Are you ready to contribute your expertise to a rewarding new career serving the students and families of Indianapolis Public Schools? Our district is seeking motivated, talented new members of teamIPS in a variety of fulfilling roles!
 
 
IPS strives for Excellence in all we do, and we’re excited to meet the next brand ambassador! If you have a passion for enhancing customer experiences by creating amazing events and providing superior service, you may be the ideal candidate for our Public Relations Coordinator (PRC) position. The mission of the Indianapolis Public Schools Public Relations Division (IPS PRD) is to consistently deliver high-quality service to all stakeholders by developing innovative and engaging promotions; providing timely, accurate and relevant information; enhancing community outreach and supports; and showcasing outstanding accomplishments. The PRC will carry out this mission by excitedly promoting the district’s favorable public image, helping to manage its reputation through the oversight of the IPS Service Center and the successful coordination of IPS Signature Events.
 

The PRC is responsible for:

  • executing high-quality district events that promote the IPS brand of Excellence;
  • overseeing the IPS Service Center manager and associates through the effective use of resources, implementation of productivity systems and data analysis;
  • convening internal and external meetings, setting district customer service targets, as guided by core leadership, and planning areas of improvement or development;
  • ensuring that internal and external customers are assisted courteously with timeliness, accuracy and enthusiasm;
  • ensuring customer interactions and service products meet established district standards;
  • serving as the lead customer service administrator for the district; organizing training for staff related to IPS service delivery standards;
  • ensuring a seamless and positive one-stop shopping Central Services experience for our staff and community; and
  • ensuring the IPS Guest Services area promotes an inviting, efficiently-run, contemporary concierge environment.

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management or technical school certification, and five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required for this role, along with customer service, event planning and call center experience, or evidence of applied competencies. Knowledge of productivity systems and event management software are a plus. Demonstrated knowledge of basic Microsoft Suite and/or related programs and tools required. The salary range for this position is $55,000 – $69,000. The IPS Public Relations Coordinator will strive to ensure each interaction is treated as an opportunity to retain a valued customer; if this sounds exciting, click here to apply!

 

 
IPS is seeking exceptional candidates to provide innovative and transformational leadership for Step Ahead Academy – our Alternative Education Program for students in grades 6-8 who are academically behind their peer group.  If you have an affinity for schools that function differently than the traditional setting, you can set high expectations and provide the leadership and support to help others exceed those expectations, and you are able to work with students, staff and families to implement individual learning plans that support students in demonstrating the highest levels of achievement – click here to apply now!
 
A Master’s degree in Education and a minimum of three years of successful classroom teaching is required, along with an Indiana Secondary Administration and Supervision license.  Successful candidates must also have experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity and successful experience working with diverse student populations.  Willingness to supervise extended school programs is a must as well. The annual salary for this exciting and valued position is $65,000-$80,000 in alignment with education, experience and qualifications.
IPS has a variety of other exciting opportunities available at this time including:

Life Skills and Autism Coordinator: Play a key role in promoting student growth and achievement by organizing and managing special education supports, services and resources!

Administrative Specialist to the District Athletic Director and Strategic Partnerships Coordinator: Provide vital support services to our community initiatives in Athletics and relationship management with partners and volunteers!
Sidener Academy Principal: Become the next leader of the district’s magnet program serving High Ability Learners!
John Marshall Community High School Principal: Join students and families on the city’s east side seeking a dynamic leader to engage the neighborhood in supporting student achievement!

Learning Community Special Education Director:  Provide targeted supports to schools in our East or West Learning Community to ensure high-quality implementation of special education services and compliance in our schools!
 
And an additional opportunity for experienced educators seeking career advancement:
 

The application window for the IPS/Marian University Leadership Collaborative Program is now open; current IPS teachers who aspire to earn a Building Level Administrator License can apply now through February 26. The Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership graduate degree program prepares IPS teaching staff to become licensed administrator in K-12 schools. This partnership is committed to building our capacity for leadership development within IPS; educators selected for the program pay only a third of tuition costs for their administrative degree. Click here to access the application today!