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

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.  Contact the Internal Educational Services ( or the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (www.aice-​ for additional assistance and information.​​

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 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​​