Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunities
Job Focus Areas
This Education Program Consultant 5-B is located within the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunities and reports directly to the Assistant Superintendent. This position will serve as the Chief of Staff and first point of contact for all Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunities staff in the coordination of activities, communication, problem solving, data analysis, and other issues requiring the attention of the Assistant Superintendent. This position will be responsible for overseeing, directing, and managing all daily operations of the staff within the Office.
The preferred candidate should have a degree focus in Organizational Leadership, Education Administration, and/or Organizational Psychology. Preferred candidates for this position should have previous experience working in a Charter School Authorization and/or Accountability Office, teaching and/or school administration, organization and process improvement, data analysis, and cross-functional collaboration.
**Note regarding the advertised pay range:
The Education Program Consultant series has an established special entrance rate and is 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 it is located in Baton Rouge, LA. The person hired for this position is expected to regularly report to the Baton Rouge office. This position may be filled as a probationary new hire, 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 #50563778.
No Civil Service test score 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 page.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
- Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
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:Any of the following will qualify:
1. A master's degree plus five years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.
2. A master's degree in education plus four years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.
3. A baccalaureate degree plus six years of professional level experience in teaching or education; or in a public or private sector setting.
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. will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
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 serve as the deputy to a cabinet-level unclassified executive or to serve in an administrative role in a program directly administered by the superintendent's office or the deputy superintendent's office characterized by high-level programmatic impact.
Level of Work:
Administrative direction from an unclassified executive or other high level administrator.
Staff or direct line supervision as designated by the unclassified executive over subordinate administrative, managers, professional and clerical staff, as well as functional and staff supervision over programs under the jurisdiction of the office served and/or programs that cross office and programmatic lines, i.e., Learn, Distinguished Educators, Legislative Program, and State Regional Service Centers.
Location of Work:
Predominantly located at the Department of Education.
Differs from lower-level education consultant jobs by having broad administrative responsibility or executive office programmatic responsibility.
Examples of Work
Assists and serves as principal assistant to an unclassified executive in directing the work activities of all state educational authority (SEA) and local educational authority (LEA) educational programs.
Meets with high-level state and local officials on matters relating to the department and may represent the superintendent or deputy superintendent at meetings, conferences, etc.
Reviews and makes recommendations to the unclassified executive for departmental budget revisions in matters related to personnel services, equipment, materials and capital outlay for the office, performance indicators, and operational plans.
Prepares responses for the unclassified executive on complex and sensitive matters affecting the office and the department, such as audit resolutions, compliance issues, and resolving complaints, as well as to direct the preparation of special academic and nonacademic reports relating to the office and the department.
Oversees educational program data collection, evaluation, and analysis.