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To apply to the Georgia Department of Education an applicant should review our advertised job postings and apply for the position(s) that best fit their employment history and qualifications.

Please apply to each job separately by submitting via email - a cover letter, resume, and salary history OR a State of Georgia Standard Application for Employment to:

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NOTE: Position announcements are subject to close at any time, once a suitable list of applicants has been compiled.  Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional educator’s certification. Official documentation of certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume received will not be considered for a position without certification documentation if required. 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

Applicants who obtain degrees(s) from a foreign college or university must submit with their application an international Education Evaluation Letter showing the degree obtained is equivalent to degree(s) obtained at a college or university inside the USA.  Internal Educational Services ( or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators ( 

Announcement - 17-53 All Job Openings
Job Title:Grants Program Consultant (Charter Schools)
Post Date:June 28, 2017
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00054471 (federally-funded)
Location:2053 Twin Towers East; Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Charter Schools Division/Office of External Affairs and Policy
Description of Duties:
Under general to limited supervision, responsible for administering grant funding for charter schools.  Duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing grant applications, budgets and program plans; reviewing grant proposals, rating grants, distributing grant monies, and tracking the use of grant funds; collecting, summarizing, and analyzing grant information for use in state board presentations and annual reports; designing training programs for grant applicants and awardees; providing ongoing technical assistance to charter petitioners and local school systems;  coordinating grant monitoring program; interpreting state and federal laws, regulations and instructions and policies for charter schools; monitoring compliance and progress of grant recipients’ program through on-site evaluations and reviews of plans and reports; updating and editing charter schools grants programs websites; and completing other special projects and duties as assigned. *Note:  Some state-wide travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in business, public policy, law, or a related field from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience in grants management, public funds administration, accounting or a closely related area.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Master’s or comparable advanced degree in public policy, law or a related field
• Advanced skills in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
• Experience administering a state or federal grant program
• Experience with a charter school petition review and approval process at the district or state level
• Knowledge of EDGAR, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and State laws and regulations
• Experience developing program evaluation instruments and evaluating results
• Experience in reviewing grant proposals
• Experience providing extensive technical assistance to grant applicants
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge and experience in financial management
Pay Grade L – Annual salary range is $40,983 (minimum) up to $71,720 (maximum).  **Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, 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