Program Director
Virgin Islands Department of Education - Virgin Islands

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United States Virgin Islands Department of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Program Director, Territorial & freely Associated States Grant (T&FASEG)

Location: Territorial

Interested persons should contact:
(340) 774-0100 / (340) 772-3848

Starting Salary: $70,000.00 per annum

Classification: Exempt

Description: The Program Director will oversee a territory-wide grant and provide leadership for an innovative project for technology integration in th e 21st Century and a teacher/paraprofessional quality project (TPQ). The Program Director will re port to the Deputy Commissioner for Curriculum and Instruction. This is a 3-year Federally-funded position.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Not all inclusive)
Oversee all aspects of the T&FASEG
• Provide leadership and management of a three-year Federally-funded grant
• Write reports, complete procurement processes, and complete other duties related to the management of a Federal grant
• Attend technical assistance meetings with USDOE and partners
• Supervise the Program Manager of TPQ and the implementation of the TPQ portion of the grant
• Write reports, complete procurement processes, and complete other duties related to the management of a Federal grant
• Collaborate with territory and district staff, outside consultants and local teachers to support their use of technology in the delivery of curricula through a variety of instructional methods
• Work with teachers, students, and families toward integrating the use of hardware, software and Internet resources in support of student learning
• Assisting teachers in meeting territory and national standards for subject-area and technology-learning objectives.
• Create learning resources for teachers, staff and students, such as web sites, tutorials,interactive programs and databases that support teachers in integrating technology
• Consult on the technology budget for computer resources, including hardware, software, learning resources and training needs.
• Research, recommend and, in some cases, requisition hardware, software and related resources; identify trends in software, curriculum, teaching strategies and other educational areas
• Assist in assessing technology skill levels of students, teachers and staff
• Lead planning processes for technology integration
professional development
• Participate in staff and committee meetings as required
• Assist in grant writing as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Has basic understanding of Federal grants processes and requirements
• Has knowledge of Federal and private resources for technology and teacher quality
• Uses effective organizational skills to coordinate programs and supervise staff
• Is able to present information to various audiences using clear and effective communication tools
• Is able to organize complex tasks and establish and maintain schedules
• Is committed to ongoing personal professional development
• Possesses the personal characteristics to be a positive force in the decision-making process with skills in problem solving and consensus building
• Has knowledge of standards and curriculum development processes
• Is proficient in technology integration
• Is able to be a resource on current educational research in instructional technology
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree or higher in educational technology and three (3) years of successful experience in teaching, consulting or related technology integration experience. Experience in managing Federal grants would be an asset

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