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Announcement - 13-04 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Technology Specialist (Common Core Georgia Performance Standards/Race to the Top)
Post Date:February 12, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:Two new, federally-funded positions
Location:1754 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Common Core/Curriculum Division/Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides leadership and support for online resources to support Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) as part of Georgia’s Race to the Top (RT3) grant program.  Duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing, developing, and updating web-based content, resources, and assessment for CCGPS; creating and posting resources to a web-based portal in coordination with CCGPS professional learning; evaluating and monitoring the effectiveness of web-based resources; and providing technical services and communication to schools and school systems.  Note:  These positions are funded with the federal RT3 grant through September 2014.   
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in education or a related field and six years of related experience Or Master's degree in education or a related field and three years of related experience.  Must hold Georgia Professional Standards Commission professional educator certification.  Note:  Must submit documentation of required certification with resume and cover letter or with application.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Experience as a developer of online courses and online resources, to include standards alignment
• Experience managing and reviewing online resources
• Experience aligning and tagging web-based resources to curriculum standards
• Demonstrated understanding and mastery of CCGPS technology integration into curriculum
• Experience training others to access online resources
• Experiences including proficiency skills in using learning object repositories, learning management systems, and/or content management systems
• Excellent presentation skills, communication skills, and interpersonal skills 
Pay grade 18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum) paid through Race to the Top funding. Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007