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Education Administration Prog Cnsltnt II

Company: State of Kentucky
Location: Frankfort
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Kentucky Department of Education is a premier service agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The department provides resources and guidance to Kentucky's public schools and districts as they implement the state's K-12 education requirements. The department also serves as the state liaison for federal education requirements and funding opportunities. Our mission is to partner with districts, schools, families, students, business and industry, and communities to provide leadership and support to ensure success for each and every student.

The department seeks to hire a smart, experienced, hardworking and dependable Education Administration Program Consultant II to join our dedicated team. We seek persons of the highest moral character who understand it is a privilege to represent the Kentucky Department of Education and work on behalf of Kentucky's children. This role represents a great opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging and professional environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction, provide support to Kentucky school districts participating in any of the innovation networks facilitated by the Division of Innovation. This position will provide consulting services and technical assistance and ensure full communication to the districts regarding the networks. In addition, this position will serve as the division's primary point of contact with other units in the Kentucky Department of Education and will manage web and social media for the division.
  • Coordinate communications efforts between the Division of Innovation and the school districts in the Division of Innovation's innovative networks.
  • Coordinate communication with division and other KDE units to ensure full knowledge and understanding of the division's work is seen throughout the agency.
  • Assist local school districts in designing effective communication plans for innovative strategies.
  • Support other division staff in quality delivery of services to school districts and the Kentucky Department of Education.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, good judgment, and an ability to work both independently and in a highly collaborative environment
  • Good problem solving, technical and analytical abilities
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; A high level of integrity and professional accountability
  • Alignment with the mission of the Kentucky Department of Education

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in education.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Five years of professional experience in education, vocational education, or a related field.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Current Rank II or Rank I certification by the Department of Education or Education Professional Standards Board will substitute for the required educational requirement. Additional professional experience in the field of education will substitute for the required educational requirement on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions

Work is typically performed in an office or school setting. Travel may be required.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Anitra Williams at anitra.williams@education.ky.gov or 502-564-3716.

Keywords: State of Kentucky, Lexington , Education Administration Prog Cnsltnt II, Other , Frankfort, Kentucky

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