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Master's degree in an education field.
Demonstrate skills to build bridges and forge relationships between University and Public School Partners.
Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written).
Teaching and leadership experience in P-12 schools.
Hold, or is eligible for, a current NC Teaching License.
Possess effective interpersonal and collaborative management skills necessary for providing leadership within the College and Public Schools; has the ability to navigate both environments.
Possess technology skills to facilitate communication across stakeholders.
Holds, or is eligible for a North Carolina teaching license.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this position is to lead the Partnership in its vision, which aspires to sustain educational excellence in Northwest North Carolina and better prepare all P-12 students to succeed in and out of the classroom.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
Collaborate and oversee the partnerships between the College of Education and the nine county partners in our region as well as with the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork.
Engage the appropriate individuals, teams, and representatives to support the mission and vision of the Public School Partnership.
Serve as the Regional Director of the NC New Teacher Support Program at Appalachian.
Collaborate with P12 partners to facilitate support systems for Nationally Board Certified Teachers and mentoring of preservice teachers by Nationally Board Certified Appalachian Alumni.
Convene meetings on campus and at district sites on a monthly/quarterly basis.
Collaborate with the Office of Field Experience to co-construct student experiences in the field, provide feedback, and build relationships between the University and P-12 Partners.
Manage Partnership Resources, including budget, in accordance with University guidelines.
Supervise Graduate Assistant.
Knowledge of higher education environment(s).
Demonstrated grant-writing experience and/or implementation of grant(s).
Knowledge and understanding of statewide policies and legislation; ability to articulate this information to others.
Experience in arranging and conducting staff/professional development.
Experience in educational technology (including Digital Learning Competencies), social media, and website design.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon.- Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.