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Announcement - 12-75 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Manager (CTAE Accountability and Improvement)
Post Date:October 2, 2012
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00054705 (state- and federally-funded)
Location:1752 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Accountability and Improvement Program/Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Division
Description of Duties:
Under the limited supervision of the division director, provides supervision, leadership, and coordination in the development and implementation of Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) division goals and objectives in the areas of accountability and improvement. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing CTAE accountability and improvement staff and programs; planning and directing administrative functions (e.g. budgets) of assigned programs;  monitoring compliance with the Federal Perkins grant requirements; managing state secondary level CTAE leadership data;  writing and coordinating the secondary and postsecondary career and technical annual grants; managing the development and publication of the CTAE annual report; securing and fully integrating CTAE-related data collection from multiple state agencies as needed to complete federal accountability mandates; guiding and assisting CTAE program specialists with data-driven decisions; generating and evaluating system performance data on statewide annual local plans and providing local systems with technical assistance needed to attain federal benchmarks; managing state formulas to allocate state and federal grant funds to local education agencies; coordinating CTAE-related grant application processes; coordinating professional development and technical assistance for assigned programs to local education agency staff; coordinating the annual assessment of selected school systems to determine compliance with federal OCR regulations; and making presentations to a variety of audiences as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education, education administration, career and technical education, or a related field and three years of experience in a full-time K-12 leadership position at the local, system, or state level.  This experience must include financial management (e.g. budget, contracts, grants), management of CTAE program(s), and supervision of professional-level staff.  Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission educator certification.  Note:  Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: 
• Considerable knowledge of and experience in working with Career, Technical and Agricultural Education budgets
• Considerable knowledge of and experience in management of projects
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
• Excellent writing skills, verbal communications, and a research experiences
Pay grade 19 – Annual salary range $52,172.55 (minimum) to $91,137.94 (maximum).  Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007