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DIRECTOR - OFFICE FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN: OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Position: DIRECTOR - OFFICE FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN: OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
District: OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Salary: • Compensation is negotiable; depends on candidate’s experience and qualifications; salary range for this classification is $81,000 - $108,000.
• Requires travel throughout State of Ohio & may require overnight stay. (Must be willing & able to secure a valid Driver’s License OR supply your own transportation.)
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Completion of a Master’s degree or higher in one of the following areas: Education, Psychology or Social Sciences, Special Education, Public Policy, or related equivalent degree;
• 6 years of experience working with students with disabilities, to include a minimum of 5 years of administrative or managerial experience at the district, regional, or state level;
• Demonstrated experience in administering the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and other related federal requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Political acumen with various stakeholders and constituent groups
• Deep knowledge and experience working with programs and educators that support and provide services to diverse learners
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills related to educational policy, resource allocation, and program design
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and a proven ability to build productive relationships with, and communicate complex messages to, a wide variety of stakeholders
• A strong understanding of Ohio’s educational policy and landscape
• Unwavering belief that all students can learn and achieve success in school
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills
• Systems thinker with creativity and strong problem-solving skills
Contact:
All qualified candidates should apply at http://www.careers.ohio.gov no later than May 1, 2017.

View more details here: Director_-Office_for_Exceptional_Children_Recruitment_Posting.pdf