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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 - 12-85 All Job Openings
Job Title:Budget Analyst 2 (Budget Services)
Post Date:November 20, 2012
Apply by:Until filled
Job ID:New position
Location:1666 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Budget Division/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:
Under general to limited supervision, prepares, analyzes and manages annual budgets for the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE).  Duties include preparing comprehensive and detailed reports relating to preparation and submission of budgets, budget revisions, budget performance, etc.; monitoring budgets and notifying appropriate senior Budget Division staff of significant variances; taking appropriate corrective action necessary to resolve budget variances; participating in the preparation of operating budgets and budget revisions; providing technical assistance to GaDOE program managers; entering budget amendments and running queries/reports utilizing PeopleSoft Financials;  interfacing with state financial/budget entities to resolve issues; conducting comprehensive research and analysis; and conducting training for GaDOE program mangers as needed.   
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance or related field and two years of fiscal analysis experience OR Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance or related fields and four years of fiscal analysis experience OR two years of experience at the lower level or an equivalent position.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office
• Experience with PeopleSoft Financials
• Experience with the State of Georgia budget process and associated timelines
• Excellent oral and written communication skills   
Pay grade 15 – Annual salary range $35,569.36 (minimum) to $62,301.82 (maximum).  Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, and 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 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.