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Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 19684 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: PROGRAM SPECIALIST IV-DOE - 48003062

Position Number: 48003062 

Salary:  Beginning salary $43,500. Negotiable with experience/skills 

Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2017 

This is a highly responsible professional position responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing the state process for review and approval of teacher preparation programs. Specific duties and reponsibilities include:

  1. Coordinate the development, enhancement and maintenance of the electronic Institutional Program Evaluation Plan (eIPEP) on the admission, completion, performance and employment of participants in approved educator preparation programs for state reporting requirements.

  2. Coordinate data collection for the annual review of Institutional Program Evaluation Plans (IPEP) for initial teacher preparation programs (ITPs), Annual Program Evaluation Plans (APEPs) for educator preparation institutes (EPIs), and District Program Evaluation Plans (DPEPs) for professional development certification programs (PDCPs).

  3. Coordinate data collection and reporting to meet established federal requirements regarding teacher preparation programs and graduates as part of the Title II Higher Education Act.

  4. Coordinate data collection and reporting to meet state legislative requirements regarding teacher preparation programs and graduates, including the Annual Program Performance Reports (APPRs).

  5. Provide technical assistance for data collection to all state-approved teacher preparation programs.

  6. Plan, coordinate, manage and monitor grant applications, projects and deliverables for assigned grants and contracts.

  7. Collaborate with bureau staff in matters related to program and policy development that facilitates the improvement of teacher preparation programs, including State Board of Education Rules pertaining to educator quality.

  8. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities needed for this position include:

  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management of processes.
  • Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials.
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding research.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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.  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. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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