Under the supervision of the Deputy Superintendent, the program development manager organizes and oversees technical assistance for teacher residencies within the State Residency Technical Assistance Center’s (SRTAC) Northern Hub and includes developing key partnerships, providing residency grant support, implementation and monitoring of best practices. Collaborates to support residency programs across a multi-county region in Northern California. Seeks out grants and resources to establish and operate various supports related to SRTAC; serves as a liaison between the Humboldt County Office of Education (HCOE), SRTAC and key partners, including the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), the Residency Lab, West Ed, UCLA, California Teachers Association (CTA) and the California Counselors Association. Maintains and builds new partnerships with supporting agencies, such as regional institutions of higher education (IHE), community colleges and non-governmental agencies. Oversees the SRTAC’s Northern Hub budgets and reporting procedures, as well as documenting SRTAC’s Northern Hub milestones and progress towards goals and objectives as set out by the CTC. Develops short-term and long-term goals and strategic plans to create and sustain Northern Region residency programs; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel and performs other related duties as assigned.
This position will work collaboratively with IHEs, COEs, LEAs, and various other partners around the state in the development and support of teacher residency programs. This position requires a highly collaborative individual who has a demonstrated record of leadership in program and budget development grounded in equity and inclusion. This is a grant funded position through 2029.
Supervision Received And Exercised
This position is under the supervision of HCOE’s Deputy Superintendent.
Examples of Duties & Responsiblities (Examples of Essential Job Functions)
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Plans, organizes, controls and directs the organization as it relates to SRTAC goals and objectives as outlined by CTC and the SRTAC logic model.
- Serves as liaison between the SRTAC lead organization, SRTAC hubs and residency program partners for providing technical support.
- Seeks out grants and other funding models to support the establishment and sustainability of SRTAC and residency programs across Northern California.
- Develops goals and strategic plans to create the Regional Residency Technical Assistance Center.
- Maintains current knowledge and interprets applicable rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, State and Federal laws, codes and regulations specific to SRTAC needs.
- Implements plans to recruit and retain participants in the HCOE Residency Program.
- Facilitates the expansion of new program offerings as warranted.
- Develops and maintains partnerships with appropriate external agencies, universities and others to support residency programs across the northern region.
- Provides technical expertise, information and assistance to the Deputy Superintendent regarding assigned programs; assists in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs; recommends proper organization structure for assigned programs and functions.
- Participates, coordinates and conducts a variety of meetings, staff development, orientations, committees, training, workshops and/or conferences to present materials and information concerning SRTAC services, operations and activities (staff, supervisors, school communities, etc.).
- Directs and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.
- Communicates with other administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
- Develops and prepares the annual preliminary budget for assigned programs; analyzes and reviews budgetary and financial data; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
- Operates a variety of office equipment, including a computer and assigned software programs; operates media equipment, such as a projector and others as needed for presentations; drives a vehicle to conduct work as assigned.
- Represents HCOE and SRTAC at local, regional and state meetings, conferences, in-services, boards, councils and events as approved by the supervisor.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Qualifications (Employment Standards)
- Residency programs
- California Commission on Teacher Credentialing function, organization and purpose
- Grant writing, monitoring and reporting
- Institutional research, program evaluation, data collection and analysis
- National research-based educational programs and instructional strategies, specifically for residency or related programs
- California State credentialing requirements
- Budget preparation and control
- Oral and written communication skills
- Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
- Operation of a computer and assigned software
- Develop and foster effective individuals and teams;
- Operationalize the organizational vision, mission, goals, shared values and guiding principles;
- Demonstrate emotional intelligence;
- Model inclusive, effective and authentic communication;
- Apply knowledge of the intersectionality of race, equity and inclusion;
- Build and sustain positive, trusting relationships;
- Conduct HCOE operations with the highest moral, legal and ethical principles.
Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to a Master’s degree in education or related field and five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in leadership administration, professional staff development, residency programs, collaboration with universities, community colleges, curriculum development and credentialing at a COE, site or district level.
License and Other Requirements
- Valid California Elementary, Secondary Teaching Credential or Special Education Credential
- Valid California driver’s license
Working Conditions (Work Environment):
May be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
- Office environment
- Driving a vehicle to conduct work
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations;
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard;
- Seeing to read a variety of materials;
- Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
- Must be fingerprinted and a satisfactory Department of Justice records check must be received by HCOE prior to employment.
- TB testing and/or risk assessment will be required upon employment.
- Must pass a pre-employment physical (if applicable).
Class 2B Program Manager II
Reviewed & Approved by CJS 10/10/23