COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA invites applications for:
Early Intervention Advisor

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

SALARY:    $75,443.00 - $107,306.00 Annually
JOB TYPE:    Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
DEPARTMENT:    Department of Education
LOCATION:    *Home Headquartered
OPENING DATE:    01/12/23
CLOSING DATE:    01/26/23 11:59 PM
JOB CODE:    20240
POSITION NUMBER:    00120934
BUREAU/DIVISION:    ED Eastern Division of Operations and Monitoring
WORKSITE ADDRESS:    Home Headquartered
ZIP CODE:    Home Headquartered, Pennsylvania
CONTACT NAME:    Abigail O'Shura
Exciting opportunity to impact children's lives!  Use your expertise to provide early childhood care and education programs in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  

The Office of Child Development & Early Learning (OCDEL) incorporates all the Commonwealth's early childhood care and education programs. Within this office, the Bureau of Early Intervention Services and Family Supports (BEIS/FS) coordinates Pennsylvania's Infant/Toddler and Preschool Early Intervention (EI) programs.

•    Acts as a liaison, monitors, and provides technical assistance for assigned local Early Intervention (EI) programs, serving eligible children ages birth through age of beginners.
•    Perform program planning, facilitative, and coordinative duties required at the state level in conjunction with the Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC).
•    Identify issues at the regional and state level which impact the provision of services by the Departments of Education and Human Services for eligible children ages birth through age of beginners.
•    Provide guidance to local Early Intervention programs for improvement and on federal, state statute and regulations.
•    Develops, reviews and revises statewide policies and procedures related to programs and services for eligible children.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:
•    Full-time employment.
•    Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch; Work hours may be negotiable.
•    Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
•    Position will be home headquartered. The individual will primarily be assigned to both Philadelphia counties, Elwyn-Philadelphia area.  
•    Frequent in person and routine on-sight monitoring of these locations will be required.  Additional travel/assignments could be required for other Eastern Region counties/programs as necessary.
•    You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
•    Five years of professional experience in special education including two years as an administrator of a special education program; or
•    An equivalent combination of experience and training, which includes two years as an administrator of a special education program.
Other Requirements:
•    You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
•    You must be able to perform essential job functions.
Legal Requirements:
•    A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports. See hiring agency contact information.
•    You must pass a background investigation.
How to Apply:
•    Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
•    If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
•    Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
•    Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
•    Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
•    711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
•    Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
•    Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
•    Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
•    You must provide complete and accurate information or your score may be lower than deserved.  You may be disqualified.
•    You may only apply/test once for this posting.
•    Your results will be provided via email.
Link to the application:
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Early and Middle Grades Education

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University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg


Assistant Professor - Education - Full-Time (2 positions)
Greensburg Education - Pennsylvania-Greensburg 

Fall 2023 Tenure Stream Position and Non-tenure stream position

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Department of Education is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor and a full-time Non-tenure track Assistant Professor beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. Responsibilities will include teaching 12-credits (usually four courses) each semester in person on campus. Classes may include courses in educational psychology, social foundations, educational assessment, special education, birth to PreK engagement, early childhood/elementary instructional methods, and general education courses. Duties for these courses will include designing the courses according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education teacher education competencies, assessing students appropriately, and modeling best practices for the student.  The successful candidate may also be asked to supervise student teachers.

 Additional university expectations of the position include effective advising and mentoring of students, service to campus and university, and continuing scholarly and professional development. 

Successful applicants will provide evidence of successful teaching experience and of a professional development plan. Background in elementary education and/or special education preferred.  Additionally, the University of Pittsburgh values candidates with an interest in matters of diversity. 

The successful candidate will possess a PhD. or an EdD. Experience teaching in higher education is a plus.

The application submission package should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, graduate transcript, teaching and research statements, and contact information for three professional references.  PA Act 153 clearance (PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, and PA Child Abuse History Clearance) may be required prior to commencement of employment.     

Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2022 or until the position is filled.  Questions may be directed to Dr. Melissa Marks at or 724-836-7073

 Requirements prior to interview. Graduate transcripts and research statements The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement. 

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Campus Greensburg

Required Attachments Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Teaching Statement, Other (see posting for additional details)

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