Rhode Island Department of Education, Rhode Island: Communications Director

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) is looking for an experienced communications professional who is excited about the opportunity to build public buy-in and support for transformational change in Rhode Island schools. Six months into the state turnaround of Providence schools and weeks into the successful implementation of distance learning, RIDE has an opening for a Communications Director. This individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills, with on-the-record media experience, and experience in crisis communications. The ideal candidate is deadline-driven and has the ability to juggle multiple workstreams simultaneously. Join an energetic, student-centered team in a fast-paced environment that is singularly focused on improving education for all students. DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION NONCLASSIFIED JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Communications Director ORGANIZATIONAL CENTER: This position is located in the Commissioner’s Office.….more