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Salary: $5,724.00 - $6,954.00
Posted: 03/27/2013

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Education Administrator and working cooperatively throughout the department, the Education Fiscal Services Consultant duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide fiscal analyses of State Board of Education (SBE) approved charter schools to determine fiscal condition and ensure fiscal solvency and present information to the SBE and/or the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) when required.
  • Oversee the review process for interim and end-of-year budget reports, independent financial audit reports and budgets, attendance accounting data used for apportionment purposes, and provide other fiscal analysis, as appropriate.
  • Identify fiscal and management issues and prepare detailed written analyses with findings and conclusions.
  • Analyze fiscal data to determine trends for charter school spending and allocation of resources.
  • Provide fiscal analyses for charter school petitions submitted to the SBE for approval to evaluate proposed fiscal operations and assess sustainability of proposed budgets.
  • Provide support to the Charter Schools Division staff and management of other fiscal-related aspects of the petition process and provide information to the SBE and ACCS when required.
  • Provide expertise, advice, and support on charter schools funding to the California Department of Education as well as charter school administrators and fiscal staff on charter school financial issues and requirements, appropriate use of funds, and financial reporting requirements to help ensure that the state’s charter schools maintain high quality fiscal and programmatic operations.


  • Knowledge and experience in charter schools funding.
  • Knowledge of State civil service laws, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and trends in public and private elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education.
  • Ability to assume leadership and exercise creativity in the formulation and development of education programs.
  • Ability to do complex research and analytical studies, apply educational policy, and present ideas clearly and concisely in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to establish effective working relations by exercising the use of tact, resourcefulness, and sound judgment with a variety of diverse groups.


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.


Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
CDE – Charter Schools Division
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Alyssa Dibert


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 3383 174 - 120 - 2898 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/17/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Charter Schools Division
1430 N Street, Suite 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
Alyssa Dibert

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