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Special Projects Coordinator

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Special Projects Coordinator

  • 494318
  • 101 N 14TH STREET JAMES MONROE BUILDING, Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • Dept of Ed Central Operations
  • Educational and Media Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Closing at: Feb 7 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Dept of Ed Central Operations

Title: Special Projects Coordinator

Hiring Range: $70,000 min. - $85,000 max.

Agency: Dept of Ed Central Operations

Location: Dept of Education

Agency Website: www.doe.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Special Projects Coordinator (SPC) works directly for the Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction. As such, this person will be involved in all day-to-day activities of the Superintendent which covers all K-12 and early childhood content areas in the Virginia Department of Education and other areas as assigned. This position will deploy professional expertise, strategies, and innovation to assist the Superintendent in her duties. This will include working with all VDOE staff, members of the Governor’s administration, the General Assembly, the Virginia Board of Education, other state agencies, business and industry, families, all early childhood providers overseen by VDOE, and Virginia’s 131 school divisions and related associations and networks. As such this position will also support all activities funded by the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG).

The SPC will assist the Superintendent in meeting the long-term goals of improving child and student pathways and outcomes, align the VDOE’s work with the mission of the organization, and provide meaningful input on a range of policy and communications issues and any other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or her designee.

Minimum Qualifications

● Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to foster positive working relationships;
● Ability to research, assess, develop, and implement strategic educational initiatives;
● Ability to project manage and assist in administrative responsibilities of the State Superintendent;
● Provide policy and strategic advice relating to Virginia’s K-12 public school system and early childhood providers;
● Demonstrated ability for visionary thinking, novel solutions, and exemplary analytical abilities;
● Able to successfully manage multiple priorities in short time frames;
● Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and organizational skills;
● Strong research and writing skills, plus computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Access;
● Strong time management skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college/university with studies in Political Science, Education, or Business Administration (preferred)

Graduation from an accredited/college university with studies related to the job description or an equivalent combination of education and direct working experience.

Experience in education policy or teaching preferred.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

A résumé will not be accepted in lieu of a completed state application. Applications submitted via e-mail, postal service, fax or hand-delivered will not be considered. Successful candidates must pass a criminal background check. Commonwealth of Virginia employees may have teleworking options available. Final teleworking agreements will be reviewed and approved upon hire.
Commonwealth’s Alternate Hiring Process:
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to prove their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs.cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview process. For assistance call: (804) 225-2021, [TTY: 786-8389]

Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. The Virginia Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages diversity within its workforce.

Virginia Department of Education does not provide sponsorship.



Contact Information:

Name: Roselyn Brown

Phone: (804) 225-2193

Email: roselyn.brown@doe.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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