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Education Program Consultant - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

  • ... Polk County, Iowa, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 98176 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 07, 2024       Expires on: Apr 21, 2024

Education Program Consultant - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources   

JOB TITLE:

Education Program Consultant - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Polk County Iowa United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

Iowa Department of Education's mission is creating excellence in education through leadership and service.
To accomplish our mission, we need talented, passionate people working together to make this a reality.


The Education Program Consultant - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will be an integral member of the Bureau of Community Colleges and Postsecondary Readiness, providing leadership, technical assistance, and support for CTE educators and administrators across the state.


Your Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership administration, and technical assistance for high school and community college Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources programs.
  • Provide local education agencies (high schools, school districts) across the state with technical assistance regarding the implementation of state CTE redesign statute, administrative rules and guidance, including alignment with the Perkins V legislation.
  • Assist with limited-scope CTE-related projects, including the development and preparation of policy, reports, and publications that integrate information regarding Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources programs into research and policy topics.
  • Assist with division planning, budget setting, publications, and implementing division priorities.
  • Assist in the preparation of Iowa Grants and approval of Grants in the Iowa Grants system.
    Monitor all claims within Iowa Grants.
  • Assist with other Career and Technical Education duties on behalf of the Iowa Department of Education
If you wish to review a copy of the Position Description Questionnaire, please contact idoe.
hr@iowa.
gov.


Hours: 8:00 A.
M.
- 4:30 P.
M.
, Monday - Friday; occasional in-state and out-of-state travel

A successful candidate will bring or have the ability and desire to learn:
  • Passion for pursuing common goals in pursuit of public service
  • A systems level-thinking perspective
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to present information to small and large groups
  • Understanding of and experience working with CTE programs (preferred) OR ability to quickly learn, understand and be effective with working with CTE programs
  • Mature emotional intelligence and leadership abilities including ability to foster relationships
  • Strategic and analytical mindset
  • Ability to work in complex situations and meet deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and break down highly technical or regulatory language, and present information in an understandable manner
  • Ability to manage self in relation to prioritization and time management
  • Conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to work with diverse teams and stakeholders
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced degree in a career and technical education content area
  • Teaching experience in a high school career and technical education setting
  • Career and technical education teaching experience in a postsecondary setting
  • Leadership experience in K-12, AEA, and/or postsecondary setting
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Opportunities to make a widespread difference in the lives of children, their families, and Iowa communities
  • Collaborative, positive work environment
  • Talented and passionate work colleagues that will help you learn and grow
  • Opportunities to collaborate with experts from around the country
  • Employee discounts from a variety of vendors
  • Competitive salary and benefits package:
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 E 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146

It is the policy of the Iowa Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, political party affiliation, or actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code sections 216.
9 and 256.
10(2), Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.
S.
C.
2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.
S.
C.
206, et seq.
), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.
S.
C.
1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.
S.
C.
794), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.
S.
C.
12101, et seq.
).
If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy by the Iowa Department of Education, please contact the legal counsel for the Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E.
14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146, telephone number: 515-281-5295, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.
S.
Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W.
Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-4544, telephone number: 312-730- 1560, FAX number: 312-730-1576, TDD number: 877-521-2172, email: .


Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

1) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and five years of full-time post-graduate work experience in any one or a combination of the following areas:

a.
Professional training, teaching, or counseling experience in an educational setting;

b.
Professional administrative experience in an educational setting;

c.
Professional personnel administration including such areas as job analysis, performance appraisal systems, selection devices, or labor relations;

d.
Professional finance, accounting, or auditing experience including the preparation or analysis of financial statements;

e.
Professional experience in a major technical program area utilized by the Iowa Department of Education or Board of Educational Examiners.


2) A combination of a total of five years of post-graduate education and full-time experience (as described in number one), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited post-graduate college or university course work equals one year of full-time experience.


3) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree, possession of a valid Iowa Teaching Certificate, and three academic years of teaching and/or administrative experience in PK-12 and/or a post-secondary educational institution.


4) Possession of a School Business Official Authorization from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners and seven years of full-time professional experience in finance, accounting, or auditing, including the preparation or analysis of financial statements.


For additional information, please click on this

Why Choose the State of Iowa?

At the heart of our commitment to excellence is a dedication to our most valuable asset - our employees.
Discover the outstanding benefits that set us apart as an employer of choice.


Our Robust Benefits Package Includes:

Competitive Compensation:

Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.


Keep in mind, your wage is just one part of your total compensation.
Unlock the complete value of your employment with the State of Iowa by using our user-friendly .
Gain insights into your comprehensive annual compensation, including salary and State-provided benefits.


Health and Wellness:

Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.


Retirement Planning:

We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS).
A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested).
We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind.
.


Paid Time Off:

Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance.
Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.


Professional Development:

Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities.
We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP):

We care about your well-being beyond the workplace.
Access confidential counseling, resources, and support through our Employee Assistance Program.


