Program Specialist (Assistive Technology and Intellectual Disabilities)
The Virginia Department of Education's (VDOE's) Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to serve as a program specialist for personnel serving children and youth with disabilities. This professional will join a team of Program Specialists who provide training and technical assistance to personnel in schools, school divisions and state operated programs in central and Southside Virginia regions. Technical assistance is focused on school improvement for schools that did not meet state standards for students with disabilities.
Required education, experience and licensure include but are not limited to the following: Master's degree (M.Ed, MT, MA, MS) in Special Education, Assistive Technology or related services field; a valid Virginia teaching license with appropriate endorsement or a similar license from another state; a minimum of five years of teaching/service experience with recent experience working with students with assistive technology needs; a minimum of five years supporting students with disabilities and /or professionals in the area of assistive technology, including augmentative and alternative communication; and demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
This is a full-time, twelve-month position at the T/TAC at VCU. This is a twelve-month non-tenure track position that is grant funded through June 30, 2018, with additional funding anticipated on an annual basis. Your application must include: 1) an application letter, describing how your education and employment experiences meet the required qualifications, 2) a complete and current vita, 3) three references who have knowledge of the applicant's skills, worked with or supervised the applicant whom we may contact directly (including telephone numbers and email addresses) 4) Interested candidates are welcome to submit any documentation that details their role in providing staff development activities/presentations within their own school division or externally. Include any descriptions regarding involvement in school or division level teams.
To be considered you must meet all required qualifications.
To apply, please submit your application online at http://www.vcujobs.com.
For questions, please contact Cheryl Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (804) 827-9989.
The position is located in the VDOE's T/TAC office located in Richmond.
Salary will be determined by experience in the field and education degrees obtained.
Full benefits will accompany the position.
“Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university
providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin,
gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.”
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Virginia Commonwealth University is a major, urban public research university with national and international rankings in sponsored research. Located in downtown Richmond, VCU enrolls nearly 31,000 students in 223 degree and certificate programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Sixty-eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU’s 13 schools and one college. MCV Hospitals and the health sciences schools of Virginia Commonwealth University comprise the VCU Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers.