10/30/14 – Education Technology Specialist
Division: Center for Collaborative Technology
Reports To: Director
Date Posted: 9/30/2014
Application Deadline: 12/31/2014
Position Summary: IREX seeks Education Technology Specialist candidates for anticipated education/technology centered international development programs. The expected programs will likely focus on enhancing and transforming educational institutions through interactive technology tools, such as tablets and mobile phones. The technology tools will help teachers drive day-to-day instruction and enhance student achievement with the use of sustainable technology tools in the classroom.
Sarah P’s comments: This position is for those who have education experience and preferably international development experience. IREX (The International Research & Exchanges Board) is an international nonprofit organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C., whose goal is to provide “thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally”. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide and does have some library development projects (ex. Namibia).