The large public school system in northern Virginia is hiring its first Family & Student Ombudsman. The position, "Serves as an independent, confidential resource, assisting students, families, and community members by providing formal and informal assistance in seeking to resolve concerns, problems, complaints, and other student-related issues." The district operates nearly 200 schools, employs 24,000, and enrolls nearly 190,000 students.
Applicants must have a master's degree in a relevant field and eight years related experience, including five years in a K-12 education setting. Equivalent experience may be considered. Mediation and/or conflict resolution experience preferred. Bilingual skills in a language other than English are also preferred. The salary band for the position is $81,216 to $143,331. No application deadline indicated. (Brassring.)