Director - Area Cooperative Educational Services
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Chief of Marketing & Outreach
Job Location: ACES
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Jan 16, 2017**
District: Area Cooperative Educational Services
Hamden, CT 06473
Telephone: 203-498-6813
Job Description:
ACES is seeking an experienced and creative administrator for the position of Chief of Marketing and Outreach.
ACES is one of Connecticut’s six regional education service centers, RESCs, and it is a not-for-profit, fee-for-service agency with over 950 employees and a $86M operating budget.
The Chief of Marketing and Outreach will be responsible for conducting market research, promoting ACES programs and services, and coordinating external relations. The successful candidate will interact with districts, government officials, and the RESC Alliance.
The key functions of the job are to:
  1. Conduct market research;
  2. Serve as a liaison among state legislature, RESC Alliance, school districts, area organizations, ACES Foundation, Business Advisory Council, and Chambers of Commerce;
  3. Devise a comprehensive marketing and advertising program to advance the understanding of the scope of work ACES provides;
  4. Support the development of new programs;
  5. Provide supervision and advocacy for the ACCESS, Open CHOICE and Translation Services programs, as well as other new services as assigned by the Executive Director;
  6. Provide information to the Agency Data Team
  1. The Chief of Outreach and Marketing sees the entire agency on a regular basis and learns to manage the interactions among the agency’s parts.
  2. The Chief works in conjunction with other Executive Council members frequently providing support and leadership as needed and reports to the Executive Director.
  3. In calendar year 2017, the Chief will work to gain support for magnet funding and support the development of three new lines of work.
  4. The Chief shall complete other functions as assigned by Executive Director.
Experience and Qualifications:  Successful candidate will have prior successful experience in similar work and possess the ability to develop relationships with a wide cadre of stakeholders. The candidate requires the ability to manage several projects simultaneously with an understanding of the political climate in the education landscape. Doctorate is preferred.
External applicants, please visit our website at to submit an on-line application.  Internal applicants, please visit the Human Resources page on the internal website at for an on-line application.

Closing Date:  1/16/2017


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.