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Coordinator of Federal Programs - Budgets & Compliance Office

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License and Certification Qualifications: Must hold or be eligible for a valid Georgia Educator's Certificate in Educational Leadership and/or Support Personnel License issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Education Qualifications: Master's degree in related field required. Specialist or doctorate degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Five years experience in teaching required. Two additional years in school or school system leadership preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Knowledge and understanding of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act; ability to work successfully with colleagues, including school-based personnel, community members, the Georgia Department of Education staff, and external customers; high degree of skill in organization and problem-solving; proficiency in oral and written communications; demonstrated skills in interpersonal relations; ability to manage multiple projects; and ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement.

Primary Responsibilities: Coordinate the development, revision, and implementation of budgeting processes across federal programs.

1. Implement and monitor federal grants.
a. Maintain an in-depth, up-to-date knowledge and understanding of federal grant implementation in accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Uniform Grant Guidance (UGG), Gwinnett County Public Schools policies and procedures, and state guidance to ensure federal and special program expenditures meet all compliance requirements.
b. Oversee the process for gathering, verifying, and analyzing data for reporting to state and federal agencies.
c. Develop and implement procedures to ensure that all aspects of federal programs are monitored for compliance and evaluated for effectiveness.
d. Ensure complete and accurate compliance documents are maintained by local schools or district personnel.
e. Support the development and implementation of the Consolidated LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP).
f. Use effective written and verbal communication to collaborate with state and local agencies.
g. Implement activities under the supervision of the Director.
h. Assist with the organization and preparation of financial and programmatic documents for upcoming audits of federal grants.
i. Review budget reports on a monthly basis to monitor grant funds remaining.

2. Support local school personnel.
a. Support school personnel with identifying how federal funds can be used and how to manage federal funds.
b. Use effective written and verbal communication to collaborate with local school personnel.
c. Plan and lead professional development activities for local school administrators and district personnel as it pertains to the administration of federal grants.
d. Monitor budget activity and inventory to ensure alignment between the LSPI or Needs Assessment and budget expenses.

3. Support Federal Programs Office staff.
a. Build the capacity of Program Specialists and other office personnel to understand federal program grant requirements.
b. Lead small groups to effectively develop resources used by local school personnel, families, and the community.

4. Support district office personnel.
a. Collaborate with the Director in completing grant requirements and updates.
b. Support the management and monitoring of federal funds at the district level.
c. Act as a representative of the Office of Federal and Special Programs and foster positive working relationships with district and external personnel.
d. Work closely with district personnel to identify needs related to various development projects and actively work to fulfill those needs in a timely manner.
e. Communicate program information and federal requirements to district personnel.
f. Partner with other district offices to streamline and coordinate federal grant activities.

5. Demonstrate leadership, collaboration, critical thinking, and teamwork in addressing decisions and resolving issues.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sep 02, 2022. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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