District of Columbia Public Schools
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Students, parents and/or guardians with inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies related to students and student activities, including Section 504, should contact:

504 Specialist, Office of Special Education
District of Columbia Public Schools
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Position Information Opening Date: April 10, 2013
Closing Date: April 09, 2014
Vacancy Announcement Number: 13-OHC-7
Salary: $67,333-$73,816
Location: Washington, DC

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