EDUCATION PROGRAMS PROFESSIONAL
- Special Education Compliance and Monitoring
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 39
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Education Programs Professionals assist and foster the growth of K-12, postsecondary, and related education programs throughout Nevada by providing technical assistance, training, and oversight.
Under the direction of the Office of Special Education at the Nevada Department of Education, this position (located in Carson City) provides leadership to support effective school and district improvement planning and implementation. As part of this oversight, the position provides professional development and technical assistance for educators, administrators, family members, students, policy makers, and others regarding special education laws and educational practices related to students who are identified with disabilities ages 3-21. The Department is especially interested in candidates with expertise or experience in compliance and monitoring of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and special education programs.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
An earned Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in business, economics, education, English, math, nutrition, psychology, science, sociology, statistics, or related field and one year of professional experience in an educational program area; OR Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business, economics, education, English, math, nutrition, psychology, science, sociology, statistics, or related field and two years of professional experience in an educational program area.
Positions may be required to work on evenings and weekends.
Positions require statewide travel.
This position requires a State of Nevada/FBI background check, at the cost of the applicant.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
This position requires a current Special Education Teaching License.
This position requires experience teaching students with disabilities and developing Individualized Education Programs (IEP's).
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.