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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.  Contact the Internal Educational Services (www.naces.org/members.htm) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (www.aice-​eval.org/Organizatios.aspx) for additional assistance and information.​​

Announcement - 20-01*Click here for job details*/*00216576 /State-Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Residential Treatment Centers Program Manager -Policy
Post Date:February 5, 2020
Apply by:February 19, 2020
Job ID:
Location:2062 Twin Towers East; Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Office of Policy, Flexibility and External Affairs
Description of Duties:Under limited supervision, applies professional expertise to manage the Residential Treatment Center Grant. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Reviewing, approving, and managing grant funds to qualified Residential Treatment Centers
• Managing and overseeing the adherence to and implementation of the Residential Treatment Center Grant provisions set forth in state rule and law and ensure any existing Memorandum of Agreements in effect within the time periods prescribed in law address the necessary requirements set for in State Board rule
• Visiting Residential Treatment Centers to ensure the grant provisions and requirements are met
• Meeting regularly with Residential Treatment Centers staff to facilitate understanding of grant requirements and collaborative work towards supporting districts, schools, and other stakeholders in understanding and interpreting the relationship between local school systems and Residential Treatment Facilities
• Developing, managing, and analyzing information using applications such as Word and Excel
• Preparing reports and conducting presentations
• Providing strong leadership and fostering a collaborative environment
• Working with multiple stakeholders and divisions across the Georgia Department of Education
• Oversee, review and approve RTF grant budget requests in accordance with State rule and law
Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Five years of related experience OR Bachelor's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Seven years of related experience.
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 degree in education administration, public administration, public policy or a related field and five (5) years of full-time professional experience working in local school systems and/or state agencies and working with RTCs, mental health, and/or health services or a Bachelor’s degree in education administration, public administration, public policy or a related field and seven (7) years of full-time professional experience working in local school systems and/or state agencies and working with RTCs, mental health, and/or health services
• Experience in educational grant administration
• Experience in education policy analysis at the state or local school system level
• Knowledge of public administration principles and practices
• Knowledge of Georgia’s state government operations, including legislative and budgetary processes
• Knowledge of education agencies and programs in Georgia state government
• Knowledge of state and federal laws, issues and trends affecting education
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
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​​