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EDUCATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #13-005055-008

Introduction

Education Program Specialist I, Instructional Technology

GRADE

State Salary Grade 21

Annual Salary Range:  $57,626 - $84,165

LOCATION OF POSITION

Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position responsible for providing state leadership and technical assistance to local school systems for the expansion and integration of digital resources into instruction.

POSITION DUTIES

Provides coordination and technical assistance for all state educational programs, projects, and initiatives related to digital learning in PreK-12 education; develops, establishes, and monitors a long-range plan to implement local school system capacity building through professional development and technical assistance; provides leadership for MSDE and LEAs with the innovative use of digital resources to support instruction and student learning; identifies and evaluates digital resources and strategies that effectively integrate into instruction to improve student learning; collaborates with MSDE staff on issues related to technology integration in curriculum resources; serves as a liaison to the Maryland Instructional Technology Advisory Council (MITAC) and other collaborative committees; develops, implements, and approves technology plans; implements and monitors federal grant programs and initiatives related to technology in PreK-12 education; collects and reports data related to technology in Maryland schools.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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

EXPERIENCE:  Four (4) years teaching experience in or affiliated with a PreK-12 educational program.  Experience with the integration of technology into classroom instruction in the PreK-12 educational setting is preferred. Experience with the delivery of professional development that includes the integration of technology is also preferred.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of the Common Core State Standards and state and national administrative, teacher, and student technology literacy standards; knowledge of trends, regulations, policies, and issues affecting digital learning; skill in implementing, monitoring, and evaluating education programs; skill in developing and presenting professional development programs; ability to interpret and apply principles and policies governing digital learning; ability to organize and manage multiple tasks; ability to work as a team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  

Conclusion

Applicants must include their resume and a complete Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) or JobAps Application for Employment indicating application for: Division of Curriculum and Assessment - Education Program Specialist I, Instructional Technology 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. Completed Applications must be directed to the Staff Employment Section within the Office of Human Resources at the address on the Position Announcement or faxed to 410.333.8950. 

For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410.767.0019 or TTY/TDD 410.333. 3045, or visit our website at www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/aboutmsde/jobs.     All applications must be received by the Closing Date.  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. Open until filled