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Announcement - 17-60*Updated* All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Research & Evaluation Specialist- Title II, Part A
Post Date:July 26, 2017
Apply by:November 30, 2017
Job ID:00206889, 00206892 & 00207901, (state and/or federally-funded)
Program/Unit:Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Division
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, provides monitoring and technical assistance to Georgia school systems to help systems meet the teacher quality and equity requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.  Duties include, but are not limited to
• providing Title II, Part A technical assistance and consultation to school systems; 
• monitoring Title II, Part A program activities to ensure that Georgia Department of Education and United States Department of Education standards and expectations are adhered to by assigned school systems;
• collaborating with other staff in planning, developing, and delivering workshops, conferences, meetings, and other initiatives designed to promote and maintain full implementation of Title II, Part A requirements for individual school systems and the state;
• participating in policy and procedure development and interpretation;
• collaborating in the ongoing development and implementation of monitoring tools, handbooks, training materials, website documents and other information sources designed to effectively implement the program;
• reviewing and critiquing materials developed by other Title II, Part A staff; and
• participating in appropriate virtual and in-person meetings on a regular basis to ensure continuity and a better understanding of Title II, Part A and Federal Programs.
Note:  These positions are field-based.  Regional and state-wide travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must have Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) educator’s certificate.  A Master’s degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years of professional-level experience conducting program evaluation activities and preparing reports at the school, school system, Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), federal agency, state education agency, or other state agency, or three (3) years of professional-level experience closely related to the area of assignment.  In addition, the successful candidate must have the following competencies:
• Works cooperatively with others in virtual and in-person team settings to complete assignments and achieve common goals; encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, group identify, and by fostering team commitment
• Demonstrates high level of skill in effectively and professionally communicating thoughts, ideas, and facts in both written and oral communication
• Consistently focuses on the critical few priorities and manages those to achieve expected results; prioritizes tasks with respect to importance and time available; establishes realistic timelines; adequately monitors and communicates progress toward milestones; initiates action to ensure timelines are met or exceeded
• Takes initiative and responsibility for team projects from start to finish, including establishing and building agreement among team members for project milestones, resource requirements, timelines, and measures of success
• Works independently with minimum direction; follows through and meets personal commitments with appropriate actions and on time
• Consistently meets the public's expectations for quality, service, and professionalism, and consistently presents a calm, competent, and professional image and willingness to assist
Note: Must submit a copy of GaPSC certification with cover letter, resume and salary; applicants who fail to submit required GaPSC documentation will not be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Knowledge of and/ or experience implementing Title II, Part A state and federal guidelines and program implementation, or professional background in human resources or professional development in a school system
• Six (6) or more years of related experience in a professional leadership role in a public school, school system, or Regional Education Service (RESA) or other educational organization
• Ability to work collaboratively with personnel in educational agencies, local school systems and schools, RESAs, and colleges and universities to achieve common goals
• Proven ability to instruct and coach adult learners to promote learning of policies, procedures, and technology applications by explaining rationales, modifying instructional style and strategies depending on situation/audience, and providing comprehensive feedback to supplement instruction
• Experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating instruction, professional development activities, and instructional resources and materials
• Ability to make recommendations for improvement of professional development plans, budgets, equity plans, and other accountability measures
• Ability to effectively and independently prioritize time and resources
• Ability to navigate local and state databases and other technology related to Title II, Part A
• Knowledge of educator certification requirements in Georgia
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe PDF
• GaPSC professional educator certificate in educational leadership at level L-5, L-6, or L-7
• Education Specialist degree or higher
Pay grade N:  Annual Salary range is $52,331(minimum) up to $91,579(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