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Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator
University of Idaho

Date Posted Apr. 30, 2018
Title Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator
University University of Idaho
Department Ctr on Disabilities & Human Dev
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately

  • Apr. 30, 2018
  • Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator
  • Ctr on Disabilities & Human Dev
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Special Education
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University of Idaho

Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator

Location: Coeur dAlene, Moscow

Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $30.00 per hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator (SESIBC) works to develop and maintain a sound working relationship as a collegiate team member in collaboration with all staff at the SDE Division of Special Education, BSU-SESTA, and CDHD-SESTA. The Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator will develop coaching instructional supports in order to increase statewide capacity of education systems for students with disabilities age 3 through 21. The SESIBC will be required to make informed decisions in regard to instructional coordination and support, professional development, collaboration and team work. These decisions will impact the SDE, special education district personnel, and the overall special education efforts in Idaho. Time management and day-to-day operations of the project will be key to the success of this position.

Collaborate with the CDHD-Director, CDHD-SESTA staff, and other statewide projects to implement programmatic goals. Maintain internal relationships with University of Idaho, College of Education, and other University departments.

Maintain external relationships with the State Department of Education (SDE), Director of Special Education, BSU-SESTA, Special Education District Directors, Statewide Superintendents, Statewide special and general education educators, and other statewide stakeholders.

This position has multi-faceted job responsibilities. The Special Education Statewide Instructional/Behavioral Coordinator must understand the program goals and objectives, be able to work with a variety of staff and take directives from CDHD-SESTA Associate Directors and the Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) Director in consultation with the State Special Education Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Special Education or Related Field and 3+ Years Related Work Experience.

Knowledge of:
The theory and practice of public education, including understanding of systemic planning and instructional outcome improvement;
The special education process for children ages 3-21;
Program evaluation, education coaching, in-service training, and technical assistance;
Applied Behavior Analysis and evidence-based practices related to instruction and behavior management;
PBIS, FBA, BIP, research based interventions, and applications of RTI to Special Education;
Data-based decision making and systematic instruction to improve achievement for students with disabilities;
Curriculum-based instruction, current instructional and assessment research, instructional technology/design, current special education issues and trends;

Planning, organizing, and coordinating instructional supports and direct training for school districts on a variety of special education instructional and educational issues;
Experience in training, coaching, and supporting adult learners to implement, evaluate, and sustain evidence-based practices.

Ability to:

And willingness to receive training, coaching and information to develop new skills required to meet project goals;
Assume a leadership role in working with school districts, advisory, and community groups related to special education;
Utilize strong interpersonal skills and abilities to work effectively as a member of a team to promote team goals and maintain positive team climate.

Skills Specific to this Position:
Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word;
Knowledge of data collection methods and procedures;
Knowledge and experience with IEP Software.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: Preferred experience as a consulting teacher, supervisor or director of special education or similar position with specialization in one of the following two areas:

Experience Academic Instruction
Behavior Instruction

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001767P

Posting Date: 04/26/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received by May 24, 2018, will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until suitable pool of candidates is identified.
In the letter of qualification, applicants need to address each individual minimum qualification, along with any preferred qualifications that apply.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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