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Program Quality Manager, Engineering & Technology Education

Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/08
Posting End Date: 2024/03/08
Category: Program Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 36.00
Maximum Salary: 38.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Division of Career Technical Education

Program Quality Manager, Engineering & Technology Education (ETE)

Pay Range: $36.00 to $38.00 (annualized at $74,880.00 to $79,040.00)

Depending on experience - Plus competitive benefits

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

Agency Information: The Idaho Division of Career Technical Education (IDCTE) provides leadership, administration, and coordination for programs in secondary and postsecondary career technical education (CTE) and adult education across the state of Idaho. With a customer-service focus, the Division leads Idaho's efforts to prepare youth and adults for high-skill, in-demand careers.

Location: Boise

Position Description: Program Quality Managers provide leadership and technical support to secondary and postsecondary career technical education programs. With a focus on program quality improvement, student leadership success, and cross-collaboration with employers, and secondary and postsecondary program staff. Program Quality Managers work to ensure that the program offerings directly align to regional and state labor needs and program standards. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide statewide leadership and advocacy for career technical education with emphasis in the areas of Engineering and Technology Education
  • Provide technical assistance and resources to administrators, educators, and other CTE service providers in program areas, impacting students in grades 7 through 14
  • Provide leadership and guidance to CTE program instructors, administrators, career counselors and transition coordinators in all educational regions of Idaho
  • Ensure the program area meets its stated objectives and state and federal requirements through program visits and program reviews annually
  • Work cooperatively with external agency stakeholders, such as business and workforce development partners
  • Serve as State Advisor for Technology Student Association (TSA) while working cooperatively with the TSA Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) Manager to provide technical assistance to local schools and technical colleges related to student organization development, management, and state advisor responsibilities
  • Facilitate secondary program planning with standards, assessments, data, and SkillStack┬«, Idaho's microcredential platform
  • Facilitate secondary and postsecondary program connections
  • Develop teacher and administrator professional development opportunities at Idaho CTE Summer Conferences and other times, as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Idaho Digital Learning as necessary to develop courses for CTE Digital
  • Some local, state, and national travel required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned master's degree from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
  • Hold or be eligible to hold an Idaho CTE Administrator certificate
  • Have at least three years' teaching experience in a CTE program (or equivalent work experience)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following areas: organizational leadership and management; budget and contract administration; interpretation of state and federal laws; good written and verbal communication skills, and computer skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with Idaho's career technical education system at the secondary and postsecondary levels

Application Procedure:

Apply online at Provide a cover letter, resume, and list of references with at least two former or current supervisors and submit it through the application portal. Questions about the position or the application process can be directed to Claire Russell, Human Resource Business Partner I at [email protected].

Timeframe: Start date is negotiable.

Special Notification: This position is a non-classified position and exempt from the rules of classified service under the provisions of Section 67-5303, Idaho Code. This position is educational professional exempt from overtime.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

Benefits Include: Per current policy, this position earns 7.38 hours of vacation leave per pay period, 3.70 hours of sick leave per pay period, eleven paid holidays, PERSI retirement plan, FICA, and Medicare contributions, FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act), and workers' compensation insurance. Additionally, employees may elect to participate in other employer supported benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, FSA (Flexible Spending Account) plan, 401(k) plan, 457 plan, and IDeal plan. This position is eligible for reduced tuition and fees at institutions under the State Board of Education governance. 

Thank you for your interest in Idaho Division of Career Technical Education

The Idaho Division of Career Technical Education is an equal opportunity/veterans' preference employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. If you need a special accommodation to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263, or email [email protected]. Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.