Director of Education Services

Vermont School Boards Association

 

The Vermont School Boards Association (VSBA), a non-profit membership organization serving school boards in Vermont, is seeking a Director of Education Services.

 

Essential functions of this position: 

  • Manages all aspects of the VSBA’s programs directed to school boards for improving understanding and execution of their work.

  • Designs an annual curriculum of training for school board members including the development of new curricula in emerging areas of need for school boards. 

  • Delivers educational workshops in multiple formats and through varied media, including evening onsite workshops, daylong seminars, webinars and conferences.

  • Coordinates publication of member updates and newsletters.

  • Confers with education partners in developing programs and responding to the needs of school boards. 

  • Ensures up-to-date content on the website, YouTube video library, and in all VSBA publications.

  • Manages contracts with external consultants

  • Provides school board members with comprehensive information and guidance in response to inquiries made by telephone, in writing, and/or email. 

  • Works with education partners to ensure boards engage in exceptional governance, community engagement, and provide equitable opportunities for all students.

  • Frequent in-state travel and evening work required.

  • Reports to the Executive Director

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; advanced degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of school board roles and responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of adult learning methodology and experience in delivering instruction to adults.

  • Excellent facilitation skills with knowledge of group dynamics and experience building consensus. Proven ability to build rapport and engagement with and among individuals with diverse viewpoints and interests.

  • Experience in developing curricular frameworks and materials.

  • Experience in using technology to deliver instruction.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Public speaking experience required.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

 

To apply: submit resume, cover letter and list of three references to Kerri Lamb by November 1 at klamb@vtvsba.org.