WVDE VACANCIES

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WV Department of Education.
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Title of Vacancy
Coordinator, Information Technology Career Technical Education (CTE), Office of Career Technical Education, Charleston, WV

Administrative Unit
Technical Education and Governor’s Economic Initiatives

Expectations
1. The staff member works effectively as a member of an education team. 
2. The staff member demonstrates self-control and exhibits an attitude of mutual respect. 
3. The staff member is ethical and demonstrates good work habits such as punctuality/attendance. 
4. The staff member demonstrates an ability to work effectively with county personnel and other state/local agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide support services and communication to all instructional and administrative staff throughout the state within the Information Technology cluster area. 
2. Coordinate the development of new courses, programs of study, and industry certifications within the cluster that is responsive to changes in the labor market and the needs of county school systems including: 
• Cybersecurity 
• Coding/Programming 
• Informatics/Information Support 
• Interactive Media  
• Network Systems 
3. Evaluate program effectiveness and determine strategies for continuous improvement within the cluster area. 
4. Collaborate with business and industry to identify curriculum improvements and industry credential needs. 
5. Analyze programmatic, perception, demographic, and labor market data to drive up-to-date programs. 
6. Assist in the coordination of NOCTI assessment within the cluster. 
7. Reorganize programs of study as needed to strengthen the cluster concept. 
8. Develop and implement CTE IT foundation courses in middle school. 
9. Coordinate professional development of teachers across the cluster. 
10. Coordinate with the Office of Certification and Professional Preparation and teacher education institutions to assure a supply of highly qualified teachers for the cluster. 
11. Coordinate the integration of literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum within the cluster. 
12. Represent the cluster in all necessary forums. 
13. Perform other duties as assigned in conjunction with Department, Division, and Office activities. 
 
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: 
Department of Education staff are employed upon recommendation of the State Superintendent of Schools and are state employees. No representative or employee of the state is authorized to enter into any employment contract or other agreement. Department staff work under the direction of the State Superintendent of Schools for the general supervision of the free schools in the state and implementing the policies of the board and other necessary tasks as determined by the State Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee. Each employee is “at-will” and subject to termination by the State Superintendent of Schools at any time, with or without notice, cause or compensation. 
 
The employment relationship between the State Superintendent of Schools and the employee may be terminated by either party. Reasons for termination by the State Superintendent of Schools include, but are not limited to, immorality, incompetency, cruelty, insubordination, intemperance, willful neglect of duty, unsatisfactory performance, the conviction of a felony or a guilty plea or a plea of no contest to a felony charge, misuse of funds or property, violations of law or policies of the state board, lack of need, or a lack or loss of funding. 

Qualifications
1. Master’s Degree preferred Or IT Industry Credentials. 
2. Experienced with current Information Technology industry certifications and knowledge of future trends. 
3. Strong communication skills. 
4. Experience in workforce training, research, marketing, project management, or equivalent. 
5. Demonstrated ability to schedule, organize, and perform multiple assignments with minimum supervision. 
6. Experience with various training methods, including on-the-job coaching, mentorship programs, and virtual training and involvement with different projects, like management training and soft-skills development, is also essential. 
7. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to foster collaborative team relationships. 
8. Familiar with the instructors, equipment, and educational material requirements for each project. Evidence of skills required to develop, conduct, and monitor the delivery of professional development programs for teachers or staff. 
9. Familiarity with traditional and modern job training methods and techniques.  
 
Candidates for employment must complete an official application form that may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702. The application may be downloaded at http://wvde.state.wv.us/hr/jobOpportunities.php.

Salary
$72,872.00-$79,872.00 (Commensurate with educational level.)

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
January 29, 2018

Apply to
Liz Bryant, Executive Secretary or Samantha Harvey, Secretary 
Office of Human Resources 
Building 6, Room 264 
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East 
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330 
Phone: 304-558-2702  
Fax: 304-558-0216 
Email: wvde.hr@k12.wv.us 


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