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MNCDHH is Hiring! High-Level Education Position Open

New hire responsible for hosting stakeholder groups working to improve outcomes for deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing children age 0-21

4/29/2021 4:02:54 PM

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The Minnesota Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing (MNCDHH) has a position open for a Collaborative Plan Program Director. The Collaborative Plan is a network of agencies, schools, and organizations that work together to create positive, systemic changes to achieve better education and career outcomes for students who are deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing.

The deadline to apply is May 11, 2021.

To find the job posting, please visit Minnesota Careers.

Under "External Applicants," click on "Search for jobs now."

Then, search for job id "45524."

Job Summary

This position exists to coordinate and manage the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and continuous improvement of a statewide, multi-agency, multi-organizational education plan for students who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing (D/DB/HH). Under administrative direction, this position directs, manages, and builds capacity for the development and implementation of a statewide Collaborative Plan; provides state and national leadership in Collaborative Plan implementation; and provides other specialized consultation to the agency.

The Collaborative Plan refers to the Minnesota Collaborative Plan for Maximizing and Monitoring Learner Progress for Children who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing and their Families. This Plan seeks to create statewide, systemic change in how D/DB/HH students are educated. This position advises and works closely with the Collaborative Plan Steering Committee and approximately 50 collaborative partners (i.e., state-level agencies, statewide advocacy and educational organizations, and consumer organizations, parents, and students), working in a highly sensitive and political environment. Managing the Plan is the primary, but not sole, responsibility of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

3 years of specialized professional experience implementing educational programs for children who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing or have multiple disabilities.

Experience must include

  • Deep knowledge and technical understanding of statewide policies, procedures, and plans regarding educational programs for children who are D/HH/DB or have multiple disabilities
  • Educational program evaluation theory and practices
  • Knowledge of state and federal educational programs that provide services to children with disabilities; and advocacy and support systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or related field and current Minnesota teaching license



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