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Job Title:Education Program Manager- Career Guidance and Counseling (CTAE)
Post Date:February 11, 2021
Apply by:February 25, 2021
Job ID:
Location:Work Remotely
Program/Unit:Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE)
Description of Duties:

Under limited supervision, provides supervision, leadership and coordination in the development and implementation of a statewide comprehensive K-12 career guidance and counseling program. The comprehensive program will be designed to have an impact on student growth in three domain areas:  career development, academic development and social/emotional development.  The focus will be placed on career development with academic development and social/emotional development supporting the career development area.

 Duties include, but are not limited to:

·         Planning and directing administrative functions of the Career Guidance and Counseling Team

·         Providing statewide technical assistance and professional learning focused on career development

·         Taking the lead on the counselor companion, interest & aptitude assessments, implementation of seamless student transitions from K-12 to postsecondary & career opportunities, career pathways, career centers, and individual student graduation plans

·         Serving as a team member or leader for onsite compliance reviews and/or technical assistance site visits

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:
• Master’s degree in education, education administration, career and technical education or a related field and two (2) years of program management experience in a K-12 education setting
• Considerable knowledge of and experience in management of projects
• Excellent writing skills, verbal communications, and research experiences
• Ability to analyze and use data for decision making related to career guidance and counseling
• Previous successful experience as a K-12 classroom teacher
• Previous successful administrative experience in K-12 education
• Considerable knowledge of and experience with CTAE programs, students, and teachers
• Previous successful experience with implementing and maintaining a career center
• Specialist degree or higher in education
• Previous success providing professional development in school counseling
• Previous successful experience providing supervision for guidance programs and personnel
• Previous successful experience in the development and implementation of innovation guidance and counseling programs

Pay Grade N – Annual salary range is $52,331 (minimum) to $91,579 (maximum).  *Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, 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​​