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Announcement - 17-95*RE-POSTED* Click here for job details* All Job Openings
Job Title:Program Manager (Project Director- State Personnel Development Grant)
Post Date:April 11, 2018
Apply by:April 16, 2018
Job ID:00215447 (federally-funded)
Location:1754 Twin Towers East; Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Office of Federal Programs
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision,  the Project Director for State Personnel Development Grant will coordinate the development and implementation of a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) framework for the state of Georgia (GA); collaborate with internal and external stakeholders such as the Division of School and District Effectiveness, the Division of Teacher and Leader Effectiveness, the Division for Special Education Services and Supports, and the Federal Program Division to support the instruction of all students.  Collaboration with external stakeholders will include Regional Education Service Agencies (RESA), Georgia Learning Resource System (GLRS), Local Education Agencies(LEA’s), the Georgia Parent Training and Information Center (PTI), and the Student Support Team Association for the Georgia Educators (SSTAGE).  Additional duties will include supporting the SPDG implementation teams with planning and aligning the work scope for coaching, training, implementation, and monitoring activities throughout the project.  Working closely with the primary investigator to manage project activities, milestones, and timelines, and sharing progress towards project goals.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) professional educator’s certification; a Master’s degree in education, education administration, public administration or a related administrative field and two (2) years of program management experience in a K-12 education setting.  *Must submit a copy of GaPSC certificate/certification or GaPSC eligibility certificate/certification with cover letter, (application) resume and salary history; applicants who fail to submit required GaPSC documentation will not be considered. 
Note:  Must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and technology competencies to administer the grant activities as well as a basic understanding of assessment, data analysis and program evaluation strategies.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess the following:
• A doctorate degree, education specialist in school psychology, special education or educational leadership
• Experience in an increasingly responsible experience in K-12 education, school psychology or special education. 
• Experience implementing district and/or school improvement processes, providing technical assistance at the school and district level, and delivering professional learning to broad audiences
• Strong knowledge and skill in RTI, PBIS, SST, evidence-based instruction and interventions, as well as supporting districts with equitable discipline practices. 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
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