Educational Policy Analyst, Google Solutions

Recruitment #PEX-1809-090294


1809 Education Policy Analyst, Google Solutions

Department of Technology



Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 57,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 132 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

When you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014 SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025. 

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.


As the 1809 Education Policy Analyst, Google Solutions you will report to the Executive Director of Technology and Innovation, be a part of the Department of Technology (DoT), and a district leader in policy and practice for Google solutions. You will help to lead the Department of Technology’s transformational work to deliver on the promises outlined in both Transform Learning. Transform Lives. as well as our long-term, city-wide North Star, Vision 2025.


We want someone who will act as SFUSD’s expert on the constantly evolving Google Suite ecosystem, and who can lead the design, support, and implementation of the District’s strategy for the direct development, rollout, piloting, and messaging of those services.


Primary responsibilities for the role will include:


      Maintaining a strategic, detailed, and forward-thinking understanding of the Google Suite ecosystem to inform and guide SFUSD’s planning and roadmap for system adoption

      Developing policy and best practice for the selection of which Google services and features to deploy and/or disable

      Understanding the interconnectivity and holistic needs of students, educators, and staff within the current and ever-changing functionality of Google services

      Develop and collaborate through thought partnerships with Google to shape the expansion and adoption of Google services within SFUSD

      Assist in the support, development, and exploration of Google Classroom as a potential, district-wide Learning Management System (LMS) platform

      Lead and support Google service pilots and perform Google domain administrative responsibilities, including advisement of Chromebook and Android device management

      Recommend, communicate, document, and affect approved day-to-day and periodic changes to Google services and settings within the Google Admin console

      Ensure appropriate professional development, internal training, and change management resources are in place to support existing and future Google services

      Expand use of Google federated logins to support single sign-on (SSO) for related, district-supported, online, digital tools

      Lead and execute technical and security recommendations for current and future Google services

      Review existing and future Google services to ensure they meet SFUSD’s legal and data privacy requirements for students, educators, staff, and enterprise operations 

      Work closely with the DoT’s Help Desk and Support Teams to provide Tier 2 support for technical issues related to Google services and a fulfill role of support liaison with Google for large-scale systems issues


The strongest candidates will have:


      Deep working knowledge of the Google Suite ecosystem, and a passion for applying those tools in a K-12 environment

      Knowledge of San Francisco’s public schools/urban public schools and a passionate belief in SFUSD’s commitment to instructional leadership as a lever toward delivering on the SFUSD Graduate Profile

      A strong record of managing organizational change and initiating key innovations

      Ability to work effectively across multiple functions and roles within a complex organization

      Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with senior level district staff and colleagues

      Previous experience presenting or creating effective Google-related professional development

      Ability to strongly empathize with district users of Google services and their unique needs

      Google Educator Level 1 & Level 2 certifications and/or Google Certified Trainer

      Experience deploying and/or supporting large-scale Chromebook deployments

      Experience administering a Google Apps domain and/or Google Suite Administrator certification

Minimum Qualifications

        1 year of related work experience

        BA/BS from an accredited institution in a related field

        Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis



What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive salary of $90,141 - $123,130 annually, commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

How to Apply

      You will be prompted to electronically answer screening questions, and attach a list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses.  

      Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process.



Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at


Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.


Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


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