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The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia is a state agency located in Atlanta, Georgia that operates as an independent authorizer for charter schools. The Commission was created by the Georgia General Assembly to enable increased school choice options through the development and support of high quality charter schools throughout the state. The Commission regularly reviews petitions for new start-up charter schools, and it also reviews the academic and overall performance of existing Commission charter schools to ensure academic and fiscal accountability as well as legal compliance with the terms of the charter contract. The Commission also works with charter school petitioners and operators to locate and develop resources and partnership opportunities with community stakeholders. The Commission is attached to the Georgia Department of Education for administrative purposes.

Submit a cover letter and resume (limit 2 pages) to: by February 15, 2019

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Announcement - SCSC 2019 - 01 All Job Openings
Job Title:Business Manager
Post Date:January 10, 2019
Apply by:January 24, 2019
Job ID:
Location:1470B Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:State Charter Schools Commission
Description of Duties:Under the supervision of the Executive Director, performs complex duties in the areas of budget, finance, operations research, program management, policy development, project management, or consultation for the commission. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: Serving as a financial expert for the commission, including the analysis and maintenance of the commission’s budgeting and expenditure controls • Working with the Financial Accountability Manager to review monthly budget reports • Updating Executive Director on budget and expenses on a quarterly basis • Developing procedural and policy guidelines to improve office operations • Providing support and management for all administrative functions in unit/office • Verifying transactions to comply with policies and procedures; • Coordinating logistical arrangements for internal and external meetings, seminars, and conferences for all programs including ensuring facility contract execution and completion and assistance with agenda development and supplies procurement • Completing any records requests related to schools that have ceased operations • Completing additional administrative tasks • Recruiting and managing interns and intern job assignments • Acting as a Legislative liaison during the Legislative session • Coordinating SCSC Accounting, Procurement, Purchasing, Travel, HR, and other administrative practices with GADOE and SAO by proficiently navigating PeopleSoft/Team Works.
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in business administration or public administration, accounting, and finance, from an accredited college or university AND Four years of experience related to area of assignment. Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: Experience in state government • Knowledge of PeopleSoft/Team Works asset management module, • Experience working within an organization focused on academic achievement • Experience with public policy development • Experience working with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) • Must be self-directed and self-motivated with a strong work ethic • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills, problem solving/decision making skills • Skills in using standard computer software applications
Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade L— Annual salary range $40,982.94 (minimum) to $71,720.15 (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. Please submit a resume or curriculum vitae, a cover letter explaining your interest, contact information for three professional references, and two writing samples (that combined do not exceed 10 pages) to Kristen Easterbrook at
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the State Charter School Commission not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the State Charter School Commission employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the State Charter School Commission are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.