Marysville School District 25

Executive Director of Equity and Family Engagement- Congratulations to Dr. Courtney HIll

The salary will be in the range of $183,000-206,000K plus an excellent comprehensive benefit package.

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1.  POSITION      


a. Title:                Executive Director of Equity and Family Engagement

b. Reports To:     Superintendent


Executive Director of Finance:

The Executive Director of Equity and Family Engagement will provide coordination, consultation, and assistance to the superintendent and the cabinet team to create sustainable and equitable strategies and models for cultural competency equity and diversity matters related to students, staff, and families. The position serves as the District's leader for equity goals, which includes, working collaboratively with policymakers to add to the District's diversity, equity, and outreach efforts aimed at improving the workplace climate and learning environment, utilizing relevant data resources to track and analyze diversity, as well as the impact of equity and outreach strategies within the district and community. This position will work towards embedding equity/culturally responsive practices in current district professional development offerings to all staff, working with administration and staff to provide instructional leadership for student learning to help close the achievement gap, researching and identifying the processes, procedures, and practices that result in equitable educational outcomes, and providing leadership for curriculum, assessment, implementation, and evaluation of staff.

This position also reviews and monitors grant programs and funds for compliance and recommends modification as needed. Locates, pursues, and obtains funding sources. Leads and manages assigned program budget expenditures. Evaluates, and supervises Directors of Categorical Programs and other support staff. The Executive Director establishes work duties and performance standards for staff. Conducts and oversees performance evaluations, and initiates and implements disciplinary actions as warranted. Addresses employee concerns and other sensitive personnel matters.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Depending upon individual assignment, the employee may perform all or a combination of several of the following duties:

1.     Work closely with the Human Resources Executive Director - recruitment, retention, and induction of staff through the onboarding process

2.     Work as a contributing member of the district’s leadership team to develop and implement the district’s strategic plan

3.     Construct and facilitate Educators of Color Learning Networks/Support Programs

4.     Serve as a liaison for community groups and organizations - including partnerships with Tribe and City (equity and anti-racist policies and practices)

5.     Organize and lead Family Engagement events and activities…..including family engagement specialists, liaisons

6.     Comply with all district policies and procedures

7.     Comply with the Code of Professional Conduct

8.     Serve as an advisor to school staff, administration and families on matters of family engagement and equity

9.     Refine family engagement programs and activities developed as a result of gap goals.

10.  Increase the capacity of each school to provide opportunities, services and support to promote positive family engagement that leads to increased student achievement



    About Us

The Marysville School District is located at 4220 80th Street NE, Marysville, Washington, Snohomish County, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest surrounded by the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges and the pristine waters of thePuget Sound. The City of Marysville neighbors The Tulalip Reservation is located north of Everett and the Snohomish River and west of Marysville. The Tulalip (pronounced Tuh'-lay-lup) Tribes are successors in interest to the Snohomish, Snoqualmie, Skykomish, and other allied tribes and bands signatory to the 1855 Treaty of Point Elliott. The tribal population is over 5,000 and growing, with 2,700 members residing on the 22,000 acres Tulalip IndianReservation. The Reservation is rich with natural resources: marine waters, tidelands, freshwater creeks and lakes, wetlands, forests, and developable land, The district works closely with The Tulalip Tribes through a strong partnership in service of students and families.

Snohomish County, the third-most populous county in Washington State, outpaces its larger counterparts in annualpopulation growth. Boasting a mix of urban and rural communities and the densest manufacturing region in the nation, new residents flock here for the natural beauty, economic opportunity, and quality of life.

The district community of learners includes over 10,000 students educated in ten elementary schools, four middle schools, and four high schools by experienced and dedicated staff. Our student population is rich in diversity with over50% of students and families of color. Our team of approximately 1,500 full- and part-time instructional leaders andcommitted staff are dedicated to providing a positive learning experience and a safe learning environment; socially, emotionally, and physically for each child - every day- as is expressed in our district's Values, Promise, andCommitment, Strategic Plan and Priorities, Equity Statement. Educational Equity Policy, and Quality ServiceStandards. From the Board to the staff level, they are focused on leading with equity and are taking distinct steps to affect systemic change to address the needs of those furthest away from educational justice and to increase the diversity of its teaching staff.      

Opportunities abound for students who are provided access to option programs, AP and       Honors classes, CTEpreparatory courses for aerospace, early learning, videography, and culinary learning to name a few, along with the Regional Apprenticeship Program for the trades. The district is also a leader in the state through the use of technologyto enhance students’ instruction, notably with 1:1 devices. Students are also offered robust extracurricular programs including choir and band, drama, robotics, athletic programs, and access to student clubs and leadership activities.

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·      Until Filled


·      Start Date: July 1, 2023

·      Length of Contract: Annual


·      Salary Range: 183k – 206k

·      260 days per year (includes 28 vacation days and 12 holidays)

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