Educational technology consultant office Job at State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

  • State of Louisiana
  • Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description

Full job description

Supplemental Information

**This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA **

Office of Assessment, Accountability, and Analytics

Job Focus Area
This Educational Technology Consultant is located within the Office of Assessments, Accountability & Analytics and reports to the Director of Research and Data Privacy. This position will manage the provisioning of security rights for the EdLink data system as well as other LDOE data systems. Assist in developing agency policies and procedures to ensure security of department data, and support staff with implementation of established policies and procedures. Conduct security and privacy trainings for the agency, while overseeing the maintenance of employees' confidentiality agreements. Oversee tracking documentation as related to the system access granted to all of the agency's employees and conduct periodic reviews of employees' data access. Coordinate with school system security coordinators for to obtain access to systems that access is controlled by EdLink Security. Through benchmarking, work practice review, and customer feedback, this position will be responsible for ensuring the documentation and consistent implementation of best practices for data security and confidentiality.

Candidates with the following skills and experience are encouraged to apply:
Candidates with excellent organizational and strong communication skills, the ability to effectively multi-task, have experience with providing technical support, and developing training and resource materials.

** Note regarding the advertised pay range : The Educational Technology Consultant series has a special entrance rate that is above the minimum hire rate for these positions. The maximum amounts listed are the maximum salary amounts a person can make over their career and not the maximum amount we are allowed to pay a new hire.

This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA. and the selected candidate is expected to report to the Baton Rouge office regularly. This position may be filled as a probation, or by promotion of any current permanent classified Louisiana state employee. Current permanent state employees may be required to accept a probationary appointment if selected.

You may attach a resume; however only the information listed on the online application will be considered to determine qualification. All education, job-related certifications, prior experience, including dates related to education and prior experience MUST be listed on the online application.

You are encouraged to attach a copy of your college transcripts to your online application.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Louisiana Department of Education – Human Resources

PO Box 94064

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

A master's degree plus four years of professional level experience in teaching, education, administrative services, web development, or graphic design.

A baccalaureate degree plus two additional years of professional level qualifying experience will substitute for the required master's degree.

A Ph.D. in education will substitute for two years of the required experience.


Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To develop and implement technology programs of the Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Center for Educational Technology, and the Louisiana State Plan for Educational Technology.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Administrative direction from an Educational Technology Senior Consultant or an unclassified division director.

Supervision Exercised:
May supervise Educational Technology Specialist(s).

Location of Work:
Louisiana Department of Education.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Educational Technology Senior Consultant by the absence of duties as a deputy to cabinet-level executive.

Differs from other education jobs by acting on behalf of an Educational Technology Senior Consultant and by assignment to statewide instructional technology programs.

Differs from Educational Technology Specialist by breadth and depth of duties for instructional technology programs and responsibilities that include programmatic research, development and evaluation of programs.

Examples of Work

Makes recommendations to the Educational Technology Senior Consultant and to the Director of Educational Technology regarding mandated and discretionary programs.

Plans and implements in-service meetings and conferences with department administrators to discuss technical and organizational matters related to statewide educational technology projects and programs.

Makes technical and instructional presentations at universities and school systems throughout the state to promote the activities of the Departments Center of Educational Technology.

Designs and implements professional development and technical infrastructure projects that support classroom reform and the state technology goals.

Assists in the design, implementation and evaluation of the Classroom-Based Technology Improvement Grants and the Technology Literacy Challenge Grants.

Collaborates with other Department Units to advise and assist with the technology components of professional development, leadership, curriculum, and accountability initiatives.

Researches and prepares reports on key aspects of the changing field of educational technology.

Meets with state and local officials, legislators, professional organizations, local superintendents, the Board of Regents, the BESE, groups of parents, and special interest groups.

Supports Senior Educational Technology Consultant in the design and coordination of federal and state technology educational program activities.

Prepares special instructional and technical reports relating to the Louisiana Center for Educational Technology and the Department of Education.

Develops and recommends to the division director programmatic policy directives and procedural guidelines to local educational authorities.

In the absence of the Senior Educational Technology Consultant, represents the division director on interoffice technology instructional matters.

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Full time, Local area, Trial period,

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