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Director, Athens State University Regional In-Service Education Center

Athens State University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 18, 2023

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Director, Athens State University Regional In-Service Education Center

Athens State University

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of the Athens State University In-Service Education Center is a professional staff position responsible for the oversight, supervision and direction of projects, trainings, grants and the day-to-day activities of the In-Service Center. The director works with school districts in the designated region to develop and implement professional development activities that address the needs of the systems. The director will also be expected to be involved with activities of the college.

  • Serve as the “Principal Investigator” for the following areas: Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI).
  • Supervise and coordinate the evaluation of all staff in the following areas: Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI), Alabama Science in Motion (ASIM), Alabama Technology in Motion (ATIM), and any other programs that may fall under the auspices of the In-Service Center
  • Serve as Budget Director and Business Office liaison for the Center:
     Develop and coordinate submission of the yearly budget for the Center in accordance with State Accountability Standards for Governing Board approval
     Coordinate with the AMSTI Director and the College of Education Dean the submission of the yearly budget for AMSTI and ASIM.
     Maintain monthly budget records of all expenditures and coordinate the submission of quarterly budget reports for the Inservice Center and ATIM, as well as any other programs that may fall under the auspices of the In-Service Center
     Coordinate with the AMSTI Director and the College of Education Dean to maintain monthly budget records of all expenditures and submitting quarterly budget reports for AMSTI and ASIM
     Prepare a final budget report for the Center at the end of each fiscal year, and submit to the SDE
  • Work closely with area professional development coordinators to conduct needs assessments of constituent school systems, and plan Center workshop, services, and programs accordingly
  • Supervise workshop and program implementation, including recruitment of workshop consultants, scheduling of workshops, advertisement, participant registration, and workshop/program evaluation
  • Work with the College of Education to plan trainings as appropriate
  • Plan, support and attend workshops, conferences and meetings for the region and state
  • Provide the College of Education Dean, the Governing Board and the State Department of Education an annual report that summarizes activities and programs including attendance data and evaluations
  • Work closely with COE faculty to inform curriculum and educational decisions
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

    Required Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree in Education
    • Five years’ highly successful school or system level instructional leadership experience
    • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with regional superintendents and curriculum leaders
    • Ability and flexibility to travel
    • Ability to work well with community agencies
    • Strong computer and organizational skills
    • Experience in program assessment and evaluation
    • Strong record of budget management and personnel management
    • Competence in both written and oral communication

    • Doctorate degree in Education related field
    • Three years of classroom teaching experience
    • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adapt to changing work requirements and environment
    • Knowledge of Alabama specific curricular initiatives

    Salary Schedule:
    $73,589 - $112,741 FY23 Salary Matrix for Regional Inservice Center (RIC) DirectorsSalary will be Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

    Please provide contact information for three professional references on your application.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    About Athens State University
    Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by for four online programs including computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
    Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention.

    In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that criminal background check.

    Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.

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