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The Public School Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating the statewide education plan and providing administrative assistance to all school districts in

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Occasional in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Supervises and coordinates the statewide education program through subordinate managers by conferring with the advisory council and department professionals, reviewing state and federal guidelines, and submitting the state application for federal funding under Title I. Coordinates the review, certification, and funding of applications from all school districts and determines eligibility for federal funding of education programs under Title I. Assists school district officials by interpreting state and federal laws and regulations and providing fiscal information and grant application forms. Develops evaluation reports from information received from school districts to provide progress reports to the United States Department of Education. Reviews reports submitted by professional support staff as a result of on-site visits to ensure program compliance. Develops policies and procedures for monitoring and evaluating federally funded programs and for receiving, reviewing, and approving fund applications from school district administrators. Determines the staff, material, and equipment needs for the section’s operations and programs to develop budget. Coordinates the preparation of all reports and information requested from various offices and agencies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws and guidelines relating to funding for state education programs and public schools. Knowledge of public school administration. Knowledge of federal funding application writing techniques. Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Ability to develop and oversee implementation of state education program policies and procedures. Ability to provide technical assistance concerning state and federal requirements for the funding of public schools. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and to direct operations through subordinate managers. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and guidelines relating to funding for education and public schools. Ability to research, analyze, and evaluate information.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in secondary education, educational administration, or related field; plus four years of experience in education, public school administration, or a related field, including two years in a supervisory 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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