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Announcement - 14-18 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Technology Specialist
Post Date:March 12, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:Four (4) new state-funded positions
Location:1952 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Instructional Technology/Office of Technology Services
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides technical assistance and consultative services to local school systems and educators on the planning and usage of instructional technology.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing leadership and coordination in the development, administration, and dissemination of the technological resources available to support k-12 education; assisting with the design of instructional technology grant application processes; developing and delivering of professional development face-to-face and online for K-12 teachers and administrators in the use of Longitudinal Data System (LDS); and collaborating with other Georgia Department of Education divisions to meet agency goals in improving student achievement.
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 or be eligible for a Georgia Professional Standards Commission educator certification.  Note:  Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application. Applicants who fail to submit the required documentation will not be considered. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Master’s degree in education, instructional technology, or educational leadership.
• Experience in developing and conducting training and professional learning activities; presenting at local, state, or National level.
• Three or more years of teaching experience that successfully integrated technology within teaching and learning.
• Experience developing professional learning materials for online instruction.  Note To receive credit for this preferred qualification, application/resume must include personal portfolio of original instructional materials.
• Experience using Microsoft SharePoint services.
• Wide range of computer application skills including online learning management systems ( Desire to Learn, Moodle, Blackboard, etc.)
Pay grade 18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum).  Hiring range is between $47,280.21 and $70,000.00, commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, and available funding.  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