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The Education Chief Investigator is responsible for managing, reviewing, coordinating, and directing the overall operation of the education staff, programs, and functions. This position

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Supervises a medium-sized technical and administrative support staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training, counseling, approving leave, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Evaluates and implements investigation goals, objectives, policies and procedures and develops systems and standards for program evaluation to ensure activities are in compliance with all laws, policies, regulations, and goals. Develops and monitors budget by preparing special and recurring reports, budgets, and grants. Oversees staff with investigation to ensure resolution of complex and sensitive cases and complaints. Reviews cases and assignments to identify policy and compliance issues and proposes solutions. Supervises and participates in major investigations. Guides and assists investigative staff by providing coaching, counseling, and professional assistance on case processing, investigative skills, and professional responsibilities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of the methods and techniques of investigation. Knowledge of the rules of evidence and court procedures. Knowledge of educator licensing and special education. Ability to conduct investigations as required by Federal law. Ability to conduct interviews using standard interviewing techniques. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of subordinate supervisors. Ability to evaluate and sort data to determine significance. Ability to gather information and prepare written reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, educational administration, education, or related field; plus five years of experience in the area of conducting investigations, fact finding, mediation, or law enforcement methodologies. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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