This position functions as the manager of the residential programs on the Michigan School for the Deaf (MSD) campus. The position is responsible for overseeing, creating and directing the programming and activities for students in the residential program. The position will also oversee and direct the coordination of training and services pertaining to the day-to-day activities of students residing at MSD. This position generates and carries out policy, oversees staff who provide direct care to the students, and serves on the staff team working to create a healthy environment to bring about positive changes in the behaviors, attitudes, and values of students in the residential program. This position works with MSD administration to obtain accreditation for Residential Facilities via Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools & Programs for the Deaf (CEASD) for the residential program. This position functions as a first-line professional manager of professional positions in a complex work area supervising a Special Education Consultant P13 and a Departmental Analyst P11 as well as non-professional staff and contractor employees.
This seasonal position is scheduled to work 22 pay periods during the school calendar year.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major.
Four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the experienced (P11) level or one year equivalent to the advanced (12) level.
Additional Requirements and Information
The Michigan State Employees Retirement System (MSERS) is separate from the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS). If you are currently a MPSERS retiree, there should be no impact to your MPSERS pension due to employment with the Michigan Department of Education. If you are currently eligible for a MPSERS retirement benefit and become the successful candidate for this position, you should contact the Office of Retirement Services (ORS) to determine any impact if you elect to immediately begin receiving your MPSERS retirement benefit.
Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis