Analyst, Related Services
District of Columbia Public Schools - Washington, DC

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The DCPS Office of Special Education aspires to be the district of choice for students with disabilities. We are committed to serving our students with disabilities:

• By providing high quality instruction and services;
• As close to home as possible; and
• In the timely and consistent manner they deserve.

The Analyst, Related Services supports the day-to-day operations and program implementation of the Related Services team. The Related Services team manages assessment and intervention services for children in the areas of:
  • Speech-language therapy
  • Occupational and physical therapy
  • Orientation and mobility
  • Social work
  • Psychology
The Analyst, Related Services is responsible for communication, procurement, policy and procedure development, and budget coordination for a related service central office team of twenty that manages the services provided by over 400 related service providers.

The Analyst, Related Services reports to the Director, Operations (Related Services).

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of work experience, with specific experience in project management strongly preferred.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • 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.

Responsibilities
  • Helps manage the analysis and presentation of data and progress of data-driven initiatives for senior management team and external audiences; and communicates progress to key stakeholder groups and incorporates their input.
  • Coordinates or implements several small- or medium-sized projects, or components of a larger project.
  • Determines nature of obstacles and best DCPS staff to resolve; and tracks and follows up until issue is resolved.
  • Schedules and coordinates program-related meetings, conferences, appointments and logistics.
  • Builds relationships and liaises with various internal departments to drive collaboration and project success.
  • Interacts with and responds effectively to urgent requests from multiple internal and external DCPS stakeholders.
  • Coordinates communication of policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates procurement efforts for material, supplies, and personnel services.
  • Coordinates development of policies and procedures with related service team managers.
  • Manages the related service team budget tool.
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
1200 First St, NE, 8 th Floor Washington, DC 20002
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5638

or

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-1100

Telephone: 1-800-421-3481
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
1200 First St, NE, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5424

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
1200 First St, NE, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20002
504@dc.gov
202-442-4800

Position Information Opening Date: April 09, 2013
Closing Date: April 08, 2014
Vacancy Announcement Number: 13-OSE-9
Salary: $47,929-$50,996
Location: Washington, DC

How to Apply To apply for this position, please complete an online
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the position for which you are applying, so please note
the exact title of this job description

Questions? Email DCPS.Careers@dc.gov for technical
assistance. For all other questions, please refer to our
FAQ section.

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