Educational Specialist Job Description

Educational Specialist Job Description

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Educational specialist provides guidance to the user community to properly procure goods and service with existing procurement and University policies as well as CommonWealth of Massachusetts Law.

Educational Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Develops and implements college readiness strategies with students and families
Coordinates communication with students and families via email, text, and/or social media
Consults with staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals and policy interpretation
Coordinate and present workshops for parents and students on financial aid and scholarships, college survival skills, college search, college applications, and transitioning to college
Provide academic enrichment, informational, and motivational opportunities and interventions for targeted middle and high school students, including mentoring activities, individual/group advising, student assemblies and other student support activities
Assesses academic and personal needs of GEAR UP students through transcript evaluations, student interviews, and high school counselor recommendations
Collaborate with the school site team, to include teachers and administrators, to develop and implement a service plan to meet students’ specific needs and monitor progress of high school graduation and college readiness, including review of completion of college preparatory coursework
Provide supervision and leadership to assigned student staff to maximize impact for students and families
Assist with the planning and implementation of workshops, meetings, conferences and other university opportunities that promote and develop college knowledge and/or financial literacy for K-12 students and families
Confer with and advise staff, students, families and others to answer questions, provide problem solving assistance and excellent Sun Devil Service

Educational Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Educational Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NRP, PALS, ACLS, BLS, AHA, CPI, CPR, CTS, DSP, OCN

Education for Educational Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the educational specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Design, Counseling, Business, Technology, Faculty, Instructional Technology, Psychology, Science, Management

Skills for Educational Specialist

Desired skills for educational specialist include:

DOC policies and procedures
Federal education law
Massachusetts special education laws and special education regulations
Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993 and awareness of current Massachusetts reform initiatives
Instructional design in the support of the simulation center faculty
Personal computers and standard office equipment
Principles of individual and group behavior

Desired experience for educational specialist includes:

High School diploma, plus 4 years Administrative Assistant experience
Assists with the development and facilitation of workshops, communications and materials for the participants of HMDP and community stakeholders
Provides on-site academic and college knowledge advising to middle and high school student case load within multiple districts
Coordinates and facilitates HMDP application and interview timeline and process
Conducts and assists with preparation of related program evaluation activities
Participates in the development of action plans to direct and guide HMDP strategies and activities

Educational Specialist Examples


Educational Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an educational specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for educational specialist
  • Assist with proposing, planning, procuring expert providers/vendors, and coordinating statewide training and professional development activities for special educators, related services providers, families, and interested persons
  • Resolves issues relating to program development and implementation through verbal and written communication
  • Reviews program data and other college readiness literature and makes interpretations for application to related program, project, or initiative
  • Assists in developing programmatic goals, and performance reports to measure program success
  • Develop, plan, implement, and analyze various before/during/after school/evening and weekend GEAR UP activities, programs, events and services that are designed to increase high school graduation with the completion of college preparatory coursework, college admission requirements, financial literacy awareness, including in-class and after-school tutoring programs, PSAT/SAT/ACT preparation programs, academic workshops, summer scholar academies, and other interventions
  • Collaborate with and provide support to GEAR UP teachers, administrators, counselors, and staff at school sites to integrate practices and strategies in alignment with federal regulations to fulfill the GEAR UP grant objectives, including meetings, presentations, surveys, trainings, information sessions, and other support activities
  • Recommend and implement modification to systems, policies, and procedures regarding GEAR UP activities and services at the school site
  • Maintain student information, including files on academic and advisement progress and student participation in the program
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of the GEAR UP grant including maintaining documentation files of all services, correspondence, reports, procedures, and presentations related to the GEAR UP program
  • Serve as liaison between middle/high school faculty, staff, administrators, and CSUMB
Qualifications for educational specialist
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups of varying ages and cultural background to disseminate information, resolve problems, and clarify solutions
  • Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgement and discretion are essential
  • Ability to develop student support programs and activities related to assigned areas of responsibility
  • Ability to determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged in sensitive situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, student organizations, and other private and public agencies
  • Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a diverse school environment

