FIN South Regional Facilitator/Asst In Research- LSI (C&G) 12 Month

Location
Tallahassee, Leon County
Posted
Jun 07, 2014



Job ID: 37335

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 06/09/2014

Department
Learning Systems Institute

Anticipated Salary Range
$55,000 to $70,000 based on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications
Master's degree in Education along with current Florida State Certification in Education. Six years experience working in collaboration with school-based instructional teams, school and district administrator, and families of students with disabilities. Working knowledge of federal laws associated with special education and least restrictive environments. Previous experience with design and development of presentations using Microsoft Power-Point.

Preferred
Prefer background in research-based staff development activities and demonstrable ability to train and facilitate adult learners. Possess organizational, collaborative, and interpersonal skills; multi-tasking and follow through capability, and the ability to oversee collection and coordination of data. Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including schools, district administrators, university faculty, families, and community agencies. Experience in administering and managing a funded project, including budgetary aspects and supervising personnel. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word). A strong belief that all children can benefit from inclusive educational settings.

Other Information
This position is based in the South Region of Florida. This is in Fort Myers and south area.

Contact Info
For more information please email finfsu@contactfin.com

Re-advertisement
This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Contracts and Grants
The position is funded by contract and grant monies.

Responsibilities
The FIN Regional Facilitator will assist in the development and implementation of innovative, research-based instructional methodologies and support models for inclusive education of students with disabilities. The Facilitator will guide and assist schools and districts in analyzing student data to develop and implement action plans to increase achievement, participation in statewide assessments, and graduation rates for students with mild to severe disabilities, including students with autism and intellectual disabilities. Facilitator duties will include the following:

*Conduct needs assessments and provide training and technical assistance to families, schools, districts, and communities to facilitate the implementation of policies and research-based practices to improve the education of students with disabilities in the Least Restrictive Environment.

* Collaborate with families and school, districts, other special project, and State Department of Education staff to support systemic change and strategic planning efforts for inclusive education in all schools, including public, private, and parochial schools serving students with disabilities in pre-kindergarten, elementary, middle, and/or high school general education environments.

*Provide professional development opportunities that include systematic initiatives (i.e., Family Involvement, and Inclusive Practices for Students with Severe Disabilities) to increase the competence of all school personnel to educate students with disabilities in the Least Restrictive Environment.

*Ability to ensure implementation of all project goals, working collaboratively with regional team, statewide network of project staff, Florida Inclusion Network administrative unit and leadership team, and the Florida Department of Education. Extensive regional travel with possible overnight stays.

*Provide professional development and technical assistance using alternate delivery methods such as teleconference, video conference, online presentations, online collaboration, and other web-based formats.

* Disseminate materials and resources necessary to support technical assistance and professional development activities.

*Gather and maintain ongoing documentation of all project activities in a central data base, including monthly and quarterly activity reports based on project evaluation criteria, a professional calendar, and an annual report of outcome data.

*Develop and write, in collaboration with other office staff, all annual project application documents for submission to the State Department of Education.

How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfPI78833206