State Of North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611
Description of Work
Salary Grade: GN16, Recruitment Range: $60,530 - $89,000
MAX SALARY FOR THIS POSITION IS $89,000
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is seeking applicants for an Education Program Director I (Working Title: Section Chief for Regional Services) for our Career and Technical Education section (CTE). This section is responsible for providing leadership, technical assistance, curriculum development and accountability in North Carolina public schools (grades 6-12) to assist in ensuring students graduating from secondary education are prepared for careers and postsecondary education.
This position is responsible for providing supervision and leadership to regional services staff for CTE. This role provides technical assistance to internal and external clients, including CTE Directors and other LEA Central Office Personnel, Instructional Management Coordinators (IMCs), Career Development Coordinators (CDCs), Special Populations Coordinators (SPCs), Principals, Teachers, other CTE Staff and other interested parties. This position monitors LEAs and charter schools for compliance with federal and state laws and requirements by reviewing and approving LEA LPS applications/ plans; reviewing and approving budgets for PRC 013, 014, 017 and other CTE budgets as designated from time to time; and monitoring CTE program effectiveness. This position provides/ coordinates quality professional development applicable to CTE content and requirements (state and federal laws and policies, performance indicators, CTE Essential Standards) for stakeholder groups such as CTE Administrators (including internship program), IMCs, CDCs, SPCs, and others as requested. The Section Chief also supports other CTE and DPI initiatives through leadership and coordination, to include Career Pathways, HomeBase, Career and College Promise, college and career readiness indicators/ measures, etc. Additional duties as assigned.
Note: This is a regional position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION THAT CLEARLY REFLECTS WORK EXPERIENCE DEMONSTRATING THE FOLLOWING:
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the planning, support, and evaluation of CTE programs
Demonstrated ability in providing leadership, problem solving and time management guidance
Demonstrated experience in adult learning, to include providing for professional development and developing instructional materials
Knowledge of Carl D. Perkins Act and new initiatives that impact CTE programming
Demonstrated experience performing research as needed to analyze information, materials and project activities
Demonstrated ability to establish a rapport with practicing teachers, school personnel, administration and higher education professionals
Exceptional public relations skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate with a diverse stakeholder population
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.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master's degree in Education or in the special education field to which assigned from an appropriately accredited institution, and four years progressively responsible experience in public education, or a Doctoral degree in Education or in the special education field to which assigned from an appropriately accredited institution, and two years of progressively responsible experience in public education; 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".
If technical issues occur when applying, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, please contact the NC DPI Human Resources Office.
NC Department of Public Instruction
Attn: Tessa Toomey, Recruiter
Raleigh, NC 27699-6312