Brockport Research Institute

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Brockport Research Institute Now Hiring Director of Professional Learning

Dec 06, 2022 at 10:56 am by Amanda Lai

Brockport Research Institute is seeking applications for our Director of Professional Learning position! This position ranges from part-time to full-time with flexible hours.
The Director of Professional Learning will be responsible for developing and managing our professional development division by interfacing with clients, participants, and instructors to ensure high-quality professional learning opportunities for educators and educational leaders, reflecting research-based and developmentally appropriate practices. The Director will also serve as a subject matter expert on improving teaching and learning and will work collaboratively with BRI staff and consultants, K- 12 teachers and leaders, and postsecondary faculty and administrators.
To apply, visit our Employment Opportunities Page!
Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Lead the development and implementation of a hybrid model of professional learning for K-12
  • and higher education faculty and administrators
  • Lead and manage a team of instructors in the development of courses, workshops, and webinars
  • Identify and liaise with K-12 leaders to offer customized Continuing Teacher and Leader
  • Educational opportunities
  • Stay up to date with the professional needs of educators and conduct periodic reviews of existing
  • teacher professional development trends, curriculum, and resources
  • Deliver in-person and online training as needed
  • Coordinate the publication of an annual course catalog
Requirements for success:
  • 10 years related work experience, preferably in a position in public education administration
  • Prior teaching experience with children (PreK-12)
  • Background in teaching and/or curriculum design with practical experience using a variety of educational technologies.
  • Masters in Education, Instructional Technology, Curriculum, and Instruction or related field, PhD or EdD preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of educational theory and practice, including social-emotional learning
  • Passionate about supporting education
  • Understanding of educational trends and policy
  • Experience facilitating adult learning
  • Excellent knowledge of digital and media literacy and teacher professional development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to generate original presentations, correspondence, and reports
  • Excellent project logistic and planning skills with close attention to details and timelines
  • Works well with others and has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effectively juggles multiple tasks, managing competing priorities, and works efficiently under multiple deadlines
  • Works independently, is self-directed, and resourceful
  • Demonstrated knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility best practices in professional learning
  • Comfortable working collaboratively in virtual environments and using diverse virtual meeting platforms
  • Ability to travel within NYS
  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be
  • considered. Proof of vaccination required.
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