Education Program Director II (Assistant Director)

State Of North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

Description of Work

INTERNAL ONLY TO CURRENT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION EMPLOYEES

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is seeking applicants for an Education Program Director II (Working Title: Assistant Director) for our K-12 Standards, Curriculum, and Instruction.

Salary Grade: GN18

Recruitment Range: $69,949-$115,466

Position: 60009915

Exam Plan: 20-05373

This position does require some travel, typically 10-20% depending on field-based needs.

The K-12 Standards, Curriculum, and Instruction Division is responsible for serving as the authoritative source for the review, revision, and support for implementation of state content standards and innovation strategy in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study in Arts Education (Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts), English Language Arts, English Language Development, Guidance, Healthful Living (Health and Physical Education), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages. The Division additionally supports multiple legislative and grant-related programs, initiatives, and reporting requirements, related to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); Title III, Part A (English Language Acquisition); Title V (Sexual Risk Avoidance); CDC Physical Activity, Physical Education, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease Management; Specialized Instructional Support Personnel; and state legislative and policy requirements related to areas such as Character Education, English Learners, Global Education, Healthy Active Children, Middle School Athletics, and STEM. The Division provides leadership for equity and access to support and tools for standards and program implementation, collaboration and engagement with internal and external stakeholders, (including cross area work groups around materials adoption/alignment, assessments, district and regional support), and professional learning and support for grades K-12 in order to realize the State Board of Education vision that every public school student will graduate ready for post-secondary education and work, prepared to be a globally engaged and productive citizen through access to needed resources and rigor.

This position is responsible for serving as one of five members of the leadership team in the K-12 Standards, Curriculum and Instruction Division. This position provides leadership, supervision, and management to local education agencies, charter schools, state-operated programs, parents, advocates, professional organizations, and institutes of higher education in the areas of r the review, revision, and support for implementation of state content standards in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study state and additionally supports multiple legislative and grant-related programs, initiatives, and reporting requirements, related to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); Title III, Part A (English Language Acquisition); Title V (Sexual Risk Avoidance); CDC Physical Activity, Physical Education, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease Management; Specialized Instructional Support Personnel.

The Assistant Director acts as a liaison between facility management and the Division; acts as primary contact to NC DPI HR Division; submits upon request forms to establish new positions to Office of State Budget and Management; revises and monitors annually a system for developing position and Division budgets; reviews salaries of Division staff and submits to Division Director preliminary finding based on available data; initiates the hiring of temporary personnel with Human Resources; submits budgets to Planning and Budget; and acts as budget coordinator of the Division.

Note: To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form.

Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit. Please make sure the application is completed in full. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

For current State employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional and RIF priority and salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System.

As of April 2019, Executive Order #93 (Prohibiting the Use of Salary History in the State Hiring Process) became effective. This Executive Order prohibits state agencies from requesting salary history from applicants or relying on previously obtained prior salary information in determining an applicant's salary.

EEO Statement:

The State of North Carolina and the Department of Public Instruction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.

Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

  • The candidate must have a general knowledge of the total K-12 NC Standard Course of Study, instructional practices, programs/initiatives, and the other areas with which the division interacts, as well as the overall operations and challenges of schools. This includes not only more traditional academic curricula and programs, but alternative and innovative curricula, and programs and mandates that holistically and systematically address the needs of students and educators.

  • The candidate must have knowledge of the standards review, revision, and implementation process and alignment with assessments and local curriculum development are crucial for this position. In addition, expertise and experience in building and maintaining partnerships with diverse groups, facilitating change, data analysis, planning and delivering evidence informed professional development and systems-level coaching is critical.

  • The candidate must understand organizational systems, the change process, how to implement new programs, and principles associated with implementing projects involving multiple organizations.

  • The candidate must have the ability to plan and organize.

  • Sound judgment, decision-making, and problem-solving skills are essential.

  • The candidate must have superior project implementation skills and the ability to deliver results under stringent timelines.

  • The candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with diverse people.

  • Superior writing and speaking skills are essential.

  • The candidate must have the ability to prepare clear and concise reports in connection with work, explain systems and procedures to others, and express oneself clearly and concisely in both oral and written formats.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in education or the special education field to which assigned from an appropriately accredited institution, and six years of experience in public education, including a minimum of three years in an administrative capacity;

OR Doctoral degree in education or the special education field to which assigned from an appropriately accredited institution, and three years of experience in public education including two years in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the NEOGOV Online Job Application System (http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/) for the State of North Carolina. To receive credit for work history and credentials, the applicant must list the information on the online application form.

Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.

Please make sure the application is completed in full. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted. Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.

Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 (Form 4 or Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) or discharge orders if they wish to obtain Veteran's preference.

Reference checks will be performed on all selected candidates.

Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check. All candidates selected for positions considered "Positions of Trust" will be subject to a criminal background check.

To check the status of an application, please log in to your NC Job Opportunities account and click "Application Status".

For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 1-855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application.

If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact NC Department of Public Instruction Human Resources, ATTN: Stephanie Sellers; Email: stephanie.sellers@dpi.nc.gov, Phone: (984)236-2217.

Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript. Applicants with degrees not conferred at a United States college or university must attach verification that their degree is equivalent to a similar degree from a U.S. institution.

The Office of State Human Resources uses the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) as a referral resource for applicants who need to have their credentials certified as equivalent. For a list of organizations that perform this specialized service, please visit the NACES membership website at http://www.naces.org/members.htm. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.



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Education Program Director II (Assistant Director)

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