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Senior Technical Assistance Liaison- Literacy Center

Job Summary:  Serve as a Technical Assistance Liaison in Literacy, working with state education leaders on issues related to literacy, professional learning, policy, and grant implementation.

Primary Responsibilities:
•    Serves as a Technical Assistance (TA) Liaison, working with state education leaders on issues related to literacy, professional learning, policy, and grant implementation.
•    Identifies, facilitates, and delivers TA via one-on-one calls, peer-to-peer meetings, communities of practice (CoPs), and conference events.
•    Informs website content development on literacy topics
•    Assists and identifies topics for the TA on a whole group, small group, and individualized level
•    Assists in identifying and liaising with subject matter experts
•    Authors strategy briefs, discussion guides, and toolkits
•    Supports social media stakeholder outreach and engagement
•    Supports site visits for project monitoring or TA

Primary Qualifications:
•    Ed.D or Ph.D.; M.A., M.S., or M.Ed.
•    Content expertise in literacy.
•    Expertise in education policy, federal grants, and/or program evaluation and continuous improvement 
•    Expertise at the state and local education levels
•    Experience providing TA to education leaders and grant administrators
•    Experience supporting project or grant monitoring

Desired Qualifications:
•    Content expertise in multiple education subgroup populations (e.g. early childhood, English learners, special education, rural education, etc.)
•    Experience supporting continuous improvement efforts of project life cycles 
•    Experience working with regional education labs (RELs) or comprehensive centers

Other job requirements:
•    The position requires that individuals be available to work as necessary throughout the standard workweek and often on weekends as well.  

Physical demands and work environment:
•    Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop; bend; push; turn; crawl; sit; use hands to handle objects and documents; manipulate objects; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to        pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; ability to recognize, register, and respond; color recognition; depth perception. Employee may use office equipment such as telephone, computer, computer software, calculator, printer, copier, and facsimile.  
•    Work environment: Employees are not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of employees so classified.