Title: EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR I Salary: $6,361.00 - $7,734.00 Posted: 07/08/2013
Under general direction from the Associate Director of the Special Education Policy Development section, the Director of the Special Education Division, and the Deputy Superintendent for the Student Support and Special Services Branch, the Education Administrator I manages the Assessment, Evaluation, and Support Unit. Responsibilities include providing leadership, managerial direction, and supervision of professional education, technical, analytical, and support staff for the education program responsibilities assigned to the unit. Responsibilities include planning, directing, and evaluating activities to ensure every individual with exceptional needs is provided a free appropriate public education. Travel is required.
Plans, organizes, directs, supervises, and evaluates the unit activities
Oversees the functions of unit staff including assigning work, approving itineraries and travel, reviewing staff work
Administers the special education studies program on mandated issues and critical areas in special education
Coordinates the development and implementation of a plan to identify, collect, and analyze critical data for strategic planning for special education
Coordinates the development and approval of the State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report for the Individual with Disabilities Education Act, Part B (PL 105-17)
Provides analysis of critical state and national issues affecting the role and responsibilities of the division and the department in implementing state and federal legislation
Provides intradepartmental coordination of data on special education issues and activities
Keeps abreast of research and professional writings in the empirical areas of education of individuals with exceptional needs, including identification and assessment characteristics of each disability, program development and delivery systems, personnel development utilization, and public policy
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and organizational skills
Strong quality management and collaborative skills
Positive interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide range of people
Knowledge of special education federal and state regulations, policies, and practices
WHO MAY APPLY
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 California Department of Human Resources’ 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. An individual who processes valid California administration credential, or credential or life diploma of equivalent authorization, or a master’s or doctorate degree, must attach a copy of that document to their application. Please reference Unit/PC#0663/2747 on application.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Special Education Division
Assessment, Evaluation, and Support Unit
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Markie Harvey-Thomas
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: July 29, 2013
174 - 663 - 2657 -
Final Filing Date:
Special Education Division 1430 N Street, Suite 2401 Sacramento, CA 95814
Markie Harey-Thomas 916-327-3506
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