Technology Education Specialist
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus
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The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Nevada Ready 21 (NR21) Technology Education Specialist for the College of Education. The position will collaborate with other project facilitators across Nevada to develop and facilitate online and blended professional development for K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders with a focus on the Nevada Academic Content Standards, 21st century skills, and computer science. Other duties include, but are not limited to: facilitating computer science instruction for K-12 students in the state of Nevada; supporting these coaches with high-quality professional learning and mentorship; managing statewide Canvas learning management system (LMS); performing strategic project planning for various conferences; preparing, implementing, and evaluating the summer Girls Math Camp in support of the Northern Nevada Girls Math and Technology Program; contributing to blog and social media outlets for Nevada Ready 21; curating, vetting, developing, and posting educational resources; and other duties as assigned.
Masters and two (2) years or a Doctorate and one (1) year of experience.
Related Experience: Teaching in grades 5-12 and/or providing teacher professional development, with a preference for someone with who has experience with educational technology and introductory computer coding.
Some in-state travel to support schools across the state and overnight travel to southern or rural Nevada school locations may be required.
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.
The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno is a recognized leader in shaping the future and transforming lives through quality education for all. For more information, please visit the following site: http://www.unr.edu/education
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2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
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