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Louisiana Department of State Civil Service EDUCATION CONSULTANT 2(Office of School Choice) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

EDUCATION CONSULTANT 2(Office of School Choice)

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EDUCATION CONSULTANT 2(Office of School Choice)

Salary

$3,904.00 - $7,658.00 Monthly

Location

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type

Classified

Job Number

LDOE5062707206032024FF

Department

Education-State Activities

Opening Date

06/10/2024

Closing Date

6/16/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA

This position will be filled as a temporary Job Appointment that may last up to 4 years

Education Consultant 2

Office of School Choice

Job Focus Area:

The Office School Choice leads by ensuring that students are provided with the support, services, resources, and school choice opportunities needed to be successful as individual students. The Education Consultant 2 position reports to the Executive Director of Nonpublic Programs and will work across all nonpublic work streams to support the policy conditions necessary to accomplish the goals of the Nonpublic Programs team. Additionally, this position will be responsible for designing and/or refining authorization and annual enrollment reporting processes for nonpublic schools under the purview of the Office of School Choice. This position will also support the successful implementation of other Office of School Choice programs as needed.

Candidates who possess the following are strongly encouraged to apply:

The ideal candidate for this position is a team-focused individual with a passion for supporting all Office of School Choice programs. Candidates with strong communication skills, professionalism, attention to detail, and program administration experience will be preferred for this role. Candidates with knowledge of BESE policy and procedures for nonpublic schools would also be preferred. Additionally, this position will be responsible for designing and/or refining authorization and annual enrollment reporting processes for nonpublic schools under the purview of the Office of School Choice. This position will also support the successful implementation of other Office of School Choice programs as needed.

** Note regarding the advertised pay range : The Education Consultant series have a special entrance rate that is above the minimum hire rate for these positions. The maximum amounts listed are the maximum salary amounts a person can make over their career and not the maximum amount we are allowed to pay a new hire .

You may attach a resume; however only the information listed on the online application will be considered to determine qualification. All education, prior experience, including dates related to education and prior experience MUSTbe listed on the online application.

One position is available, located in Baton Rouge, LA,. The person selected will be required to report to the Baton Rouge office regularly. This position may be filled as a temporary job appointment that may last up to 4 years.

No Civil Service testscore is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana) page.

  • Resumes WILL NOTbe accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. *

For further information about this vacancy contact:

ldoejobs@la.gov

Louisiana Department of Education – Human Resources

PO Box 94064

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Any of the following will qualify:

  1. A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.

  2. A master's degree plus two years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.

  3. A master's degree in education plus one year of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

A master's degree plus thirty graduate hours will substitute for one year of the required experience.

An Educational Specialist Degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.

A Ph.D. or Ed. D will substitute for two years of the required experience.

NOTE:

Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

NOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

Supports the development and implementation of educational programs affecting populations involved in learning and education. Performs programmatic work in support of higher-level education professionals.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Advanced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

General from an Education Consultant Supervisor, Education Division Director, or higher-level professional.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Predominantly located at the Department of Education. Other locations may be approved by SCS.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from the Education Consultant 1 by the presence of advanced level duties supporting certain aspects of an educational program with minimal supervision from a higher education professional.

Differs from the Education Consultant 3 by the absence of a high level of programmatic responsibility over all aspects of an education program.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Develops and implements various aspects of an educational program affecting populations such as students, teachers, principals, central office personnel, and ancillary/support personnel in the public school systems, special schools, nonpublic schools, public and private colleges and universities, technical colleges, local neglected and delinquent institutions, and state correctional institutions; and individuals from other profit and nonprofit agencies, organizations, and institutions.

Makes recommendations for program goals, objectives and plans to effectively implement a program or aspect of a program.

May work on a team that researches, designs, implements, and evaluates current and long-range plans, rules, regulations, guidelines, and policies for the program in accordance with federal or state laws and policies within a limited group of related programs within a Division.

May work on a team that designs, develops, and pilots, programs and research projects on the basis of national/state reports, trends, economic conditions, future needs, educational research findings, and state and federal legislative or policy developments.

Prepares recommendations to higher level education professionals for evaluation designs to measure the quality and effectiveness of program(s) and their impact on students.

Plans, conducts, and evaluates staff development and in-service training (including national, state, and regional workshops, hearings, conferences) for personnel in the Department of Education, local education agencies, colleges and universities, technical colleges, correctional schools and institutions, as well as churches, civil associations, business and industry groups, special committees and task forces, professional associations and organizations, special interest groups, parents, and other citizens.

Advises and provides technical assistance to local superintendents of education, other educators, and other persons outside the field of education on programs, policies, procedures, laws, and regulations; and answers questions and assists in the resolution of problems.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/

Parental Leave– Up to six weeks paid parental leave

More information can be found athttps://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov/Parental-Leave/Default.aspx

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

  • Mardi Gras,

  • Good Friday,

  • Memorial Day,

  • Independence Day,

  • Labor Day,

  • Veteran's Day,

  • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

  • Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system

  • Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),

  • Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others

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    I understand that information on this application may be subject to investigation and verification and that any misrepresentation or material omission, including on my responses to supplemental questions, may cause my application to be rejected, my name to be removed from the eligible register, and/or subject to me to disqualification from future job opportunities and/or dismissal from state service.

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Do you have experience working with and/or supporting a team of professionals?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    If you answered YES to the previous question, please explain this experience in detail and reference this experience from your application (not resume). If you answered NO, please enter N/A:

    04

    Do you have experience working with nonpublic and/or public schools?

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    If you answered YES to the previous question, please explain this experience in detail and reference this experience from your application (not resume). If you answered NO, please enter N/A:

    06

    Are you familiar with Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) policy on nonpublic schools?

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    If you answered YES to the previous question, please explain this experience in detail and reference this experience from your application (not resume). If you answered NO, please enter N/A:

    08

    Do you have any administrative experience?

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    If you answered YES to the previous question, please explain this experience in detail and reference this experience from your application (not resume). If you answered NO, please enter N/A:

    10

    Are you a current employee of the Louisiana Department of Education? (please note - teachers and other employees of the school system are not considered to be employees of the Department of Education):

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

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State of Louisiana

Address

For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802

Phone

(866) 783-5462

Website

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm

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