Deputy Superintendent for Human Resource, Public Information and Community Relations
Deputy Superintendent for HR, Public Information & Community Relations: Princeton Public Schools:
Princeton Public Schools seek an outstanding educational leader to serve as an deputy superintendent of Human Resources, Public Information and Community Relations.
Founded before the American Revolutionary War, Princeton is home of Princeton University, which bears its name and moved to the community in 1756. Although its association with the university is primarily what makes Princeton a college town, other important institutions in the area include the Institute for Advanced Study, Westminster Choir College, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton Theological Seminary, Opinion Research Corporation, Siemens Corporate Research, Bristol-Myers Squibb, SRI International, FMC Corporation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Berlitz International.
Princeton is roughly equidistant from New York City and Philadelphia. It is close to many major highways that serve both cities (e.g., Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1), and receives major television and radio broadcasts from each. As of the 2010 US Census, the municipality’s population was 28,572.
Princeton Public Schools serves over 3,700 students in 6 schools and employs approximately 700 team members. The Princeton Public School District is among the best public school districts in New Jersey and in the nation. Princeton Public Schools is a place where every child is known, and where joy and purpose are woven into the approach to learning. PPS values innovation and strives for high academic achievement for everyone. PPS fosters lifelong learning as they help everyone find their own pathways to success. The PPS mission is to prepare all of our students to lead lives of joy and purpose as knowledgeable, creative and compassionate citizens of a global society.
The deputy superintendent responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversight of Human Resources Department
Oversight of Student & Staff Safety Department
Oversight of Public Information/Community Affairs Department
Informs the Superintendent on issues with state and federal regulations
Attends School Board meetings/work sessions and prepares and presents report for the School Board as requested and directed.
Prepare and monitor assigned budget
Review and authorize requests for the purchase of department materials
Ensure sound organizational structure for operations
Direct the work of assigned personnel
Direct the preparation of reports as required.
The deputy superintendent shall have demonstrated experience as an Assistant Superintendent of HR or comparable position; Hold or be eligible for a Certificate of Eligibility for a School Administrator’s Certificate in accordance with the requirements of New Jersey; Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and ability to motivate staff.
Demonstrate strong knowledge and understanding of strategic staffing, organizational leadership, and management. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing using proper grammar and vocabulary.
Salary: In the range of $180,000; subject to qualifications, experience, and negotiations
Start date: No later than July 1, 2022, or if available sooner.