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July 13, 2021

CCTS is seeking our next Director of Transition Services!

A summary of the position is included below. You can view the complete posting on the Seattle University Career website

Director of Transition Services

  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Months Per Year: 12
  • Hours Per Week: 37.5

Essential Job Functions

Strategic Planning

  • As a member of the leadership team, advise on the development and implementation of the Center’s strategic plan, long-term goals and objectives.
  • Serve as a primary liaison between CCTS and stakeholder agencies (DVR, OSPI, ESDs, School Districts).
  • Participate in statewide meetings and on statewide committees.
  • Research best practices and current, relevant articles that align with the CCTS mission and vision for distribution and training among stakeholders.>
  • Assist in coordination of statewide and regional conferences.
  • Contribute to federal and state reports.

Professional Training

  • Design high quality, research-based professional training for the field in secondary special education and transition services.
  • Provide training to consultants or others who facilitate training on behalf of CCTS (in person/virtual).
  • Support collaborations and coordination with the ESDs in secondary special education and transition services.
  • Provide training and support to CCTS staff in secondary special education and transition services.

Technical Assistance

  • Assist CCTS staff in analyzing and evaluating project data (reflection guides, Indicator B-14, etc.) 
  • Respond to questions and requests from the field (school districts, ESDs, stakeholder groups, etc.) regarding secondary special education and transition services, compliance issues, and implementing evidence-based practices.

Marginal Job Functions

  • Continue to learn about various CCTS functions and impacts.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor (Director).


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in special education and a valid teacher’s license, administrative certificate, or equivalent.
  • 5 or more years of experience in schools and special education.
  • 3 or more years of experience with professional development in secondary special education and transition services.
  • Thorough knowledge of Special Education law.
  • Ability to travel (interstate and intrastate) for meetings and conferences as needed.
  • Communicate effectively and meaningfully with groups and individuals in diverse settings using a range of techniques including face-to-face, telephone, video conferencing, email, written correspondence, public speaking, online trainings, and meeting facilitation.
  • An ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university’s mission, vision, and values.
  • All positions at Seattle University require a criminal history background check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in professional development and adult training and education
  • Technology proficient and experienced with using web-based conferencing, and other telecommunication on-line meeting and education platforms.

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