Special Education Statewide Coordinator

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training, Development, College of Education, Senior-Level

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Special Ed Consultant, Senior provides professional development training and technical assistance related to implementing statewide and local education agencies specific goals, those efforts that result in increased academic achievement for students with disabilities.

Department Overview:

The mission of the Center for School & Community Partnerships is to build partnerships to support K-12 schools, educators, and students. Our current projects include providing technical assistance to schools and community partners, professional development for educators, and a variety of research projects.

Level Scope:

Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of area typically obtained through higher education combined with experience. Manages large projects or processes and problems faced are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.

Essential Functions:

● Assigns short-term and long-term tasks on a multitude of consulting projects, primarily facilitating organizational assessments and evaluations.
● Plays a pivotal role in a wide range of work assignments that may include: data collection, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, survey administration, report design, report drafting, and preparation of various materials for client presentations.
● Contributes to the preparation and presentation of status reports program analysis and implementation for clients.
● Plans and monitors ongoing project tasks.
● Influences policy and other research, specific to state and federal education/special education requirements.
● Participates in production of materials required for work with clients, including agendas, analysis data, and status reports for management and for clients.
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken language.
● Ability to plan, develop, and deliver in-person training to large groups of participants.
● Possess leadership and problem-solving skills; coaching experience.
● Ability to research, interpret, and incorporate new and complex information into guidance.
● Ability to collaborate with district staff to provide consultative, instructional, and evaluative support staff knowledge and student achievement.
● Ability to maintain accurate, complete records as required by law, district policy, and administrative requests.
● Knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Idaho special education process for children ages 3-21.
● Ability to lead team-based projects to create and deliver quality guidance and professional development to statewide stakeholders.
● Ability to be positive, adapt, and flexible under difficult and ever-changing circumstances.
● Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills used to present to a variety of audiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 5 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Master’s Degree in Special Education or a related field.
● Certification in Exceptional Child Generalist, Early Childhood Special Education, Teacher Leader-Special Education, Special Education Director, Pupil Service Staff or BCBA/BCaBA.
● Experience with foundational principles of tiered intervention (RTI/MTSS/PBIS) frameworks and positive behavioral approaches in natural settings.
● 3+ years working in schools and with school teams.
● Experience with program evaluation, instructional or behavioral coaching, providing in-service training, and technical assistance to teams.
● Experience with assessment, analysis, and intervention planning for students with challenging or at-risk behavioral history (ABA, FBA, and behavior intervention planning).
Salary and Benefits:

Salary range of $70,000-$75,000/per year. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Resume, Cover Letter, and contact information of 3 references.



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