PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services, Commission for Educational Technology, this class is accountable for planning, directing and managing the strategic integration and application of technology in Connecticut’s schools, libraries, colleges, universities and municipalities.
Receives executive direction from the Commission for Educational Technology.
Directs staff assigned to the Commission for Educational Technology.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans, coordinates and manages Commission activities; develops strategic and operational plans and policies; communicates Commission’s vision for educational technology in Connecticut; prepares and manages Commission’s budget; motivates agency partners to accomplish tasks and achieve goals; serves as Commission liaison to Governor, General Assembly, local, state and federal organizations and entities with respect to educational technology matters; develops reports on Commission activities and carries recommendations on behalf of Commission to the General Assembly; participates in all affairs of the CET, including serving as staff to all CET committees and task forces; oversees the comprehensive planning and implementation of the CET’s programs and pursuits; crafts strategic initiatives to support and strengthen the CET’s functional responsibilities; works closely with the chair and members of the CET to facilitate high-level institutional coordination and lead the cultivation and maintenance of collaborative relationships across the various disciplines of the CET members, e.g., educational institutions, libraries, and municipalities; manages staff and conducts performance reviews; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply project management techniques; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration; considerable knowledge of legislative process; considerable knowledge of educational uses of technology and the learning process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable leadership skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eleven (11) years of experience in the field of education or information technology.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in education, information technology or management may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in education, information technology or management may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Appointed by the Commission for Educational Technology pursuant to Section 4d-80(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators