(DOE-031-22) Education Program Development Specialist 2 - 10 Months (Deaf Language Specialist)

Trenton, NJ
Full Time
Division of Educational Services
Mid Level

Notice of Vacancy

Reference Number: DOE-031-22

Title: Education Program Development Specialist 2 – 10 Months (Deaf Language Specialist)

Range/Title Code: P25/10223C

Salary: $68,214.76 - $96,960.49

Position Number: 949361

Issue Date: April 21, 2022

Closing Date: Until filled

Hours of Work:

Monday: 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:15 AM – 3:45 PM

Thursday: 8:15 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday: 8:15 AM – 3:15 PM

Location: Ewing, New Jersey

Division: Division of Educational Services, Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf


Candidates who have previously applied do not need to reapply.


Under general direction of an Education Program Development Specialist 3, or other supervisory officer in the Department of Education, Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf, designs, produces, and delivers curricula, training, program improvement, and related education services to education agencies to ensure the achievement of mandated goals and to meet existing and emerging needs; performs mandated regulatory functions; performs work of a difficult nature and generally works independently in the monitoring and evaluation of education programs.


Functions as a behavioral specialist who consults with teachers and staff on class-wide and student-specific Applied Behavioral intervention with deaf multiply disabled students K through 12th grades. Using data collection performs Functional Behavioral Assessments, develops Behavioral Intervention Plans to reduce problem behavior and develop appropriate behavior. Provides coaching and training as needed to staff. Through observation and data analysis monitors student progress, creates reports and collaborates with the team to make changes as needed. As part of the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports team, consults with teachers and staff on behavioral management systems and strategies.



Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Education or related field.


Four (4) years of experience in education programs in a school district or other educational institution.

Preferred Education/Experience

A Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling and licensure or certification in a related field; BCBA (Board Certified Behavioral Analyst) certification; and two (2) years of experience in education programs in a school district or other educational institution functioning as a behavioral analyst working with students with behavioral challenges and multiple disabilities ages 3-21.

Special Note (MKSD)

Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in the language of the deaf, particularly American Sign Language, sufficiently to perform duties of this position.


Note: All final candidates must be fingerprinted and bear the $74.91 cost of the criminal history check in order to qualify for employment at the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf.


For more information on the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf, visit www.mksd.org

Open to the Following

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment.


Applicants must meet the open competitive requirements listed on the job specification on file at the Civil Service Commission. You may access the job specification through the Civil Service Commission’s website URL link.

Authorization to Work

Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations. Note: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorships for work visas.

EOE/AA Statement

The New Jersey State Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has an Affirmative Action Program, and will not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, religion, color, national origin/nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status/civil union partnership, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partnership status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, disability, (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, and is committed to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


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