Diversity and Inclusion:

Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives.
We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.


Join Us - Elevate Your Career:

Ready to elevate your career with the State of Iowa? to explore more about our unparalleled benefits and discover what makes us unique.
Your success is our priority!

iowa.
gov\"> State of Iowa

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

98176 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710204187-d3213c44fecc3c6f1bb0e417ff9e4805

LOCATION:

Iowa United States

CITY:

Polk County

Job Origin:

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Job Description

Iowa Department of Education's mission is creating excellence in education through leadership and service. To accomplish our mission, we need talented, passionate people working together to make this a reality.

The Education Program Consultant - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will be an integral member of the Bureau of Community Colleges and Postsecondary Readiness, providing leadership, technical assistance, and support for CTE educators and administrators across the state.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership administration, and technical assistance for high school and community college Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources programs.
  • Provide local education agencies (high schools, school districts) across the state with technical assistance regarding the implementation of state CTE redesign statute, administrative rules and guidance, including alignment with the Perkins V legislation.
  • Assist with limited-scope CTE-related projects, including the development and preparation of policy, reports, and publications that integrate information regarding Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources programs into research and policy topics.
  • Assist with division planning, budget setting, publications, and implementing division priorities.
  • Assist in the preparation of Iowa Grants and approval of Grants in the Iowa Grants system. Monitor all claims within Iowa Grants.
  • Assist with other Career and Technical Education duties on behalf of the Iowa Department of Education
If you wish to review a copy of the Position Description Questionnaire, please contact idoe.hr@iowa.gov.

Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M., Monday - Friday; occasional in-state and out-of-state travel

A successful candidate will bring or have the ability and desire to learn:
  • Passion for pursuing common goals in pursuit of public service
  • A systems level-thinking perspective
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to present information to small and large groups
  • Understanding of and experience working with CTE programs (preferred) OR ability to quickly learn, understand and be effective with working with CTE programs
  • Mature emotional intelligence and leadership abilities including ability to foster relationships
  • Strategic and analytical mindset
  • Ability to work in complex situations and meet deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and break down highly technical or regulatory language, and present information in an understandable manner
  • Ability to manage self in relation to prioritization and time management
  • Conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to work with diverse teams and stakeholders
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced degree in a career and technical education content area
  • Teaching experience in a high school career and technical education setting
  • Career and technical education teaching experience in a postsecondary setting
  • Leadership experience in K-12, AEA, and/or postsecondary setting
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Opportunities to make a widespread difference in the lives of children, their families, and Iowa communities
  • Collaborative, positive work environment
  • Talented and passionate work colleagues that will help you learn and grow
  • Opportunities to collaborate with experts from around the country
  • Employee discounts from a variety of vendors
  • Competitive salary and benefits package:
Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 E 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146

It is the policy of the Iowa Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, political party affiliation, or actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code sections 216.9 and 256.10(2), Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. 1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy by the Iowa Department of Education, please contact the legal counsel for the Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146, telephone number: 515-281-5295, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-4544, telephone number: 312-730- 1560, FAX number: 312-730-1576, TDD number: 877-521-2172, email: .

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

1) Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and five years of full-time post-graduate work experience in any one or a combination of the following areas:

a. Professional training, teaching, or counseling experience in an educational setting;

b. Professional administrative experience in an educational setting;

c. Professional personnel administration including such areas as job analysis, performance appraisal systems, selection devices, or labor relations;

d. Professional finance, accounting, or auditing experience including the preparation or analysis of financial statements;

e. Professional experience in a major technical program area utilized by the Iowa Department of Education or Board of Educational Examiners.

2) A combination of a total of five years of post-graduate education and full-time experience (as described in number one), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited post-graduate college or university course work equals one year of full-time experience.

3) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree, possession of a valid Iowa Teaching Certificate, and three academic years of teaching and/or administrative experience in PK-12 and/or a post-secondary educational institution.

4) Possession of a School Business Official Authorization from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners and seven years of full-time professional experience in finance, accounting, or auditing, including the preparation or analysis of financial statements.

For additional information, please click on this

Why Choose the State of Iowa?

At the heart of our commitment to excellence is a dedication to our most valuable asset - our employees. Discover the outstanding benefits that set us apart as an employer of choice.

Our Robust Benefits Package Includes:

Competitive Compensation:

Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.

Keep in mind, your wage is just one part of your total compensation. Unlock the complete value of your employment with the State of Iowa by using our user-friendly . Gain insights into your comprehensive annual compensation, including salary and State-provided benefits.

Health and Wellness:

Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.

Retirement Planning:

We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested). We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind. .

Paid Time Off:

Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.

Professional Development:

Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities. We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):

We care about your well-being beyond the workplace. Access confidential counseling, resources, and support through our Employee Assistance Program.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.

Join Us - Elevate Your Career:

Ready to elevate your career with the State of Iowa? to explore more about our unparalleled benefits and discover what makes us unique. Your success is our priority!

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