Director, Assessment & Evaluation

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Director, Assessment & Evaluation

Basic Function:

Under the direction of the deputy superintendent, provide periodic assessment information regarding the achievement status of pupils; assist schools, departments and staff members in designing appropriate evaluation procedures to assist in the short- and long-term assessment of instructional programs or experimental projects; maintain a longitudinal collection of data for required reporting purposes to state and federal agencies or for decision-making functions within the district; direct and coordinate the evaluation functions for categorical state and federal programs; develop and monitor budgets; and assist in the preparation of the consolidated application.

Essential Functions:

1. Plan, direct, and report on district and state assessment programs.
2. Prepare school accountability report cards.
3. Prepare a variety of reports including achievement reports, accountability reports, evaluation reports, and demographic reports.
4. Coordinate district-wide research studies and/or surveys with district personnel or outside agencies.
5. Assist in the process of aligning standards, curriculum and instructional support programs, and accountability systems.
6. Prepare research summaries, and/or data analysis.
7. Develop and administer needs assessment instruments.
8. Assist in the preparation of proposals for categorical aid programs.
9. Assist staff in test interpretation; develop and implement testing calendar.
10. Complete required data collection for state and federal programs including appropriate disaggregated reports.
11. Develop and monitor budgets for state and federal categorical programs.
12. Manage the district’s assessment programs.
13. Provide for the monitoring and evaluation of district instructional programs.
14. Assist with the development and submission of the consolidated application, including budget development.
15. Ensure timely and orderly collection, administration, processing, and reporting of all assessment information in the instructional area.
16. Assist with departmental presentations to the board.
17. Perform other related functions as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • content and performance state standards
  • educational evaluation and research
  • statistical methods
  • curriculum development
  • survey techniques
  • ability to provide leadership to staff
  • test development and expository writing
  • experience in conducting staff development
  • budget development
  • consolidated application

Ability To:

  • supervise the performance of assigned personnel.
  • communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • operate a computer and assigned office equipment.analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • meet schedules and time lines.
  • work independently with little direction.
  • plan and organize work.prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
  • direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities.
  • maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.
  • move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  • see to read a variety of materials.

Education and Experience Required:

Any combination equivalent to: master’s degree and five years teaching experience.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

  • Valid california teaching credential
  • Valid administrative services credential

Working Conditions:

Office environment


Salary range: 53
225 day workyear

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.