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PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAM ADVISOR

Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Req ID:  23996
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Anticipated Starting Salary:  50,222

Position Number:  2208-2769
County:  Pulaski
Posting End Date:  Dec 7, 2022
Educator Preparation

Join the Arkansas Department of Education where each student is recognized as an individual.  Through a cultivation of world-class educators, partnering with communities, and an influx of social supports, Arkansas Department of Education provides multi-level supports that help ensure students will receive a personalized education and develop a life-long love of learning.

 

Special Application Information:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.  List current/most recent job first.  Account for all time periods including unemployment, self-employment, and military service. A resume may be attached to your required online application form; however, it may not be used as a substitute for completing any part of our application package. To make a call using the Arkansas Relay Service, dial 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) or 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) and for customer service, dial 1-800-285-7192 (V/TDD). 

 

Duties:

This position will work with schools and districts, other education specialists, organizations, agencies, and education service cooperatives to support the vision, mission, goals, and priorities of the ADE. The Public School Program Advisor is part of a larger recruitment and retention team and must work well with others, both inside and outside of the agency. Develop and maintain an appropriate working knowledge of federal, state, and agency laws, regulations, and rules that are applicable to the specialist job function. Typical Functions: Provide oversight of the Teach Arkansas student organization program including site visits, organization of a state conference, and perform outreach to education service cooperatives, districts, and institutes of higher education. Assist with recruitment and career fairs at events throughout the state. Provide information and pathways to licensure as a coach on the Teach Arkansas website. Assist both traditional and nontraditional pathway providers as well as assist with the Educator Preparation Program State Review process. Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicant must possess or be eligible for a standard Arkansas educator's license, plus five years of experience in education. Secondary teaching experience preferred. Knowledge of the organization and operation of public schools. Proficiency in communicative practices and public relations. Proficiency in operational budget development and implementation. Proficiency in grants management. Knowledge of planning, data collection, research, and analysis techniques and procedures. Ability to plan and organize comprehensive reports and budgets. Ability to plan and scale events to include a variety of stakeholders. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing school programs. Ability to develop, evaluate, and monitor the effectiveness of programs and services related to the program area. Travel is required periodically.

Position Information

Class Code: E019C

Grade: GS09

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00

Summary

The Public School Program Advisor is responsible for assisting in the development, monitoring, and evaluation of educational programs in schools. This position is governed by state and federal laws and school board and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Provides supplemental educational services that are consistent with the instruction and content used by the local school district and aligned to Arkansas' Curriculum Frameworks. Designs, implements, and evaluates program compliance and effectiveness of training, curricula, and related educational services in local school districts and intermediate and regional units. Conducts workshops or seminars to present information critical to specialized program area and provides in-service training. Provides technical assistance to school officials by interpreting laws or policies, answering questions, or resolving problems relative to assigned program areas. Researches and analyzes demographic, labor market, and technological data, and makes recommendations on education programs to meet changing needs. Acts as a liaison with education and public interest groups to inform them of departmental activities and identify needs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Frequent in-state overnight travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the organization and operation of public schools. Knowledge of rules, regulations, and statutes relating to program area. Knowledge of consultative practices and techniques. Knowledge of planning, research, and analysis techniques and procedures. Ability to plan and organize comprehensive reports. Ability to interpret and apply state and federal laws and regulations governing school programs. Ability to develop, evaluate, and monitor the effectiveness of programs and services related to program area.

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 education, public school administration, or related field. 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.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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