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To apply to the Georgia Department of Education an applicant should review our advertised job postings and apply for the position(s) that best fit their employment history and qualifications.

Please apply to each job separately by submitting via email - a cover letter, resume, and salary history OR a State of Georgia Standard Application for Employment to:

Reference the job announcement number in the email subject line or cover letter. All documents submitted must be in .doc (WORD) or .pdf files only. Do not send links and/or downloads.

NOTE: Position announcements are subject to close at any time, once a suitable list of applicants has been compiled.  Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional educator’s certification. Official documentation of certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume received will not be considered for a position without certification documentation if required. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at

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.  Internal Educational Services ( or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators ( 

Announcement - 18-82*REPOST*Applicants who have previously applied, will not need to re-apply*Click here for job details*/00184572/Federally-funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Migrant Education Recruiter
Post Date:August 6, 2018
Apply by:December 27, 2018
Job ID:Federally Funded
Location:Georgia Department of Education Migrant Education Program Office in Lenox, GA (Cook County)
Program/Unit:Migrant Education Program/Office of Federal Programs
Description of Duties:Under general supervision, travels throughout assigned area of the state (targeting Southwest Georgia counties) to conduct Title I – Part C, Migrant Education Program (MEP) identification and recruitment (ID & R) interviews of parents/guardians of children or self-eligible youth who have not obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent from abroad (below the age of 22). Duties include following, applying, and understanding fully all federal and state regulations of eligibility for the Migrant Education Program when conducting eligibility interviews; completing Data Entry Form (DEF) during each interview and fully explaining program services and rights to the interviewee; preparing accurate reports or other documents in a timely fashion related to ID & R activities in the field and/or office; serving as liaison between individuals, families, schools and community service agencies working with migrant eligible families and individuals; attending all local and state ID & R/recruiter meetings as applicable or requested; and training and assisting local education agency (LEA) staff in proper recruitment requirements and techniques, including quality control evaluations. This position involves significant travel within assigned geographic region. This position also requires availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years of progressively complex office and administrative experience. Must be fully bilingual English/Spanish. Must hold a valid Georgia driver’s license, have dependable transportation and car insurance, and be available to travel and work flexible hours, including nights and weekends
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Experienced in interviewing, soliciting and/or receiving information from customers/clients in a setting related to agriculture, education, social services, or government. • Post-secondary educational experience in the field of education, agriculture, or social services • Knowledgeable about federal and state Migrant Education Program guidelines and requirements • Two or more years of experience in serving migrant students in the field of education, agriculture, or social services • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with school personnel, staff, students, and other support agencies • Demonstrated competency in self-motivation/initiative • Excellent communication and organizational skills
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade E – Annual salary range $20,472.39 (minimum) to $34,803.06 (maximum). Starting salary between $21,000.00 and $30,000.00, 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, 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