INFOhio Professional or Senior Instructional Specialist

Hours: 
Monday through Friday, First shift
Deadline: 
September 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Location: 
Willing to be located in Ohio or close proximity to enable any travel required throughout Ohio.
Salary: 
The anticipated salary range for the position is $60,000 to $85,000 per year
Expires: 
09/12/2020

Organization: 

The Management Council of the Ohio Education Computer Network

Requirements: 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • MLS, MIS, or M.Ed. required; three years of library or K-12 teaching experience with Ohio teaching license preferred
  • Broad understanding of curriculum design and assessment, OER, and licensing content for equitable access
  • Working knowledge of content management platforms such as Joomla, Django, WordPress, or EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Expertise in training adult learners, including experience with online/blended teaching and instructional design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The position may require travel to schools and educational agencies throughout the state. The ideal candidate possesses a willingness to learn; is forward-thinking with a skill for networking; establishes priorities and successfully manages multiple projects with deadlines; works independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment; and demonstrates attention to detail, especially in writing and editing. This full-time position includes an excellent benefits package along with a salary commensurate with education, experience, and the successful candidate’s potential for excellence. 

The Management Council reserves the right to not fill or to repost the position if a successful candidate is not found. Every consideration will be given to underrepresented and nontraditional candidates. The Management Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information or any other legally protected category in its employment decisions. About the Management Council and the Ohio Education Computer Network Ohio’s Information Technology Centers (ITCs) work together through a statewide network known as the Ohio Education Computer Network (OECN). The Management Council represents and supports the collaborative efforts of the OECN, which implements a broad spectrum of academic and administrative technologies across Ohio’s PreK-12 education system. While the ITCs and the Management Council are the key components of the OECN, other organizations collaborate in the OECN, including the Ohio Department of Education and OARnet. Ohio district and school customers are the primary beneficiaries of the system of services and support from organizations of the OECN.

About the Management Council and the Ohio Education Computer Network

Ohio’s Information Technology Centers (ITCs) work together through a statewide network known as the Ohio Education Computer Network (OECN). The Management Council represents and supports the collaborative efforts of the OECN, which implements a broad spectrum of academic and administrative technologies across Ohio’s PreK-12 education system. While the ITCs and the Management Council are the key components of the OECN, other organizations collaborate in the OECN, including the Ohio Department of Education and OARnet. Ohio district and school customers are the primary beneficiaries of the system of services and support from organizations of the OECN.

Duties: 

The Management Council of the Ohio Education Computer Network seeks an innovative and enthusiastic individual to join our statewide INFOhio Instructional Team. INFOhio, Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library, delivers instructional and library services to over 4,600 PreK-12 schools and support agencies in Ohio.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work collaboratively with INFOhio Instructional and Technical Teams to develop and carry out a comprehensive plan for acquiring and promoting high-quality, digital, teaching and learning content that can be freely used by all Ohio schools
  • Lead INFOhio initiatives related to Open Access and Open Educational Resources, providing support to the education community on standards-alignment, intellectual property rights, visibility and impact, and equity
  • Manage multiple digital curriculum repositories, supporting their growth and use
  • Build community among statewide partners and Ohio educators around OER and equitable curriculum options • Deliver professional development and training, in person and virtually
  • Develop, deliver, and edit messaging to targeted audiences to increase awareness, engagement, and partnerships 

Contact Information: 

The Professional and Senior level full job descriptions for the position are available on https://www.mcoecn.org/who-we-are/careers/ while this opportunity is open. Interested professionals should submit a cover letter and current resume by 4:00 pm on September 11, 2020 to Greg Buddelmeyer (HR@managementcouncil.org). 

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