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Director, Communications (ID 2440) at San Diego County Office Of Education

Application Deadline

6/23/2023 1:00 PM Pacific

Date Posted
6/8/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
1

Add'l Salary Info

Classified Management Grade 050: $142,169- $172,809 annually
Length of Work Year
12 months
Employment Type
Full Time

Location:

6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA, 92111

ID:

2440

About the Employer

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) serves the region's most vulnerable students, and supports school leaders, teachers, and students across the county. We support about 780 schools and nearly 500,000 students, including the children we educate each year through our Juvenile Court and Community Schools. SDCOE provides a variety of services for the 42 school districts, 129 charter schools, and five community college districts in the county. Our mission is inspiring and leading innovation in education and our North Star goal over the next several years is to reduce the percentage of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch as part of a larger effort to elevate the needs of historically underserved students and families. To learn more about SDCOE and the North Star Goal, please visit: https://www.sdcoe.net/about-sdcoe To learn more about working at SDCOE, please visit: https://www.sdcoe.net/work-sdcoe

Job Summary

Job Summary

<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Join our amazing team!&nbsp;</strong><br />The San Diego County Office of Education is a&nbsp;collaborative&nbsp;organization <br />that&nbsp;works&nbsp;toward a future without boundaries for our students. <br />We are passionate about equity for students and employees, support innovative learning, <br />offer great <a href="https://www.sdcoe.net/work-sdcoe#fs-panel-26288">employee benefits</a>, and professional growth opportunities!&nbsp;</p> <hr /> <p>The San Diego County Office of Education is recruiting for a <strong>Director, Communications</strong> for the Communications department of the Administrative Servies Division. The Director, Communications, is responsible for directing and leading the Communications team in providing timely and accurate information to employees, districts, communities, and other stakeholders; supporting SDCOE leadership and staff with communications-related issues, including crisis communications and community relations; and creating a variety of materials and tools to facilitate effective and uniform communications of SDCOE initiatives, priorities, and positions to a variety of audiences.</p> <p>This position is full-time and will offer the classified management benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, and will participate in the CalPERS state retirement system. </p>

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

The Director, Communications, requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, advertising, graphics, or closely related field and five (5) years of experience in the development, design, and implementation of communications/public relations strategies and related media, including online and print materials. Certificates and Licenses: • At time of hire, a valid CA driver's license is required in order to travel to work sites across San Diego County.

To be considered for this position, you must individually attach the following items to your completed EDJOIN Application: • Resume, detailing education and experience • Letter of Introduction • Two current letters of recommendation • Copies of transcripts verifying bachelor's degree or higher • Copies of any certifications you wish to be considered The results of this recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list to fill the current vacancy and any other vacancies in this classification for the next six (6) months, or until the list is exhausted.


      The Director, Communications, requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, advertising, graphics, or closely related field and five (5) years of experience in the development, design, and implementation of communications/public relations strategies and related media, including online and print materials. Certificates and Licenses: • At time of hire, a valid CA driver's license is required in order to travel to work sites across San Diego County.

      To be considered for this position, you must individually attach the following items to your completed EDJOIN Application: • Resume, detailing education and experience • Letter of Introduction • Two current letters of recommendation • Copies of transcripts verifying bachelor's degree or higher • Copies of any certifications you wish to be considered The results of this recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list to fill the current vacancy and any other vacancies in this classification for the next six (6) months, or until the list is exhausted.

          Comments and Other Information

          Please note that your completed online application must include all the required supplemental documentation. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Employment with SDCOE is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-offer background check and physical exam, which includes a drug screening.

          Diversity Statement: Because each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and because equitable access and opportunity are essential to a just, educated society, SDCOE employee commitments include being respectful of differences and diverse perspectives, as well as being accountable for their actions and their impact.

          The San Diego County Office of Education is an equal-opportunity employer.


          Need help preparing your application documents or for your interview?
          Check out our SDCOE HR Tips videos below!

          Cover Letters
          Letters of Reference
          Merit System/What to Expect
          Preparing for an Interview
          Resumes

          Comments and Other Information


          Please note that your completed online application must include all the required supplemental documentation. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Employment with SDCOE is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-offer background check and physical exam, which includes a drug screening.

          Diversity Statement: Because each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and because equitable access and opportunity are essential to a just, educated society, SDCOE employee commitments include being respectful of differences and diverse perspectives, as well as being accountable for their actions and their impact.

          The San Diego County Office of Education is an equal-opportunity employer.


          Need help preparing your application documents or for your interview?
          Check out our SDCOE HR Tips videos below!

          Cover Letters
          Letters of Reference
          Merit System/What to Expect
          Preparing for an Interview
          Resumes