POSITION: Director of Strategic Initiatives
OPEN: February 8, 2019
CLOSE: Open until filled
SALARY RANGE/GRADE: Executive Service ES7 ($85,257 to $127,883)
This position is located in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME). The Director of Performance and Strategic Initiatives is responsible for developing, tracking and coordinating the implementation of priority initiatives that support the Office’s short- and long-term goals; and supervising a team of direct reports executing strategic initiatives. The position also has non-supervisory responsibilities related to convening and coordinating the work of other directors and their staff members to accomplish the Office’s strategic initiatives. The Director coordinates closely with other DME directors and staff to ensure the education sector achieves the Mayor’s ambitious goals for the sector. The Director also liaises with the Chief of Staff and Office of the City Administrator on issues related to DME and agency oversight.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The Director of Performance and Strategic Initiatives serves as principal liaison for resolving problems and issues arising from the performance management programs, strategic initiatives, and projects. Successful candidates must demonstrate an interest in delivering meaningful, measurable results. The Director’s specific responsibilities include:
MINIMUM BACKGROUND AND REQUIREMENTS
There is a legal requirement that each new appointee to the Excepted and Executive Service either: (1) be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment; or (2) establish District domicile within one hundred eighty (180) days of appointment. The law also requires that Excepted and Executive Service employees maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment. Failure to maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment will result in forfeiture of employment.