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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:

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Atlanta, Georgia 30334
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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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Job Title: Education Program Manager (Career Guidance and Counseling) - CTAE
Post Date: 01/30/2012
Apply by: Until Filled
Job ID: 00054474
Location: 1752 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit: Career, Technical and Agricultural Education/Office of Curriculum and Instruction
Description of Duties: Under limited supervision, provides leadership, and coordination in the development and implementation of the Career Guidance and Counseling program in the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) division. Duties include, but are not limited to planning and directing administrative functions of the Career Guidance and Counseling program to implement a comprehensive K-12 college and career counseling and guidance program that will; promote career awareness at the elementary level, career exploration at the middle school level and career development at the high school level; providing statewide leadership and direction for implementing workshops for all guidance counselors in grades K-12 to enhance the guidance programs offered to all students; provide leadership and direction to increase opportunities for seamless transition to postsecondary and career opportunities; provide leadership to develop, implement and maintain school-to-career guidance activities using resources available to all Georgia schools including the Career Information System, Career Centers, and Student Profile Planner/Planning Guide; assist the Georgia Department of Education with identifying course offerings which are challenging and appropriate for graduation requirements and career plans; assist with the integration of Common Core Standards in all Career, Technical and Agriculture Education courses; provide supervision for state level guidance and counseling personnel; and serving as a team members or leader for onsite compliance reviews and/or technical assistance site visits.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in education, education administration, career and technical education, or a related field and three years of experience in the career guidance/counseling area at the local school, system, or state level. Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission educator certification. Note: Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Previous successful administrative experience in K-12 education • Considerable knowledge of and experience with CTAE programs, students and teachers • Previous successful experience with implementing and maintaining a career center • Specialist degree in education or higher • Active engagement in guidance education • Previous successful experience providing supervision for guidance programs and personnel • Considerable knowledge of and experience in the management of projects • Previous successful experience in the development and implementation of innovative guidance and counseling programs • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) • Excellent writing skills, verbal communications, and a research experiences
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade 19 – Annual salary range $52,172.55 (minimum) to $91,137.94 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and 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 status.

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 employment practices.

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.

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