Education Specialist IV (1903-21-EES)
Job Vacancy Announcement
Write and develop course curriculum, including instructional methods and other educational materials. Research and collaborate with agency subcommittees and subject matter experts. Participate in exam development, item writing and exam performance analysis. Provide professional assistance to the public and agency stakeholders via telephone, written communication, or in person. Must be a team player and perform other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in a field relevant to the assignment.
- Minimum of two years of work experience developing curriculum for adult learners
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in curriculum design, adult learning principles and effective assessment strategies
- Experience applying adult learning principles in curriculum development
- Experience working with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop accurate and relevant content
- Experience writing and editing course content for clarity, consistency and instructional soundness
- Experience developing instructional materials corresponding to curriculum
- Experience in test item-writing and item performance analysis
- Knowledge of adult learning theories and principles
- Knowledge of Word, Office, Excel, Outlook, Adobe and PowerPoint
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Effective organizational skills
- Ability to work successfully in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment
- Ability to work and communicate effectively with agency staff, subject matter experts, and agency education subcommittees
- Ability to provide accurate guidance to education providers and instructors regarding compliance
- Ability to quickly learn the Texas Real Estate License Act and rules of the Texas Real Estate Commission pertaining to education
- Ability to maintain professionalism in high-pressure situations
- Ability to willingly accept and incorporate constructive criticism/feedback to improve performance
- Ability to adapt successfully to change
- Ability to consistently present a professional image
- Master’s degree in a field related to education and/or curriculum development.
- Experience in online learning management software development and administration
- Current or former Texas Real Estate license holder (Cannot hold an active license if employed by TREC)
- Collaborate with agency subcommittees and subject matter experts to write, develop and edit course curriculum for agency required courses
- Develop instructional methods, instructional aids and other education materials for course curriculum
- Assist with exam development, item writing and exam performance analysis
- Define instructional, learning and performance objectives
- Accurately interpret and apply Agency statute and rules
- Prepare clear, professional written correspondence or documentation
- Assist educators, instructors, license holders and the public via telephone or in person
- Respond to inquiries from internal and external customers in a timely manner
- Update and maintain electronic and paper files in accordance with the Agency’s records management policy
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Cover letter detailing how your experience relates to the duties of the position
- Professional Resume
- Writing Sample
Environmental & Physical Conditions: Normal office work environment, mostly sedentary in nature. May involve walking; standing; remaining stationary for long periods of time; pulling and pushing; kneeling, stooping and bending; and safely lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds. Work involves repetitive hand/wrist/finger motions while using the computer.
Submit a complete (no blanks) State of Texas Employment Application along with a cover letter, resume, and DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to: email@example.com or 512-936-3547 (fax). Applications may be submitted via WorkInTexas; however, the additional documents must be submitted to Human Resources prior to being considered for an interview.
Applications will not be considered until all required documentation is received by TREC/TALCB.
Military Crosswalk Information: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Education.pdf
Human Resources 512-936-3604