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Specialist Program - Professional Expert

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Marin County Office of Education
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Sacramento or Remote (Must be in CA), CA
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Published 14 days ago

Marin County Office of Education (Marin COE)
as Administrative Agent for the
California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERT POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Specialist - Program
California Collaborative for Educational Excellence Sacramento Office or Remote Work (must reside in California)


THE POSITION:
The position of Program Specialist provides general programmatic support, including general research and report writing, and assists with project management within various agency-wide initiatives for the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE). The Program Specialist may report to any member of the CCEE leadership team, as assigned.

SALARY:
$73,008 – $80,491

BENEFITS:
Comprehensive benefit package, which includes participation in medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Paid sick leave, vacation, holidays, and cellphone stipend. Membership in social security and the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) is required (members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) may elect to remain in CalSTRS).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops and assists in the development of written and digital content for projects, reports, and services that reflect CCEE's professional standards in content quality, analytical rigor, and appearance
Conducts literature reviews and general research, including online research to support agency projects
Schedules, coordinates, monitors, and manages activities across multiple projects involving internal and external stakeholders to support agency initiatives, including establishing and meeting completing project deadlines, creating and maintaining project documentation, and maintaining basic budgetary practices
Schedules, coordinates, and manages in-person and virtual meetings, including the development and implementation of agendas, facilitation guides, handouts, flyers, and presentations
Assists with organization of large, cross-agency meetings with staff, statewide agency partners and other agencies
Establishes and maintains positive and effective relationships with staff and representatives from local educational agencies, state agencies, statewide associations, and other external partners

Performs other duties as assigned requiring essentially the same effort, skill and responsibilities when work requirements are changed or modified.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required.

EXPERIENCE:
At least three years of professional experience in education or related field.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, and SharePoint, and ability to proficiently use, manage, and create templates for cloud-based documents and resources for collaborative use
Google platform including Google Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides, Forms and ability to proficiently use, manage, and create templates for cloud-based documents and resources for collaborative use
Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) policy, Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) document and processes, especially as they related to program services at the school district level
Basic research practices and strategies
Project and change management strategies and application
Basic budgetary practices

SKILLS AND ABILITY TO:

WRITE AND EDIT

Write and edit communications, memoranda, reports, handouts, presentation materials, and other written materials for a variety of audiences
Copyedit and proofread written material, including handouts, reports, and presentation materials for:
o Spelling,punctuation,andgrammar
o Tables,charts,references
Ensure attention to detail for accuracy and coherence in written reports, handouts, presentation materials, and other documents and related project materials
Develop and import graphics and images created in Photoshop or Illustrator into reports or other written materials

SUPPORT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Conduct general preliminary research, including artifacts and legislative documents, and
draft related reports with critical analysis and recommendations
Conduct literature reviews
Coordinate research projects and assist with evaluation projects and related activities
Support the design and implementation of data collection instruments
Design and implement data collection instruments
Coordinate, schedule, and manage data collection activities
Assist with qualitative and quantitative statistical analyses
Prepare, write, and present reports of project findings to a variety of audiences with clarity
and brevity

COORDINATE PROJECTS
Schedule, coordinate, and monitor project activities involving internal and external team
members
Manage multiple projects, including establishing and meeting competing project deadlines
Create and maintain project documentation and communications for internal and external
purposes
Follow basic budgetary practices for projects
Assist with analysis of issues and development of action plans and appropriate and effective
solutions

SUPPORT MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Coordinate, schedule, and manage in-person and virtual meetings
Assist with development and implementation of agendas, meeting facilitation guides, and
presentations for large meetings with internal and external participants

SUPPORT STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH
Communicate effectively with supervisor, colleagues, and external stakeholders
Establish and maintain cooperative and professional working relationships with colleagues
and external stakeholders
Support and manage effective communication strategies through various social media and
outreach platforms

OTHER
Work evenings and weekends as needed
Meet the travel requirements of the position

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
Seeing to conduct inspection of data
Occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 lbs
Occasional climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, and crouching
Significant fine-finger dexterity
Generally, the job requires 70% sitting, 15% walking, and 15% standing.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly works in inside environmental conditions with:
o minimal temperature variations,
o a generally hazard-free environment,
o a clean atmosphere.
Frequently works with a video display terminal for prolonged periods
The noise level is typical of an open office work environment with background noise of telephones and conversations
Works under stressful conditions with interruptions and shifting demands.

CERTIFICATES/CREDENTIALS/LICENSES:
Valid California driver's license required

TO APPLY:
Complete the EdJoin application (https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1487011 and attach the following documents:
Letter of Introduction (must be specific to the Specialist - Program position)
Current resume

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, reviews to begin two weeks after posting.

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
The multilevel selection process may consist of assessment activities, an application screening process, interviews for eligibility list placement, reference checks and presentations. Those candidates with the most relevant and suitable background will be inv150ited to participate in the process.

In compliance with the Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1986, the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence/ Marin County Office of Education requires all new employees to produce certain documents to verify their identity and right to work in the United States. Such documents may include, among others, U.S. Passport, Birth Certificate, Valid Driver's License, and Social Security Card.

The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence/ Marin County Office of Education prohibits discrimination against and/or harassment of employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975.


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Marin County Office of Education (Marin COE)
as Administrative Agent for the
California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERT POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Specialist - Program
California Collaborative for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
Sacramento or Remote (Must be in CA), CA, United States

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