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EDUCATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST I - 039622

Regional Coordinator,Career & Technology Education Systems Branch

Recruitment #13-005055-006

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position serving as a Regional Coordinator in the Division of Career and College Readiness (DCCR) responsible for providing leadership, coordination and technical assistance to Local School Systems (LSS) and Community Colleges within an assigned region of the State and responsible for planning, developing, evaluating and improving Career and Technology Education (CTE) programs. 

POSITION DUTIES

Provides technical assistance for the development and approval of the Local Education Agencies (LEA) and Community Colleges’ Career and Technology Education Plan for Program Improvement; identifies and encourages the adoption of new CTE programs of study, assists in identifying and targeting new resources for program implementation; serves as the Department’s technical reviewer for CTE in the Local School System Master Plans, and functions as the primary contact for school facility renovations involving CTE programs in the assigned Local School Systems;  serves on a Career Cluster Team to develop and sustain statewide CTE programs of study and leads in the planning, preparation, implementation, and follow up for monitoring visits for Local School Systems and Community Colleges in assigned regions of the state, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and policies.   

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post baccalaureate course work in Career and Technology Education, Educational Administration/Supervision, Public Administration, or in any related field.

EXPERIENCE:  Four (4) years of teaching and/or administrative/supervisory experience in/or related to career and technology education. 

NOTE: Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substitued for the Master's Degree.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, policies, and issues affecting, career and technology education, knowledge of  the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, skill in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating educational programs; skill in organizing and managing multiple tasks; ability to analyze available data and make appropriate decisions; ability to take a leadership role in the development and implementation of career technology initiatives; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local school systems, community colleges, business and industry;  and the ability to communicate effectively.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to http://jobaps.com/MD/jobs/msde which is the preferred method for submitting your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow you to access your documents for future recruitments for which you apply and to verify that the appropriate documents have been attached to the recruitment that requires them.  

 If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS#.

Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at www.marylandpublicschools. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and possible travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

Resumes should be recieved by October 23, 2013 close of business – 5 p.m. EST.


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