Career Opportunities


Office: Student Readiness| Division:  College, Career and Technical Educaiton    | Team: CTE Programs

Division #:  3314500000 | State Classification:  Ed Con 2 |FLSA:  Exempt

Employment Status:  Full Time   Positions Supervised: 0| Working Title: CTE Program Manager

Supervisor Name: Chuck Carter| Location and % Estimated Travel:  Nashville | 10%

CONNECTION TO THE STRATEGIC PRIORITY AREAS:

The CTE Program Manager position aligns to TDOE’s Strategic Priorities in that it ensures all students have access to high-quality Career
& Technical Education (CTE) programs, helps develop CTE Directors’ and instructional leaders’ skills and knowledge in providing high-quality programs, and expands districts’ capacity to promote and provide seamless pathways for students. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The CTE Program Manager will review and revise Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study and course standards for the following career clusters: Health Science, Human Services, Government and Public Administration and Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career clusters. The position works closely with local education agencies (LEAs), industry advisory councils, and state advisors of the appropriate Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) to promote and provide seamless college and career pathways for students.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·      Review and revise curricula, standards, instructional materials, supplemental resources, course codes, and assessments for the Health Science, Human Services, Government and Public Administration and Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career clusters using available workforce data, industry advisory councils, educator focus groups, stakeholder input, research, and additional information.

·      Ensure full alignment of programs of study, courses, industry credentials, and competencies with industry standards and needs for the Health Science, Human Services, Government and Public Administration and Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career clusters. 

·      Regularly use data sources and targeted industry reports and associations to affirm and defend proposed course standards to ensure promoted programs of study lead to postsecondary and career readiness.

·      Work with state advisor(s) for aligned Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) to support well-rounded instructional and advisory opportunities for students in both the classroom and CTSO competitions.

·      Plan professional development sessions, using multiple platforms for educators in the Health Science, Human Services, Government and Public Administration and Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career clusters. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university

Experience: At least 4] years of experience in full-time professional educational, instructional, or supervisory/administrative work.

Graduate coursework from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years OR one year of experience as an Education Consultant 1 with the State of Tennessee. 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, time management, and subject matter skills in addition to being computer proficient

·       Ability to manage multiple priorities and work with diverse people and ideas to reach common goals

·       Demonstrate organization, collaboration, consensus-building, and networking skills

·       Ability to initiate, grow, and maintain stakeholder engagement at an individual and institutional level

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Confident public speaking, presentation, and facilitation skills