Job Description

Location:

EAC (Education and Administration Center)

Recruiting Start Date:

01/08/2021

Estimated Start Date:

07/01/2021

The Director for College and Career Services provides instructional leadership in the development, facilitation, coordination and supervision of College and Career Services programs and those programs that link secondary education with post-secondary pathways. Provide leadership in areas of CTE legislation, educational pedagogy as applied to CTE, CTE funding, and community and industry partnerships.

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards

  • Collaborates with building administrators, teachers and counselors to develop, implement, evaluate, improve, and renew CTE programs

  • Communicates, promotes, and interprets the district’s CTE program options to parents, students, and the community

  • Anticipates and assists in professional learning needs of CTE instructors

  • Collects, analyzes, and reports essential data and documents for compliance with state and federal requirements

  • Maintains knowledge of and participate actively in CTE initiatives at the local, state, and national levels as appropriate

  • Prepares annual state and federal reports that permit the district to receive reimbursement for CTE programs and Carl Perkins Basic Federal Grant

  • Facilitates local program advisory committees for all approved CTE programs

  • Strengthens and cultivates industry and community partnerships

  • Establishes close working relationships with community and state agencies, and local businesses and industries in order to provide program development and training consistent with local, state, and national needs

  • Establishes partnerships with local post-secondary institutions that lead to articulation agreements for CTE courses offered within the district

  • Prepares and administers the CTE and Perkins Basic Federal Grant budgets

  • Establishes annual contracts with partners for CTE services

  • Partners with school site personnel (administrators, counselors, teachers) to deliver services and monitors and coordinates the application process, student achievement, and supplemental services

  • Engages in ongoing collection and analysis of data to inform the evaluation of program effectiveness and changing needs

  • Provides leadership to counselors and administrators in the district’s delivery of post-secondary planning through the Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP)

  • Coordinates with building administrators and counselors to provide services under the Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act including document development and delivery, compliance with legislation, and support to students and their families

  • Collects and analyzes Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act data to evaluate program effectiveness, identify trends, and make recommendations for alternative service delivery models

  • Provides supervision and continual program improvement for the School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) through collaboration with Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, other district SWAP specialists

  • Serves as a resource to district staff in seeking, obtaining, writing, and managing grants to include providing training for grant writing and grant writing workshops

  • Maintains a summary of district-wide grant activity and issue an annual report

  • Coordinates opportunities for students to participate in job shadowing and internship opportunities

  • Coordinates, manages, and evaluates the Career Start Program through Pike Peak Community College

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to adapt to changing technologies and to learn functionality of new equipment and systems

  • Ability to collect, analyze, and report data for program evaluation and improvement

  • Ability to collect, analyze, and report data for program evaluation and improvement

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing

  • Ability to create training materials and related documentation

  • Ability to create, access, input, retrieve, and manipulate information in various software systems, including databases, spreadsheets, and accounting and budgeting software

  • Ability to establish alliances with post-secondary institutions, community agencies, and area businesses 

  • Ability to establish and maintain accurate record keeping, document management, and filing systems

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions including supervisors, administrators, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Ability to greet and interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner

  • Ability to lead the work of teams and committees

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities 

  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, performing a wide range of supportive tasks

  • Ability to plan and manage budgets including state and federal grant money

  • Ability to supervise and direct the work of staff members

  • Ability to use technology tools effectively and efficiently

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in program development, implementation, and evaluation

  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities 

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision

  • Ability to work well others and share knowledge in a team environment

  • Background expertise/experience in preparation and delivery of dynamic, high quality presentations to educators and other stakeholders 

  • Background expertise/experience in the design and implementation of standards-based instructional systems

  • Broad knowledge of educational pedagogy especially as applied to career and technical education

  • Commitment to shared decision-making and collaborative teaming

  • Commitment to the education of students as a primary responsibility

  • Computer proficiency including office productivity applications

  • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities

  • Demonstrates citizenship, compassion, courage, discernment, excellence, honesty, hope, integrity, patience, perseverance, reliability, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness 

  • Detail-oriented 

  • Effective communication skills

  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible 

  • Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills

  • Functional knowledge of secondary, post-secondary, and youth/adult service systems

  • Interact efficiently with other departments and locations to resolve issues and document solutions

  • Knowledge of and experience with an integrated fund accounting systems

  • Knowledge of school-based processes and operations

  • Knowledge of state laws, rules, and regulations governing budgetary and accounting aspects of Colorado public schools

  • Knowledgeable about reliability and validity in assessment design

  • Knowledgeable in the area of large-scale assessment, especially the collection and analysis of longitudinal data

  • Knowledgeable of pertinent legal and policy issues as they relate to the operation of a Colorado school district

  • Knowledgeable of research-based best practices in assessment, professional learning, curriculum, and instruction

  • Possess excellent collaboration skills

  • Proven ability to provide high-energy leadership and contribute to the success of the Learning Services Team

  • Proven experience in dealing with challenging situations

  • Proven experience in making improvements to programs and processes

  • Proven successful supervisory experience

  • Strong awareness of community needs, economic trends, and industry issues

  • Strong desire to be a contributing member of the Learning Services Team

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to participate in ongoing training as required

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The incumbent operates primarily independently and frequently with others in a professional school environment indoors regularly and outdoors occasionally.

    Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions.

    • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties

    • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices

    • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils

    • Typical demands require staff to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, and may be higher for some assignments depending on position and student need; climb stairs, ladders, and/or stools; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; use fingers to operate computer keyboards; feel the shape, size and temperature of objects.

    Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

    Required Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's (Baccalaureate) degree (e.g., B.A., A.B., B.S.)

      • 3 years of experience in educational setting

      • Colorado Administrator or Principal License or be eligible at time of application

      • Colorado Career and Technical Credential with Local Career and Technical Director endorsement or eligibility

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Master's degree (e.g., M.A., M.S., M.Eng, M.Ed, M.S.W., M.B.A., M.L.S.

      • 3 years of experience in Career and Technical Education including program development, implementation, and evaluation

      Timeline:

      Posting Date: Friday, January 8

      Closing Date: Monday, February 1 at Noon

      Phone Interviews: Monday, February 8

      Preliminary Interviews: Thursday, February 11

      Final Interviews: Tuesday, February 16

      Compensation Range:

      $112,000-$122,000

      Scheduled Weekly Hours:

      40

      Hours per Day:

      8.0 hour(s) per day

      Number of Days per Year:

      225 days

      Benefits Eligibility:

      Full-time - Regular

      FLSA Status:

      United States of America (Exempt)

      How to Apply:
      New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:

      • A letter of application which states why you feel you are qualified for the position and your background
      • A statement of your philosophy of administration and the role of the administrator in this position
      • A current resume
      • Three current letters of recommendation (i.e., less than one year old)
      • Complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts (in color, readable, and reflecting official status where applicable)
      • Applicable Colorado License or evidence of eligibility as indicated in the job posting
      • "Evidence of Eligibility" means license application with CDE is in process
      • We do not accept "Alternative Principal Authorizations"


      No other documents will be accepted. Thank you for not uploading and submitting any additional materials.

      Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.

      Hiring Manager Email:

      susan.field@asd20.org

      Application Instructions

      Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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