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Program Quality Manager, Health Professions and Public Safety

Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/10
Posting End Date: 2024/06/24
Category: Program Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 36.00
Maximum Salary: 39.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho

Division of Career Technical Education

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

About the Agency: The Idaho Division of Career Technical Education (IDCTE) provides leadership, administration, and coordination for programs in secondary and post secondary 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.

Summary: Program Quality Managers provide guidance and technical support to secondary and postsecondary career technical education programs. This position will 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 program offerings directly align to regional and state labor needs and program standards.

This position will focus on program quality improvement and cross-collaboration with employers, and secondary and postsecondary program staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide statewide leadership and advocacy for career technical education with emphasis in the areas of Health Professions and Public Safety 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 guidance and support 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 Idaho HOSA Future Health Professionals while working cooperatively with the Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) Manager to provide oversight and 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 (Connect) 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:

  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience, typically gained from college course work or certification.
  • 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:

  • Hold master’s degree from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Earned a related industry certification.
  • Demonstrated experience with Idaho’s career technical education system at the secondary and/or postsecondary levels.

    Application Procedure: Prepare a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with at least two former or current supervisors and attach to your candidate profile.

    Recruitment Contact: Questions about the position or the application process can be directed to Claire Russell, Human Resource Business Partner I, at (208) 854-3039 or [email protected].

    Special Notification: This position is 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.


    The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. Additionally, Career Technical Education employees receive tuition reduction benefits under the State Board of Education. For additional information, please visit


    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.