Educational Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an educational specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for educational specialist
  • Assist in the recruitment, hiring and training and supervision of Outreach Ambassadors, student workers who facilitate presentations
  • Assist in monitoring student worker budget, recommend expenditures to improve staffing structure
  • Deliver training and professional development in the area of college readiness to K-12 teachers, parents, and counselors
  • Monitor development of action plans for assigned student staff to ensure successful program implementation
  • Provide guidance, as needed, for staff to problem solve
  • Evaluate program effectiveness to develop and implement improved methods and outcomes
  • Provide leadership in formulating the goals and objectives of the Division education programs
  • Secure, develop, and maintain records, reports, instructional manuals, reference materials, , pertinent to educational programs
  • Assume the authority, responsibility, and accountability of developing and directing the Division education programs
  • Collaborate with Vice President of Clinical Services and/or the Vice President of Clinical Outcomes Measurement regarding facility/regions/division education needs
Qualifications for educational specialist
  • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and school policies and regulations pertaining to academic achievement
  • Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning academic pathway, work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements for program participants
  • Demonstrated information and technical literacy
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work both independently and within a team and collaborate on projects
  • Knowledge of federal grant proposal writing process

Educational Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an educational specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for educational specialist
  • Address physical, programmatic, and attitudinal access issues with other campus administrative and service units relating to the needs of students with disabilities
  • Provide support services to students such as coaching, vocational counseling, and transition planning
  • Remain current in the knowledge and understanding of the ADA and 504, OCR and DOE decisions relative to post-secondary services to students with disabilities
  • Schedule, coordinate, and conduct tours of DRES administrative and service facilities to prospective students, visitors, alumni, AHS interview candidates, faculty/staff, and university officials
  • Develop and implement strategies for increasing access and outreach for K-12 students and families
  • Facilitate problem solving and open communications with the nursing staff for the facilities, region and division staff
  • Attend and participate in department/facility meetings for the division/region/care center meetings as required
  • Participates in the facility Falls Program and Ulcer Program as needed
  • Collaborating with the project team during the development process to identify best media approaches to be used in designing, delivering, and/or supporting of specific learning content
  • Providing guidance and feedback, including documentation, to all stakeholders during media design and delivery
Qualifications for educational specialist
  • Providing lead oversight and training to assigned lower staff
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in education, counseling or related field AND three (2) years of professional experience in a student support program at a secondary and/or post-secondary level
  • A Master’s degree or advanced coursework in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or directly related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience
  • Understanding of partner schools and target populations
  • Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with a variety of constituencies including middle/high school and college personnel and partnership members
  • A working knowledge of best practices in K-12 and higher education and academic counseling theories

Educational Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an educational specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for educational specialist
  • Overseeing the assembly of all media elements into the final product
  • Support trade shows and professional conferences by performing CT product demonstration and workstation promotion customer training
  • Support trade shows and professional conferences by performing Surgery product demonstration and workstation promotion customer training
  • Develop, review, and provide administrative oversight and programmatic evaluation of entitlement and competitive special education grant proposals and programs in order to ensure the inclusion of required information for accuracy, completeness, and content the timely disbursement of funds
  • Utilize data to inform the development of technical assistance, administrative advisories, guidance, professional development programs, and other continuous improvement initiatives at the state and local levels
  • Act as a customer service liaison to provide technical assistance, guidance, and information to customers/stakeholders including but not limited to SEPP staff, agency staff, district staff, contractors, vendors, families, and other interested parties
  • Participate in the process of public information development and dissemination, including organizing assistance and conducting public meetings, public hearings, and focused response groups to inform emerging special education policy issues and for regulations and documents subject to public review and comment
  • Develop expertise in Massachusetts special education disability categories and program areas
  • Identify, plan, and develop technical assistance and other resources as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of federal and Massachusetts state special education laws and regulations and knowledge of current trends and issues in the field of special education and specific disabilities
Qualifications for educational specialist
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence
  • Strong leadership, teambuilding, and group facilitation skills
  • Any amount of proven work experience in a GEAR UP/TRIO Outreach Program
  • Master’s Degree or higher from accredited university - preferred
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active RN/ license to practice
  • Minimum 7 years of media industry experience required

Educational Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of educational specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for educational specialist
  • Participate in development and implementation of interagency agreements as needed
  • Participate in Coordinated Program Reviews or other aspects of program oversight and compliance as assigned
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  • Collaborate with other DRES staff in the ongoing refinement of internal service policies, procedures, and practices
  • Serve as DRES liaison to other campus agencies as needed
  • Conduct service responsibilities for the College of AHS (ie search committee work, subcommittee membership)
  • Assist in maintaining current information on the DRES website
  • Supervise undergraduate interns who work at DRES
Qualifications for educational specialist
  • Master's degree in a relevant field of science, with a strong biology component
  • 5-8 years of previous tutoring/teaching experience in an academic institution
  • Willingness to travel extensively within your specified geographic region to nationwide for trainings, sales meetings and tradeshows
  • Ability to determine the applicability of data, exercise sound judgment, draw logical conclusions, and propose strategies for programmatic implementation
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to multi-task, respond to multiple demands, balance competing priorities and manage time efficiently

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