Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Associate Education Consultant (35 Hour)

Recruitment #200302-0950EA-001

Introduction

                  
 

The State of Connecticut, State Department of Education invites applicants to apply for a full-time Associate Education Consultant position within The Connecticut Technical Education and Career System. This position is located in the Central Office at 39 Woodland Street, Hartford. This position is responsible for the oversight of the transportation trades career cluster which includes, automotive collision repair and refinishing, automotive technology and diesel and heavy duty equipment repair. The position follows a year round 35 hours per week schedule.

Selection Plan

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Nancy Flynn, nancy.flynn@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Education assists in planning and executing programs of extensive difficulty and scope for the improvement of education in the State.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Assists a Bureau Chief or Education Consultant in supervising various educational programs and services offered by the State; assists in the development and administration of certain programs of major importance or may develop and administer other programs within the framework of bureau policy; provides professional leadership and guidance to school authorities, professional organizations, students and various community groups and individuals; may assist in directing the routine functioning of the bureau; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of the philosophy and methods of education with particular reference to the field concerned; teaching skill; ability to prepare reports; ability to deal effectively with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

An earned advanced degree and five (5) years of professional experience OR in lieu thereof an equivalent combination of experience and training approved by the Board of Education.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have the following preferred experience and training: 

  • Current certification in Occupational Subjects (#090) and Administrator or Department Head certification (#092, #105, #110 or #826) in one of the following trade/career areas:  automotive collision repair and refinishing, automotive technology and diesel and heavy duty equipment repair.
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of transportation related production work, including but not limited to:  customer service, contract completion, jobsite safety, working with the State Auditing Department on policies and procedures, updating district production policies and scheduling visits for the Superintendent of Schools jobsite visits.
  • Hold ASE certification(s), CDL license with proper endorsements.  Understanding of Department of Motor Vehicles regulations as it pertains to facilitate the registrations and inspections of Student Transportation Vehicles and CDL endorsements however Human Resources keeps records.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, (with emphasis on Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), advanced use experience with Google products (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive and Classroom), knowledge of Marzano instructional strategies, knowledge of the Danielson Rubric and positive work history reflective of the Connecticut Code of Responsibility for Educators.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must hold an appropriate certificate issued by State Board of Education.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.