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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:

recruiter@doe.k12.ga.us

Reference the job announcement number in the email subject line or cover letter. All documents submitted must be in .doc (WORD) or .pdf files only. Do not send links and/or downloads.

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 www.gapsc.com.

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 (www.naces.org/members.htm) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org/Organizatios.aspx). 

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Announcement - 17-93 All Job Openings
Job Title:Grant Research and Evaluation Specialist- Literacy for Learning, Living and Leading (L4GA)
Post Date:November 16, 2017
Apply by:December 29, 2017
Job ID:00201791, (federally-funded)
Location:1758 Twin Towers East; Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Teaching and Learning Division/Office of Curriculum and Instruction
Description of Duties:
Under limited general supervision by the Project Director, the L4GA Grant Research and Evaluation Specialist will work with L4GA team as well as across the Division to develop and implement the L4GA program; supports planning and development of data collection, interaction with vendors and works directly with the L4GA project evaluators.  May also support communication and implementation for the L4GA grants by providing data analyses that explain, interpret, and synthesize project data (process and performance) in a manner that will support Georgia Department of Education leaders in making decisions about the development and implementation of other content and literacy initiatives.  During the grant competition phase, the Grant Research and Evaluation Specialist will handle development of the Fluid Review Grants Management system, all technical aspects of the competition and collection and upload of grant and review documents; manage multiple; overlapping high priority tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Note:  Limited statewide travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in education policy, statistics or a related field and two (2) years of experience conducting, managing/coordinating data collection and data analysis and/or conducting comprehensive research and preparing reports for a school, school system, Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), federal agency, state education agency, or other state agency level; -OR- a Bachelor’s degree in education policy, statistics or a related field and four (4) years of experience conducting managing/coordinating data collection and data analysis and/or conducting comprehensive research and preparing reports for a school, school system, Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), federal agency, state education agency, or other state agency level.  Note:  Must have experience working with data analysis and interpretation using a variety of software solutions (e.g. Excel, SPSS, etc.). 
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 higher degree in related field
• Highly effective interpersonal, group, verbal and written communications skills
• Strong knowledge base of best practices in educational statistical analysis and reporting
• Experience in data analysis and the organization and implementation of major education or public agency initiatives
• Experience SPSS data analysis software
• Strong work ethic, self-directed, and self-motivated
• Demonstrated success in team building and continuous improvement processes
Salary/Benefits:
Pay Grade M – 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

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