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Regional Director Career and Technical Education

Date Posted:  Jun 24, 2022
Requisition ID:  359265
Location: 

Elkhart, IN, US, 46514

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Salary:

This position starts at $55,000 - $65,000 but is commensurate with education and experience.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Job:

CTE Regional Directors contribute to the work of the Office of Career and Technical Education and the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet by administering and interpreting state educational policy related to CTE; managing the process of creating content and standards, and providing assistance and resources to school corporations, area Career and Technical Education (CTE) districts, other agencies and individuals focusing on the integration of work-based learning and CTE courses and programs. The Regional Directors will provide assistance and leadership to promote greater collaboration between education and workforce development, including working with Regional Workforce Development Boards.  The Regional Director communicates with and assists the leadership of the Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs); contributes, serves, and participates in professional CTE affiliations; participates in required program monitoring and reviews; manages CTE projects and other duties as assigned.  The purpose of this work is to improve student academic achievement, graduation rates, postsecondary goals, and participation in WBL experiences, attainment of dual credits, postsecondary credentials, or industry-recognized certifications.

A Day in the Life:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a subject matter expert for a group of career clusters;
  • Assists in developing clear, seamless career prog
  • rams of study between secondary and postsecondary courses and programs; 
  • Provides assistance to schools and programs in planning and implementing CTE programs, including the integration of work-based learning.
  • Research curriculum and trends to revise course standards, titles and descriptions in CTE to improve courses and pathways;  
  • Ensures the development of rigorous standards or updating of existing standards for CTE courses including integration of academic standards, 21st Century Skills, and employability skills
  • Provides information and assistance to school and area district personnel in areas such as the work-based learning, industry engagement, business and community partnerships, development of programs/ curriculum, identifying equipment needs, interpreting rules/policies and other requested areas in CTE and WBL.
  • Promotes the development of education/ business/industry/ labor partnerships and expansion of dual credit agreements with institutions of higher education
  • Assists, as needed, with required monitoring, auditing, and reviewing processes.  
  • Organizes and assists in data collection, analysis, and reporting

What You'll Need for Success:

Job Requirements: 

•    Experience in education; CTE classroom teaching experience preferred; or experience in workforce development.
•    CTE Instructor License or Bachelor's degree, preferred;
•    Thorough knowledge of career and technical education (CTE); Work-Based Learning (WBL)
•    Experience in workshop and webinar technical assistance presentations;
•    Proven ability to communicate effectively and to work collaboratively with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders;
•    Broad and deep knowledge of education issues, concerns, initiatives, and projects;
•    The ability to travel regionally, statewide, and nationally for conferences, meetings, and presentations
•    Must be able to work remotely from a location within their assigned region (Northern, Central, Southern).

Central: The Regional Director for Indianapolis will provide service to Economic Growth Regions 5, 6, 7, and 12 (maps are available online).  The Director will primarily work remotely but will be required to travel to Indianapolis a few times each month. Ideally the director will reside in Marion or one of the surrounding counties.  

Northern: The Northern Regional Director will provide service to Economic Growth Regions 1, 2, 3, and 4 (maps are available online).  The Director will primarily work remotely but will be required to travel to Indianapolis a few times each month. Ideally the director will reside within the service area.

Southern: The Northern Regional Director will provide service to Economic Growth Regions 8, 9, 10, and 11 (maps are available online).  The Director will primarily work remotely but will be required to travel to Indianapolis a few times each month. Ideally the director will reside within the service area.
 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

 

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Elkhart
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend