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Staff Specialist I - CONTRACTUAL # 75-14 *PART-TIME*

State Personnel Development Grant Family Support Coordinator

Recruitment #13-999999-327

Main Purpose of Job

This is a contractual part-time position responsible for managing project activities and the monitoring, tracking and reporting activities related to the family support goal of the Maryland State Personnel Development Grant while supporting the success of accomplishing grant outcomes.

POSITION DUTIES

Manages family engagement activities for the Maryland State Personnel Development Grant to ensure that project activities are well documented; supports the success of accomplishing grant outcomes; assists in the development, provision and evaluation of professional development related to increasing family engagement; assists in facilitating and collaborating meetings and communication between the State Maryland State Personnel Development Grant Implementation Team, the Parents Place and local parent support staff; provides family support to local school systems and public agencies related to improving outcomes and achievement for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities and their families, resulting in narrowing the performance gap with nondisabled peers.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:  A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in Special Education, Education or closely related field.

EXPERIENCE: One (1) years of experience in administrative or teaching experience in or affiliated with a Special Education program.  

NOTES: Possession of a Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the required exp.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of State and federal laws, regulations, policies and issues governing education programs and grants for students with disabilities; knowledge of the State Curriculum and academic outcome standards for students with disabilities; skill in developing activities and presenting staff development programs; skill in collecting, organizing, analyzing and managing data; ability to communicate  with MSDE management staff, school personnel and MSDE partners; ability to research and analyze data and make decisions and recommendations; ability to work as a team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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.  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.


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