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Announcement - 14-06 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Accountability)
Post Date:March 6, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00190035 (state-funded)
Location:1754 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Assessment and Accountability/Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, collaborates with Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) staff and other stakeholders to produce and support federal and state accountability systems such as the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).  Duties include, but are not limited to, researching accountability issues and the impact on the agency’s mission including compliance with federal and state laws; incorporating the student growth model in the annual CCRPI calculations; ensuring the accuracy of the data posted on the CCRPI reports; supporting schools, LEAs, and other stakeholders in understanding and interpreting the CCRPI reports, data, and calculations; and representing the Accountability Team on several committees.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in education or a related field and three years of professional K-12 education experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must hold Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) certification. Note: Must submit a copy of GaPSC certification with resume and cover letter or with application. Applicants who fail to submit the required documentation will not be considered. 
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualification, possess one or more of the following:
• School  level or district level leadership experience
• Understanding of  CCRPI indicators and calculations
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Pay grade 18 – Annual range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, salary history, 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