Manager, Equity in Education Professional Development

Puget Sound ESD   Renton, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 10, 2022
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Manager, Equity in Education Professional Development

June 9, 2022

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Equity in Education Manager to provide leadership through services and collaborations to eliminate the opportunity gap in the PSESD region and supporting a racially diverse and thriving educator workforce.

The Equity in Education Manager will collaborate with school district personnel, PSESD staff, community agencies, families, etc. to support professional development on leading with racial equity.  The Equity in Education Manager will also provide training and facilitation of action plans and the adoption of successful strategies, provide technical assistance to individual schools and districts, and develop and implement professional development programs.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

In support of public health and Proclamation 21-14.1 (COVID Vaccination Requirement), employment with Puget Sound ESD requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation.  Please note that for staff in positions interacting with or working directly with children, a full COVID-19 vaccination is required.  For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  There is no need for applicants to submit supporting documents.  Individuals that are offered positions will be informed of the process to submit their documents at the time of offer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Sociology, or related field, or an AA/AAS degree in same fields and progressively responsible job-related experience
  • Experience promoting systemic change with a racial equity focus, within or in partnership with schools
  • Experience providing professional learning on cultural proficiency and/or antiracism training

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and/or knowledge of research-based practices
  • Experience and/or knowledge of data analysis to identify research-based practices
  • Experience with racially and/or culturally diverse populations
  • Current or previous Teaching Certificate desired

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts may be required as part of a complete application, and official transcripts may be required within two weeks of hire.

Location: Renton, Washington

Job Type: Full time, Year ‘round

Salary: $79,979 – $92,751 (Salary Band L)

Department: Equity in Education

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience, and internal equity.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric car charging stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Monday, June 27, 2022. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of July 11, 2022 via videoconference.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the FastTrack Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered. 

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057