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Overview

Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Student Programs and Educational Services or designee, the Administrator-Special Projects plans, organizes, coordinates, promotes, and monitors activities related to specialized projects, programs, and grants in the Butte County Office of Education and performs other related duties as assigned. The Administrator provides leadership as the project manager on grant implementation; oversees all aspects of grant programs including, researching, writing, planning, communication and reporting. The Administrator participates in technical assistance and staff development opportunities for district and schools.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (May include, but is not limited to the following)
1. Develops and maintains a professional support program that enables participants to acquire skills and knowledge contained in grant proposals
2. Coordinates with district, county, regional, and/or state agencies as needed to implement program/project requirements
3. Oversees periodic program evaluations and presents reports with recommendations for program improvement
4. Establishes and maintains a communication plan to disseminate information and provide feedback for project/program participants
5. Develops and provides professional development and training to meet program goals and support
6. Coordinates information and assistance for development/adoption of program standards, curriculum frameworks, curriculum resources and assessments, such as performance-based outcomes, rubrics, and multidimensional assessment instruments
7. Contributes to Coordinated District Support team in providing all levels of support and technical assistance for schools and districts; collection and analysis of data, facilitating leadership teams, engaging with continuous improvement processes
8. Assists division leadership team in improving coordination and communication throughout the organization, as well as, growth in organizational efficiency
9. Maintains accurate records, completes required reports and administers budgets
10. Researches, identifies, develops and responds to public and private grant opportunities appropriate for the division
11. Negotiates and administrates contractual and operational agreements in compliance with grant and program requirements
12. Establishes and maintains liaisons with universities, school districts, county offices of education, state agencies, and other partners
13. Performs other duties similar to the above in scope and function as required
14. Supervises and evaluates program staff
15. Ongoing research and development of grant/projects

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of:
1. Rules and regulations applicable to assigned programs
2. Principles and practices of project management including planning, budgeting, and program evaluation
3. Research principles and practices of effective teaching and learning
4. Research relative to educator development and adult learning
5. Principles and practices of collaborative leadership, continuous improvement, and Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
Ability to:
1. Use computers and other technology-based tools
2. Write and speak clearly and effectively with attention to detail
3. Ability to meet deadlines
4. Serve as a facilitator of large and small groups
5. Work effectively with colleagues
6. Create and produce quality informational and instructional materials
7. Use interpersonal skills with tact, patience, and courtesy

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:
Qualifications:
1. Valid and unexpired California Teaching Credential
2. Possess a valid and unexpired California Administrative Services Credential or qualify for enrollment in an approved California Administrative Services Internship Credential program
3. Master’s Degree in Education preferred
4. California Driver’s License

Experience:
1. Successful experience as an education administrator, project coordinator, or leadership role
2. Demonstrated expertise in some or all of the following areas: K-12 teaching, curriculum, staff development, assessment and accountability, Special Education and Alternative Education programs, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), educational continuous improvement, equity-based decision making
3. Budget development and monitoring preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Occasional (less than 25%)
Ability to bend and twist, stoop, and kneel
Ability to lift 30 pounds
Ability to carry 15 pounds
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Often (25 – 50%)
Sufficient mobility to move about an office
Very Frequent (76%)
Ability to stand and move around an office
Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations
Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing staff
Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels
Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand
Ability to operate office equipment
Ability to reach in all directions
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.

OTHER:
1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.
2. FINGERPRINTING FOR CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED and completed upon offer of employment.

Upon offer of employment you will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR consent to weekly testing

Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments;
Incomplete applications will not be accepted
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three Letters of Recommendation, current letters preferred
• Copy of valid, unexpired Teaching Credential print out from CTC:
https://www.ctc.ca.gov/commission/lookup
• Copy of valid, unexpired Administrative Services Credential or proof of qualification for enrollment in an approved Administrative Services Internship Credential program
• Copy of transcripts

Upon offer of employment proof of a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance will be required

How To Apply:

Interested applicants should apply online at: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1590956

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Master's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes