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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
Fax: 404-657-7840

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 11-120 All Job Openings
Job Title: Director, Facilities Division
Post Date: 10/28/2011
Apply by: Until Filled
Job ID: 00192586
Location: 1670 Twin Towers East Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit: Facilities Services/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties: Manages, plans, and directs the Georgia Department of Education’s (GaDOE) Facilities Division through the administration of programs and supervision of staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing the statewide program development, operations, budgets, and communications of the Facilities Division; articulating K-12 facilities policies and plans to local school systems, superintendents, state-operated schools, education associations, the State Board of Education (SBOE), and the public; developing reports for and making presentations to GaDOE leadership, the SBOE, and Committees of the Georgia General Assembly; and representing the GaDOE and providing direct technical assistance on matters related to the federal and state Capital Outlay School Facilities Program.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in education, education administration, engineering, architecture, or a related field and a minimum of five years experience in a management role in a school system or at the state level. This experience must have included direct or indirect supervision of school facilities programs. Must have strong communication, presentation, planning, leadership, organizational and financial management skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Strong knowledge of the Capital Outlay School Facilities program and related regulations • Successful experience in the management of local, state and/or federal budgets • Successful experience in the development and implementation of fiscal/financial controls • Successful experience in strategic planning • Successful experience in team building • Successful experience in management of contracts • Successful experience collaborating within and across organizational lines • Experience conducting presentations on education initiatives/programs to a variety of audiences • Specialist or Doctorate degree in education, education administration, or an engineering/architectural related field
Salary/Benefits: Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, salary history, 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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