Job Specifications

EDUCATION CONSULTANT I

Job Code: 209400

Pay Plan: Classified

Pay Grade: 22

Occupational Category: Education & Library Services

Effective Date: 10/10/2013

Class Definition: Planning, administrative, consultative, and monitoring work at a professional level in providing education services. Extensive interaction occurs with other Department staff members, local school officials, and education professionals. Project assignments of a department-wide nature may occur.

Examples of Work: Incumbents provide consulting services to school districts, professional organizations, vocational programs, other state and local agencies, in areas such as effective schools, lifelong learning, guidance, health and safety, early childhood education, adult education, core curriculum areas, technical education, special education, nutrition and school construction. Work with schools to monitor and evaluate facilities, instructional aids, teacher qualifications, general education programs, educational outcomes, and conformance with accreditation, fiscal or other guidelines. Promotes and consults on establishing organizational missions, planning and policy documents, special programs, improving or restructuring existing programs and assists with problems arising during developing, organizing or operating such programs. Provides leadership and direction in developing or revising materials for use in specific grades, subject areas, building and equipment facilities or other special programs.

Environmental Factors: Normal office working conditions generally prevail. Incumbent must be able to interact, work, and deal with department staff, educators, state, federal, and local officials, and the general public. Evening and weekend work may be required. Considerable travel is necessary for which an incumbent must possess private means of transportation.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of state regulations and standards relating to educational programs. Considerable knowledge of the organization, facilities, and capabilities of Vermont school systems. Working knowledge of the educational resources and delivery systems of the State Department of Education.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years or more of professional level work experience in a field related to teaching or provision of educational support services.

OR

Master's degree AND three (3) years or more of professional level work experience in a field related to teaching or provision of educational support services.

Note: Some positions may have certification requirements or other special requirements

Special Requirements: n/a