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State of Massachusetts Contracted Higher Education Business Program Manager in Everett, Massachusetts

PLEASE NOTE THAT PURSUANT TO MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL LAW, CONTRACTED EMPLOYEES ARE NOT PAID FOR THE TWELVE SCHEDULED HOLIDAYS, DO NOT RECEIVE ANY PAID, VACATION, PERSONAL LEAVE BENEFITS, OR CONTRIBUTE TO THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR SOCIAL SECURITY. AS A STATE CONTRACTED EMPLOYEE, YOU MUST PARTICIPATE IN DIRECT DEPOSIT AND CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS STATE ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PLAN, ("OBRA PLAN"). The Department of Elementary & Secondary Education’s (DESE) is in the process of establishing a registered teacher apprenticeship program in Massachusetts. LED by DESE’s Center for Strategic Initiatives (CSI) supported by the Office of Educator Effectiveness and informed by an advisory group of keys constituents. DESE is currently finalizing the framework- that will guide the initial launch of this programming. CSI is seeking a /contracted/employeewith a higher education business manager background to perform the following essential duties: · Review the newly developed Registered Apprenticeship Framework to identify all funding needs and propose potential ways to fund each need. · In partnership with K12 district partner, identify potential funding streams that could be tapped into to appropriately run an apprenticeship program. · Create a guidebook for sponsoring organizations on acquiring funds to support an apprenticeship program within their program(s). · Advise DESE on funding they may want to allocate for the apprenticeship program, which can be sustainable over time. Preferred qualifications: • Worked with higher ed education to support work within a district. • Understanding of how to access private funding sources for schools and colleges. • Background knowledge about registered apprenticeship programming. • Ability to work in partnership with multiple stakeholders. • Able to work in 6–8-week timeframe to complete workstream. • Designed guidebook around fiscal systems Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume with your online submission. * Questions regarding this posting or the application process should be referred to Maureen O’Brien @ maureen.t.o’ This is a part - time contracted position, 19 hours per week, 6/3/2024 through 7/31/2024. This position will follow our hybrid schedule. The extension of this contracted position is contingent upon funding availability and approval. * * Minimum qualifications required at hire:* • Current or former experience as a business manager in higher education • Understanding of state and federal funding sources for higher education. • Interpret federal and state statues, regulations, and guidelines related to fiscal cost ofcollege. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Education *Organization: Department of Elementary and Secondary Education *Title: *Contracted Higher Education Business Program Manager Location: Massachusetts-Everett- 135 Santilli Highway Requisition ID: 240005F6