**This position requires an 8100-Professional Level Exam (PLE) test score for your application to be considered. If you do not have a test score prior to applying or claim any exemptions in lieu of a test score, your application will not be considered.**
Office of Fiscal Operations – Grants Management
Job Focus Areas:
The Education Information Consultant is responsible for providing strategic information management and consulting work within the LDOE regarding grants data management, including application development; review, control, and reporting of fiscal data; and the distribution and management of state funds sub-granted to education providers, including local education agencies (LEAs), higher education institutions, and other third-party entities.
The preferred candidate should have thorough knowledge of current BESE and LDOE administrative procedures and time lines, state budget procedures, and funding source regulations and balances.
**Note regarding the advertised pay range: The Education Information Consultant series has an established special entrance rate (SER) that is set above the minimum of the pay range and the advertised minimum. The maximum amounts listed are the maximum salary amounts a person can make at each level over their career and not the maximum amount we are allowed to pay a new hire.
One position is available and may be filled by a job appointment, a probationary new hire, by promotion of any permanent classified state employee OR promotion of a permanent classified employee of the Department of Education, Special School District, or the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
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 MUST be listed on the online application.
To be considered for this position, you are encouraged to attach a copy of your college transcript(s) to your online application, fax to the Department of Education (DOE) Human Resources Office at 225-342-1499 or mail to the DOE Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 94064, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804 by the closing date of this announcement.
This is Announcement #50551933.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.
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 page.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana Department of Education – Human Resources
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
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A baccalaureate degree.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To provide a strategic level of information management and consulting work within the Department of Education.
Level of Work:
Close from a higher level Education Information Consultant, higher level Education Research Analyst, Information Systems Management Consultant Supervisor, or higher level education job title.
Location of Work:
Department of Education.
Differs from all other Education Information Consultant positions by performing duties at the entry level.
Differs from all other Information Systems Management Consultant positions by performing duties that are less technical, more functional and are focused on information requirements in the area of education.
Differs from all other education job titles by the emphasis being on information management within the research or information areas rather than educational programs.
Examples of Work
Assists clients at the local and state level with collection, management, and reporting of education related information such as; defining data elements/indicators and developing data user guides/dictionaries.
Helps conduct in-service workshops to train clients about department data collection and submission procedures.
Assists in the review and verification of data collected by the Department for validity and accuracy, using a variety of analytical and statistical methods.
Assists educators and members of the general public at the school, district, and/or state levels in collecting and/or interpreting education data for school improvement and/or other education decision-making purposes.
Assists in defining, comparing, presenting, and recommending the implementation of specific data collection activities and educational research approaches.
Assisting with designing and identifying program measurement standards which are used for reporting the education progress of schools, districts, and the state as a whole. The employee will assist in the management of the design and dissemination of assigned components for written and electronic reports.
Assists with the design, development, and maintenance of computerized databases containing data on public and non-public education required by the production of reports.