Director - Asian Pacific American & Refugee Student Services

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Start Date
07/01/2020

Description

REASONS TO WORK IN TUCSON UNIFIED
We're an urban school district that believes all students can achieve at high levels.
We're committed to providing our students with multicultural and culturally responsive education.
We're transforming our school district and the community by making a difference in the lives of our students.
We value and recognize our innovative, highly performing, and creative staff.

As the second largest district in the state, we have 86 schools and proudly serve over 47,000 students, parents, and families since 1867.  Bring your talent and passion to TUSD!

TUSD'S MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Tucson Unified School District, in partnership with parents and the greater community, is to assure each pre-K through 12th grade student receives an engaging, rigorous and comprehensive education.  The District is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination in all District activities.  At all times, District staff should work to ensure that staff, parents, students and members of the public are included and welcome to participate in District activities.

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Superintendent - Equity and Diversity


SUMMARY

Directs the Asian Pacific American Student Services program for Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) to improve academic achievement, provide mentorship and guidance, reduce dropout and increase the college going rate.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Masters degree in Education, Educational Administration/Leadership, Curriculum Development or related field
 
Experience in Asian Pacific American Studies, Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, Urban Education or Multicultural Education or related field
 
Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.
 
Five or more years of classroom teaching experience or administrative experience in a multicultural setting, which includes Asian Pacific American Students
 
Three (3) years program management and/or supervisory experience
 
PREFERRED PLUS QUALIFICATIONS
Doctorate in Asian Pacific American Studies, Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies or Multicultural Education.
 
Arizona Administrator Certificate, or eligibility to obtain such certification
 
Experience designing and implementing academic and/or social programs focusing on Asian Pacific American students.  
 
Experience writing grants, fund development, public speaking and presentation preparation. 
 
Experience developing and conducting student leadership groups.
 
Active participation in Asian Pacific American social and civic organizations.
 
Experience Working with Asian Pacific American Students or other diverse urban populations.  
 
Administrative experience in an educational environment.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization. 


COMMENTS
EFFECTIVE - 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
LOCATION - Asian Pacific American & Refugee Student Services - 3645 E. Pima Street
ADE - EXEMPT
Grade 5
1.0 FTE - 8 hours per day
12 month position

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language.
The hiring range for external candidates will be $80,856.00 to $93,871.31, based on experience.
For more information on salary schedule, please visit the EXE Non Bargaining Agreement at http://tusd1.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Employee-Agreements

First review of applications will be June 1, 2020

Job closes on June 18, 2020


Please be sure to upload cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to your application

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

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Tucson Unified School District

7820 E Wrightstown Rd., Unit 100, Tucson, AZ 85715
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,328 (USD)

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students

6%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 143