The Federal Programs Manager provides leadership and guidance to school and district in a systemic effort to design and implement a coherent and sustained system of support, as well as a process for continuous school improvement. The manager monitors programs to ensure compliance with all State and Federal Laws, State Department of Education Rules and Regulations, and Georgia Cyber Academy Board of Education Policies where applicable and oversees multiple federal programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Supports schools with practices that supplement the needs of students, while meeting compliance requirements; reviews, analyzes, and utilizes data to improve educational programming
Collaborates with instructional staff, administrators and other agencies/organization to ensure the implementation of program goals and guidelines, communicates school improvement efforts to strengthen professional learning communities, standards-based education and increased student achievement
Participates in the planning team to include all federal grant program personnel, parents and stakeholders to develop the comprehensive Local Education Agency (LEA) Improvement Plans (CLIP) and coordinates services including Equity and Effectiveness Plans
Assists with the preparation and maintenance of the Georgia Consolidated Application for the LEA, including all planning, budget and audit requirements ex: (including, but not limited to: comparability reports, Title I School Improvement Plan, Priority Schools
Assists with training, monitoring and approvals for all budget requirements and expenditures for Title programs to maximize federal funding
Assists with program planning and evaluation activities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Title programs initiatives
Provides program expertise and technical assistance to local school and District personnel
Ensures federal programs within the scope of the position are in compliance with Federal and State laws
Remains current on laws and requirements regarding each program, and meets with related staff to interpret and implement regulations; attends state level conferences, trainings, and technical assistance meetings
Maintains records and documentation for fiscal and programmatic audit reviews and compliance monitoring
Assists with supervision, support, and leadership development for Federal Programs department personnel
Assists with the selection and staffing of personnel for title program positions
Works with property control and technology department to maintain a Federal Program inventory
Manages and monitors Title I Family Engagement activities to comply with Family Engagement section of the law
Supervisory Responsibilities: Assists with the supervision of Federal Programs employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; assisting with appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience: Two years, or
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Pass required background check
Certificates and Licenses: GAPSC Educational Certificate and Clearance Certificate.
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency and computer
Proficient in G Suite Applications
Administrative, supervisory and leadership skills
Project management and the ability to deal with multiple tasks
Strong organizational, interpersonal and time management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); Web proficiency
Ability to travel 20% of the time
Ability to work independently typically 40+ hours per week
Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during an 8-5 workday
Consistent access to reliable high-speed internet.
Ability to travel away from home for two consecutive weeks during mandatory state testing
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a split office-based / home-based position. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).
During critical deadlines, additional in-office days may be required.
May require traveling up to 20% of the time.
In-person attendance at professional development, training, conferences, job fairs, meetings, school events, marketing events, and testing sites will be required several times per year.
Light lifting required.
The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.