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The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.

Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:

Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840

Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.

Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at
Announcement - 12-76 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Grants Accountability and Improvement)
Post Date:October 2, 2012
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00185990 (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 program manager, provides oversight to and leadership for the state secondary level Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) grants allocated to local education agencies.  Duties include, but are not limited to, providing technical assistance to regional coordinators, program specialists, and local education agencies regarding CTAE accountability and improvement programs and CTAE state and federal grants; providing technical assistance to regional coordinators, program specialists, and local education agencies regarding questions related to the Consolidated Application process for CTAE programs and grants; reviewing and approving as appropriate CTAE state and federal grants; communicating with local education agencies regarding required revisions; reviewing and approving all CTAE grants amendments; working directly with technology services to resolve all technical issues related to the Consolidated Application process; effectively communicating required revisions regarding the current grant CTAE state grant application process; working directly with technology services to create and modify forms related to the CTAE state and federal grants application process; assisting with career pathways/clusters development and implementation activities as needed; and conducting training and making presentations on CTAE program activities as needed. 
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education, education administration, or a related field, and three years of experience in a K-12 professional-level position. Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission certification.  Note:  Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application. Must have strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) programs.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Experience in K-12 school finance
• Experience working with federal grants  
• Five or more years working with CTAE programs
Pay grade 18 -- Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum).  Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, and experience.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers Retirement or Employees’ 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 will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
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.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.