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Position Description - CS-214 Position Description Form


									CS-214                                                                                      1. Position Code
REV 8/2007

                                                        State of Michigan
                                                    Civil Service Commission
                                                Capitol Commons Center, P.O. Box 30002
                                                          Lansing, MI 48909
Federal privacy laws and/or state
confidentiality requirements protect            POSITIO N DESCRI PT ION
a portion of this information.

This form is to be completed by the person that occupies the position being described and reviewed by the
supervisor and appointing authority to ensure its accuracy. It is important that each of the parties sign and
date the form. If the position is vacant, the supervisor and appointing authority should complete the form.

This form will serve as the official classification document of record for this position. Please take the time to
complete this form as accurately as you can since the information in this form is used to determine the proper
  2. Employee’s Name (Last, First, M.I.)                              8. Department/Agency
                                                                         Department of Education

  3. Employee Identification Number                                   9. Bureau (Institution, Board, or Commission)

  4. Civil Service Classification of Position                       10. Division
      Education Consultant 12/P13                                        Office of Career and Technical Education

  5. Working Title of Position (What the agency titles the          11. Section

  6. Name and Classification of Direct Supervisor                   12. Unit
      Glenna Zollinger-Russell, Educ Consultant Mgr 15                   Career Education and Planning Unit

  7. Name and Classification of Next Higher Level Supervisor        13. Work Location (City and Address)/Hours of Work
      Patty Cantú, State Office Administrator 17                         608 West Allegan, Lansing, MI
14. General Summary of Function/Purpose of Position
      This position coordinates the career and technical activities and programs associated within the Office of Career and
      Technical Education. The responsibilities include: 1) secondary education program approval, review and monitoring; 2)
      experience with secondary/postsecondary curriculum development; 3) teacher certification consultation; 4) professional
      development; 5) technical assistance; 6) record and report topics as identified for career and technical education content or
      improvement in the Arts and Communication and the Architecture and Construction Clusters; and 7) grant management for
      state and federally-funded initiatives to meet grant guidelines and quality assurance expectation.

For Civil Service Use Only

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15. Please describe your assigned duties, percent of time spent performing each duty, and explain what is done
    to complete each duty.
     List your duties in the order of importance, from most important to least important. The total percentage
     of all duties performed must equal 100 percent.
Duty 1
General Summary of Duty 1                   40 % of Time
Content expert in the Arts and Communication and the Architecture and Construction Clusters. Give technical assistance for new
program development and approval and provide technical assistance to existing programs to assure that regulations, standards and
procedures are met.

Individual tasks related to the duty.
   New program approval for the Arts and Communication and the Architecture and Construction Clusters and related CIP-
    specific content programs
   Teacher certification for the Arts and Communication and the Architecture and Construction programs
   Identify and conduct professional development in content-specific area on statewide basis
   Participate in regional onsite TRAC program monitoring
   Analyze data and other factors to determine those programs to be TRAC reviewed
    Perform desk audit to prepare for onsite and determine possible issues to be reviewed/addressed
    Interview administrators, instructors, and students to determine program components and compliance within guidelines
    Observe program operations and equipment
   Review CIP factors to determine compliance, as reported in self-review
    Analyze and determine findings of non-compliance, make recommendations, and give commendations
    Provide information to TRAC team leaders
    Write TRAC review reports
    Analyze, review, and approve evidence submitted for compliance related needs
    Provide technical assistance and consultation regarding possible changes and program improvement
   Liaise with professional education groups for curriculum coordination in the area of Fine Arts
   Provide cooperative planning through inservice training and other opportunities for joint planning and assessment
   Provide technical assistance to existing programs to assure compliance through inservice and professional development
   Analyze, recommend, and implement standards establishment, review, approval, and evaluation of Arts and Communications
    and Architecture and Construction programs related to federal regulations
Duty 2
General Summary of Duty 2                 20 % of Time
Curriculum development of core curriculum integrative initiatives related to the Arts and Communication and Architecture and
Construction programs and development of same, in accordance with state legislation and initiatives as below.

Individual tasks related to the duty.
Individual tasks related to duty 2

   Provide assessment and technical assistance for core curriculum related integrative opportunities and models
   Provide support, technical assistance, and professional development related to contextual learning for relevance
   Provide professional development activities to support curriculum standards
   Provide leadership for postsecondary programs related to articulation with postsecondary institutions
   Provide reference to exemplary/best practice programs in Arts and Communications and Architecture and Construction for
    field program improvement
   Update resource guides to synchronize with federal guidelines, expectations, and standards

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Duty 3
General Summary of Duty 3                    15 % of Time

Participate in the review, approval, and evaluation of the statewide Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education program,
including approval and evaluation of grant applications, new programs applications, review of teacher education programs, and
national and state student competitions.

Individual tasks related to the duty.

