Education Program Specialist - Ohio Department of Education

Education Program Specialist - Ohio Department of Education


School District / Company: Ohio Department of Education

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Street Address : 25 S Front St
City : Columbus
State : Ohio
Zip Code : 43215

Position Title: Education Program Specialist

Number of Openings: 1

Position Type: Full Time

Start Date:
MM : 10
DD : 15
YYYY : 2018

Duties: Major Responsibilities & Duties:
Under the direction of the Director of Nonpublic Educational Options, provide technical assistance and support in the implementation of the Autism and Jon Peterson Scholarship programs:

• Researches all operations related to Autism and Jon Peterson Scholarship programs and provides technical assistance to providers;
• Assists with the determination and implementation of program policies and procedures (e.g., payment schedule, eligibility, deadlines, application process, visitation schedules, responses to inquiries);
• Interprets for parents the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA);
• Improves program administration and client satisfaction through surveys and other processes;
• Periodically conducts site visits of participating providers;
• Prepares reports on provider compliance with regulations;
• Provides technical assistance to district and provider personnel with the interpretation of Autism and Jon Peterson Scholarship policies;
• Responds to inquiries from public school personnel, provider personnel, students and families, and the general public;
• Develops and updates office communications (e.g. newsletters, FAQs, forms, surveys, web content, etc.) for internal and external (districts, providers, families, students, etc.) stakeholders;
• Serves as a liaison between specified offices within ODE (e.g., Office for Exceptional Children, Office of Communications & Outreach, Office of Information Technology);
• Conducts technical fiscal and program workshops regarding Autism and Jon Peterson Scholarship program regulations, guidance & operational strategies for provider personnel, designated public school district personnel, and student applicants and families.

Experience Required: Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of a Master’s degree in one of the following areas: Education [i.e., special education, educational administration/leadership, curriculum (core academic content), assessment, education technology, psychology (i.e., school psychology, educational psychology), educational guidance/counseling]; Related Special Education Service Areas (e.g., speech language pathology); Social Work; Public Policy; Public Administration; Juris Doctorate; Dispute Resolution; and 3 years of experience in any combination of the following:

o Teaching and/or administrative experience in special education instruction and procedures as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
o Implementing school improvement processes (e.g., analyzing data, project management, improvement planning, progress monitoring).
o Administrative experience dealing with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) related rules, policies, and procedures (e.g., writing & implementing special education procedures and required documents).

OR Completion of an undergraduate core program in one of the following areas: Education [i.e., special education, educational administration/leadership, curriculum (core academic content), assessment, education technology, psychology (i.e., school psychology, educational psychology), educational guidance/counseling]; Related Special Education Service Areas (e.g., speech language pathology); Social Work; Public Policy; Public Administration; Dispute Resolution; and 4 years demonstrated experience in any one or combination of the following:

o Teaching and/or administrative experience in special education instruction and procedures as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
o Implementing school improvement processes (e.g., analyzing data, project management, improvement planning, progress monitoring).
o Administrative experience dealing with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) related rules, policies, and procedures (e.g., writing & implementing special education procedures and required documents).

OR 6 years demonstrated experience in any one or combination of the following:

o Teaching and/or administrative experience in special education instruction and procedures as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
o Implementing school improvement processes (e.g., analyzing data, project management, improvement planning, progress monitoring).
o Administrative experience dealing with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) related rules, policies, and procedures (e.g., writing & implementing special education procedures and required documents).

Wage or Salary: Starting compensation for this position is $27.03 hourly/$56,201.60 annually with the opportunity to advance in pay after 6 months.

Approximate Work Hours or Days: 40

How to Apply: All qualified candidates should apply at www.careers.ohio.gov no later than September 16, 2018.

Posting End Date:
MM : 9
DD : 16
YYYY : 2018