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EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

SECTION CHIEF, SPECIAL EDUCATION NON-PUBLIC TUITION ASSISTANCE

Recruitment #12-005057-002

Introduction

This is a supervisory position responsible for providing oversight and supervision to the Nonpublic Tuition Assistance Program’s collaborative efforts with State agencies, local interagency committees and (LSS) local school systems.

Main Purpose of Job

This is a supervisory position responsible for providing oversight and supervision to the Nonpublic Tuition Assistance Program’s collaborative efforts with State agencies, local interagency committees and (LSS) local school systems.

POSITION DUTIES

Provides daily oversight and supervision of the Nonpublic Tuition Assistance Program responsible  for the student nonpublic tuition assistance application program, data systems and rate setting for the special education nonpublic schools; facilitates quarterly and annual in service training meetings for special education nonpublic schools and local school systems participating  in the nonpublic tuition assistance program; performs in depth review and analysis of proposed budgets submitted by  in-state and out-of-state nonpublic special education providers; recommends approval, negotiation or application modifications as needed; represents the Division an  all nonpublic related committees including the Tuition Assistance Program Costs Work Group; prepares and provides written responses and other communication to inquiries from the general public, parents, educators, public agencies and other stakeholders concerning Departmental policies, procedures and/or regulations related to the non public tuition assistance program; provides technical assistance to Local Coordinating Councils and Local Management Boards as outlined in the State Coordinating Council (SCC) regulations.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  A Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work in Education, Special Education, Education Policy or a closely related field. EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of administrative or affiliated experience working with, special education programs or service delivery.  Professional experience interpreting, implementing and communicating education policies and procedures and supervision of professional staff are desirable. NOTES: Two additional years of extensive experience directly related to the position may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

State, County, or Baltimore City School Personnel Preferred

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The Application, resume, and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position.  All applications must be received by the closing date. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request. Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and occasional travel throughout the state are required.  Any misrepresentation or academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination or employment.