The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best
fit his/her employment history and qualifications.
Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:
Tracey Glen, Recruiter
Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter.
Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at www.gapsc.com.
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||Education Program Specialist (Accountability) - School Nutrition
||1654 Twin Towers East,
||Department of Education
|Description of Duties:
||Under limited supervision on behalf of the School Nutrition Division, develops and implements an effective and efficient methodology for providing intensive technical support to local school systems that are seriously deficient in federal accountability standards, primarily in areas related to, but not limited to, the Coordinated Review Effort and School Meals Initiative. Other accountability areas of concern could include, but are not limited to, the School Breakfast Program, After School Snack Program and Seamless Summer Nutrition Program. Duties include performing statewide accountability activities, including on-site reviews, and focused technical support for local school districts that have been identified as deficient in one or more school nutrition program federal accountability standards; identifying staff development needs; designing and implementing professional learning programs, sessions, activities and evaluation tools designed to improve and report on local system compliance with federal accountability regulations; creating and managing designated contacts; serving as a liaison between other agencies; providing consultative services and training in area of specialty; interpreting applicable state and federal laws, regulations and policies; interacting with all appropriate levels of federal, state, and local government in a way that promotes respect, encourages cooperation, and contributes to excellent performance; assisting local systems and boards in the implementation of overall goals; displaying a high level of effort and commitment to the vision/mission of the Georgia Department of Education and State School Superintendent in all interactions.
||Master’s degree in education, education administration, nutrition or a related field with strong emphasis on school nutrition programs and three years of full-time leadership experience with K-12 school nutrition programs. Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission certification. Note: Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application.
||Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Experience managing federal grants and state/local contracts
• Experience in Nutrition Education
• Experience in policy development
• ServSafe® Certified (Instructor)
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Nutri-Kids (nutrient analysis software used for School Meals Initiative [SMI] Reviews)
||Pay grade 18 – Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, and available funding. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is
established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the
qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for
interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are
selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by
this office, we are unable to provide information on your application
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate
on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform
and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens
and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required
to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.
An Equal Opportunity Employer