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The ADE Program Administrator is responsible for providing leadership in the design and implementation of education programs. This position is governed by state and

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Frequent in and out-of-state is required.

Typical Functions:

Directs supervisors and support staff through approving hire recommendations, reviewing performance evaluations, evaluating the performance of immediate subordinates, and reviewing policies and procedures recommended by subordinates. Provides leadership for implementing federal and state laws and regulations that impact education programs preparation, quality, and approval. Monitors education program and preparation trends and provides leadership for consideration and implementation of change initiatives by collecting and analyzing information and preparing reports to document the status and determine issues or needs. Organizes and presents information to communicate program requirements or to provide leadership and technical assistance for program qualifications. Collaborates with staff, state and national education organization leaders, local education agency personnel, and general public to address grant programs. Manages fiscal and programmatic aspects of federal grants, contracts, and state programs. Serves as state consultant for state and national accreditation visits and manage the processes associated with the approval or accreditation process. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations that impact education programs and certifications. Knowledge of grants and current program trends. Knowledge of state and national reporting requirements of various entities. Knowledge of education approval and accreditation requirements and processes. Knowledge of principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Ability to manage federal grants, contracts, and state programs. Ability to formulate program improvement strategies and goals. Ability to manage and monitor budgets for federal grant programs. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, administration, business administration, or a related field; plus six years of experience in a public school district, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. 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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