Connecticut Technical High School System is accepting applications in the following areas:
ASSOCIATE EDUCATION CONSULTANT
The Connecticut State Department of Education is recruiting for an Associate Education Consultant position in the Connecticut Technical High School System Central Office.
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $81,893 - $105,251
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
- New hires to state employment start at the minimum of the above salary range.
The consultant will be expected to provide program leadership, support and technical assistance in the appropriate use of PowerSchool software to over 1000 school users and district office staff.
PowerSchool is the student information system for the school district that encompasses school master scheduling, student records, teacher grading and attendance as well as parent communication.
The consultant will also assist in the preparation of required district, state and federal reports.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Provide leadership, technical assistance, phone/email, HelpDesk support and training to school staff on the appropriate use of PowerSchool in regards to maintaining accurate student records and reports, and also teachers electronic grade books;
Provide leadership, technical assistance and support with school master schedule entry to PowerSchool as well as course scheduling for students and teachers;
Collaborate with district data teams and data unit staff to analyze and compile student and teacher data from PowerSchool for required reporting purposes and school improvement initiative evaluation;
Assist with district response preparation to federal, state, local and public requests for data;
Develop and publish training tools such as Web-Exs and website training aids in the use of PowerSchool for teachers and school staff;
Provide leadership and assistance to school staff in the use of periodic new software features after upgrades have been installed to the student information system;
Perform other duties and special assignments as assigned by the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents.
QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
Experience in and knowledge of Connecticut public schools; ability to work with Microsoft Office; solid working knowledge and skills in the use of student information software and the ability to train/teach others to use it;
demonstrated oral and written communication skills; ability to design, implement and manage a project as well as support it; ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships; ability to prepare comprehensive reports and to deliver information effectively in presentations.
Minimum Experience and Training Required:
An earned advanced degree and five (5) years of relevant professional experience or in lieu thereof, an equivalent combination of experience and training as approved by the appointing authority.
Preferred Experience and Training:
Experience managing and supporting users of student information systems such as PowerSchool; project management experience; proven ability to create reports using the PowerSchool reporting tools.
The Department encourages those applicants who do not meet the stated qualifications, but believe they possess equivalent qualifications to submit, in addition to their resumes, written statements indicating how their background and experience qualify them for the position.
Interested candidates should reference announcement #763, submit a letter of application and resume with details of experience and training, three pertinent professional letters of recommendation and an Application for Examination or Employment (CT-HR-12) which may be obtained from the Department of Education website at
Chris Beloff, Bureau of Human Resources
25 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT 06457.
Telephone (860) 807-2162.
Applications must be postmarked no later than the closing date listed below.
All required documents must be submitted to be considered for interview.
Closing date for applications: August 6, 2012
Anticipated date of employment: September 21, 2012
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