Date:  Sep 12, 2023


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Requisition No: 812073 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: PROGRAM SPECIALIST IV - 48000245

Position Number: 48000245 

Salary:  45,848 

Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2023 

The Program Specialist IV position supports the Director of the Florida Student Success Center in working collaboratively with Florida’s 28 colleges to create a coherent statewide strategy so colleges can integrate their varied student success efforts, share best practices with one another and maximize resources. This includes working to plan and execute statewide convening’s and providing technical assistance and resources to colleges to support the development of student-centered pathways to boost completion rates. Specifically, this position:

  • Collaborates with other staff in the division and the department to carry out the duties of the position described below;
  • Supports an ongoing student success-focused policy agenda for the State of Florida and the 28 colleges;
  • Provides support to center activities including communications, compilation of records, reports of proceedings, calendar maintenance and related arrangements;
  • Supports and when appropriate leads specific student success efforts, including those related to the implementation of guided pathways;
  • Assist

    •    Supports the numerous initiatives managed by the center and assists the Director with timely grant reporting to the respective funders;
    •    Actively engages with national partners to collaborate on student success initiatives, participates in relevant national networks and convening’s, and raises the profile of the center; 
    •    Maintains and improves personal effectiveness by delivering quality and timely products and services; adapting to changing priorities, demands and expectations; and acquiring and applying new skills and knowledge;
    •    Sustains productivity under tight timeframes, balances multiple and competing priorities and maintains goal-directed behavior and performance sometimes under stressful conditions
    •    Performs other specifically assigned duties and special projects.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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