Job Title: Supervisor, Research and Evaluation Services

Reports to:Director of Research and Evaluation Services
Job Group:Administrative


Job Code:1415
Salary Schedule:APT04


To assist in the planning, design, implementation, and reporting or research and evaluation activities, including assessment, accountability, school improvement, accreditation, grants monitoring, and program evaluations.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Technical/Professional Knowledge

  1. Design and conduct research projects aligned with District initiatives.
  2. Design and conduct program evaluations, including methods and techniques to be used.
  3. Coordinate accountability and school improvement activities.
  4. Prepare technical reports, results of data analyses, surveys, and procedural manuals.
  5. Work with school and District personnel on the use of data for decision making.
  6. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment action.


  1. Interpret and present data to varied audiences.
  2. Collaborate with other departments and schools in educational planning, improvement, and evaluation activities.
  3. Communicate effectively with a variety of audiences orally and in writing.
  4. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Assist schools and departments in identifying available grants.
  2. Demonstrate initiative in performance responsibilities and improving services.
  3. Anticipate potential problems and develop processes or procedures to prevent or address them.

Critical Thinking

  1. Contribute to department planning activities, including long- and shortterm goals, budget, personnel selection, and use of resources.
  2. Prepare formal reports of research and evaluation services.
  3. Interpret accountability and school improvement mandates.
  4. Design and conduct needs assessments.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Collaborate in staff development planning for relevant areas.
  2. Set high standards for self and others and encourage reaching higher standards.
  3. Keep well-informed and up-to-date about trends and developments in research and evaluation theory and practices.
  4. Keep up-to-date on state mandates and priorities as they relate to assigned responsibilities.
  5. Design and deliver staff development in relevant areas.


  1. Facilitate accountability and Continuous Improvement Planning efforts.
  2. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide others toward task accomplishment.


  1. Coordinate and monitor accreditation planning for District schools.
  2. Coordinate assessment planning and supervise all District-wide assessment programs.
  3. Monitor school accreditation activities.
  4. Oversee and monitor the grant approval process.
  5. Prepare or oversee the timely and accurate completion and submission of records and reports.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Serve on District committees and task forces in support of District initiatives and priorities.
  2. Exhibit commitment to the vision and mission of the School District.
  3. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  4. Perform other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.


  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.
  2. Respond quickly to emergency situations.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of trends, theory and practice in planning, research, and evaluation.
  • Ability to read and interpret journals, articles, research studies, Florida statutes, State Board rules, and School Board policies.
  • Knowledge of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to present complex data and materials to a variety of audiences.


  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Graduate training in measurement and evaluation theory, concepts, and practice and in statistical methodology and procedures.


  • None


  • Experience in administration and/or supervision and experience in program evaluation, management of databases and statistical software.


Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning assigning and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.



  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Supervisor, Research and Evaluation Services;   EST: ;   REV: October 5, 2004;   Board Approved: October 5, 2004