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

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Director and Administrator of the Charter Schools Division, the Education Programs Consultant has responsibility for the following duties:

  • Provide oversight and supervision to schools chartered by the State Board of Education (SBE.)
  • Serve as a primary contact for charter schools, all-charter districts, chartering authorities (e.g., school districts and county offices of education), and charter school-related organizations, as well as other interested and concerned parties.
  • Prepare SBE agenda items on charter schools; researching and answering complex questions about charter schools.
  • Participate and prepare in support of the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools.
  • Assist in the administration of the federal Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP), including participation in the peer review process for sub-grant applications, as necessary, and performing site visits for purposes of monitoring sub-grantees compliance with PCSGP requirements.
  • Review appeals for the denial, non-renewal, or revocation of charter petitions submitted to school districts and county offices of education.
  • Coordinate policy analysis and development related to issues of high priority to the Charter School Division.
  • Provide research and guidance on media requests to CDE regarding charter school issues.


  • 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.
  • Knowledge of academic subject-matter curriculum development and instructional methods; research and statistical methods; and program planning techniques.
  • 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.
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    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 1055 174 - 120 - 2656 -
    Location County
    Sacramento SACRAMENTO
    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 5401
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Alyssa Dibert

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