The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board (MCSAB) is looking for a Deputy Director. MCSAB is the state’s sole charter school authorizer. It is dedicated to increasing access to excellent public schools by authorizing high-quality charter schools, particularly schools designed to expand opportunities for underserved students.

From the job description:

“The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board seeks a self-motivated professional with excellent problem solving and communication skills to be the Deputy Director of the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial and reform-driven environment alongside staff members that are passionate and committed to improving educational opportunities for Mississippi’s students. Since MCSAB is an emerging entity, the person who will hold this position must possess an ability to work within a fast-paced, start-up environment and adapt to new responsibilities as MCSAB’s portfolio of schools expands.

The Deputy Director will report directly to the Executive Director of the Authorizer Board. The Deputy will work with the Executive Director to execute the Authorizer Board’s strategic plan that increases high-quality charter school options for the students of Mississippi while establishing MCSAB as a nationally recognized charter school authorizer. The Deputy is responsible for directing the Authorizer Board’s charter school performance and accountability activities. The position is based in Jackson, Mississippi, with occasional statewide and national travel.”

The complete job description can be found here. Applicants should apply directly to the Authorizer Board via the method outlined in the job description.

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