   Team member for regional federal grant applications

   Assist in the review of regional planning documents as part of an OCTE team for approval and evaluation of grant activity

   Participate in Civil Rights Compliance Reviews within career and technical education programs

   Review data on student performance and participate in technical assistance and professional development to foster regional
   Perkins grant leadership meetings for policy concerns and recommendations for changes/plans of action

Duty 4
General Summary of Duty 4                    25% of Time

Assist OCTE staff with research project development organization and timeline development. Perform research including
summative of findings and recommendation.

Individual tasks related to the duty.

   Identify and research new national education initiatives in career and technical education
   Investigate methods of delivery and standards based curriculum
   Research trends in teaching techniques
   Other duties as assigned

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Duty 5
General Summary of Duty 5               % of Time

Individual tasks related to the duty.

Duty 6
General Summary of Duty 6               % of Time

Individual tasks related to the duty.

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16. Describe the types of decisions you make independently in your position and tell who and/or what is affected by those decisions.
    Use additional sheets, if necessary.
      Technical assistance responses related to program content and implementation efforts.
      Programmatic issues/questions related to research, education, experience, and knowledge of best practices.
      Procedural activities according to Department policies, past practices, and decisions.
      Development of project design, goals, work tasks, and evaluation.
      Collaborative efforts with other staff and other professionals in joint planning activities.
      Communication/professional development strategies for leadership development and information dissemination to field
17. Describe the types of decisions that require your supervisor’s review.
      Final approval of contracts, project extensions, terminations, etc.
      Final approval of statewide mass communications.
      Final policy interpretations (federal, state, Department).
      Exceptions to established procedures, policies.

18. What kind of physical effort do you use in your position? What environmental conditions are you physically exposed to in your
    position? Indicate the amount of time and intensity of each activity and condition. Refer to instructions on page 2.
      Moving of boxes of materials – occasionally
      Travel to local educational agency sites, professional development activities, association meetings – several times monthly
      Repetitive motion (e.g. word processing) – daily
      Walking, standing, sitting (meetings) – daily

19. List the names and classification titles of classified employees whom you immediately supervise or oversee on a full-time, on-going
    basis. (If more than 10, list only classification titles and the number of employees in each classification.)

            NAME                           CLASS TITLE                           NAME                             CLASS TITLE

20. My responsibility for the above-listed employees includes the following (check as many as apply):

          Complete and sign service ratings.                             Assign work.
          Provide formal written counseling.                             Approve work.
          Approve leave requests.                                        Review work.
          Approve time and attendance.                                   Provide guidance on work methods.
          Orally reprimand.                                              Train employees in the work.

21.   I certify that the above answers are my own and are accurate and complete.

                                    Signature                                                              Date

                                     NOTE: Make a copy of this form for your records.

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                                        TO BE COMPLETED BY DIRECT SUPERVISOR
22. Do you agree with the responses from the employee for Items 1 through 20? If not, which items do you disagree with and why?

23. What are the essential duties of this position?
   Curriculum development for CTE programs in assigned area
   Technical assistance to the field
   Program approval and monitoring

24. Indicate specifically how the position’s duties and responsibilities have changed since the position was last reviewed.

25. What is the function of the work area and how does this position fit into that function?
     The Office of Career and Technical Education includes support and leadership in the development of curriculum and
     technical assistance for program improvement for career and technical education programs for local school districts. The
     Career Planning and Education Unit maintains responsibility for program development and improvement.

     This position assists in the development of statewide planning for new and existing programs, maintaining the quality of CTE
     programs and technical assistance to improve student achievement.

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26. In your opinion, what are the minimum education and experience qualifications needed to perform the essential functions of this

      Master’s Degree in a field of Education

      One year of administrative or consultative experience in the field of K-12 or early childhood education is required for the 12-
      level. Two years of administrative or consultative experience in the field of K-12 or early childhood education, including
      one year equivalent to an Education Consultant 12, is required for the 13-level.

               Knowledge of the principles and practices of career and technical education programs.
               Knowledge of the principles and practices of curriculum planning and instructional methods.
               Knowledge of the theories and techniques involved in improving CTE programs and increasing student
               Knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to the field of education.
               Knowledge of federal and state grant-funded programs.
               Ability to analyze data and make recommendations for the improvement of programs.
               Ability to analyze the conditions and needs of school districts and make recommendations for improvement or
                corrections accordingly.
               Ability to direct programs that service diverse populations.
               Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment.
               Ability to work with diverse groups and obtain cooperation with others in carrying out initiatives.
               Ability to resolve conflicting high-priority requirements.
               Ability to conduct and participate in workshops, in-service education conferences and public meetings.
               Ability to maintain records and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work.


      Current or past possession of a teaching certificate, comparable to the one issued in Michigan, is required.

NOTE: Civil Service approval of this position does not constitute agreement with or acceptance of the desirable qualifications for this position.
27.   I certify that the information presented in this position description provides a complete and accurate depiction
      of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

                                Supervisor’s Signature                                                                 Date
                                  TO BE FILLED OUT BY APPOINTING AUTHORITY
28. Indicate any exceptions or additions to the statements of the employee(s) or supervisor.

29. I certify that the entries on these pages are accurate and complete.

                         Appointing Authority’s Signature                                                              Date

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