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Project Coordinator

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Special Education, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

Technical Assistance Coordinator, Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) School of Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech)

The Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center in the School of Education is seeking an individual to work as a team member to deliver technical assistance to educators and administrators in the area of special education in 34 school divisions in southwest Virginia. The position emphasizes the integration of evidence-based practices in special education into the curriculum to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Job responsibilities include coordination and delivery of individual and classroom consultations in educational settings; coordination and delivery of regional professional development activities; dissemination of information and resources; and collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education. The position demands strong problem solving, team building, and collaboration skills; ability to communicate with teachers, therapists, paraprofessionals, administrators, families, and community service personnel; and sensitivity to the unique needs of the school divisions served by the project. Overnight travel may be required.

The mission of the T/TAC is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities. The Center provides quality training and technical assistance in response to local, regional, and state needs. T/TAC services increase the capacity of schools, school personnel, service providers, and families to meet the needs of children and youth.

The VT School of Education is committed to advancing diversity and equity within the school and beyond. Individuals from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field; significant experience working in a public school setting; demonstrated knowledge and expertise in effective inclusive practices; collaborative problem-solving and team building; excellent interpersonal and communication skills with adult learners; ability to manage a variety of tasks with varying intensities and priorities; ability to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with students with more significant cognitive disabilities; demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the development and implementation of positive behavior supports for students with disabilities, student assessment, school data analysis and school improvement

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

January 10, 2022

Additional Information

To apply, please submit (1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three references. Application materials must be submitted online at www.jobs.vt.edu , Job number 518257. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

Employment is contingent upon submission of official university transcripts and a criminal background check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech is located in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia, offering a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office of Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or http://www.vt.edu/about/equal-opportunity.html

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Michelle Howell at mlhowell@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: December 3, 2021
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