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Program Specialist, Esports at Orange County Department of Education

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About the Employer

The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is a public education organization offering support services to 27 school districts and more than 600 schools and 20,000 educators serving over 500,000 students in Orange County. OCDE’s personnel offer support, professional development, and student programs through its divisions and departments: Administrative Services, Alternative Education, Business Services, Career and Technical Education, Information Technology, Instructional Services, Legal Services, Community and Student Support Services, and Special Education. Our vision is that "Orange County students will lead the nation in college and career readiness and success." We play a supportive role in the fulfillment of this vision in collaboration with educators at all levels of student development, from early childhood through higher education, and in partnership with families, businesses, and community organizations. We believe that to lead the nation in college and career readiness and success is a high ambition, but within the reach of Orange County students.

Job Information

Date Posted: 7/10/2018 Application Deadline: 7/19/2018 10:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 210 Days (13 holidays, 12 paid sick days)
Salary: Certificated Management: $403.11 - $491.17 daily. Placement based on education and years of experience. Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Maria Solorzano-Portaro Email: msolorzano-portaro@ocde.us
Phone: 714-966-4037
Benefits: We provide a safe, caring, courteous, and professional environment that fosters collaborative work and individual development for employees. OCDE offers generous, comprehensive, tax-free insurance benefits options to full-time members of the staff. Benefits may be prorated for employees working fewer than 12 months per year or less than full-time. Benefits packages include medical, dental, and vision care insurance for employees and their eligible dependents, and life insurance for employees.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

The OCDE is looking for a dynamic Program Specialist, Esports to provide specialized services in support of the growing esports learning and league programs. The person selected for this position will provide guidance and training in support of the esports curriculum, clubs, and leagues as well as establish relationships and procedures for the programs. This position is full-time and will be based out of OCDE located at: 200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92628. Work hours will be flexible based on program needs, Monday through Friday with some weekend work as needed. This position will be funded through June 30, 2019 with possible funding to continue.

Education, Training and Experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education. • Experience: Three years of educational experience in instructional program. • Credential: A valid California teaching or service credential appropriate to the assignment. There are supplemental questions in the application. Please note that the EdJoin system will time-out after a 20-minute period of perceived inactivity. To assist you in the preparation of your application, the supplemental questions are listed here. Your responses should be thoughtful and thorough, and within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. We recommend that you prepare your responses in advance of beginning the application. 1. Please describe your experience in working with esports. 2. Where do you see the intersection of esports and learning for students? Notice to Applicants: If you require accommodation in the application process, please inform us.



      The OCDE is looking for a dynamic Program Specialist, Esports to provide specialized services in support of the growing esports learning and league programs. The person selected for this position will provide guidance and training in support of the esports curriculum, clubs, and leagues as well as establish relationships and procedures for the programs. This position is full-time and will be based out of OCDE located at: 200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92628. Work hours will be flexible based on program needs, Monday through Friday with some weekend work as needed. This position will be funded through June 30, 2019 with possible funding to continue.

      Education, Training and Experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education. • Experience: Three years of educational experience in instructional program. • Credential: A valid California teaching or service credential appropriate to the assignment. There are supplemental questions in the application. Please note that the EdJoin system will time-out after a 20-minute period of perceived inactivity. To assist you in the preparation of your application, the supplemental questions are listed here. Your responses should be thoughtful and thorough, and within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. We recommend that you prepare your responses in advance of beginning the application. 1. Please describe your experience in working with esports. 2. Where do you see the intersection of esports and learning for students? Notice to Applicants: If you require accommodation in the application process, please inform us.

          Comments and Other Information

          Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed online application. Before receiving authorization to work in this position, the individual selected will be required to provide a current negative TB authorization, within the last 60 days, and submit fingerprints for the purpose of conducting a confidential background investigation and record check. The tests are arranged and paid for by OCDE. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to verify the employability of all new employees. Before the Department will finalize an offer of employment, the candidate selected will be required to show original documents which establish both the individual’s identity and employment authorization. The candidate must also sign a statement under penalty of perjury regarding his/her employability. We reserve the right to reopen, readvertise, or delay filling this position. AA/EOE/ADA

          Comments and Other Information


          Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed online application. Before receiving authorization to work in this position, the individual selected will be required to provide a current negative TB authorization, within the last 60 days, and submit fingerprints for the purpose of conducting a confidential background investigation and record check. The tests are arranged and paid for by OCDE. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to verify the employability of all new employees. Before the Department will finalize an offer of employment, the candidate selected will be required to show original documents which establish both the individual’s identity and employment authorization. The candidate must also sign a statement under penalty of perjury regarding his/her employability. We reserve the right to reopen, readvertise, or delay filling this position. AA/EOE/ADA

           


          Application Deadline

          7/19/2018 10:00 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          7/10/2018

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          Certificated Management: $403.11 - $491.17 daily. Placement based on education and years of experience.

          Length of Work Year

          210 Days (13 holidays, 12 paid sick days)

          Employment Type

          Full Time

          Benefits:

          We provide a safe, caring, courteous, and professional environment that fosters collaborative work and individual development for employees. OCDE offers generous, comprehensive, tax-free insurance benefits options to full-time members of the staff. Benefits may be prorated for employees working fewer than 12 months per year or less than full-time. Benefits packages include medical, dental, and vision care insurance for employees and their eligible dependents, and life insurance for employees.