What you'll do
What you'll do
  • Create  the district framework to move toward the Strategic Priority of achieving racial equity
  • Maintain and enhance current equity learning opportunities for District Leaders
  • Develop strategies to embed equity priorities in all programs, policies, and practices across the District
  • Strategic planning, program design and project management, including experience designing solutions to serve a diverse student population
  • Seven (7) years of demonstrated leadership, practical understanding and application of systemic inequities, racial equity, and diversity and inclusion principles in education or educational systems
  • Knowledge of childhood trauma, including race-related trauma, and educational practices that are trauma-sensitive and healing-centered
  • Experience in education and best practices for culturally responsive teaching and learning
  • If candidate holds a Master’s or higher education degree, years of education may be substituted for years of experience completed


Join our Team
Join our Team

District 287 is committed to advancing racial equity and producing equitable student outcomes through evidence-based instruction, trauma-sensitive and healing-centered practices, and employee well-being. Racial equity is foundational to District 287’s mission and embedded in all its priorities.

Benefits of being a director in District 287

Competitive Salary

Starting at $110,000 based on experience and qualifications

Generous Benefits
  • Health, dental, & life insurance
  • Free counseling
  • Retirement benefits
  • District match for 403b participants
Positive Workplace

Staff perceptions of the workplace culture are in the positive range

Tailored Work Environment

A tailored work environment means that your performance results are tailored to your position and the needs of the customers you serve. This may result in more flexibility in start and end times, location of work, and/or how your work gets done.

Excellent Employment Package
  • Salary increase based on performance
  • Up to 96 hours of sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays and 240 vacation hours
  • $2,000 reimbursement for outside professional development
Our Mission

District 287’s mission outcomes center on student outcomes & racial equity. Our efforts include becoming a trauma-sensitive school district. Be part of a team of educational leaders who care for each other and value the experiences of our diverse students and staff.

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Director of Equity and Inclusion in District 287

Feel good at the end of the day! Our healing community works together to achieve racial equity. 

We are interested in candidates who are diverse, bilingual, or have experience working with diverse populations.

Commitment to Equity

Studies have shown that women and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

About District 287

Intermediate District 287 is a west metro school district for unique learners. We serve 11 school districts in the West Metro including Brooklyn Center, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Orono, Osseo, Richfield, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, and Westonka. Our healing community works together to achieve racial equity. Our strategic vision includes hiring and retaining racially diverse and racially conscious staff across all levels of our organization. We value diverse perspectives and life experiences.

You should be familiar with an Intermediate school district before you apply. Review our strategic priorities and view the following videos.