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Assistant Director of CTE & Dual Credit Credentialing

Date Posted:  Jan 5, 2022
Requisition ID:  292701

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Department of Education:
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of innovative support to Indiana's schools, teachers, students, and parents. We are proactively working with educators, policymakers, business leaders, and community-based organizations to achieve our mission of "Working Together for Student Success."

Salary Information: 

This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $35,568.00 but may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

This position provides extensive support, professional development, and guidance regarding best practices for College & Career opportunities that focus on CTE & Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Programming & Pathway Completion. This person will support the collaboration between local education agencies, School districts and the IDOE to ensure that the goals for Student Pathways & Opportunities are being achieved. In addition, this person will work closely with the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet (GWC), the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE), and colleges/universities to provide cross Department collaboration including reviewing, updating, and supporting Indiana's Academic Standards for all CTE & Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment programs; providing print and online resources that focus on the improvement of college and career readiness education, achievement, growth and development. This person will also provide content expertise for the alignment of assessments and participate in career and technical education (CTE) initiatives, programs, and activities statewide. Will have a working knowledge of state CTE rules and laws, federal Carl D. Perkins legislative requirements and the state's CTE and college and career readiness programs along with Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment and ICC alignment to pathways.

A Day in the Life:

- Support the Collaboration between IDOE, GWC, ICHE, colleges/universities, and K-12 as it relates to CTE, Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment, and College & Career Pathways;
- Provide guidance in the planning and implementation of all efforts pertaining to IDOE's CTE & Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment initiatives and programming;
- Have a working knowledge of local and federal negotiations along with local and state grant review;
- Respond to questions from the field, other SEAs, USDOE, on all topics related to career and technical education (CTE), college and career readiness, and Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment;
- Provide guidance to ensure fidelity in the implementation of CTE and Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment programs, assessments, and interventions;

- Support research and data collection that will assist in CTE & Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment policy and program management;
-Modernize programs and assessments;
- Provide technical assistance & support to school districts and other IDOE divisions and offices related to CTE, Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment, and College & Career Pathways;
- Provide guidance on the effective implementation of the Indiana Career & Technical Education program as required by Indiana rule and statute and federal Perkins regulations;
- Provide guidance on the effective implementation of Dual Credit, Dual Enrollment, and the Indiana College Core as required by Indiana rule;
- Have working knowledge of Perkins Grant, Tech Prep Grant and the Civil Rights federal compliance requirements;
- Understand and communicate federal requirements to fulfill Perkins Core Indicators of Performance to all stakeholders;
- Develop strategic plans and programs to increase student learning, preparation and performance on Core Indicators of Performance;

What You'll Need for Success:

- A Bachelor's degree (in Education preferred); Master’s Degree preferred; CTE license preferred
- At least three years of Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment experience, CTE classroom teaching and/or school counseling experience;
- Educational leadership experience in postsecondary readiness; 
- Thorough knowledge and experience working in career and technical education (CTE) programming with higher education partnerships;
- Experience in professional development: providing workshops and webinar presentations;
- Proven ability to communicate effectively, build relationships and work collaboratively with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders;
- Proactive approach in seeking solutions to questions or issues;
- Broad and deep understanding and commitment to the IDOE's mission, vision, goals, and objectives;
- Broad and deep knowledge of education initiatives, projects, issues and concerns;
- The ability to develop, plan, administer, manage, and organize complex programs and activities;
- Exemplary interpersonal, writing, and communication skills;
- Strong technology, problem-solving, and project management skills; 
- The ability to travel statewide and nationally for conferences, meetings, and presentations

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:


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) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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