MISSION : The Oregon Department of Education fosters excellence for every learner through innovation, collaboration, leadership, and service to our education partners.
VALUES : Equity for Every Student; High Quality Education; Results Focused; Service; Leadership; Teamwork; People Are Our Greatest Asset
Oregon Department of Education provides statewide leadership for all elementary and secondary students in Oregon’s public school districts and education service districts. Responsibility also extends to public preschool programs, the state School for the Deaf, regional programs for children with disabilities, and education programs in Oregon youth corrections facilities.
There is currently one permanent, full-time position available with the Office of Office of Assessment and Information Services at the Oregon Department of Education in Salem. This position is classified and represented by Service Employees International Union ( SEIU ).
The Office of Assessment and Information Services has two primary functions: student assessment; and the collection, validation, and reporting of data for education research, policy-making, and operations. The technical expertise of staff in this unit is available to districts to support business and financial functions. The work of OAIS affects every school, program, school district, and education service district (ESD) in the state. Nearly all students in the Oregon public school system are affected by the work in these units. Data is collected from nearly every educational administrative unit.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to provide internal application programming and support Microsoft SQL applications. The duties include: development and documentation of complex application and reporting systems; programming using T-SQL and may involve .NET/Visual Basic; preparing detailed system and program specifications; ensuring data integrity, security, and conformance to ODE standards; performing diagnosis and correction of application/data errors; testing application systems; coding and debugging computer programs.
May require occasional evening or weekend work to meet deadlines or resolve problems. At times may be requested to be on call to resolve technology issues to ensure uninterrupted services to staff and school district users. Occasional travel to other agency sites.
Qualifications & Desired Attributes:
Two years of professional information systems experience which includes analyzing, developing, maintaining, installing and providing support for information systems and users. Experience must include activities in: Communications: Communication means the connections that link systems and
includes voice, data, image, and video. Software: Software means the programs, procedures, rules, and associated
documentation concerned with operating a system and covers both applications and operating software. Hardware: Hardware Device means the physical components (e.g., PC, server, mainframe, peripherals). Data: Data means data bases and associated master files; Customer service: Assisting users in IT related functions, including supporting adaptive needs and training requirements.
(a) at least 30 quarter (20 semester) credits in computer science;
(b) Two more years of information systems experience.
Work experience in educational data systems.
To apply: follow the “Apply” link above and complete the Oregon employment application online. Only complete applications submitted online will be considered . We do not accept paper or e-mail applications.
ODE will communicate with all applicants by e-mail.
Depending on the volume of applications received for this recruitment, you should allow two weeks after the close date to be notified concerning the review of your application. This job announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in this class of work. Apply now if you are interested in this/or future vacancies.
Determining Minimum Qualifications: Your application materials must clearly describe how you meet these qualifications. Answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the “Work Experience” section of your Oregon E-Recruit application or you may not be considered for this position. A resume (text or attached) will not be reviewed for work history unless stated in the job posting that it is a required attachment.
Only complete applications will be considered. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions and attach all required documents. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Supplemental Questions: Be sure to answer the “Supplemental Questions” and attach all required documents. In order to evaluate your experience as it relates to this position, we need your responses to the supplemental questions. They will be the sole basis for determining which applicants, among those who meet the minimum qualifications, will be provided an interview. Failure to respond to each question in the space provided for that question may result in disqualification of your application.
The space provided will expand to accommodate additional text beyond the area shown. You may cut and paste text into the space provided from a word processing program, such as Word, WordPerfect, or Notepad. Please note that your responses will also be evaluated for English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
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Interviews: Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the minimum qualifications and desired attributes for this position will be invited to an interview. If called for an interview, applicants will be asked to sign a reference authorization and release form at the time of interview.
Background Check: Applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation including fingerprinting and driving record. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification. Applicants will be subject to a Computerized Criminal History check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude an appointment. The circumstances involved in the conviction will be considered.
If you require an alternate format in order to complete the employment process, you may call Recruitment Services at (503) 947-5635. Please be prepared to leave a message describing the alternate format needed.
Cassie Graham, Recruitment Coordinator
Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310
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NOTE: The Oregon Department of Education does not offer visa sponsorships. On the first day of hire, the successful candidate will be required to complete the U.S. Department of Justice form I-9 confirming authorization to work in the United States.
The Oregon Department of Education is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and any other classification protected under state or federal law to apply for this opening.
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