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Announcement - 19-101*Click here for job details*/00176575 */Federal Grant Funds All Job Openings
Job Title:Grant Program Manager
Post Date:December 6, 2019
Apply by:December 20, 2019
Job ID:
Location:1758 Twin Towers East Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Literacy for Learning, Living and Leading/Office of Curriculum, Instruction/ Teaching and Learning Division
Description of Duties:Under limited general supervision, the L4GA Grant Program Manager oversees project implementation aligned to the goals of the L4GA project. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Implementing the L4GA sub-grant competition
• Preparing items for presentation to the State Board of Education
• Supervising L4GA staff
• Managing multiple budgets and contracts
• Managing grant obligations through grants accounting and the Consolidated Application coordinating technical assistance and managing the professional learning plan to improve literacy instruction in local school systems’ sub-grants
• Ensuring clear and positive communication between the Department of Education (DOE), Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs), local school systems, and schools Note: Extensive travel required ***Submit a copy of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) professional educator certification. Applicants who fail to submit the required documentation will not be considered.***
Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree in education, administration, public administration or a related administrative field in the area of assignment from an accredited college or university AND L-5 certification AND Two years of program management experience in an educational setting.
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Experience working with grants
• Experience working with budgets and state accounting systems
• Experience managing contracts
• Experience supervising professional staff
• Experience in a leadership role in K-12 public education at a state, regional, or system level
• Experience working with Federal programs
• Strong presentation and technology skills
Salary/Benefits: Pay Grade N – Annual salary range $52,331.12 (minimum) to $91,579.45 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience. 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 has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants 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, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information 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​​