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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:

Tracey Glen, Recruiter
Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
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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.

Announcement 11-106 All Job Openings
Job Title: Grants Program Consultant - School Nutrition
Post Date: 10/12/2011
Apply by: Until Filled
Job ID: Three new, federally funded positions
Location: 1666 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit: School Nutrition/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties: Advises local education agencies in the development of grant applications, grant proposals, budgets, and program plans; approves grant applications; monitors compliance and progress of grant recipients’ program through on-site evaluations and reviews of plans and reports; interprets state and federal laws, regulations, instructions and policies for local education authorities and/or sponsoring agencies; serves as team-lead on various projects, including nutrient analysis second-party review; assumes primary responsibility as contact for assigned foodservice management training, nutrition and nutrition education; collaborates with local customers and local, state, and federal agencies and organizations to utilize available resources for increasing the nutrition education component for students and the nutrition services provided for students; and, serves as liaison to local and state agencies and allied organizations in the area of nutrition, nutrition education, and the provision of nutrition services, including collaborating with parent groups on nutrition projects and programs; responsible for website content maintenance; special projects and other duties as assigned. State-wide travel required. Note: This position is eligible for participation in the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) Telework program. Candidates for this position must comply with the GaDOE Telework Policy.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in education, education administration, nutrition or a related field and three years experience in a professional education capacity which provided a working knowledge of grant administration and/or budget preparation and management.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Eligibility for Georgia School Nutrition Director Certification by the Professional Standards Commission • Professional licensure/registration in dietetics • Must be proficient in the use of the NutriKids Software used for school meals nutrient analysis. • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Experience in planning and conducting training • Experience in interpreting state/federal laws
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade 17 – Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (maximum). Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, experience, and available funding. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers Retirement or Employees’ 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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