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AETN PROGRAM AND SERVICES DIV MANAGER

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Program and Services Division Manager is responsible for promoting the programs of the Department of Education to schools

Class Code:

E014C

Job Grade:

GS10

Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in-state and limited out-of-state travel and overtime are required.

Typical Functions:

Confers with education related agencies, organizations, and the general public to exchange information and/or explain administrative and program objectives, policies, procedures, and standards and to identify the characteristics and impact of work problems and formulate possible solutions. Researches and evaluates educational trends and related programs and projects to determine applicability and recommend implementation of special and new programs by the Department of Education. Assesses impact of proposals of Department of Education staff and other educational-related agencies and organizations on current departmental practices to ensure consistency with established departmental goals and objectives and state and federal law. Represents the Department of Education Director at meetings, legislative committees, special functions, press conferences, and at the director’s request. Confers with staff attorneys concerning interpretation of legislation, policies, and procedures, and agency’s position in litigation involving the agency. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal programs, laws, rules, and regulations governing public school programs and standards. Knowledge of public education programs. Knowledge of planning, research, and analysis techniques. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of departmental programs and activities. Ability to analyze program problems and develop feasible solutions. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing concerning educational programs, goals, and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, public administration, business administration, or a related field; plus five years of progressively more responsible experience in a public school education environment or educational programming activities, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Exempt:

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